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Jaguar XJ6 Problems

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Most Common 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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1 Known Jaguar XJ6 Brakes Problem

The brake pressure accumulator, a component of the antilock brake system, frequently fails. This may cause a stiff brake pedal, forcing the driver to apply excess pedal pressure to slow down or sto...

2 Known Jaguar XJ6 Drive Train Problems

A growling noise may be noticed on deceleration from higher speeds. This type of noise is commonly caused by a bearing failure in the rear differential. Replacement of the rear differential is oft...
In areas of the country with a high amount of precipitation (or in vehicles with rust on the lower passenger side windscreen), water can leak into the automatic transmission computer. This will ill...

1 Known Jaguar XJ6 Electrical & Lights Problem

A defective HVAC blower motor, blower motor controller, or relay/micro switch in the control panel may cause the heater/AC blower motor not to work. Diagnoses may be required to determine the exact...

2 Known Jaguar XJ6 Engine Problems

Engine oil leaks in several different areas are common. I may be necessary to clean the affected area and recheck to determine the exact cause of the leak.
Ignition coil failure may cause the engine to run poorly. The fault can be intermittent and may or may not illuminate the Check Engine Light.

0 Known Jaguar XJ6 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known Jaguar XJ6 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Jaguar XJ6 Maintenance Problems

4 Known Jaguar XJ6 Miscellaneous 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 front automatic seat belt commonly sticks in its track and fails to properly operate, causing a safety issue. This also causes an electrical draw that will drain the battery and may cause the c...

4 Known Jaguar XJ6 Suspension & Steering Problems

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.
The rear self-leveling suspension is problematic and very expensive to repair. A retrofit kit is available to convert this suspension back to conventional shock absorbers and springs.
The front spindle the wheel bearing is mounted on may wear requiring replacement.  

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Known Jaguar XJ6 Problems & Complaints

The front automatic seat belt commonly sticks in its track and fails to properly operate, causing a safety issue. This also causes an electrical draw that will drain the battery and may cause the c...
The brake pressure accumulator, a component of the antilock brake system, frequently fails. This may cause a stiff brake pedal, forcing the driver to apply excess pedal pressure to slow down or sto...
The cup holder in the front center arm rest is flimsy and may break, making it impossible to close the cup holder assembly.
Ignition coil failure may cause the engine to run poorly. The fault can be intermittent and may or may not illuminate the Check Engine Light.
A defective HVAC blower motor, blower motor controller, or relay/micro switch in the control panel may cause the heater/AC blower motor not to work. Diagnoses may be required to determine the exact...
In areas of the country with a high amount of precipitation (or in vehicles with rust on the lower passenger side windscreen), water can leak into the automatic transmission computer. This will ill...
Engine oil leaks in several different areas are common. I may be necessary to clean the affected area and recheck to determine the exact cause of the leak.
The rear self-leveling suspension is problematic and very expensive to repair. A retrofit kit is available to convert this suspension back to conventional shock absorbers and springs.
To avoid excess play and wear problems, the front wheel bearings should be periodically inspected and serviced.
A growling noise may be noticed on deceleration from higher speeds. This type of noise is commonly caused by a bearing failure in the rear differential. Replacement of the rear differential is oft...
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.
The front spindle the wheel bearing is mounted on may wear requiring replacement.  
After the car has been washed or in the rain, the cavity around the fuel filler neck may be filled with water due to a blocked drain. The water and debris can then enter the gas tank when the gas c...
The exterior door handles are of poor quality; they frequently break or do not offer enough leverage to open the door from the outside.
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