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The car has just started slipping in 2nd/3rd gear. 1st gear is OK, so I take it very easy until it moves into 4th and 5th, then she drive correctly. Sometimes the dash shows a sign "gearbox fault" but this deletes after I turn off the motor. I realize this is a completely sealed gearbox. Maybe it only needs an oil topup. Look forward to your reply. Mine is the 4litre V8, LWB, Sovereign. Regards Wayne

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You need to fill it with specified oil however you can try it with your current oil. If this not resolve you need to call the jaguar servicing for absolute solution.

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