2004 Jaguar S-Type Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Jaguar S-Type

2004 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.

Front/Rear Window Regulators May Fail

The front and/or rear window regulators are prone to failure. A failed window regulator will require replacement.

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2004 Jaguar S-Type Questions

drove car about 200 miles sat for about a hour now running rough (1 answer)

the performance restricted warning come on with the engine light and red icon light

what do these lights on dash mean that stay lite up? (1 answer)

DSC not available
Engine systen fault
Park Brake Fault

What's the less expensive auto store to buy brake pads for my 2004 Jaguar ? (1 answer)

Also, where can I find a C2032 battery for my car remote lock ?

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2004 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...
Parking Brake May Engage Without Warning

A problem with the Electronic Park Brake module, which controls the application of the parking brake, may unintentionally apply the parking brake without warning or indication. This condition can cause the rear wheels to "lock up," which could lead to a crash. Dealers will replace the Electronic Park Brake module with the latest production version. The recall began on January 15, 2005. The Jaguar recall numbers are R166 and R167.

Automatic Transmission Shifts Into Reverse Without Warning

On certain vehicles with automatic transmissions, with a forward "Drive" gear selected and the vehicle stationary or in forward motion, the transmission could potentially select "Reverse" without warning. This could result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the Transmission Control Module to fix the issue. The recall began on May 1, 2004. The Jaguar recall number is R513.

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2004 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

ask about the windows and the ball joints and the oil leaks

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