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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly Problems

8.8

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,733 miles

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2002 Jaguar X-Type fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Jaguar X-Type Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 012007

X-Type 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,200 miles

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

Went to gas up my 2002 Jaguar X-type 2.5 when totally empty and gas shot back out and spilled all over the place. Tried three different gas stations with the same effect. Check engine light came on, indicating a problem with the gas tank. I can't gas my car and there is the safety hazard of gas shooting back out. Dealer won't cover it and there are no second hand parts or individual parts, have to replace whole gas tank and filler system costing me $1750.

- Abington, MA, USA

problem #2

Dec 122002

X-Type 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles
Both drive shafts, fuel tank and sunroof were replaced, the sunroof malfunctioned-3 or more times, the blinkers and lights failed, tires blew out, air bag light remained on, the passenger front seat belt malfunction, trunk latch issues, heating and ac system had gone out, surge in engine on acceleration, rubbing noise in steering column, constant whining noise in engine, fuel gauge not working, odometer stopped working while on the freeway, no bright lights except when the car was shut off, interior lights remained on after the car was shut off, safety latch on console failed twice, burning smell from the engine 3 times. Problems have been ongoing since purchase of car approximately 12/2002. The rubbing noise occurred when the vehicle was turned left, the center console arm rest moved backward and forward while the vehicle was in motion, the driver's seat belt shoulder pivot made a squeaking noise when in motion, the seat belts did not retract, the air bag warning light stayed on until the key as switched off, and the turn signals were inoperative. (the dealer replaced the buckle)

- Escondido, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 272002

(reported on)

X-Type

  • miles
The consumer states that the fuel tank was replaced. The reason is unkown.

- Lake Forest, CA, USA

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