Mechanics

WONT GO INTO DRIVE

1989 Jaguar XJS

Transmission problem
1989 Jaguar XJS 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 86000 miles

I have an '89 jaguar XJS that originally had a V12 but I had the egine replaced with a Jaguar 6 cylinder about two years ago. It has been running fine though in the last 9 months I haven't been driving it much. Two weeks ago I started it up and moved it about thirty feet to another place in my driveway. When I went to move it back a week later it would start but I couldn't get it out of Park. It won't go into Drive or Reverse. It acts just like it does when the engine hasn't been started up. Any suggestions?
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John Twombly
December 13, 2008.




Try jacking up one rear wheel till you hear a click sound. It should now come out of park

Dave H
Jan 10, 2010.


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