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2000 Jaguar XJ8 Transmission is slipping how do I check the fluid and or change the fluid

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  • sheliajackso Sep 05, 2008

    I have a mechanic but he does not know where the dip stick is and is willig to puchase the tools. Where would he find the area of the transmission.

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    i have the same thing the trani its slipping what do i do?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    after putting new wheels and tyres on the car it pulls to left,had tracking checked and all is ok?

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    gas cap is locked

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Your car has no transmission dip stick, you will have to have the dealer service the trans, it requires special tools to fill trans.

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    yadayada Sep 05, 2008

    as I already said There is no dip stick, the fill port is on the side of the trans, but the trans has to be at a certain fluid temp, before the final fluid is added, you will need a factory repair manual and a electronic system scanner to read fluid temp, to do this correctly, if you overfill the trans you can damage it, they are arount $3000.00 to overhaul.

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There should be a dip stick marked in red for the transmission. you start the car and let it warm up you can either check the level with the vehicle in park or in neutral if the color of the fluid is red it is ok if it's brown then yes you should change it. before you change the fluid if it is a minor slippage try adding a product from lucas oil products it's for your transmission and should help with the problem it cost about 10 for a pint and is a quick fix for minor slippage. this should do the trick...please rate this..thanks

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Most cars today including Jags have sealed trans. Be sure that the trans is in fact, slipping. If the car tries to move forward then 'freewheels' when placed in drive, then shifts into high gear @ around 1600rpm, the problem is electronics not the trans. No amount of transmission work or replacement will solve the problem until the electrical problem is found. Many instances of the ABS system signaling a catastrophic accident to the trans. have been a root cause.

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