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I have a 2005 XJ8L...
I have a 2005 XJ8L. The car is stuck in "Park" but the J shift shows it to be in neutral and I cannot move it. What do you think is the problem?
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Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 11 years ago
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You may have a problem with t he shifter or cable but there may be a simple solution to this problem. You most likely have loose shift cable bolts. If you look under the driver side of your vehicle you will see the shifter cable where is attach's to the transmission. There are two 8mm bolts holding the cable to the trans. They may be loose or have even fell out. You will need to jack up the driver side of your vehicle.

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Customer reply replied 11 years ago

Richard,

I do not have the tools and the underside of the car is covered. I am passing this infromation on to my mechanic and I would like to let you know how it goes.

How can I contact you? my email is [email protected]

Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 11 years ago
Yes keep me posted on this. All you need to do is reply back to this page.
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