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  1. After months of deliberating, I have decided to sell my beloved Jaguar XF 3.0L D Premium Luxury. I have recently posted an advertisement on this JOC cars for sale section. If anybody is looking for, or knows anybody who is looking for a Jaguar XF, then get in touch. I am advertising elsewhere and I believe the asking price is sensible at £6,250 Regards, Graham
  2. 2011 Jaguar XF 3.0 D Premium Luxury. Cambelts have been replaced by Jaguar main dealership at 108,000 miles and mileage is currently at 120,990. Full service history by Jaguar Specialists with all paperwork and 9 stamps in service book. My XF is beautiful Claret Red with full Black leather. Just had the annual service by an Jaguar Independent Specialist. All tyres excellent. Everything works as it should with no faults. Only two owners before me, the last owner works for Jaguar. 2 x electronic keys, Folder bundle with full and complete service history, MOT until 14 March 2020, Further info: Black leather seats (Heated front seats), electric multi function adjustable seats for passenger and driver with lumbar support, drivers seat multi memory position, winter defrost pack front & rear screens & mirrors defrost, multi function steering wheel, dual climate control, air con, cruise control, dynamic mode, Bluetooth telephone connectivity, CD FM/AM audio, alloy wheels, Walnut veneers, keyless ignition, electric front and rear windows, blind spot monitoring, rear parking sensors, steering wheel paddle gear shift, automatic rain sensor window wipers, automatic headlamps, ISOFIX child seat system, touch screen multi function display, excellent sat nav (Jaguar Landrover), space saver spare wheel, split folding rear seats 1/3rd 2/3rd, good sized boot space, 2 x keys, Full & complete service history, last serviced at Jaguar Specialist at 120,990 miles on 27/2/2019, Smoke free, Pet free and MOT until 14/3/2020! Sensibly priced to sell at £6,250 Contact me for further details but be aware I am advertising this elsewhere. Graham
  3. Well, I would certainly be able to carry my fishing gear, I have seen some people with these L200 types. What is it you have?
  4. Hoping to part exchange my 2011 Jaguar XF 3.0 D Premium Luxury for a similar condition tow car which must be automatic. I like Shogun's as I already have a manual one (Shogun Sport) but if anybody on here has something I can tow a 1610Kg caravan with I might be interested in other makes!
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    My Jaguar XF 3.0D Premium Luxury. (Claret Red on I believe 19" Caravela Alloys). Perhaps someone could confirm the wheels?
  6. So, after resisting a desire to purchase a lovely caravan here I am still pondering. I deliberately missed out on a lovely Bessacarr 625GL even after my low offer was accepted! Something wasn't right and I think it's all down to my (towing) car! I might bite the bullet and grab an end of season caravan bargain (I'm not buying new) as some people will no doubt want to sell having had their holidays and in some cases, to prevent having to pay storage for the caravan! Yes, now is a good time to buy. I would still like to know what my car is actually allowed to tow though, so have attached a picture of the sticker which shows (I think) the towing weight allowed for my vehicle. The sticker is located inside of the nearside door forward post. Can anybody translate the confusing list of weights with an explanation of what each represents please? Regards Graham
  7. Cheers everyone, I havn't rushed out and bought a caravan yet. I had seen a couple that I really liked but in the end, I decided the XF isn't really a tow vehicle so have stopped looking at least for the time being!
  8. Thank you Peter. I am still confused and even more so due to looking wider at various caravans. How lovely some of them are. Regards Graham
  9. Hi, I am shortly to purchase a caravan. I already have a tow car (Shogun Sport 2.5Tdi) which will do the job, although I would really like to tow with my XF 3.0l Diesel Premium Luxury. I have searched the maximum tow loads and have found at least a couple of confusing specifications. On one site called UKtow.com it stated my car (but a year 2009 (mine is a 2011)), as towing weight of 1678kg. On another site towingcapacity.co.uk it gave unbraked max as 750kg and braked max as 1850kg. Does anyone have anything that can give me positive guides here please? Also, while I am close to choosing the caravan, has anyone had a towbar fitted to an XF? I wouldn't mind a pointer to where I should go. I do have someone who could fit one at my workshop although I won't let them loose on the wiring and as I would require split charging this might be challenging with the XF's electrics? Regards Graham
  10. Surely that picture of the lady wearing a red top isn't your Mum as you stated she is 83yrs old? Anyhow, nice to read how she became a Jaguar owner. Moving on, the XF is such an amazing car. Luxury travel and every drive is a treat! I used to own an X type which is a totally different car. I can't comment on the S type as I havn't owned one of those, although I am told they are also very comfortable. I love my XF 3.0D Premium Luxury (2011) but if I where looking for a replacement I would have a look at a Portfolio S. Regards Graham
  11. I will keep an eye on it. I am sure it was lit when lights are. Unless I have turned it off when messing around when I examined the Valet mode maybe?
  12. Jaguar XF 3.0D Premium Luxury Electronic button that opens the glove box - is this usually illuminated when the vehicle lights are on? (The actual light inside the glove box works. I am just referring to the button that opens the glove compartment). I feel sure it always used to be lit when the vehicle running lights are on. Is this correct? Next question, is it easy to get at to replace the bulb? Regards Graham
  13. Interesting that one. Thanks Joe. How on earth would anyone think of that one until you mention the multimeter!
  14. Thanks Joe and Ron. I now have my Ctek MXS 7.0 and have it hooked up to the Jag so I feel confident for the time being until that switch has been checked out or until the fault is eventually traced! Service is due in March but hoping to get this electrical glitch sorted before then. Anyhow for now at least, I shouldn't have battery drain at home! Joe, I do have a multimeter but I would need a dummy's list to know how to use it for this task which is why I paid for the car to be looked at professionally by the guy's called "Jagutech of Hessle, Hull"! The two guys there have umpteen years experience working for Hatfield Jaguar before forming this company specialising in Jaguar's so I do feel confident with them. This is a 2011Jaguar XF 3.0D so no key/flap operation. Everything is electronic I am afraid! Also, Jagutech have already given the car a good going over and performed all test's but could not find any fault whatsoever! Therefore, I am wanting that switch examined by experts. I do know of a car electrical company who might just save the day. I will pop in later in the week. I eventually bought the Ctek MXS 7.0 from Halfords (I did spot Amazon's price for the MXS 5.0 as pictured below for the three items I wanted):- Frequently bought together + + Amazon total price: £87.87 However, in Halfords new year sale, they had reduced the MXS 7.0 to £89.50 thereby already saving greatly before even paying with my J.O.C. discount card (smirk). This is the newer version two notches up from the MXS 5.0 (which itself is well capable of doing the job). However for about the same price, give or take a couple of quid I spotted the MXS 7.0. So I thought, for about the same price, why have Cotton when you can have Silk? Oh, and thank you once again Jaguar Owners Club for this EXTRA 15 per cent discount at Halfords! Halfords Ctek Batt Charger MXS7.0 £89.50 Ctek Comf M8 Direct Conn £ 4.99 Ctek 2.5m Ext Cable £11.99 Total £106.48 Coupons £ 15.96 Halfords Total Price (J.O.C.) £ 90.52 Regards Graham