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Expensive Jaguar S-Type repairs by problem area

Engine (60%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (0%)

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Jaguar S-Type repair cost distribution

$2500+ (28%)

$1000 - $2499 (72%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (0%)

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2005 Jaguar S-Type

Engine not specified

72000 mi

US $1027
The heater hose needed to be replaced under the supercharger. This requires intense labor, and entire engine needs to be removed. A map sensor was installed, and coolant was replaced. 
73000 mi

US $1250
Climate control died. Air conditioner not working. Needed to replace climate control and replace heater house under supercharger. Actually in April. 
75700 mi

US $545
polished headlamps 

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2005 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

235-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

70000 mi

US $2500
lower rear control arms needed replacing 
74000 mi

US $750
replaced front right control arm 
74900 mi

Leakage in cooling system, had to replace a few hoses. Right side headlamp not working. 
78100 mi

Radiator burst open. Mechanic says the newer hoses put a couple of months earlier caused a fresh pressure on the radiator causing it to fail. 

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2005 Jaguar S-Type 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

56200 mi

US $1400
Coolant System leak in the heater control module which shorted out the air conditioning control module. 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type

Engine not specified

100000 mi

US $2000
fuel system, required 2 fuel pumps, fuel filters, fuel injectors and fuel rail pressure sensor 
102180 mi

C $1200
lower control arm and wheel bearing 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

supercharged 400hp 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

68000 mi

US $237
Car stalled in heavy rain. After +/- 1 hour, started. Next day, dead battery & many error codes. Shop found a TSB on a cowl leak. They applied a sealant to a hole, cleared codes. Next rain, no problem. 
65500 mi

US $411
Code P1646, defective O2 sensor. 
74000 mi

US $100
Replace ignition switch 
78000 mi

US $500
Replace a defective HID headlight bulb. Both bulbs were replaced, one preventatively due to the outrageously extensive labor required to replace a headlight bulb - The front clip and bumper must be removed 
79000 mi

US $1350
Replace all solenoids to correct an erratic shift problem. 
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 mi

US $1550
EGR valve, ignition coils, valve cover gaskets R&R 
132800 mi

US $2800
Also r&r rear axle bearing, back brake pads, e brake pads, also r&r one (of two) low pressure Power steering hose. 
143000 mi

US $145
new front brake pads no rotors. Rotors functional but this will be the last set of pads 
145390 mi

US $375
had an ignition coil fail on the way through the Ca. desert toward Laughlin Nv. 114 deg. F. outside 175 miles from service. drove to Laughlin Nv. called and ordered 8 new ignition coils from Auto Zone and installed them in Casino parking lot with an 8 mm socket, extension, and rachet bought at a Home Depot. Problem solved, problem free for the balance of the 4,000 mile trip. 
154000 mi

US $250
OBD2 reader called out right bank front O2 sensor. I replaced both fore and aft right bank together, one as called out by the code and one for preventative reasons. Also coded on needing a new radiator thermostat......replaced with OEM part. shocks, and other suspension parts...... 
78000 mi

US $550
Replace two coils and plugs as cylinder 2 and 7 were misfiring. Not covered by my warranty, cost includes the $100 diagnostic fee, about $100 per coil and $12 per plug; the rest is labor costs. 
120500 mi

US $3500
internal transmission sensors needed replaced along with torque converter Two cylinders misfiring, had to replace ignition coils, again. 
126000 mi

US $230
Broken motor mount 
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. 
70000 mi

US $350
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 mi

US $400
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 mi

US $200
Needed new strut lower bushing (Jag says they aren't avaialble need a new $400 strut but they are!) and new re dealerar brakes 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

101000 mi

US $400
Cooling system (water pump) 
102530 mi

US $1343
Cooling system: dual control flow valve replacement. Drive belt (serpentine belt) replacement. Upper control arms replaced both front and rear. Replaced: rear sway bar links and outer tie rod ends for steering. 
107200 mi

US $1000
Radiator, water pump, thermostat 
110000 mi

US $1030
O2 sensors 
64381 mi

US $352
1) Replace coolant reservoir 2) Change oil 
114700 mi

US $1400
motor mount replaced oxygen/fuel sensor replaced upper intake gasket replaced, fuel regulator replaced, breather hose replaced 
113000 mi

US $267
Replace crank case ventilation valve. 
115900 mi

US $524
Replaced, water pump, antifreeze and air filter. 
116300 mi

US $1000
replace fuel pump, replace fuel filter 
118500 mi

US $300
Replaced wiring harness behind dash (ignition) 
121000 mi

US $600
Replaced rear electronic control module with used part. 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

78000 mi

US $600
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. 
85800 mi

US $1100
Replaced upper and lower coolant hoses. Replaced upper plus thermostat. 
90000 mi

US $670
Upper control arm. Needs other suspension work. Ball joint, struts, etc 
91000 mi

US $380
Rear strut replacement. 
91000 mi

US $350
Front struts and lower control arm bushing (not replaced). 

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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

102000 mi

Glycol contamination in ZF automatic transmission. Transmission replaced with recon unit. Radiator replaced with new unit. Update: later learned they didn't actually replace the transmission. 
106300 mi

New front discs, calipers reconditioned as one was seizing. New pads all around as rear pads drivers side had separated from backing plates. 
131000 mi

Lambda sensors,  rear control arms, headlight,  silencer box 

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