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2005 Jaguar S-TYPE Base 4dr Sedan V6

2005 Jaguar S-TYPE
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4-Door Sedan, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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January 19, 2013, 7:06 am

George D

Question: What is the problem and what is the solution ?

When I put my foot on the brake and slow down to 5 mph, on occasion, the engine revs and does not stop. The brake does not go down - like before power brakes. I have it two cars - caused very very minor damage. This also occurs when I drive into a parking spot but then the curbg stops the car. This is a very infrequent issue and does not occur repeatedly. it is vey dangerous. If a car was not in front of me, I could have gone into the intersection and could have been broadsided by cross traffic. I have had Penske Jaguar in Scottsdale, AZ and Gaudin Jaguar in Las Vegas, NV diagnose the problem but they cannot replicate the problem since it only occurs intermittently. I have opened a case file with jaguar of north america but they have directed me to work with a Jaguar retailer. I anm at wits end. The car is too dangerous to drive until this issue is resolved. Please help me with your advice. Please call me on my cell phone at 949-244-8585 or e-mail me at Thank you in advancde for your expertise. George David

January 23, 2013, 8:25 pm

Richard W
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I would take it to the dealer and tell them keep the car till you fix it. Let them drive it around for days. Till it does the problem.

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January 23, 2013, 9:26 pm

George D

Can you suggest where the problem lies - the Transmission software, the braking system, etc. ?

thank you,


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January 24, 2013, 11:02 pm

Richard W
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I would have them look at the throttle system.

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