2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,000 miles

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problem #1

Feb 082006

X-Type 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,000 miles
Experienced two major failures. The initial failure involved the shearing off of one of the left suspension components. Resulted in steering failure. Fortunately, I was only going 20 mph and was able to stop before further damage incurred. $4500 in repairs to front end/suspension--covered by local dealer/Jaguar. The second failure involved transmission failure at speeds of 40 - 70 mph. Happily, when taken to the dealership, it left them stranded on the street. This resulted in the recommendation of a new transmission at $6500 on a component not due to require service for another 30,000 miles. (car had 69,000 miles.)

- Columbia, SC, USA