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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 ?
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Richard, Jaguar Technician
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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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