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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,000 miles

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2013 Jaguar XJ drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2013 Jaguar XJ Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 212016


  • 40,000 miles


On multiple occasions, the stop/start feature fails and the car stalls while in gear. The drive position indicator flashes and in order to move the car, it must be shutdown and then restarted.

- Lido Beach, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 302013

XJ 6-cyl

  • 2,000 miles
While at a stop light, engine revved up and the car started rolling forward. I had to brake hard to stop it. This happened about 3 more times over the next 2 months. One time the engine raced very high and I had to put it in neutral to avoid crashing. At 5000 miles I took it to the dealer who said they could find no diagnoses from the auto computer and could not replicate the problem. They claimed to have no knowledge how to fix, but now I see a number of reports on the internet about Jaguar rapid and unexplained acceleration problems. I feel Jaguar is not being honest about this problem -- and it is dangerous condition.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

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