Jaguar Make Overview
Flashing Engine Block
what causes a flashing engine block and 'restricted performance'
Jaguar Xf 2014 2.2 Premium Luxury Premium Diesel Auto C
Car stalls without any warning. Mechanics here cant find the problem, diagnostics shows no problems. But car cuts out occasionally. Please help Brian
Jaguar XF 2014 2.2 Premium Luxury Premium Diesel Au
Please help i need advice. The Jaguar stalls or cuts out now and again for no apparent reason. The Jaguar dealership mechanics can not pick up the problem, diagnostics show no problem/ No one can hel...
1997 Jag XK8 Convertible Top
My convertible top on my 1997 Jag XK8 won’t go down. I hear the motor trying, and it does move a little, but doesn’t go far. Someone told me the hydraulic fluids need changing. Thought?
could you please tell me what engine codes P0304, P1314, P0420 and P1111
Older Jaguar Models
|Jaguar 420||Jaguar C-TYPE||Jaguar Mark I|
|Jaguar Mark II||Jaguar Mark IV||Jaguar Mark IX|
|Jaguar Mark V||Jaguar Mark VII||Jaguar Mark VIII|
|Jaguar Mark VIIM||Jaguar Mark X||Jaguar S-TYPE R|
It's actually pronounced Jag-yu-are. This very prestigious British automaker commenced production under the name SS Cars Limited in 1922. After the fall of Nazi Germany, the SS named was dropped, clearly for public relations purposes. The name "Jaguar", which had previously been an SS model, was applied to the entire make. The company has changed hands several times since, finally becoming a Ford subsidiary in 1990. Ownership of Jaguar may be changing again soon.
In the early 1950s, Jaguar began importing to the United States. Initial offerings included the XK 140 and XK 150 sports cars, as well as the Mark VII and Mark VIII saloons. Jaguar popularity was bolstered by the British invasion of the 1960s, and attractive new models like the XK-E quickly rose to prominence.
By the early 1970s, Jaguar was well established in the United States, and the arrival of the new XJ sedan series dramatically elevated sales.
Many describe Jaguar ownership in terms of a love/hate relationship. All models are beautiful and luxurious, but day to day driving can lead to frustration. For decades, Jaguar has been plagued by reliability and build quality issues. Ford's oversight has alleviated some of the more ridiculous mishaps.
Despite such problems, the Jaguar is quite enticing for most luxury car shoppers. The sleek and athletic exterior designs are complemented by by an equally attractive cabin. Regardless of the model, the Jaguar interior is filled with soft leather, polished wood inlays, and just about every luxury and convenience feature available at the time of production.
For many drivers, the fine blend of luxury and performance has been enough to overlook some, okay many, mechanical and electrical shortcomings.