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Understanding the Jaguar Maintenance Reminder System and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Jaguar Service Required light indicates when your car needs service.
Jaguar Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Shopping for a used Jaguar vehicle often leads many drivers to consider certified pre-owned options. Jaguar is one of many manufacturers that have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program. Each car manufacturer structures their...
How to Get Jaguar Dealership Certified
Jaguar car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are certified through the Jaguar training & development (JLR T&D)
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jaguar XK
There are few automakers with the reputation for luxury and refinement that Jaguar has enjoyed for decades. The 2012 Jaguar XK fits perfectly within those expectations. Key Features Luxurious and sporty, the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jaguar XF
The Jaguar name alone represents luxury, performance and prestige in the world of high-end vehicles. The XF was completely retooled in 2009, a sign of the premium carmaker’s efforts to draw in younger...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jaguar XJ
While Jaguar has struggled in the past with breaking out into a more modern consumer base, the XJ does a good job of helping the carmaker to shed its stodgy, old-fashioned rep and...

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When I put the car in gear, it doesn't move.
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Need to change brake pads back and front
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I want to replace the upper and lower hoses and thermostat
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Engine will not engage.
If the battery is weak enough, it is possible that it may have enough power to power the gauges in the dash, but not enough to engage the starter. This may also be related to a bad ground connection at...
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How do I take off the caliper when installing front brake pads?
Hello, thanks for writing in. Here are some steps to remove your brake calipers: Jack up your XKR, after securing it, remove tire exposing the brakes and rotor. Remove tension spring holding the calipers in the front using...
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My car is not starting - Jaguar X-Type
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The most economical way to address this issue is to have a scanner hooked to your vehicle and retrieve any codes. This will isolate the issue and in turn be the cheapest way...
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Can a faulty O2 sensor cause a lean burn?
Hi, thanks for writing in. Yes the O2 sensor can cause the vehicle to run lean. What the O2 sensor does is read the amount of air entering the engine and sends that information to the computer, the computer reads...
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Car will not start or go in gear - 1996 XJ6 Jaguar
Hi there. In most cases, a malfunctioning brake light will not trigger an error code that renders the engine non-compliant. What may be the cause of this issue is if the transmission gear shift solenoid or neutral safety switch was...
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Are Jaguars generally reliable?
Hi there: To be completely honest, I've never known a Jaguar owner who hasn't had their car in for service at least three times during ownership. They are notorious for faulty electrical systems, fuel system issues and transmission problems. Unless...
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Do I have a case against Jaguar?
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Cars making a clicking noise but won't start
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My car is getting overheated, replaced the water pump, but coolant is still running out.. After the car warms a lil..
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My car's ignition switch is not working properly
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p0303, p1313, p0420. codes come up. no flashing and now signs. what do I do?
Hi there. Sounds like there are a few things going on. First the code P1313 means that the timing chain has jumped a tooth making the camshaft and crankshaft out of sync. The chain tensioner may need replaced if it...
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Oil pan is leaking
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Started reading high engine temperature
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What is the estimated time that a repair for leaking gaskets to last. Also, for replacement of gasket covers?
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Does 4k seem reasonable to replace the wiring harness on a 2011 Jaguar XJ?
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Looking where a hose goes to. It carries water
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Accelerator is not responding
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