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by Catmad
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Clunking Noise from Front Suspension
Replies: 10
Views: 1996

Re: Clunking Noise from Front Suspension

The early FPace models suffered from Track Rod End failure due to poor seals causing dirt to enter and lubricant to leak. I had a similar problem and had both Track Rod Ends replaced after 16,000mls which cured the problem and have now done 40,000mls with no more issues. (See earlier thread)
by Catmad
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: White blocks on the wheels
Replies: 11
Views: 961

Re: White blocks on the wheels

Standard practice for all manufacturers to add balance patches on new wheels. Just be careful when using the power washer - you shouldn't be washing at such a high pressure near bodywork in any case.
by Catmad
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: New Firenze Red 2.0D portfolio
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

Re: New Firenze Red 2.0D portfolio

Identical to mine inside and out - enjoy!
by Catmad
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: Remote Climate
Replies: 11
Views: 1848

Re: Remote Climate

Mine also working fine - using it every morning for last week! Also on Android.
by Catmad
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical Discussions
Topic: AWD And Auto Transmission Maintenance
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Re: AWD And Auto Transmission Maintenance

I have clocked up over 200,000 miles on 8 speed auto ZF gearboxes with not a single issue and only Jaguar recommended servicing. I did 100,000mls on my first 3.0D XF and 95000 on my second. Have now done 40,000 on my Fpace without issue (DV!). However, I always take out extended warranty if keeping ...
by Catmad
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Main Jaguar FPace chat
Topic: Jobs for the face lift
Replies: 26
Views: 4413

Re: Jobs for the face lift

Re Stop/Start my Fpace has a switch on the centre consul next to Drive Mode which switches the Auto Stop/Start on and off as required. Has this been removed on newer models?
by Catmad
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: For Sale - Cross Bars and Cycle Carriers
Replies: 14
Views: 2710

Re: For Sale - Cross Bars and Cycle Carriers

Hi Barman, Sorry but I will be on holiday then but many thanks for the offer.
by Catmad
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: For Sale - Cross Bars and Cycle Carriers
Replies: 14
Views: 2710

Re: For Sale - Cross Bars and Cycle Carriers

I would be interested in the lot but unfortunately based in Ayrshire, Scotland and never really down Guildford way by car.
by Catmad
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Detailing & Car Care
Topic: Stained bodywork on 2 day old FPace
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Stained bodywork on 2 day old FPace

Wow that's some top tip Catwoman - would never have thought of trying WD40 on my paintwork. I'm off to give it a try...………!
PS: Where did you learn this one from or is it a trade secret??
by Catmad
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Main Jaguar FPace chat
Topic: Cabin Noise and Tyre replacement.
Replies: 6
Views: 2169

Re: Cabin Noise and Tyre replacement.

I changed my Continentals for Michelin Cross Climate SUVs which are much quieter.

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