Frequently Asked Questions
At Nene Jag Specialists Ltd we are passionate about owning Jaguars. Our years of experience means that you can relax knowing that your pride and joy is in good hands. We have listed a few of the most common questions below; if your question is not listed below, please feel free to phone us on 01733 349 042 and we'll be more than happy to help.
How often should my Jaguar get serviced?
Servicing recommendations are found in your vehicle handbook but are normally different from one customer to another. Jaguar normally suggests for it to be serviced after a certain period of time or after a given amount of distance it has covered.
If you are unsure whether your Jaguar is due a service, please simply give us a call.
What do you check during servicing?
The quality of service given to your Jaguar will ensure maximum performance. Every Jaguar is subjected to a comprehensive check list which can be viewed HERE.
The parts and fluids used in our service are manufactured, tested designed and approved by Jaguar standards. Our skilled technicians have over 25 years of experience of working exclusively on all models of Jaguars and we treat every car as if it's our own.
How long does a service take?
The length of the service will depend on the condition, age and model of the car. Generally, we would require the vehicle for at least half a day. You will be kept up to date with the process and we will never carry out any work without your approval.
What do I need to bring to a service?
For older models, we would need the servicing book for stamps. For newer models, we can update the vehicle's records directly on the Topix Database for your convenience and provide a copy for your records. We would also need the locking wheelnut for the alloy wheels.
What Does Jaguar Servicing Involve?
If you want to keep your car's value, you need to ensure it has a full service history. To keep the value of your Jaguar car, a full-service history is important and keeps your motor car in full working order. During a Jaguar servicing, the following takes place:
- All wheels are removed
- A comprehensive inspection of your brakes, suspension, steering, exhaust and tyres are done
- Check the operation of the washers, horn, wipers, lights, seatbelts, air conditioning system and heater
- Check all the pressures and levels, and they are adjusted if necessary
- Changing the oil and oil filter
- Resetting the service light
Do you service automatic gearboxes?
Yes we do. We have over 25 years of experience in servicing all models of Jaguar cars.
Find out more about Jaguar servicing in Peterborough and the surrounding areas.
Do you offer MOTs?
Although we don't have a dedicated MOT technician, we can offer this service via our network of trusted local garages in the area. The MOT is carried out on our premises as a standalone appointment or while you wait for other services and repairs. Please contact us for more details.
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Do you offer courtesy cars?
Yes we do (and it's a jag!). Alternatively, we can also offer transport to the local train station and into the town centre.
Will it void my manufacturer's warranty?
Contrast to popular belief, having work carried out by Nene Jag Specialists Ltd will not void your car's dealer warranty. Whether you need a quick check-up or completely rebuilding the engine, we offer a cost-effective alternative to main dealer prices with no compromise in quality.
Where are jaguar cars made?
Jaguar cars are engineered and built in Britain and are the largest employer in the UK automotive sector. They are manufactured at the Castle Bromwich and has export markets all over the world.
What is the best tyre choice for my Jaguar?
The ideal tyre choice depends on the model of the Jaguar and the current season. We ensure you make the right choice at an affordable price. It's convenient since you can book you car in with us and the qualified technicians will do the rest.
As an example, if you drive an F-TYPE, The Pirelli PZERO tyres are recommended for summer use and Pirelli Sottozero' 3 for driving in Winter. We will always offer a range of options and our professional advice so you can make an informed decision. If you are ever unsure, please simply call us on 01733 349 042 for more information.
Do you use genuine Jaguar parts?
Wherever possible, we will recommend using genuine Jaguar parts as they are tested and guaranteed to offer supreme performance. It also protects the value of your car and guarantees a perfect fit in your car.
However, we can also offer alternatives such as remanufactured parts; each has been meticulously tested for safety by specialist engineers. They are an excellent cost-effective alternative and we will be more than happy to offer our expertise to help you make an informed decision.
What is the importance of oils and lubricants?
Lubricating oils have in a great way improved the durability and efficiency of cars. It also helps to prevent corrosion of any moving parts. You should always check your oil and ensure it is at the right level. It will serve as a prevention for overheating and coagulation.
We have a very good selection of high-quality motor oil which is suitable for all models of Jaguars. High-quality oils are also used by our qualified technicians as they repair and service your vehicle.
Find out more about the services we offer in our Jaguar service centre.
What are the Benefits of Diagnostics?
There are so many benefits of diagnostics. The main one being that diagnostics could save you so much money. For example, diagnostic tests check for problems with your vehicle, and they can find problems before they actually get worse, saving you so much money on repairs. They also keep the value of your car and keep your car running as good as new, reducing the risk of unexpected breakdowns and more.
How Long do Diagnostics Take?
Diagnostics usually take between 1-2 hours; however, it will depend on the extent of the problem. If any problems arise, the process will usually take longer, and you will get a call to see if your Jaguar can be kept in the shop. Jaguar vehicles have complicated technology, so sometimes, you must repeat the testing to ensure the issue is solved correctly.
What do Diagnostics Checks Look For?
Diagnostic tests are important as they reduce the risk of you having to pay costly repair bills. Diagnostic checks spot problems that are about to happen before they start to really affect your car. Typically, the tests check the following:
- Engine management
- Ignition coils
- Comfort controls
- Engine coolant levels
- Any build-ups in your combustion engine
- Problems with the performance of the fuel injection system
- Problems with the ignition timing
- Failure of the ignition coil firing Low or high RPM levels
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Common Jaguar Problems
What are the Most Common Jaguar Problems?
Here are the most common Jaguar problems:
- Problems with the electrics
- Transmission repair problems
- Performance of the engine
- Ignition coil replacements
- Closed transmission system
It is important to check the common problems for the specific model you want before you even purchase the vehicle.
What are Jaguar X Type Common Problems?
The most common problems for the Jaguar X Type are:
- Automatic gearbox
- Fuel gauge inaccuracy
- Cooling fan module
What are Jaguar S Type Common Problems?
The most common problems for the Jaguar S Type are:
- Ignition coil failure
- Central locking system problems
- Engine management warning lights
- Water leakages
What are Jaguar XF Common Problems?
The most common problems for the Jaguar XF Type are:
- Cracking in the alloy wheels
- Windscreen wiper failure
What are Jaguar XJ Common Problems?
The most common problems for the Jaguar XJ Type are:
- PDF warning light
- DSC warning light
What are Jaguar XJS Common Problems?
The most common problems for the Jaguar XJS Type are:
- Water leaks
- Oil leaks
- Windscreen leaks
What are Jaguar F Type Common Problems?
Problems with the seatbelt sensors: Many Jaguar owners have reported that the seatbelts sensors aren't wired correctly, which can be dangerous in the event of a crash, as it could mean that the airbags won't inflate.
Read more here to find out more about common Jaguar problems.
How Reliable are Jaguar Cars?
Overall, Jaguars are actually quite unreliable, and the reviews and opinions of Jaguar owners vary; for example, some owners suggest Jaguars are very reliable. However, over the years, vast improvements have been made to make them more reliable, including partnering with Land Rover. Jaguars range in reliability depending on the different models.
Find out Which Jaguar is the the most reliable?
Is Buying a Used Jaguar Good Value?
Buying a used Jaguar is definitely of good value. Used Jaguar vehicles must pass the Approved Used Jaguar Scheme to ensure they are reliable and still in good condition. Providing they have a full-service history, then they should still be in full working condition. Jaguar owners look after their vehicles really well, so they keep their value and remain like new.
Read this article: What is the best used Jaguar to buy