Jaguar S-Type Problem Report

Jaguar S-Type Coolant Loss and Engine Overheating

(38 reports)

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.

Persistant loss of anti freeze, checked hoses, dealer said I needed a new high pressure hose, $400 later I still had the leak. I found that the bottom of the plastic reservoir was cracked. I purchased one from autohausaz.com for $45 and replaced it myself. -
top hose connection nipple broke at tank side. very weak design. -
This just happened on my 2006 S-type. Must be design or part flaw. -
Same deal. Coolant backflowing, no internal heat/defrost, etc. and my performance has dropped considerably. "Trusted" mechanic quoted me $800 to replace reservoir and lower PCV valve grommet assembly. Looks like I can get the parts online for $110 and take the hour necessary to replace it myself, unless anyone has info on something I'm missing here? -
still leaking and filling.... -
leak in Coolent Reservoir & tube -
Car is overheating. Add engine coolant light was coming on -
First my lower hose cracked, the replacement was $300+, I noticed some anti freeze still leaking and found the the leaking was from the reservoir, cost about $60.00. -
very slight coolant lose, found very small crack in coolant reservoir. Replaced with new reservoir from Ford dealer. 2000 Lincoln LS (same tank) -
Coolant loss and overheat -
I hear a gurgling noise when I turn off the ignition. -
Kept smelling Antifreeze fluid. checked the reservoir and saw areas of leak. when I push on the hose it broke off and had to replace reservoir tank. -
Replace head gasket(s) -
Had the cracked reservoir at 55,000 miles. At 75,000 miles had to replace thermostat. At 100,000 now and wife came home today saying the gauge went all the way to hot and the engine temperature warning came on. Hope it's the thermostat!! -
leak antifreeze -
coolant leak on wifes car, she was told it is from reservoir and fender has to be taken off to replace. I just looked at and think thats crapp -
just spontaneously began leaking when i inspected it myself i noticed the trail from the reservoir -
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