engine JAGUAR XF 2009 1.G Quick Start Guide
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Entering the vehicle
With keyless entry, operation of a locked door handle
or pressing the luggage compartment release button
will allow access if the Jaguar
Smart Key is within one
metre (39 inches) of
that entry point.
The Jaguar Smart Key
buttons do not need to be
pressed and it can be concealed in clothing or even
carried in a non metallic carrier.
The Jaguar Smart Key buttons can still be used to
unlock the vehicle.
Vehicle access\bEngine starting
Leaving the vehicle
The vehicle WILL NOT automatically lock or arm
To lock and alarm the vehicle with a keyless
action the Jaguar Smart Key must be outside
Press the door handle button once to single\b
lock. Press twice within three seconds to
Alternatively, use the Jaguar Smart Key.
To check security, pull the door handle within
three seconds of locking.
Unlocking mode alternatives
Single point entryallows only the driver’s door
to unlock with a single press. A second press
unlocks all other doors and luggage area.
Multi point entry will unlock all of the doors
and luggage area with a single press.
To change between modes, with the vehicle
unlocked, press the lock and unlock buttons
simultaneously for three seconds. The hazard
warning lamps will flash twice to confirm the
• Press once to lock the vehicle and arm the alarm.
• Press twice to double lock the vehicle.
• Press and hold to close any open windows and sunroof and lock all doors
• Multi\bpoint entry \b Press once to disarm the alarm, unlock the doors and unlock
the luggage compartment.
• Press and hold to unlock all doors and open the windows and sunroof (Global
• Press once to switch the headlamps on for 25 seconds. Press again to
• Press to disarm the alarm, unlock and open the luggage compartment.
• Press and hold for three seconds to activate/cancel the panic alarm.
1. Emergency key blade release button.
2. Emergency key blade.
Note: See the Owner’s Handbook for use.
Jaguar Smart Key
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Rear seat release handles
The split fold rear seats have release handles
located in the luggage compartment. Pull to release
one or both seat backs and fold forward. Head
restraints can be removed if required.
Engine start stop
P R N D S
TheSTART STOP button must be pressed to stop
the engine. If not, it will continue to run even if the
remote handset is removed from the vehicle.
The START STOP button is operational only when
the Jaguar Smart Key is inside the vehicle.
Ignition only on:
• A single press of the START STOPbutton will
switch on the ignition.
• A second press will switch off the ignition.
• With the footbrake depressed, press and release the START STOP button to start the engine. The
JaguarDrive Selector will rise from the centre
console in readiness for gear selection.
• Press again to stop the engine and switch off the ignition.
Cold climate starting
In extreme low temperatures, there may be a delay of
up to \f2 seconds between the START STOPbutton
being pressed and the engine cranking. Ensure the
footbrake remains depressed. Do NOT press the
START STOP button again. Cranking time will be
Opening the luggage compartment
• With the vehicle unlocked or locked, press the luggage compartment button on the Jaguar Smart
• With the vehicle unlocked or locked from the inside, press the button on the facia.
• With the vehicle unlocked, press the release button under the luggage compartment chrome finisher.
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1. AUTO(automatic) mode.
The climate control will automatically adjust heat,
blower speed, air intake and airflow
distribution to maintain the selected
temperature(s) and reduce misting without
constant manual adjustments.
Front and rear screen heating and timed air
recirculation may be selected in AUTOmode.
Selecting any other function will cancel AUTO
2. Temperature control. Press to adjust the temperature for the
respective side of the passenger compartment.
\f. Blower speed. Rotate to adjust airflow speed from the vents.
4. Front screen defrost\bdemist.
5. Heated front screen.
6. Heated rear screen.
7. Air recirculation Helps prevent fumes from entering.
Touch screen climate control
Full use of the climate control can also be made via
Select Climate on theHomescreen.
Air distribution To windscreen.
To face. To feet.
Temp. sync. Synchronises temperature of the
passenger and driver’s side.
There are three settings each for heating and
cooling. Touch the up arrow for heated
ventilation and for raising temperature.
Touch the down arrow for cooled ventilation and for
The first touch of either arrow will initiate the
The setting will be indicated by the number of
illuminated red or blue LED’s.
Heated only seats (not shown)
There are three temperature settings. Touch the seat
icon to initiate.
• First touch \b maximum heat.
• Second touch \b intermediate.
• Third touch \b minimum.
• Fourth touch \b heating off.
The setting will be indicated by the number of
illuminated red LED’s.
Heated steering wheel
Touch the icon to heat the steering wheel.
Touch again to turn off.
Temp. sync. External
Select AUTOas the normal operating mode. This
will help prevent window misting and reduce odours
from the climate control system.
Seat heating and ventilating will operate only while
the engine is running. This is to prevent the battery
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11.Luggage compartment release.
12. Forward alert.
1\f. Rear fog lamps.
15. Column adjust switch.
16. Climate control system.
17. Engine start/stop button.
18. DSC (Dynamic Stability Control)
19. ASL (Automatic Speed Limiter)
20. EPB (Electric Parking Brake).
Master locking switches.
2. Hazard warning switch.
\f. Touch screen.
4. Home screen
5. Touch screen on/off
6. Direction indicators and exterior
7. Audio and telephone switches.
8. Instrument pack, message
centre and warning indicators.
9. Cruise control switches.
10. Windscreen wiper and washer. 21.
Dynamic mode switch.
22. Winter mode switch.
2\f. JaguarDrive selector.
24. Audio system.
25. Mirror adjuster.
26. Mirror selector switches.
27. Window switch isolator.
28. Window switches.
S OP S
Low tyre pressure
Fog lamps on
DSC off, Trac DSC ON
or DSC fault. Flashing \b
DSC operating.Seat belt reminder
Forward alert active
EPB on, braking system
fault or brake fluid low
ABS fault or EPB fault
Adaptive Cruise Control
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Exterior lamps\bTrip computer
Move the lever up or down to operate the direction
indicators, forward for high beam and backwards for
high beam flash. A brief push up or down will flash
the indicators three times.Rotate the collar to the first position to select
Second position is headlamps.
Next position is Autolamps. Sensor
controlled to switch side lamps and low
beam headlamps on or off as appropriate.
Autolamps combined with exit delay.
Headlamps can remain on to illuminate the
immediate vicinity for a set period after
leaving the vehicle. There are three time
setting positions. Press the button on the end of the lever to
cycle through the trip computer displays in
the message centre. 1. Front screen wash/wipe.
2. Rain sensor activated wipe.
\f. Slow speed.
4. Fast speed.
5. Controls sensitivity of the rain sensor. With
position 2selected, rotate the collar upwards to
reduce sensitivity and increase the wiper delay.
Wipers and washers
If AUTO mode is selected and the front screen
wipers are operated for more than 20 seconds, the
exterior lamps will be switched ON automatically.
Electric parking brake
• Apply manually when stationary in Park,Drive or
Reverse by pulling up the parking brake switch.
• Can be manually released when the engine is running and the foot brake is applied.
Press the parking brake switch down to release
and pull it up to apply.
• If manually applied whilst in Drive orReverse, the
parking brake will automatically release when the
accelerator is applied.
The brake must be manually applied when parking.
Do NOT use the recess in the electric parking brake
as a storage area.
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Gearshift interlockThe brake pedal must be
depressed before the
selector can be moved
from thePark position.
Maintain brake pressure
until a gear is selected.
switching off the engine.
However, if the engine is
switched off with
Reverse, Drive orSport
selected, the selector will
automatically return to P
To select Sfrom D, press down and rotate the
selector. Automatic gear changing continues but the
gearshift points are modified for full use of the
Manual gear changes
The steering wheel paddles allow manual gear
changing with either Dor Sselected.
• To shift down, briefly pull the paddle.
• To shift up, briefly pull the +paddle.
When the paddles are used in D, gear selection will
revert to automatic if use of the paddles is not
maintained. With Sselected, continuous manual
operation is initiated if the paddles are used.
P R N D S
If the engine is switched off with Neutral selected,
automatic selection of Pis delayed for \f0 minutes.
DO NOT use this feature during vehicle recovery.
Allows the driver to fine tune the vehicle driving
characteristics. Select from the following driving
NOTE: Winter and Dynamic modes cannot be active
Use in slippery conditions. When active, this
mode selects 2nd gear for driving away, it moderates
engine response and modifies the gear change
strategy. This ensures that maximum possible traction
is achieved. It remains active until deselected.
Optimises vehicle systems to deliver a more
involved driving experience. It remains selected for
six hours after the ignition is switched off.
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
DSC ON is the default condition at engine start.
TracDSC is an alternative setting of DSC with
reduced system interventions and is for use only on
dry tarmac surfaces. Press and release the button.
TracDSC will be displayed in the message centre.
Press again to reactivate DSC.
To switch DSC off, press and hold for ten seconds
until DSC OFF is displayed.
The message centre displays the JaguarDrive
Selector position, P,R,N,DorS, the manual mode
gear selections 1to 6and the
JaguarDrive Control mode
When TracDSC is selected, the
DSC warning lamp will illuminate
and the message centre will briefly
When DSC OFF is selected, the DSC warning lamp
will illuminate and the message centre will display
DSC OFF until DSC is reinstated.
Driving mode settings
Refer to the Owner’s Handbook section, Driving
dynamics, for suggested mode settings.
Dynamic mode ,TracDSC andDSC OFF will
change the driving characteristics. Select these
only when suitable driving conditions exist.
In both Dand Smodes, automatic operation can be
reinstated by holding the +paddle for two seconds.
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Compatible Bluetooth phones can communicate with
the inbuilt telephone system. Connection must be
made with ignition on or engine running.
Use the following procedure in conjunction with your
Bluetooth phone manufacturer's instructions.
Pairing a mobile phone to the vehicle
With the ignition on, touch\bscreen active and no
phone currently docked:1. Start the Bluetooth search function on your
2. The phone will list any Bluetooth devices
found. Select Jaguarfrom the list.
\f. Now enter the Bluetooth PIN 1\f1\finto the
The phone should now pair and dock to the vehicle
To undock a mobile phone, select Phonevia the
touch\bscreen then Settingsfollowed by Undock.
Downloading phonebook entries
When a mobile phone with phonebook download
capability is paired and docked, its phonebook
directory will automatically download to the vehicle
The vehicle phonebook will be updated each time a
mobile phone is docked to the system.
To change the Auto download setting via the touch\b
screen, touch Phone, select Phone options then
Phonebook . Apply the change.
Jaguar Bluetooth Connectivity
For the latest list of compatible phones and their
software, refer to
‘Docking’ and ‘docked’ are terms used in relation to
a paired phone that is fully linked to the vehicle
system and can be used for calls. The phone is not
physically docked in a cradle.
Calls via the touch screen
Making a call
1. With a paired and active phone, select Phoneor
Comms from the Home screen.
2. From the Digit Dial screen, enter the number
using the on\bscreen keypad.
\f. Touch on the screen. The call duration
appears on the screen.
4. To end a call touch .
Calls via the steering wheel 1. Press and hold the Sourcebutton to access
phone mode on the touch screen and message
centre. Use the scroll control to find the
desired phonebook contact.
2. Press on the steering wheel to dial or
answer a call.
\f. To end a call, press again.
Mobile phone auto connect
The phone may request 'set authorisation
'always allow'. If this is set the phone will
subsequently connect automatically.
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Fuel filler flap location
Fuel filler flap release
The filler flap can only be opened when the
vehicle is unlocked. Press the flap firmly
approximately 35mm (\f.4 in) from the left hand edge
Twist the cap counter\bclockwise to release.
A hook is provided on the flap hinge to hold the cap
while refuelling. After refuelling, tighten the cap until it
clicks three times.
The correct fuel specification for your vehicle is
shown on the inside of the fuel filler flap.
A smallarrowon the fuel gauge
indicates which sidethe fuel filler is
Part No. JJM \f0 96 40 \f0\f © Jaguar Cars Limited
Do not use E85 fuels (85% Ethanol content).
Equipment necessary for the use of fuels containing
more than \f0% Ethanol is not fitted to this vehicle. If
E85 fuels are used serious engine and fuel system
damage will occur.
Do not use RME (bio\bdiesel) except in the case of
those proprietary diesel fuels which contain a mix of
up to 5%. Jaguar can accept no responsibility for
damage caused by using RME in concentrations
greater than 5%.
If the vehicle is filled with the wrong type of fuel:
• DO NOT start the engine!
• Call for qualified assistance!
Filling station information
Diesel misfuelling prevention
To help protect against a diesel fuel tank being
accidentally filled with petrol, a prevention device is
fitted in the filler neck. It will activate if the wrong type
of fuel nozzle is fully inserted. The narrow fuel nozzle
associated with unleaded petrol pumps will cause a
flap to close and so interrupt fuel flow.
The yellow flap will be visible in the filler neck and
must be reset with the correct tool. Refer to the Fuel
and refuelling section in your Owner’s Handbook for
The bonnet release is located in the left hand front
Tyre pressure label location
Tyre pressures are shown on alabel attached to the
left hand side centre doorpost.