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Experience:  12 years at a Ford/Lincoln Mercury and Jaguar dealer as technician and shop foreman.
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My 2005 XJ8 gear shift stopped working in Reverse. I cannot

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My 2005 XJ8 gear shift stopped working in Reverse. I cannot move the gear shift. I cannot get the gear shift to move. The car will not start. Any ideas what the problem is ?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

We most likely have loose shifter cable bolts. There are two 8mm bolts holding the cable to the transmission. One or both may be loose or have fallen out. Should be a simple fix.

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