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If your Jaguar has broken down or you need an important Jaguar milestone service or general maintenance in the East of England area it can be quite stressful choosing a mechanic familiar with your Jaguar model or type of Repairs repair if you haven't had time to build up a relationship with a local garage
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If your Jaguar needs an urgent repair, a new timing belt , brake pads or just a general service and oil change and you're looking for a garage or mobile mechanic in the East of England area then use our simple form to arrange a quote; Perhaps you need a specialist mechanic or a garage in the East of England area experienced with diagnosing common Jaguar problems or with the OBD equipment to identify & reset factory service faults and take care of those service warning lights
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Jaguar Repairs East of England

Jaguar Repairs East of England

East of England: Jaguar Parts Fitted

Jaguar Body Panels
Replacement Jaguar panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Jaguar Panel damage repairs

Jaguar EGR Valves
Replacement Jaguar EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Jaguar - The EGR valve helps your Jaguar burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Jaguar engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Jaguar Starter Motors
Replacement Jaguar Starter motors installed

Jaguar Electrical Components
Jaguar electrical faults repaired using Jaguar OEM components - Jaguar sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Jaguar Timing Belt - Jaguar Cambelt
Jaguar Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Jaguar service or if the Timing Belt on your Jaguar has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Jaguar Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Jaguar paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Jaguar different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Jaguar Brakes
Routine Jaguar servicing, replacement Jaguar brake pads & discs fitted, Jaguar hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Jaguar Alternators
Replacement Jaguar alternators fitted

Jaguar Performance Spares
OEM Jaguar parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Jaguar Cooling System
Replacement Jaguar radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Jaguar engine at its optimal operating temperature

Jaguar Gearboxes
Jaguar Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Jaguar gearbox

Jaguar Engines
Jaguar Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Jaguar Exhausts
Jaguar Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Jaguar Exhausts fitted & welded

Jaguar Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Jaguar Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Jaguar Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Jaguar Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Jaguar model

Jaguar Autoelectrics
Jaguar electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Jaguar engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Jaguar Suspension System
Jaguar replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Jaguar Clutches
Jaguar clutch repairs East of England - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Jaguar Clutch kit

Jaguar Services - Jaguar Hydraulic Braking System Servicing and Repair East of England

Modern Jaguar braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Jaguar brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

Jaguar Hydraulic Disc Brake and Drum Brake Systems

Jaguar disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

Drum Brakes are an older system than Jaguar disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Jaguar rear wheels

Jaguar Brake Servicing - Jaguar Brake Discs and Pads

The brake pads on your Jaguar should wear first

Jaguar brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

If the Jaguar brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

if the Jaguar brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

Jaguar Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

Jaguar Brake Servicing & Inspection East of England

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Brake pipe Condition

General brake disc condition

Brake drum condition

Brake calliper operation

And carry out the following maintenance of your Jaguar braking system:-

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Handbrake function and travel

ABS warning light operation

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Wheel cylinder condition

Hand brake linkage condition

Adjust handbrake

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

Jaguar Steering System

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Jaguar steering system is uneven tyre wear

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

Common symptoms of Jaguar steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Jaguar tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

Your Jaguar steering inspection can include:-

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Steering Condition

Jaguar Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Jaguar Services: Brakes Servicing and Repair

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

Replacement Jaguar Cambelt - Timing Belt

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Jaguar parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Jaguar timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

Since Jaguar Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Jaguar

Generally Jaguar belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Jaguar that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Jaguar Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

East of England Replacement Jaguar Clutch

Jaguar Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Jaguar clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Jaguar Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Jaguar Clutch kit:-
Jaguar clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Jaguar clutch slave cylinder

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

The Jaguar clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to theJaguar transmission system

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

Jaguar Engine Efficiency - Fuel Injection

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Jaguar vehicles

Jaguar Re-Mapping East of England
The Jaguar ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

Jaguar Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

Jaguar Engine Mapping
The Jaguar ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Jaguar fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

East of England Maintenance - Jaguar Oil Change

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Jaguar motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Jaguar engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Jaguar performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Jaguar engine increases

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Jaguar recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Jaguar engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Synthetic Oil Change - East of England
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

Oil & Filter Change
A new Jaguar oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Jaguar engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Jaguar engine fails

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Jaguar running smoothly

East of England Exhaust Fitting Jaguar

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

The Jaguar exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

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Jaguar Models

  • Jaguar
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  • Jaguar X-Type Estate

East of England Tyre Fitting

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  • Uneven Tyre Wear?
    Jaguar Tracking adjustment
  • Jaguar Wheel alignment
  • Jaguar Tyre Fitting
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  • Pirelli
  • Dunlop
  • BF Goodrich
  • Kleber
  • Riken
  • Hankook
  • Goodyear
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Jaguar ABS

  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Ecu
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined
  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Pump
  • ABS Control Unit

Jaguar Air Conditioning

  • Jaguar AC Radiator
  • Jaguar AC Fluid Top Up
  • Jaguar AC Pump
  • Jaguar AC Compressor
  • Jaguar AC Condenser
  • Jaguar AC Evaporator
  • Jaguar AC Receiver Drier

Jaguar Fuel, Oil & Air Filters

  • Jaguar Oil Filter
  • Jaguar Transmission Filter Kit
  • Jaguar Air Filter
  • Jaguar Fuel Filter
  • Jaguar Cabin Air and Pollen Filter

Jaguar Sensors

  • Jaguar Temperature Sensor
  • Jaguar Oxygen Sensor
  • Jaguar Air Flow Mass Meter

Jaguar Electrical

  • Jaguar Thermostats
  • Jaguar Headlights
  • Jaguar Antenna
  • Jaguar Heater Blower Motor
  • Jaguar ECU Mapping Remap
  • Jaguar Tail Lights
  • Jaguar Bulbs
  • Jaguar Eibach Pro Kit
  • Jaguar Spark Plugs
  • Jaguar Oxygen Sensor
  • Jaguar Fog Lights
  • Jaguar Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Jaguar Parking Light
  • Jaguar Ignition Coil
  • Jaguar Alternator
  • Jaguar Starter Motor
  • Jaguar Heater Core
  • Jaguar Window Motors
  • Jaguar Electronic Control Unit
  • Jaguar Cooling Fan
  • Jaguar Lambda Sensor
  • Jaguar Fuel Pump
  • Jaguar Water Pump

Jaguar Wheel Components

  • Jaguar CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Jaguar Control Arm
  • Jaguar Ball Joints
  • Jaguar Tyres
  • Jaguar Axle Assembly
  • Jaguar Alloy Wheel Repairs

Jaguar Braking System

  • Jaguar Brake Rotor
  • Jaguar Brake Servo
  • Jaguar Brake Drums
  • Jaguar Brake Pads
  • Jaguar Brake Compensator Valve
  • Jaguar Brake Discs
  • Jaguar Brake Slave Cylinder
  • Jaguar Brake Master Cylinder
  • Jaguar Brake Calipers

Jaguar Clutch Kits

  • Jaguar Clutch Kit
  • Jaguar Clutch Slave Cylinder
  • Jaguar Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Jaguar Clutch Cable
  • Jaguar Clutch Master Cylinder
  • Jaguar Flywheel
  • Jaguar Clutch Pressure Plate
  • Jaguar Clutch Pedal

Jaguar Exhausts

  • Jaguar Exhaust
  • Jaguar Exhaust Manifold
  • Jaguar Exhaust Box
  • Jaguar Muffler
  • Jaguar Tailpipe
  • Jaguar EGR Valve
  • Jaguar Silencer
  • Jaguar Lambda Sensor
  • Jaguar Exhaust System Complete
  • Jaguar Exhaust Pipes
  • Jaguar Oxygen Sensor
  • Jaguar Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)

Jaguar Engine Components

  • Jaguar Fuel Injector
  • Jaguar Pistons and Cylinder
  • Jaguar Timing Belt Kits
  • Jaguar Ignition Coil
  • Jaguar Timing Chain Kits
  • Jaguar Engine Mounts
  • Jaguar Distributor Cap & Rotor
  • Jaguar Cylinder Head Gasket

Jaguar Gaskets

  • Jaguar Valve Cover Gasket
  • Jaguar Cylinder Head Gasket

Jaguar Oil & Hydraulics

  • Jaguar Oil Sump and Plate
  • Jaguar Oil Cap
  • Jaguar Fuel Cap
  • Jaguar Oil Pump
  • Jaguar Oil and Hydraulic Fluid
  • Jaguar Oil Filter

Jaguar Misc

  • Jaguar Power Steering Hoses
  • Jaguar Hood Emblems
  • Jaguar Radiator
  • Jaguar Windscreen Wipers
  • Jaguar Shock Absorbers
  • Jaguar Steering Rack
  • Jaguar Throttle Body & Cable
  • Jaguar Power Steering Pump
  • Jaguar Wiper Blades
  • Jaguar Struts
  • Jaguar Tie Rods
  • Jaguar Radiator Pipes
  • Jaguar Serpentine and V Belt
  • Jaguar Bonnet Latch and Strut

Jaguar Suspension

  • Rubber Grommets
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Struts
  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Jaguar Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Ball Joints
  • Jaguar Additional Suspension Components
  • Suspension Struts
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Jaguar bush wear
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends
  • Tie Rods
  • Spring Condition
  • Sway Bar
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Idler arm
  • Control Arms or Blades

Common Jaguar Problems

  • Thrust bearing worn
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • My Jaguar Won't Start
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Warning Lights On
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
  • Slipping when cold
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • Jaguar keeps stalling
  • Jaguar Immobiliser
  • Noisy Brakes
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • Jaguar Check Engine Light On
  • Jaguar Headlights not working
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Heater Not Working
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • slave cylinder leaking
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Jaguar check engine light on
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • Leak in coolant system
  • Clogged Jaguar air filter
  • Knocking sound
  • My Jaguar Does Not drive Straight
  • Jaguar Radiator fan not working
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • Engine Won't Start
  • Judder when braking
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • Coolant Leaking
  • Can't get into gear
  • Engine Idles Rough
  • No pick up for first gear
  • Engine Misfires
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Clutch juddering
  • Window stuck
  • Clutch Won't work
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Engine Stalls
  • Engine Overheating
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • Jaguar Lights not working
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • Low Brake Pedal
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