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2003 Jaguar S-Type Repair Histories

41 TrueDelta members own a 2003 Jaguar S-Type. 26 of these members (63.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 73 repairs to 2003 Jaguar S-Types--an average of 1.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2003 Jaguar S-Type repairs by problem area

Chart based on 73 repairs.

2003 Jaguar S-Type repair cost distribution

Chart based on 44 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2003 Jaguar S-Type

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Jaguar S-Type in West Virginia, United States
Apr 2011 - Jul 2011
70000 mi US $2500 lower rear control arms needed replacing 
74000   replaced front right control arm 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

supercharged 400hp 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar S-Type in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Oct 2013
70000 mi US $1350 AC Compressor clutch failed. Engine mounts need to be removed and engine raised in order to remove compressor. Very time consuming and expensive repair. Used parts were easy and inexpensive to obtain. Spark plug coil failed code P0308 due to soaking in oil caused by leaking valve cover gasket. One coil replaced, all iridium ($18 each) plugs replaced along with valve cover gaskets and coil O rings 
70000   Electronic Parking Brake Motor needed replacing. Removing motor required loosening the rear differential and lowering so that adaquate room could be made for the repair. Part was $220 Labor $200. 
89000   Needed new strut lower bushing (Jag says they aren't avaialble need a new $400 strut but they are!) and new re dealerar brakes 
Jaguar S-Type in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2012
25700 mi US $649 Slight leak of transmission pan gasket. Dealer noticed issue during a service clinic visit. Dealer replaced gasket. 
Jaguar S-Type in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2012
53000 mi US $400 Engine running hot. R&R thermostat. EGR valve leak. Too expensive to repair and not enough to cause an engine light 
62000   EGR valve, ignition coils, valve cover gaskets R&R 
Jaguar S-Type in Oregon, United States
Oct 2010 - Jul 2011
66000 mi US $1000 This was a series of major issues and repairs. The car was still running fine at the time. The S/C belt, acc. belt, oil cooler hoses, spark plugs, brake fluid, valve cover gaskets. Also throttle body replaced or rebuilt. 
Jaguar S-Type in Illinois, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
78000 mi US $275 Small leak in vacuum canister. Cost to replace canister 980.00 plus diag. fees of 275.00 which I did pay but refused to do the repair. 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar S-Type in Ohio, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
57000 mi US $300 Thermostat froze closed and radiator hose blew apart from block. 
57000   parking brake fault. Reset system Parking brake fault reappeared. Would cost $500 to repair, traded car in. 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

Jaguar S-Type in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2008 - Apr 2011
46000 mi US $50 windshield wiper repair 
74000   Water pump replaced 
75000   Overheated. Replaced fan and thermostat. 
Jaguar S-Type in Florida, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
54000 mi US $60 Replace Wiper Motor - done myself 
78000   Tech Service bulletin - Transmission surge 40-60 mph. Other problems found. Dealer was going to charge too much to fix. Leaking trans pan. Leaking water pump. Dlr did not find serpentine belt problem. Replaced water pump, serpentine belts and hoses. Independent shop also fixed drivers side window. Replaced transmission pan and harness connector feedthrough into transmission. 
85500   Replaced upper and lower coolant hoses. Replaced upper plus thermostat. 
90000   Upper control arm. Needs other suspension work. Ball joint, struts, etc 
91000   Rear strut replacement. 
91000   Front struts and lower control arm bushing (not replaced). 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

Jaguar S-Type in Oregon, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2012
61000 mi US $720 heater and air conditioner not working properly. Shop replaced dual climate control valve first trip. I had to make two more trips that week before they found it was a temature sensor. 
70000   Detected bad o2 sensor and ordered part 3 trips to repair shop for O2 sensor, wrong part ordered first two trips. 
83000   radiator hose headlight adjusters failed, repaired adjusters 

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