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Have 1995 jag. xjs and am hearing a gh whistle when

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hi..have 1995 jag. xjs and am hearing a high whistle when disengaging (with some effort) gear lever from park to drive. is this as issue to be concerned with? name is ***** ***** (really!)
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: gear lever require much effort to disengage from park position. I must push hard on the brake and then there is a loud whistle sound before it releases.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Doc. Jaguar replied 1 year ago.

It sounds to me you have two problems. One is a leaking brake booster which is a safty issue. Second is a fulty brake switch. My best advise would be towing it to a Jaguar repair shop or the dealer.