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  1. Sorry about this Clive, Joe is right....we had a spammer send out these messages some time ago. Goodness knows what their end game is but as Joe said, just delete it.
  2. Hi Jim.....welcome to the Club Good to have you onboard!
  3. Hi Tanky.....welcome to the Club Good to have you onboard!
  4. Hi Peter......welcome to the Club Good to have you onboard!
  5. With the combination of further lockdowns and the colder winter months creeping in, the chances are that your car might be feeling a bit under the weather right now Rather than get caught out, here are some straightforward checks and simple DIY fixes brought to you by Halfords that you can do to make sure that your vehicle starts when you need it to (and is mechanically safe and sound when it does). Check your battery Car batteries can fail for several reasons, but two of the most common are lack of use and cold weather. Your car’s probably spent most of the last month on your drive, only leaving for the odd essential trip, and that’s not enough to keep your battery alive. (It can actually take at least 30 minutes of driving to charge a battery, depending on the vehicle and battery age.) Add in the fact that cold weather can make battery charging slower and it’s a good idea to put checking your battery at the top of your list. If your car refuses to start, then you’ve got a couple of options. You could try a car battery charger, which plugs into the mains and should kick-start your battery if there’s any residual charge within it. If your battery has completely run out of charge then you’ll need either a jump starter pack or a set of jump leads and a donor car (preferably from your own household). Before trying either, make sure to have a look at our how to jump start a car guide for some essential safety advice. If none of these options work or you’d prefer to get some expert advice, then one of our technicians can come directly to your home to fix your battery quickly and safely thanks to our contactless mobile garage service. Simply book an appointment online, choose a time slot, and enjoy a safe and convenient service. To find out more, have a look at our article on how our mobile technicians are bringing safe services to you. Our mobile technicians can also dispose of and recycle your old battery (you can’t put batteries into your normal household or recycling bin due to the chemicals inside them). Alternatively, you can drop your old battery into any of our stores and we’ll send it for recycling on your behalf. For more information about this, see our guide to battery disposal and recycling. Even if your car battery is working well, it’s worth giving it a once-over. Check that all connectors are in place securely and are in good condition, and look for any fluid leakages. These are danger signs that could suggest your battery or terminals may need replacing before they let you down. Check your tyres All of your tyres should be in a good condition and undamaged, so start by checking these for any cuts, splits or nicks. Get up close and personal to look for any glass, nails or screws that may have become embedded within your tyres and could cause a puncture in the future. And don’t forget to check your spare tyre as well – the last thing you want is for your spare to be out of commission when you really need it. Next, check the depth of tread on each tyre. Legally your tyres should have 1.6mm of continuous tread, but this can be tricky to check with eyes alone. The simplest solution is the 20p check, where you place the coin in the main tread channel at various points around your tyre. If you can see the outer band of the coin face at any point then your tyre tread is too narrow. However, this only gives you a rough guide to your tread depth and so we’d recommend using a tyre depth gauge instead or taking advantage of our Free Tyre Check at any Halfords autocentre if you want a second opinion. Underinflated and overinflated tyres can affect handling, so you should check they’re pumped up properly. If your tyre pressure is worryingly low, you’ll see the tell-tale bulge in your tyre. To be a little more scientific, a tyre pressure gauge will give you an accurate pressure reading. Inflating your tyres is a job we can all do. If you’re unsure about the correct tyre pressures for your vehicle, then you can find them in the vehicle handbook. If you have a flat tyre, then you could try an inflation kit (just make sure that it’s still in date before you start using it). Our mobile garage service can also help with flat tyres. Check your windscreen Your windscreen is your window to the world, so it’s really important to regularly check the condition of your front and rear windscreen wipers. If they’re failing, you’ll notice smears on your windscreen often accompanied by a painful squeaking noise. If your wipers are on the way out, replace them sooner rather than later. Fitting wiper blades is a simple job that you can do with a handful of standard tools or that our expert colleagues can do for you. It’s also important to regularly check your windscreen for any chips. While they may appear minor, small chips can quickly turn into big cracks, making driving anywhere dangerous. Windscreen chip repairs is something that our mobile garage service will be happy to help with. Check your fluids The oil and coolant in your vehicle play a crucial job in keeping your car running smoothly. Checking and topping up your engine oil is quick and straightforward. Your coolant fluid is stored in a clear overflow plastic container located near the radiator and there’s an indicator on it that will show you if there’s enough in there. If you’d like a helping hand, then our mobile garage service or colleagues at our stores and autocentres can top up your oil for a small fee. They can also support with topping up power steering fluid and brake fluid, which are specialist jobs that we’d recommend leaving to the professionals. One final check that you can easily do yourself is the windscreen washer fluid reserve. It’s located close to the top of the engine bay and is clearly marked in most cars with a windscreen wiper icon. If it’s running low, top it up as soon as you can – particularly because it’s actually illegal to have an empty windscreen washer reservoir! Check your bulbs All of the lights in your car should work and operate correctly. It’s easy to check them; simply switch on all of your lights and walk around your vehicle a couple of times. Any that aren’t working as they will need replacement bulbs. Our Car Bulb Buyer’s Guide includes all the information you need to help you select the best bulbs for your needs. We can also fit the bulbs for you at our stores or autocentres for a small fee. The last several months have been challenging, but if you’ve followed our advice and completed all the checks then you can be confident in the knowledge that your car will be ready and waiting when you need it. For even greater peace of mind, why not take advantage of our 10-Point Winter Car Health Check? Our expert colleagues will check your battery, tyres, oil levels, windscreen, wiper blades, headlights and more. The whole process only takes about 30 minutes and our safety procedures in-store and at our autocentres mean that you and our colleagues will remain safe at all times
  6. Hi Mark It sounds like you may not have connected the passenger door lock solenoid which would account for it not locking. Maybe worth taking the door card off and rechecking your steps
  7. We are now offering members a chance to upgrade to Premium Membership with an incredible 30% discount on normal subscription fee for a limited period only. The sooner you sign up the more you can save! USE CODE: SALE30 GET PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP HERE In addition to all the benefits Premium Membership brings you will be sent a Halfords 15% Discount Card before Black Friday so you can benefit from even more discounts in-store* This can represent huge savings if you were planning to buy something for your car, leisure or home. * 10% discount on Bikes. Applies to in-store purchases only
  8. APOLOGIES!!! We have had some Spammers sign up and got past the Spam Defence system which has allowed them to send messages to the members. We have now put measures in place to stop these Spammers signing up and are in the process of cleaning up the site. Unfortunately, Spammers seem to be getting clever to ways to infiltrate the site and as soon as it occurs we aim to eradicate them as soon as possible Admin
  9. APOLOGIES!!! We have had some Spammers sign up and got past the Spam Defence system which has allowed them to send messages to the members. We have now put measures in place to stop these Spammers signing up and are in the process of cleaning up the site. Unfortunately, Spammers seem to be getting clever to ways to infiltrate the site and as soon as it occurs we aim to eradicate them as soon as possible Admin
  10. Octane Publishing are producing a new book on the Jaguar E-Type which will go on sale in mid-November. Contents for Jag E-Type book (not exhaustive, and subject to change)• Peter Tomalin recreates the E-type’s 700-mile journey across Europe for the 1961 Geneva Motor Show. Jaguar expert Philip Porter tells the story of the famous Autocar road test that verified the E-type's claimed top speed of 150mph, and Mark Dixon heads to Germany in an attempt to hit 150mph again all these years later. Glen Waddington, Robert Coucher, and Stephen Bayley pit the E-type against two of its rivals: the Aston Martin DB5 and the Porsche 911. James Page spends time with Norman Dewis, the legendary Jaguar test driver, who sadly died last year. David Lillywhite tells the story of the resurrection of the Lindner Nöcker Lightweight, one of the most ambitious restoration projects ever, before Glen Waddington drives the car. Tony Dron drives E2A, the missing link between the D-type and the E-type. Keith Adams drives the Michelotti Jaguar Le Mans, a coach built special originally based on the D-type, but which has been resurrected with E-type parts. Richard Meaden drives the factory-backed Group 44 E-type V12, which won the SCCA B Production National Championship in 1975. Mark Dixon goes behind the scenes to learn about the development of the Lightweight Continuation before Glen Waddington drives the car. Simon de Burton looks at the Bremont Lightweight E-type Chronometer, the watch made in collaboration with Jaguar to mark the production of the Lightweight Continuation cars. Richard Heseltine drives the last E-type off the line, and Nigel Thorley meets one built 31 years after production ended – a car assembled by an enthusiast from leftover factory parts. Robert Coucher drives each of the magical, modified E-types made by Eagle. Glen Waddington visits Spain to put the F-type through its paces and find out if it is a worthy successor to the E-type. Mark Dixon goes to Jaguar HQ to learn about the E-type Reborn project. Antony Ingram drives the electric-powered E-type Zero prototype. The historian and former Jaguar apprentice Graham Robson shares his memories of the development of the E-type. Designers including Ian Callum, Peter Stevens, and Leonardo Fioravanti offer their thoughts on the E-type. Philip Porter counts down the ten most important E-types. E-type model information and buying guide.
  11. Hi Guy How's the restoration going?
  12. Hi Dave.....welcome to the Club Superb looking S-Type Good to have you onboard!
  13. Hi Christopher....welcome to the Club ...and welcome back to the wonderful world of Jaguar!
  14. Hi Andy.....welcome to the Club Great colour...really enhances the XE's body styling Good to have you onboard!
  15. Hi Carl.....how are you getting on with the XF? Still living up to your expectations?
  16. Discount Offer Details Your discount code offer will include all our products, repairs & fitting services. 10% OFF RRP We supply and/or fit all airbag-related items such as: Dashboards Passenger airbags Driver steering wheel airbags Knee airbags Curtain / Roof Airbags Front & Rear Seat belts As included above, the discount applies to our in house fitting service at our head office based in Rotherham if you wish to select that option. It also applies to our repair services including seat belts. If your seat belt is; Collision / Accident locked Cut, frayed or torn Slow-release Jamming Don't suffer the main dealer prices and delays of a new belt. We can often have the belt returned to you within 48 hours and at a snip of the price.
  17. With an assertive new exterior, beautifully crafted all-new interior, latest generation Pivi Pro infotainment and the choice of in-line four- and six-cylinder engines including PHEV** and MHEV technology, the new Jaguar F-PACE is more luxurious, connected and efficient The new exterior design gives the award-winning F-PACE performance SUV a cleaner, more assured presence, featuring a new sculpted bonnet with a wider power bulge and smoother, more precisely defined surfaces. The new bonnet also contributes to a more striking finish by reducing the number of shutlines on the front of the car. An enlarged grille features Jaguar’s heritage logo-inspired ‘diamond’ detailing, while the side fender vents now feature the iconic Leaper emblem, demonstrating the exceptional attention to detail found right across the vehicle. A new front bumper with redesigned air intakes and dark mesh details visually widen the new F-PACE for a more assured dynamic presence. New super slim all-LED quad headlights with ‘Double J’ Daytime Running Light (DRL) signatures, which are available with optional Pixel LED technology, deliver increased resolution and brightness. With Adaptive Driving Beam capability, which evaluates the road ahead and automatically adapts the high beam light to mask oncoming traffic or traffic signs, the system can create varying light beam patterns by selecting different LED segments to optimise visibility and minimise risk of distracting other drivers. Premium LED technology is fitted as standard across the range and is available with Auto High Beam Assist on SE and HSE models. The technology uses the forward-facing camera to automatically switch between high and low beam, reducing risk of dazzling oncoming drivers. Animated Directional Indicators are also available on all models when fitted as part of additional linked options, and provide heightened sophistication. At the rear, new slimline lights feature Jaguar’s double chicane graphic – first previewed on the all-electric I-PACE – to accentuate the width of the vehicle. The new bumper design and sculpted new tailgate also add visual drama and deliver a more confident appearance. In R-Dynamic specification, the new F-PACE features a series of distinct design elements for a more performance-focused look, while all models are available with the additional Black Exterior Pack, which delivers an even more dynamic appearance with bespoke elements finished in Gloss Black. ALL-NEW, CRAFTED INTERIOR The F-PACE has an all-new interior with heightened luxury, enhanced connectivity and greater serenity and refinement. The new cockpit design is bolder, more dynamic and with greater focus on the driver. A new sporty centre console, faster in profile, sweeps up to the instrument panel and incorporates an optional wireless charger and greater console stowage. At the heart of the new interior is a seamlessly integrated centrally-mounted 11.4-inch curved-glass HD touchscreen in an elegant magnesium alloy casing, which controls the new Pivi Pro infotainment system. Authentic finishes, including open-pore wood veneers and aluminium, feature in beautifully formed shapes such as the upper door insert and full width ‘Piano lid’ that is formed across the width of the instrument panel. Laser-etched mid-line speaker frets and the metallic rotary dial of the JaguarDrive Control epitomise the attention-to-detail. "The new F-PACE is dynamic and assertive with an elegant stance on the road – it represents a significant development of Jaguar design language. The heightened luxury and attention to detail inside the F-PACE with seamlessly integrated state-of-the-art technologies ensure both driver and passengers feel a real sense of occasion whenever they get in the vehicle." JULIAN THOMSON - JAGUAR DESIGN DIRECTOR The new Drive Selector – just one of the many beautiful details – features an upper section finished with ‘cricket-ball’ stitching, the lower part being made of precision-engineered metal for enhanced tactility. New door casings, featuring a new 360-degree grab handle, provide easier access and increased storage for drinks bottles and other items, while the electric window switches are moved down from the top of the door roll, putting them within easier reach of occupants. New seats feature wider cushioning, new massage functions and enhanced coverage of the heated and cooling areas. An embossed Jaguar Leaper features on the headrests on selected models, while a set of ‘Est.1935 Jaguar Coventry’ upholstery tags highlight the brand’s heritage. A series of advanced technologies ensure the health and wellbeing of all occupants. Cabin Air Ionisation improves interior air quality through Nanoe technology, which removes allergens and unpleasant odours. The system now also features PM2.5 filtration, which captures ultra-fine particles – including PM2.5 particulates – to improve occupant health and wellbeing. The customer activates the system simply by pressing the ‘Purify’ button. PLUG-IN POWER AND PERFORMANCE The new F-PACE is available with the P400e PHEV** powertrain as well as the latest four-cylinder and new in-line six-cylinder petrol and diesel Ingenium engines. Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) technology is also available on selected engines for the first time. All F-PACE models feature intelligent all-wheel drive and eight-speed automatic transmissions. The full powertrain range is: Diesel 163PS MHEV 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD 204PS MHEV 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD 300PS MHEV 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD 300PS 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD Petrol 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD 340PS MHEV 3.0-litre six-cylinder e-s/c and turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD 400PS MHEV 3.0-litre six-cylinder e-s/c and turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD 404PS PHEV 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, eight-speed automatic, AWD The new 2.0-litre four-cylinder PHEV model produces a combined 404PS and 640Nm from its petrol engine and 105kW electric motor. The advanced electric motor is powered by a 17.1kWh lithium-ion battery and helps contribute to CO2 emissions from 49g/km* and fuel economy of up to 130.2mpg (from 2.2l/100km)* as well as impressive performance figures of 0-60mph in 5.0 seconds (0-100km/h in 5.3 seconds). When fully charged, the new P400e is capable of up to 33 miles (53km)* of all-electric driving, enabling the new F-PACE PHEV to complete the average UK daily commute of 18.8 miles (30.2km) *** to and from work, in EV mode without requiring a recharge. Fast Charging (32kW DC) is capable of delivering 0-80 per cent charge in 30 minutes while a domestic 7kW wall box can provide a charge of 0-80 per cent in as little as one hour 40 minutes. Advanced MHEV technology, available on the four- and six-cylinder diesel engines and featured on the six-cylinder petrol powertrains, uses a Belt integrated Starter Generator (BiSG) to harvest energy usually lost when slowing and braking. This energy is then stored in a separate 48V lithium-ion battery before being intelligently redeployed to assist the engine when accelerating away, as well as delivering a more refined stop/start system. With MHEV technology, the next-generation 163PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine achieves CO2 emissions from 163g/km* and fuel economy of up to 45.4mpg (from 6.2l/100km)*. The in-line six-cylinder 300PS diesel engine delivers strong performance from low speeds while returning fuel economy of up to 38.1mpg (from 7.4l/100km)* and CO2 emissions from as low as 194g/km*. As well as the competitive efficiency, performance is just as impressive with 0-60mph covered in just 6.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 6.4 seconds). The new diesel engine meets stringent emissions targets, including Euro 6d-Final, thanks to a raft of advanced technologies - series sequential turbos and an advanced after-treatment system make it one of the leading diesels in the world. Petrol customers can choose between the 340PS or a 400PS version of the 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder producing 480Nm and 550Nm of torque respectively. Both feature the latest engine technologies including an electric supercharger supported by a twin scroll turbocharger and Continuous Variable Valve Lift (CVVL), for a strong combination of refined performance and efficiency. In 400PS form, the new F-PACE is capable of 0-60mph in just 5.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 5.4 seconds). Finally, the 2.0-litre four-cylinder 250PS Ingenium petrol engine produces 365Nm of torque, delivering 0-60mph in 6.9 seconds (0-100km/h in 7.3 seconds) and CO2 emissions from 209g/km* with fuel economy of up to 30.4mpg (from 9.3 l/100km)*. All engines are paired with Jaguar’s eight-speed automatic gearbox, which can be controlled using the steering wheel shift paddles for added driver engagement. "The new Jaguar F-PACE delivers a powertrain to suit all customers. Our next generation PHEV system delivers great fuel efficiency and low running costs, while the all-electric range of up to 33 miles (53km) is enough to cover the daily commute for most customers. The extensive powertrain choice includes our latest Ingenium petrol and diesel engines which feature advanced technologies and provide the perfect blend of performance, refinement and efficiency." COLIN KIRKPATRICK - CHIEF PRODUCT ENGINEER All-wheel drive is standard across all F-PACE models and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics provides rear-wheel drive biased performance, with the ability to vary torque to individual axles almost instantly depending on conditions. The new F-PACE chassis has been updated to support the introduction of the new electrified engines as well as enabling the latest JaguarDrive Control and new Auto Vehicle Hold The latest JaguarDrive Control features Comfort, Eco, Rain-Ice-Snow and Dynamic modes, which can be chosen manually by the driver based on the road conditions. The settings, selected through a new rotary dial next to the all-new Drive Selector, adapt the F-PACE’s steering, transmission, throttle and (when specified) Adaptive Dynamics settings. Auto Vehicle Hold provides added convenience and smoother operation than conventional Automatic Hill Hold. The new technology holds the brakes for an unlimited period of time when stationary on a gradient, gently releasing the brakes only when the driver depresses the accelerator to drive away. CUTTING-EDGE CONNECTED TECHNOLOGIES The new F-PACE features Jaguar’s advanced Electronic Vehicle Architecture, dubbed EVA 2.0, which supports a range of new technologies to ensure the future-ready vehicle is always connected and always up to date. The latest Pivi Pro infotainment technology is accessed through the all-new 11.4-inch curved glass HD touchscreen. Key benefits include enhanced clarity, the screen is three times brighter and 48% larger than the previous 10-inch screen, and the simplified menu structures allow drivers to access or view up to 90 per cent of common tasks from the homescreen in two taps or less. To help drivers access vital information quickly, new F-PACE also features a new 12.3-inch HD Interactive Driver Display with enhanced graphics and a configurable layout which can show full-screen navigation mapping with turn-by-turn instructions, digital dials, media, contact list or infotainment details. Working in conjunction with the optional Head-up Display technology, new F-PACE gives drivers all the information they need with least distraction. The intuitive new infotainment system features Apple CarPlay® as standard and allows customers to connect two phones simultaneously via Bluetooth. Android Auto™ and Baidu CarLife are also available as standard depending on market applicability. Optional wireless device charging with phone signal booster allows occupants to fast charge their compatible smartphone. The system also provides clearer calls through the help of an external aerial. To enable instantaneous start-up, Pivi Pro has a dedicated power source, so is ready to use as soon as customers get behind the wheel. The collection of new convenience technologies includes Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA) capability, which ensures the performance SUV is always using the latest software. The technology means that owners don’t have to visit retailers to receive software updates for the vehicle. Pivi Pro connectivity is provided by the latest embedded dual-sim technology with two LTE modems enabling the system to carry out multiple functions at the same time, such as streaming media and downloading SOTA updates, without compromising performance. The cutting-edge connectivity also ensures minimal interruptions caused by coverage blackspots as it roams across network providers for the strongest signal. Segment-first Active Road Noise Cancellation technology constantly monitors vibrations from the road surface and calculates the opposite phase sound wave needed to remove the noise heard by the occupants. This means quieter levels within the cabin and improved refinement that helps to reduce fatigue, commonly associated with prolonged exposure to low-frequency noise. Cabin occupancy is monitored, with the system continuously optimising performance to deliver the best possible experience for everyone. The lightweight technology ensures that vehicle weight and handling characteristics remain unaffected. Engine Noise Cancellation isolates the cabin from unwanted engine noise to further enhance the sense of tranquillity. For enhanced convenience, the second-generation wearable Activity Key can be used to lock, unlock and start the vehicle without the need for the conventional key fob to be present in the vehicle. The rechargeable device incorporates a watch and has a battery life of up to seven days between charges. The new Guardian Mode (UK only) also uses a timer to provide added security and peace of mind when using the Secure app. It allows customers to identify times when the vehicle will be inactive, for example through the night, and receive alerts to their smartphone if it is used during this window – giving immediate warning of any unauthorised movements. The new F-PACE also benefits from a selection of advanced driver assistance technology. This includes Clear Exit Monitor, which can alert both front and rear occupants to the presence of an approaching car or cyclist when exiting the vehicle. Adaptive Cruise Control automatically maintains a set distance from the vehicle in front. Jaguar’s latest 3D Surround Camera technology delivers advanced 3D functionality using the latest camera technology to deliver more detail and a choice of real-time viewing when manoeuvring the vehicle. The selection of settings include Junction View, 3D Perspective View, and ClearSight Plan View. Jaguar’s commitment to creating strong and lightweight vehicles, continues with the new F-PACE. The aluminium-intensive architecture uses recycled aluminium from closed-loop manufacturing for greater sustainability and is an important contribution towards Jaguar’s journey to Destination Zero, a world of zero emissions, zero accidents and zero congestion. Customers can choose from S, SE and HSE specification packs, all are available in R-Dynamic specification. Also optional on all models is the Black Exterior Pack.
  18. We've teamed up with Wizzle - A fast, free and easy way to sell your car. Compare multiple offers with no obligation The Jaguar Owners Club has teamed up with Wizzle to offer our members an option to sell their Jaguar in a quick and efficient manner. The Wizzle platform is ideal for anyone who doesn't want the headache of a private sale, or the hassle of negotiating on a knocked down part exchange price. To sell your car, simply enter some information in the system about your car and in around 30 seconds you will be sent a valuation for your car. If you add some photos of your car and within a minute your car could be advertised with their extensive network of buyers and then just wait for an offer. Once you receive an agreeable offer, you can then choose to accept it and proceed with the sale. Unlike other online car buying companies, the buyers' offer is firm and you won't be knocked down on the price as long as the information and photos of the condition are accurate and honest. Best of all, Wizzle do not charge you any fees whatsoever! To proceed to sell your car via Wizzle, you will need to provide the following information: The Registration Number Current Mileage Service History (full or part, main dealer or independent) Information on Condition Photos of Condition Phone Number and Email Just click the link below and then enter your information to get started with your free car valuation! https://www.jaguarownersclub.com/wizzle/
  19. Hi John.....welcome to the Club!
  20. Hi Paul.....welcome to the Club!
  21. Hi Carl.....welcome to the Club! Nice collection of cars 🙂
  22. Hi Richard....welcome to the Forum!
  23. Glad to hear you have a positive outcome after all that has happened. Sometimes it does come down to coincidence especially after having work carried out on the car and then something goes wrong.