Interval servicing

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Joebo92
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Interval servicing

Post by Joebo92 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:25 pm

I’ve heard that you don’t have to service your Xe every year which sounds ludacris!

I’d prefer to get mine done every year as it cannot be good for the engine regarding the oil. Anyone recommend any yearly service centres that are good and reasonably priced?

Thanks guys

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Re: Interval servicing

Post by PhilB » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:07 pm

I have a P300 petrol (in another JLR model) and had a text from my dealer the other day saying it was due it's first service at the end of June on it's first birthday.
However, I had already looked at the service plan (Stupidly expensive so didn't bother) and that was saying every two years or 21,000 miles for a petrol!
Looked at the "service due" in the main menu and that was saying over 11,000 miles to go.
Rang the dealer and they checked and admitted the servicing on mine was now every two years or 21,000 miles.

That is for a MY20 year and I believe the XE is the same but it does depend on the year of your car.
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by Gojira » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:27 pm

I think you are right Phil - my P300 is one of the last MY19s and it is definitely a 12-month service on that - I had it done just before it's birthday, and just before the lockdown started, as it happens...

If Joebo92's is a diesel, I understand that they are all 2-year service intervals, but if I'm wrong, I'm sure someone will correct me pretty quickly!
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by JAGDH » Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:23 pm

Gojira wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:27 pm
I think you are right Phil - my P300 is one of the last MY19s and it is definitely a 12-month service on that - I had it done just before it's birthday, and just before the lockdown started, as it happens...

If Joebo92's is a diesel, I understand that they are all 2-year service intervals, but if I'm wrong, I'm sure someone will correct me pretty quickly!
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by Gojira » Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:40 pm

I get the impression quite a lot of people agree with you on that! :)

If mine was on a 2-year interval, I'd think hard about changing the oil every year...

There was a recent thread on changing the oil using a suction pump rather than fighting to get at the sump, that you might find helpful here:

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=9063
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by pauljobr » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:29 pm

There is nothing wrong with 2 year servicing in diesels. My XE 180 diesel was only serviced at 21K or 2 years during my 4 year ownership and had no problems.
Previously I had a Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 Tdi from new which had the same 20k or 2 years service interval and following that regime it never had a problem all the way to 225,000 miles during 7 years of ownership.

On the other hand I can fully understand the desire to change oil and filter every year, it won't do any harm and will give peace of mind which is often very reassuring and worth more than the cost of the oil and filter.
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by Joebo92 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:46 pm

Nice one for all the reply’s. Still undecided whether to take the risk and wait every 2 years. Jaguar wanted £2,500 for 3x 2 year services which is absolutely ridiculous! Any garage recommendations on servicing and MOT that won’t cost an arm and a leg?

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Re: Interval servicing

Post by Faltwen » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:08 pm

I use an independent - Jag Specialist at Doncaster - just had 4th year service done last week and was £252 - last years service from same place was £170.
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by Pete McK » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:37 pm

There is a huge amount of oil in these engines (ca. 6.5 litres in the 180d if memory serves) so the dilution factor will be roughly halved compared to older designs. As they’re cleaner running now too, it should help as well.
If subject to arduous use then the car will say if it needs a service earlier.

Is 2 years too long, or is it just that we still remember days of 6,000 mile intervals and greasing our balljoints?
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Re: Interval servicing

Post by Indianajons » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:50 pm

If the oil is engineered to last up to 35000km why change it any sooner... bit like changing your brake pads when they’re only 50% worn imo
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