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Jaguar XJ X351 Portfolio 3.0 V6 D Caviar
Little bits n bobs here n there Gina, as you do......At it again then Jim, busy, busy with the TLC on the Big Cats and good idea about the 'magic marker', and ever helpful to fellow members with invaluable tips. I think most of my file on 'Forum Tips' is down to your sage advice
Now that would be interesting if you change your badges to black, although I don't think I would be surprised about Peter's XE as being new and with a RED RACY feel to it, he is probably still very much in the mood for change and modification
You saved that, at the end there BobYep all the tips I can get are most welcome when you have an old lady..... The car.
It is true you do have to be careful what you post 😂😂😂😂😂😂 so just to clarify what the old girl is hear is a picture..........Little bits n bobs here n there Gina, as you do......
Its a thought for the XF, although Tress loves the std so will probably stay as is, I always do what she tells me you see
Peter will be a change at some point
Think the next big thing for the XF will be a clean if I can get her interested in that lol
You saved that, at the end there Bob
Love the way you love that ole girl........The car!
Always something to do with these felines Jim, nothing cheap about them either, get something sorted, look away and before you know it something else pops along, hey-ho, how does that saying go? Something like,Need to get around to this oil change, just for my peace of mind.
Also thinking about the fuel filter for this car too, unsure when it was last done exactly, so really need a starting point to be sure, to be sure.
The filters for these ingenium engines are bloody expensive, anywhere from £50 - £60 depending on where you look. Anyhow, found SytnerJLR in Bristol selling them for £36.00 and so got one ordered, on reflection maybe should've just ordered 2.
Still have these Mirror indicators to do too..
So true Gina..Always something to do with these felines Jim, nothing cheap about them either, get something sorted, look away and before you know it something else pops along, hey-ho, how does that saying go? Something like,
I think they're worth it,scrub that, of course they're worth it
Yes, it does.....just found out she's let the subscription lapse though 😵😵Does the XF have an app too? I have the app for Janis’s car on my phone so if anything pops up I get the notification too as she’s “prone to forgetting to remind me”.
Wow Jim, what a great day yours turned out to be all things considered and I'm pooped just reading about it.Well oil / filter change time today, hoping to get fuel filter done too.
I caught up with John earlier this morning, ready to head over and get there for 09.30am before the rain REALLY starts, but missed that boat, oil / filter and Autel in the car with me all ready to go, except the fuel filter which never arrived yesterday.
Of course I was 15 minutes away from the house and on the motorway when the phone rang.
Hi Fedex here, we have a delivery for you. Great!
It was a genuine one, cost £36 when some are asking £50 - £60 and so a decent price.
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Couldn't write the script about the timing though.
Got to John's and battered in straight away, before the rain really settled in and got it done, no issues, gave her 6 litres and will top up as required later when the weather / time allows
The service message was around a little over 5000 miles until service required before starting, and so set about resetting that and brought out the mighty Autel to try, showing it to John and letting him have a play with it.
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John was quite impressed, very easy to use and quick to do its thing, reset A ok to 19,950 miles ( not that she'll go a third of that before being done again )
Update for my reference...26.11.2022
Oil and DEF fluid change timescale / mileage for my reference
This is a note for my reference only mainly, and to answer a question in another thread, also may be useful for others moving forward.
Oil changes, dates and mileages
19.06.2021 @ 42,629 miles car serviced at Jaguar dealers and oil / filter changed
06.04.2022 @ 49,425 miles – 6,796 miles travelled between changes
26.11.2022 @ 54,634 miles – 5,209 miles travelled between changes
DEF fluid top ups, dates and mileages
19.06.2021 @ 42,629 miles car serviced at Jaguar dealers and DEF fluid topped up
03.02.2022 @ 48,320 miles – 5,691 miles travelled between refills
19.05.2022 @ 50,431 miles – 2,111 miles travelled between refills
08.11.2022 @ 54,283 miles – 3,852 miles travelled between refills
Once done we were having a catch up about his X358 / X351 and what he was doing there, also about some of the little mod / updates done recently and there was a knock at the door.
" Auld Jackie" clearly a local pensioner, well known old timer was having car trouble, wouldn't start, nothing at all and could John help?
Community spirit in action right there, love it.
The story was, the car was fine, recently drove 10 miles or more with no issues, parked up and went into the shop, came out, nothing, not even any lights!
I said I'd go with John and we'd take the Autel just in case it could help.
When we arrived it was a Peugeot RCZ, a little unloved and probably just tootling about, a few miles here, a few miles there.
The thoughts ranged from battery / starter motor etc, anyhow, John sidled up the X358 and connected the jump leads and the dash lit up, but nothing
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Connected up the Autel and a whole list of codes appeared.
Just at that there was a message on the dash John said, service interval exceeded by 3000 miles and we both thought DPF, maybe the car's reached its limit and the no start scenario has kicked in??
Anyhow, all codes cleared and reset except the code which related to DPF full, so nothing much further to be done unfortunately.
We did try and call a local DPF cleaner specialist, no joy, then John took him down to a local garage to see how he got on from there, I had to leave at that point, but hopefully the ole boy got sorted.
A win for me getting the oil changed out and the service reset no issues too.
Another win for the Autel which proved itself quite a capable piece of kit today, and although I said to John,he could borrow mine anytime, I have a funny feeling, like me, he'd rather have his own and will no doubt purchase one immediately if not sooner knowing him.
More to do, fuel filter on the XF as well as on the XJ X351 along with the other little bits n pieces such as cain filter and a few more led's etc