Fuel and Refuelling
Jaguar fully supports all efforts to protect
and maintain ambient air quality and
encourages the use of reformulated
gasoline, where available.
Exhaust system temperatures can be
extremely high - DO NOT park on
ground where combustible materials
such as dry grass or leaves could come
into contact eith the exhaust system -
in dry weather as a fire could result.
Caution: Catalytic converters can be
easily damaged through improper use,
particularly if the wrong fuel is used, or
ifan engine misfire occurs. For this
reason it is VERY IMPORTANT that you
heed the precautions which follow:
• In order to maintain the efficiency of
the emission control system it is
essential that the correct fuel is used.
If the vehicle is fitted with a gasoline
engine, never refuel with leaded fuel:
this will seriously damage the catalytic
• Heavy impact on the converter
casings must be avoided.
• A correctly tuned engine optimises
exhaust emissions, performance and
fuel economy. It is recommended that
the vehicle is regularly maintained.
• The engine settings must not be
altered; they have been established to
ensure that the vehicle will comply
with stringent exhaust emission
Incorrect engine settings could cause
unusually high catalytic converter
temperatures and thus result in
damage to the converter and vehicle.
If adjustment to the settings is
considered necessary, this should be
performed by a Jaguar Dealer.
• Do not continue to operate the vehicle
if any engine malfunction is evident;
malfunctions should be rectified
immediately. For instance, misfire,
loss of engine performance,
excessive oil consumption or engine
run-on may lead to unusually high
catalytic converter temperatures and
may result in damage to the
converters and vehicle.
• Do not run a gasoline engine with
either a spark plug lead disconnected
or a spark plug removed. Do not use
any device that requires an insert into
a spark plug hole in order to generate
air pressure e.g. tire pump, paint
spray attachment etc., as this could
also result in catalytic converter
• The vehicle is designed for normal
road use. Below are examples of
abuse which could damage the
catalytic converters and vehicle:
Competition or off-road use.
Excessive engine speed.
Overloading the vehicle.
Switching off the engine whilst in
These may lead to a dangerous
condition due to excessively high
catalytic converter temperatures.