Jaguar S-Type Repair and Maintenance
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Jaguar S-Type ProblemsFront and/or Rear Window Regulator May Fail
The front and/or rear window regulators are prone to failure. A failed window regulator will require replacement.
Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.
Jaguar S-Type QuestionsWhen driving and stopped or taking a corner slow the car cut off even backing up (1 answer)
I would be driving and when I press the excelerator for more power and speed , the car started missing , and sometimes goes into a limp mode , and inside the information message center it would state RESTRICTED PERFORMANCE. And when I stop it would shut down , or if taking a slow corner , or back...
I parked on a hill and when I took it out of park and went to drive it would not move.
When I press the gas pedal and drive to a cruising speed, I can hear a whistling/winning sound from the car. The sound continues as long as my foot is on the pedal. When I take my foot of the gas pedal the noise stops. This happens all the time.
Jaguar S-Type RecallsFuel May Leak from the Fuel Tank
The fuel delivery module (FDM), jet pump module (JPM), and cluster valve (CV) seals on the fuel tank may not be seated properly, and may allow fuel leakage if the fuel level is above the affected seals. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank to see if the revised seals can be used for the repair. If they cannot, the fuel tank assembly will be replaced. The recall began January 29, 2007. The Jaguar recall number R176.
The fuel tank released on some vehicles was a pre-production prototype and had to be replaced prior to vehicle sale. Units were repaired at the dealerships prior to sale. The Jaguar recall number is R177. This recall began on December 13, 2006.
Some sedans were assembled with an incorrectly manufactured automatic transmission parking pawl guide plate and may not shift into park as indicated by the shift indicator and shift lever position. Dealers will replace the parking pawl guide plate free of charge. The recall began November 22, 2005. The Jaguar recall number is R525.