2001 Jaguar XKR Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Jaguar XKR

2001 Jaguar XKR 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 at 60,000 miles.

Use only Jaguar-approved fluid and carefully follow the Jaguar instructions for refilling the transmission.

The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.

The thermostat may stick partially closed resulting in an engine to overheating condition. Replacement of the stuck thermostat should correct this problem.

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2001 Jaguar XKR Questions

Was told there was a problem with venting. What needs to be done? And how much, approx, should it all cost?

Check engine light came on last week. Took to put on diagnostic machine and was told it was the air metering system. What is this and estimate of cost to repair

How do I replace the low beam head lamp, driver's side?

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2001 Jaguar XKR Recalls

ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMP ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM MAY BE OPERATED WITHOUT SUITABLE INSTRUCTION ON EITHER THE MECHANISM OR IN THE OWNER¿S MANUAL. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, ¿LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.¿

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2001 Jaguar XKR Reviews

Purchased the ('01) XKR in 2010 with 78K miles. Absolutely no regrets. So much fun to drive ! Electronic suspension system makes it's settings automatically - based on your speed (50%), and your road conditions (50%). At low speeds the setting is pretty loose and feels sloppy. Take the same road, w/ the same bumps at a higher speed - and the suspension tightens up dramatically and feels fi...

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