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2005 Jaguar S-type - SAJWA03V451- Riverside, CA: August 8th, 2012
The contact owns a 2005 jaguar s type. The contact stated there was fuel leaking from the bottom of the fuel tank. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who inspected the failure and stated that they needed to replace the seal around the jet pump or the entire fuel tank should be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified who stated there were no recalls for the and offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 133,000.


1997 Jaguar Xk8 - SAJGX27443V- Westerville, OH: July 22nd, 2012
While driving my 1997 jaguar xk8 on polaris parkway @50mph, the car lost total power. I had to weave out of the middle lane in order to reduce a potential accident.. The local jaguar dealer tested and reported that the throttle body failed thus causing vehicle to lose all power... During the dealer test drive, the car also lost power on highway #670.. Due to the safety issue, jaguar should make the necessary repairs..


2009 Jaguar Xf - SAJWA05B09H- Middletown , NY: July 18th, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 jaguar xf. The contact stated that the vehicle suddenly accelerated while attempting to park. The brakes were engaged while the failure occurred. The vehicle accelerated forward until crashing into the rear end of another vehicle. The contact also stated that it took extreme force to shift the gear shift into drive, which caused the vehicle to lose acceleration. The failure was experienced numerous times. The police department were present. The vehicle was then towed to the dealer. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 42,000 and the current mileage was 43,000.


2005 Jaguar Xjr - SAJWA73B95T- Pittsburgh, PA: July 16th, 2012
Driver's wiper came loose in thunderstorm on interstate--wipers clashed and bent arm. Lost forward vision and was able to pull over. Had to replace arm later. In june 2012, the driver's arm came loose again and was tightened. July 14, 2012, the driver's arm again came loose during rain. Extremely dangerous in some situations.


2007 Jaguar Xj - SAJWA79C85S- Vancouver, WA: July 12th, 2012
The contact own a 2007 jaguar xj8. The contact stated that while driving approximately 60 mph, the engine warning indicator illuminated with an immediate reduction in the engine power. The vehicle unexpectedly stalled and was coasted to the side of the road. The vehicle restarted a few moments later and resumed normally. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer four times. The technician was unable to locate the malfunction. The failure continued to occur. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 38,000.


1998 Jaguar Xjr - SAJPX1848WC- West Hills, CA: June 22nd, 2012
Seat support bracket (driver side right rear) cracked in half causing seat to shift suddenly. Causing driver to make unintended steering inputs. Second occurrence same as above except left rear bracket cracked in half on june 10, 2012 *tt


2005 Jaguar X-type - SAJWA51C35W- Cloverdale, CA: May 23rd, 2012
I will start by saying that i love my jaguar. It is the best car i have ever had, with one exception. This is now the fifth incident of cracking rims (size 7. 5x180 et52. 5) on my 2005 jaguar x-type (equipped with the sport premium package). I went out to put the garbage out on sunday, 20may12, when i noticed the front driver's tire was low. I checked the pressure, and the guage showed 0. That night i put in 40 psi of air. The following day i checked it again, and the guage showed 20 psi. It is important to state the vehicle had not been used since 19may12 to that point. I jacked up the car, and pulled the wheel off the car. After spraying with soapy water on the inside rim by the sidewall, i found it was bubbling. I put the spare on the car. Later i switched the spare so it could be on the driver's rear (so it would not be on a wheel thet steers). On a whim, i checked the wheel that was on the driver's rear side and found it was cracked as well. I sprayed soapy water and found it was not bubbling. I called the local jaguar dealer, who stated they have not had issues with their rims, and no recall has been issued for them. I find the cracking rims to be a huge safety issue. My wife and i have spent approximately $600 on wheel repairs. Every factory original wheel on the car has been cracked; some more than once. We have also spent a lot of money on new tires because the rims were cracked and destroyed some of the tires' sidewalls. The most recent cracks were docummented via photos from my iphone. I have heard of other people having issued with their jaguar rims, yet i have not seen a recall on this item. It really should be. This is the car we take our four-year-old to daycare. We also use the car for family outtings and shopping. *tt


2005 Jaguar S-type - SAJWA01U55H- San Clemente, CA: April 30th, 2012
Fuel tank has crack causing petrol odors and pooling of gasoline on tank behind back seat. *js


1987 Jaguar Xjs - SAJNV3842HC- West Columbia , NC: April 17th, 2012
The contact owns a 1987 jaguar xjs. The contact stated when starting the vehicle, an abnormal pop was heard from the fuel tank. The contact opened the fuel pump valve and gasoline began leaking from the tank. In addition, the contact could smell gasoline inside the vehicle when driving 5 mph and above. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but the dealer was unable to diagnose the vehicle. The manufacturer was contacted and advised that the vehicle was not covered under nhtsa campaign id number: 87v142000 (fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly). The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 37,000 and the current mileage was 40,000.


2011 Jaguar Xj - SAJWA2GB3BL- Palmdale, CA: April 16th, 2012
The engine stalled without warning just before i was about to make a left-hand turn. *js


1992 Jaguar Xj6 - SAJKY1747NC- San Bernardino, CA: March 6th, 2012
The contact owns a 1992 jaguar xj6. The contact stated that the front driver and passenger seat belts would not retract or tighten while in use. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was informed that the tracking needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The current and the failure mileages were 100,000.


1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas - SAJKX6242WC- Howey In The Hills, FL: March 5th, 2012
Engine stalls at any speeds with no advance warning. Power steering and power brakes are therefore also inoperable. Vehicle must be coasted in this condition to a stop and put in "park" before it will restart. This obviously is a life-threatening maneuver in multiple lanes of 70 mph specially when my wife and kids are in the car.


2006 Jaguar X-type - SAJWA51A16W- Warrior, AL: March 1st, 2012
With my brakes applied and slowing to a stop at the bottom of an interstate exit ramp, my car seemed to jerk and then suddenly accelerated as if it was trying to go into passing gear. I immediately pressed the brakes as hard as possible and shifted into neutral so i could stop and avoid hitting the car in front of me. While in neutral, the engine kept revving and the tachometer was in the red. I turned the engine off to keep from damaging it and put the car in park. After the car in front of me had gone, i started my car to see if the engine would run properly. It seemed to be okay, so i carefully drove to my home which was about three more miles. Several weeks prior, i had a similar incident when i was parking at the grocery store, but i was in the process of turning off the engine. When i started the car to leave the grocery store, everything seemed to be okay and i didn't think any more of it. I found several other people on line that have experienced the same problem but none of them could prove it to their dealer and nothing was done about it. I guess it will take someone getting killed before anything gets done about this sudden acceleration problem with the 2006 jaguar x-type. This incident has upset me and i am afraid to drive this car, but i don't have another vehicle to drive.


2005 Jaguar X-type - SAJWA51A25W- Traverse City, MI: March 1st, 2012
The contact owns a 2005 jaguar x-type. The contact stated that the driver side seat belt malfunctioned and could not be secured. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who advised the contact that the hook needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and they offered no assistance. The failure and the current mileages were approximately 63,192. Updated 03/23/12*lj


2010 Jaguar Xkr - SAJWA4EC5AM- Odenton, MD: February 29th, 2012
First occurrence 11/2010 and beginning of a series of related problems: engine stall at 30 mph; following day the vehicle would not start. Dealer found battery failure installed new battery and reset system. 12/3/2010 - vehicle will not start. Towed to dealer. Dealer states after two days vehicle starts and to remove "key" from ashtray allegedly causing vehicle not to shut down all the way. 8/31/11 vehicle will not start. Dealer finds low battery but no draw and performed power steering recall. 10/31/11 - vehicle will not start. Dealer states batter failed load test and battery replaced. 11/17/2011 - vehicle will not start. Dealer finds service bulletin for intermittent battery draw and performed icm software update. To date, the vehicle continues to lose battery charge. Dealer and manufacturer are not able to fix the problem after more than one year of servicing and trouble shooting. Please contact the manufacturer and conduct an information request for warranty repairs or similar records for intermittent loss of battery charge and vehicle stall defects. Numerous blog sites online indicate that jaguar owners are having similar experiences.


1990 Jaguar Jx6 - SAJFY1748LC- Springfield, OR: February 8th, 2012
At stated mileage, drivers passive restraint system stopped working. Dealership performed 763700 diagnostic warranty to troubleshoot system. A parts request was made to jaguar. Dealer stated oem supplier had gone out of business and parts to service the passive restraint system were no longer available. I was placed on a waiting list for future service parts, provided jaguar may or may not make them available. Passive restraint system is under warranty per original recall. Dealership removed drivers passive restraint fuse to disable restraint system. Dealership informed me that many jaguars these years are needing service parts for the passive restraint system. Dealership was very helpful in identifying the problem.


2005 Jaguar Xj - SAJWA82B76S- Berkeley, CA: December 28th, 2011
I am 82 years old my vehicle is a 2005 and i have had the brakes replace three times. The bushing, rotors and brake pads were replace. I only have 45,000 miles. I have been having problems since day one. The glove box won't open at times, trunk does not open, replace lower control arm, leaking bushing. The battery dies repeatedly or drains.


2005 Jaguar X-type - SAJWA51C05W- Ft Pierce, FL: December 20th, 2011
The contact owns a 2005 jaguar x-type. The contact was driving 70 mph when the vehicle began jerking, exhibited an abnormal noise and immediately, lost power. The vehicle was unable to be driven and was towed to a local transmission center. The mechanic informed the contact that the transmission was faulty and there were other unknown issues with the vehicle. The dealer was contacted but refused to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 86,000. Updated 01/24/12*lj the oil pan gasket and water pump is also leaking. Updated 01/25/12


1995 Jaguar Xjs - SAJNX2745SC- Pollock, LA: December 10th, 2011
Driver/passenger seat belts remain fully deployed post use, will partially retract with pushing and pulling several times. Never completely retract, this is a us left side drive 2+2 convertible.


2011 Jaguar Xf - SAJWAOFB1BL- Bryn Mawr, PA: December 3rd, 2011
I was on highway with my family travelling 60 mph when the car suddenly accelerated.. I took my foot off the gas and the speed failed to decrease. I applied the brakes which did work but the engine still continued to race. . The brakes overtook the acceleration and slowed the car but each time i took my foot off the brakes the car resumed accelerating at a high speed( without my foot on the gas. ) i slowed the car by applying with force the brakes which was causing a burning smell probably from the brake pads. I drove the car to the closest shoulder of the highway ( about 1/2 mile) that i encountered at which point i placed the car in neutral while it was still moving slightly while my foot pushing hard against the brake.. While the car was in neutral the engine still continued to race although the car was stationary at that point. I turned off the engine and then waited about five minutes. After five minutes i turned on the engine at which time it was not racing. The car was taken to my jaguar dealership and left there for three days. A report was sent by the dealer to jaguar although my dealership was unable to determine the cause of the sudden acceleration.