Checking and Topping up
Unscrew the filler cap and top up to the
MAX level. Use Shell DOT4 ESL or a low
viscosity DOT 4 brake fluid that meets ISO
4925 class 6 requirements.
Refit the filler cap securely.
To avoid contamination, if any brake fluid
should be spilt, replace the cap on the
reservoir before cleaning the spilt fluid
from the vehicle.
CHECK COOLANT LEVEL
Do not remove the coolant header tank
filler and pressure cap while the engine
is hot. If the cap must be removed,
protect the hands against escaping
steam and slowly turn the cap
counter-clockwise until the steam
pressure starts to escape. Leave the
cap in this position until the pressure is
released, and then remove the cap
Refer to pages 187, 188 for coolant
header tank location.
The coolant level MAX and MIN
indicators are located inside the reservoir
and are only visible when looking into the
filler neck with the cap removed.
Check the level only when the engine is
cold. The coolant level should be between
the MAX and MIN indicators. If persistent
coolant loss is noticed, contact your
Jaguar Dealer to enable them to
investigate the cause immediately.
• Do not allow anti-freeze to make
contact with skin or eyes. If this
should happen, rinse the affected
area immediately with plenty of
• Coolant fluid is toxic and in
concentrated form is flammable. Be
sure to observe all warnings
indicated on the container.
Caution: Anti-freeze will damage
paintwork. Avoid spillage.
Top up with a mixture of 50% water and
50% anti-freeze until the coolant is
between the MAX and MIN indicators
inside the header tank. Use anti-freeze to
specification WSS M97B44, coloured
orange, Extended Life Coolant.
Refit the filler cap and hand-tighten
securely until the ratchet operates.