2002 Jaguar S-Type Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Jaguar S-Type

2002 Jaguar S-Type Problems

Transmission Failure Common

Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.

Ignition Coil May Cause Misfires and Check Engine Light

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.

Persistent Coolant Loss Due to Small Leak at Coolant Reservoir

The plastic coolant reservoir is prone to leak. The reservoir can mysteriously lose coolant or coolant may pool under the engine compartment. If this occurs, the coolant reservoir should be inspected for cracks. If leaks are neglected, the reservoir may fail and cause the engine to overheat.

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2002 Jaguar S-Type Questions

Where is the place located to add transmission fluid? (2 answers)

Can't find place to add transmission fluid. Transmission has a slight skip. Thought I would add transmission fluid as a try, before I replace transmission.

Why is it difficult for me to cut my engine off? (1 answer)

The key is in off position bury engine won't shut off. After two hours, with the key in the off position I pumped brakes twice quickly and it shut off. Mine you during the two hours I did pump my brakes with the key in the off position but nothing happened.

what's Does the cat system falure mean? (1 answer)

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2002 Jaguar S-Type Recalls

Recall 04V484000
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEM." THE BRAKE FLUID MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR IS RECESSED AND ORIENTED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BENEATH A LEAF SCREEN, SUCH THAT THE BRAKE FLUID WARNING STA...

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2002 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

I've owned this car for the last few years (Bought used, was a bank-repo) and so far I really can't complain about it too much. The engine has been flawless, no leaks of oil or coolant. The transmission has never produced a leak of any type either. The fit and finish of the exterior is wonderful. NOTHING rattles or is showing any signs of wear. The interior is also great, still tight after 9 ye...

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