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by chris
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar FPace chat
Topic: AHBA
Replies: 7
Views: 739

Re: AHBA

I found AHBA too frustrating. It did not react quick enough for me and I found other cars flashing me prior to mine auto dipping. I also found I would react quicker when I wanted main beam than the car thought I might. It's the only thing I have turned, off apart from engine auto start/Stop. Another...
by chris
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 2.0d R Sport Auto - Should I go AWD or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: 2.0d R Sport Auto - Should I go AWD or not?

I would ponder AWD or Winter tyres. In my opinion Winter tyres are more useful for bad weather ( or 5 months of the year ), but if you are going off road AWD could be of benefit.
by chris
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Washer Fluid Level Alert (Jag remote app only)
Replies: 20
Views: 1747

Re: Washer Fluid Level Alert (Jag remote app only)

OMG do we really need apps warning lights etc to tell us washer level is low. Its simple when you wash your car , top water bottle up! How did we manage less than a decade ago, or am I just an old git??? :lol:
by chris
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine doesn't switch off
Replies: 11
Views: 942

Re: Engine doesn't switch off

:o Like I said, car was in a car park, switched off for 5 mins or more. Auto start is first thing I turn off on starting the car, so that was switched off defo. . . looks like y'shoulda got an F-Pace Chris, maybe time to dump your faulty XF :lol: Each to their own, I tested XF and FP back to back w...
by chris
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine doesn't switch off
Replies: 11
Views: 942

Re: Engine doesn't switch off

:o Like I said, car was in a car park, switched off for 5 mins or more. Auto start is first thing I turn off on starting the car, so that was switched off defo.
by chris
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine doesn't switch off
Replies: 11
Views: 942

Re: Engine doesn't switch off

Only person who could remote start it was me and my phone was in arm rest cubby hole. It actually did it for a third time today, again parked in a car park , me inside and not touching anything. Perhaps dealer visit in the offing soon. :shock:
by chris
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Engine doesn't switch off
Replies: 11
Views: 942

Re: Engine doesn't switch off

Not had this, but have had engine start twice on its own that's without touching button, or feet on any pedals when the car was parked and me still inside. :o
by chris
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Corroded brake discs
Replies: 23
Views: 2418

Re: Corroded brake discs

Work for Tata ( Previously British Steel and Corus ) with 42 years in Metallurgy and Quality Control areas. So yes I really do know what I'm talking about. :D
by chris
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Corroded brake discs
Replies: 23
Views: 2418

Re: Corroded brake discs

On my last service Jaguar called me into the workshop to report brake disc corrosion on fronts. I explained I was a Tata Steel Metallurgist and had an extensive knowledge of Steel, Cast Iron and Corrosion and was very concerned about Jaguar discs and longevity. The Technician also reported slight co...
by chris
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar FPace chat
Topic: New car delays - WLTP?
Replies: 81
Views: 10031

Re: New car delays - WLTP?

Factory fortnight shutdowns are primarily aimed at renewal and maintenance of production lines. In my experience working for Tata, it is usually an excellent time of year to catch up on warehousing/ delivery items and clear the decks for the next restart of production. I would not think all delivery...

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