Jaguar Repair/Reverse

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Today I put my 1986 XJ6 in reverse to back up a small grade and it vibrated a little and will only move in reverse if I press lightly on the gas. If I press harder on the gas it acts as if it is in neutral. I've had had no prior problem  with reverse. Forward seems fine. I have 60,000 miles on the car--mostly turnpike or open highway driving.

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Answer
It sound like your transmission is about to go out. Please check your fluid level. If it is within limits, change your fluids and filter. It may or may not help. Check your linkage also from your shifter to your transmission. I hope that this helps. Sam

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Sammie H. Parker

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I own two Jaguar XJ6's and I do all of my own repairs. I know these car pretty well. I have own them for about 10 years. I have replaced many defective parts and have had many intermitting problems which I had to trouble shoot. I can help with most common problem with the XJ6.

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I own two Jaguar XJ6's and my brother owns one. I do all of my own repairs. I know these car pretty well. I have own them for about 10 years. I have replaced many defective parts and have had many intermitting problems which I had to trouble shoot.

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Union member of local 933 Machinists Union

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I am a retired Electronic Tech. and I have restored several old cars and Tractors.

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