Engine Oil Pan Gasket May Leak on Jaguar X-Type

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.

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Average mileage: 83,185 (11,600–180,000)
6 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2006, 2007
57 people reported this problem
32 people shared problem details
My oil pan began leaking at 32,000 miles and even though all oil changes were done by the dealer they chose to not disclose this problem. A problem like this should have prompted a recall especially when it involved 9 hours of labor. Since the leakage was slight and the engine oil level was not reduced it was overlooked. The dealer service department had to have noticed while making the oil changes that oil was splattered so this indicates the ethics of Jaguar dealers.
2004 Jaguar X-Type65,000
It is a oil pan bolt that takes 8hours to remove the transaxle , Tighten the bolt and reinstall transaxle. What a joke, shame on jag
2004 Jaguar X-Type81,000
Dealer recommended a new seal for about $1200 Think I will just check the oil level regualarly
2002 Jaguar X-Type55,000
Just found out after getting an oil change. I will take it to a mechanic for repair.
2005 Jaguar X-Type50,230
Oil Pan Leak
Your symptoms are correct and had it replaced but it was hard for mechanic to get to it :-(
2003 Jaguar X-Type128,000
minor oil pan gasket leak - noted by mechanic during other service - not yet repaired.
2005 Jaguar X-Type46,616
Oil pan leaking. Mechanic thinks it is because the pan is aluminium
2003 Jaguar X-Type164,000
restricted performance code, losing power
Slow oil leak also,jaguar told me I have to lift the engine to repair shouldn't that be a recall or on recall maintain? My check engine light has also been on,and the car says faulty box ,does that means the batteryB.
2002 Jaguar X-Type108,483
my car is park i have the motor running the motor get hot form runnung' the rpm revs up and a red scenter light come on and im selling moyor burning smell 'can you please tell me what is going on,
2006 Jaguar X-Type91,000
Not fixed yet. Jag is quoting $1,000 Others Garages I checked are slightly lower.
2003 Jaguar X-Type80,000
minor pan leak
2004 Jaguar X-Type39,000
I bought this car with 39,xxx and it now has 76,xxx. It has dripped oil since I've owned it and I just now got it fixed with a new oil pan gasket. NO more leak!
2002 Jaguar X-Type70,000
oil leak from oil pan
2004 Jaguar X-Type180,000
Oil pan gasket leak
Oil pan gasket leaking, causing burning smell in cabin when the vent is open.
2005 Jaguar X-Type39,000
Dealer claimed it couldn't cover it under warranty 3 years ago, having to pay $1400 to replace...
2003 Jaguar X-Type60,000
slight weeping on oil pan seal , oil loss is minimal , so will just monitor in case it gets worse , if this is a regular fault with these enginines it would be nice if dealers would sort it.
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