2004 Jaguar XJR Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Jaguar XJR
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2004 Jaguar XJR Problems
The automatic transmission oil is synthetic and Jaguar claims it never needs changing. However, to prolong the transmission life our technicians strongly recommend changing the automatic transmission oil every 60,000 miles.
Use only Jaguar-approved fluid and carefully follow the Jaguar instructions for refilling the transmission.
2004 Jaguar XJR Questions
im noticing alot of people sayin these 6 speed tranny's havin lots of trouble..i paid too much f---en money 4 this kinda crap ,isnt there some way to get jaguar to man up and fix their shortcomlngs?
Rear air shocks do not level for a smooth ride. Rear shocks rides high and car bounces over bumps like being on a boat
Back end does not level down for smooth ride
2004 Jaguar XJR Recalls
Jaguar is recalling 2004 model year XJ vehicles to prevent and correct possible accelerated corrosion of the rear steel brake lines. The existence of a special pad installed to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness under the vehicle in a location where it contacts with the steel brake lines creates an environment where moisture and dirt can collect and promote accelerated corrosion. Corroded brake lines can develop leaks, causing brake system pressure failure and poor braking function. Dealers will remove the special pad and inspect the brake lines for the existence of corrosion. Affected lines will be replaced.
On certain vehicles with automatic transmissions, with a forward "Drive" gear selected and the vehicle stationary or in forward motion, the transmission could potentially select "Reverse" without warning. This could result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the Transmission Control Module to fix the issue. The recall began on May 1, 2004. The Jaguar recall number is R513.