2004 Jaguar XKR Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Jaguar XKR
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2004 Jaguar XKR ProblemsChange Automatic Transmission Oil Every 60,000 Miles
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.
2004 Jaguar XKR QuestionsNavigation system update (1 answer)
MY 2004 XKR has a factory installed Alpine Electronics navigation system. The information contained on the disc is dated 2002/2003 and much of the information is obsolete or missing. I have called the Jaguar dealer and they said that Jaguar quit using Alpine in 2004 and changed systems in 2005 ...
2004 Jaguar XKR RecallsAutomatic Transmission Shifts Into Reverse Without Warning
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.