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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems

2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,625 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Jaguar X-Type engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Jaguar X-Type Owner Comments

problem #6

Jan 192016

X-Type 6-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Cpsc: 2002 Jaguar X-type : consumer stated he ordered a blue devil radiator/block sealant for a small leak coolant, but the sealant was deemed defective once it had added to the radiator. It caused the vehicle to overheat and the fans to run high. The consumer was informed the head gasket needed to be replaced.

- Havre De Grace, MD, USA

problem #5

Sep 012009

X-Type

  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Jaguar X-type. While driving approximately 20-25 mph, the fuel level indicator failed. The vehicle was taken to a local repair facility where it was determined that the fuel sending unit had failed and the fuel gauge would need to be replaced. In addition, when activating the air conditioner, the engine mount warning light would intermittently illuminate on the warning panel. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for the failure. The vine was not available. The failure mileage was 110,000 and the current mileage was 130,000.

- Kings Mountain, NC, USA

problem #4

Mar 062009

X-Type

  • 65,000 miles
2002 X-type Jaguar 2.5 was recently repaired due to malfunctions associated with Ford 2002 Jaguar gear box, transmission, heater core, cylinder heads all needed to be serviced. The 2002 Jaguar seems to be a lemon straight from the factories that this car was manufactured. Would like some acknowledgement and answers to be addressed by Ford.

- Hammond, IN, USA

problem #3

Feb 142008

X-Type

  • 69,749 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

1.5 yrs with gear box fault/ABS brake lights & check engine-car constantly shut off while driving very dangerous. Code that came up catalytic converter, on the Jaguar X-type 02. Dealer won't honor the 8 yrs. Change all the sensors including brakes, had the transmission rebuilt and fixed the 2 leaks, got a full tune up, everything was ok for 4day before all the lights came up again. Still same problems cont... sat. I hit a pot hole while driving at night. The care went dead. Got it start moments later but car lights would not come back on and transmission would not operation except in reverse.... I can not drive at night because the car head lights shuts down the car whenever I turn it on. This cars spends more time in the shop than the road. Help what do I do? I financed this car and I'm constantly spending, and spending to stay up but I am slowly loosing this battle.

- Saint Albans,, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 182007

X-Type 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 63,000 miles
This car has been a disappointment since day one. I bought this off lease from bournival Lincoln/Mercury in July 2005. Since then...first was the constant condensation of the windows...something about heater core and seals needed to be replaced. Then the check engine light kept coming on, drive 115 miles to the jag dealer and be told nothing is wrong on multiple occasions. The sun room failed and had to be replaced. When this happened the passenger front seat belt would no longer pull out-completely inoperable. Next cam the chugging, chugging, go syndrome. Ws told it had something to do with fuel sensors and oxygen sensors. Tire blow out on the highway (with kids and mother in the car). Now the bolts holding the strapping to secure the fuel tank fell out. The dealer ship tells me---not from rust---but they are alleging from some sort of valdalism--so I have to pay to have these replaced. Yup...it's been an expensive two years....$24,000 for the car, twice towed, warranty covered repair expenses +/- $4,000; uncovered repair expenses still incurring-but it's over $1,500 at last count.. not to mention numerous drives to Jaguar dealers (this means taking the day off from work)....when I bought the car, I purchased a Ford premium care extended warranty, because, as I was informed, "any Ford dealer should be able to handle the car"...untrue.

- Greenfiled, MA, USA

problem #1

May 282004

X-Type

  • 20,000 miles
While driving engine exploded. As a result, the windows began to fog up. The cause has not been determined.

- Malibu, CA, USA

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