Jaguar XJ6 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Jaguar XJ6

Jaguar XJ6 Problems

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

The exterior door handles are of poor quality; they frequently break or do not offer enough leverage to open the door from the outside.

The upper bushings on the front shock absorbers are prone to failure and may produce a rattling/jingling noise as the car is driven over bumps.

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Jaguar XJ6 Questions

It does drive. Takes off slow but can't accelerate beyond 50mph. How do I fix. What sum call "limp" mode

Bought my wife a 1994 XJ6. AC switch comes on, blower comes on, but the compressor does not. I have replaced the AC relay switch and checked all the fuses. Any information you may give me will be greatly appreciated.

replace it in the car, the alarm system went off. I could not turn it off my putting my key in the ignition. How do i shut the alarm system off?

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Jaguar XJ6 Recalls

THE STEERING ASSEMBLY WAS FITTED WITH INCORRECT SPECIFICATION NUTS. THESE NUTS RETAIN THE TRACK ROD END BALL PINS TO THE STEERING ARMS.THE NORMAL LOCKUP FUNCTION OF THE AUTOMATIC (PASSIVE) BELT REEL CAN CAUSE THE BELT MOTOR WINCH ASSEMBLY TO LOCKUP SUCH THAT THE PASSIVE BELT SYSTEM WILL NOT DEPLOY/FUNCTION OR GETS STUCK AT VARIOUS POINTS ALONG THE TRACK CAUSING THE KINKING OR BREAKING OF ITS CABLE OR DETACHMENT OF THE TONGUE.HEAD OF REAR CALIPER FIXING BOLT COULD BREAK OFF, LEAVING ONLY BOLT SHANK IN PLACE.

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Jaguar XJ6 Reviews

PURCHASED A NICE XJ6 SOVERIGN JAGUAR AND ITS A GREAT VEHICLE. TRUE ROAD HOG. WHEN I PURCHASED IT THE DASH ELECTRICAL PANEL WOULD NOT WORK. (TEMP,SPEED,OIL)I REPLACED ALL THE FUSES AND NOTHING WORKS. MY WIFE HAS GIVEN OUT OF GAS SEVERAL TIMES SO NOW WE HAVE TO CARRY A 3 GAL. RESERVE CAN IN THE TRUNK JUST IN CASE. I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM. I WILL KEEP THE CAR FOREVER BUT I MUST...

The engine will not accelerate . It smothers on acceleration. The Dealer in Atlanta could not repair it. They worked on it for 3days and gave up. Many parts were replaced. Diagnostic equipment could not detect the problem.

I bought a 96 xj6 that was a hurricane Katrina victim. Apparently insurance companies totaled most of these cars out due to the cost of new manufactue replacement parts. Well I recently purchased my 96 xj6 @ a rock-bottom price of 1800.00 after it had been kicked around a few auctions since 05. I was very skeptical at the time,so I had to learn the hard way.The body was completely rust-free and...

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