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While driving last night my car noticed that a red light came on briefly and it displayed "Engine coolant is low." My question can I go to a non- Jaquar repair shop to replace/fill the coolant or must I go to an authorized Jaguar Dealer? I live in North Orange County, CA Thank you,

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I had the same problem. I just picked my car up from the jaguar dealership. My coolant was leaking out around the top of the tank so the tank had to be replaced. I bought an extended warranty for my car so that's why I took it back to the dealership. Keep a check on your coolant level. If you keep having to add coolant then you probale have a small leak.

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Hi,

No you do not need to go to a Jaguar Dealer to top up your engine coolant.

You can top it up yourself, and can usually obtain coolant, I recommend 4O% from any gas station.

Providing it is no more than around a pint or so you should be fine, as long as you keep monitoring your level, as you must be experiencing a leak of the coolant somewhere, to give you this problem.

You are possibly going to have to take the car in to the garage for the cooling system to be pressure tested, and checked, for the source of the leak.

As your coolant light has only come on briefly, I suspect the level is not much down.

Good Luck !
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You Can go to a non jaguar automotive supply shop, But be carefull to put the right coolant in, there are two types of coolant lim green in color and red you will need the red type. Fill up to the stated level on the expansion bottle and your away.
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