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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline Problems

2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
71,000 miles

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2001 Jaguar S-Type fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Jaguar S-Type Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 012009

S-Type

  • 82,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2001 Jaguar S-type. The contact stated that the ball joints were making a squeaking sound as if the lower ball joint was fractured. Fuel also began leaking since the seal on the fuel line was inoperable. He also smelled a strong fuel odor. Recalls (06E043000, 06E056000, & 00V359002) are related to the failure; however, the dealer and manufacturer confirmed that his VIN was not included. The failure was diagnosed by an independent mechanic. The vehicle has not been repaired. The current mileage was approximately 83,000. The failure mileage was approximately 82,000.

- Pleasanton, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012006

S-Type

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
When I bought the car a week later it blew hot air, I was told it only needed freon. I found out later that there was a leak and it is $1200. A week after that the car would not start the dealer picked the car up and said that the battery was dead because I left the radio on, it has happened over 30 times, not true there is something wrong. I have replaced tires at least six times. Tires completely separate. I was driving and car slowed down on freeway and I was almost hit, I pulled over and it stopped and did it again and I had to push the traction control button, almost cost me my life! it now happens when I hit a bump. When I turn the car makes a extremely loud noise, (embarrassing) I was told it is a ball joint and can catch on fire. Engine light has always been on and is now blinking and the car shakes and hesitates. I had to pay to get the brakes fixed 2 months after purchasing. Radio turns on for no reason and runs battery down. I was told I have two leaks in my shocks and it is $1800 each. When I back up and turn the steering wheel vibrates. I can't even use the cigarette lighter to charge my cell because it does not work and has been replaced twice. The remote just stop working and I was charged $100 to reconfigure. The brakes act funny, can't even explain it. This car is unreal, a complete piece of junk. I can't even remember half the stuff I have endured and the money I have spent.

- Houston, TX, USA

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