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When is a tranny flush reccommended on a 2003 jaguar x-type

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Hi.
my father has a 2002 x-type and was told by the jaguar dealer here that the transmission required NO routine maintenance as the lubricants and materials used were designed to last the entire life of the car.
i have not been able to find any official statements to confirm or deny this, and can only advise as we were advised by the dealership

Posted on Apr 02, 2011

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