is my transmission bad?

Asked by Guru8D8V4 Dec 24, 2019 at 06:05 AM about the 1998 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8 Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car hesitates accelerating i can press on the gas
and it it will take 3 seconds to start moving while
making terrible noises and rpm's will go high, it will
also struggle going up a hill. Last week i flushed the
transmission fluid hoping that will fix my problems
but all that did was fix my issue where my car
would get stuck in park. After i pumped gas there
was a coolant leakage and made it seem if the
engine was overheating or something was just
evaporating.

1 Answer

8,360

Sounds like you have multiple issues going on. It very well could time for a transmission replacement or rebuild. Also sounds like you have coolant leaks and possibly other issues. I would think hard about putting anymore money into the vehicle. Once you go down that path, you will forever be spending money on something that isn't worth much and or reliable.

Your Answer:

Jaguar XJ-Series Experts

  • #1
    kennethchinn
    Reputation
    440
  • #2
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    430
  • #3
    GuruZ9V5M
    Reputation
    360
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Jaguar XK-Series
11 listings starting at $16,888
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
16 Great Deals out of 230 listings starting at $6,995
Used BMW 7 Series
20 Great Deals out of 199 listings starting at $5,499
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
43 Great Deals out of 738 listings starting at $6,499
Used Land Rover Range Rover
18 Great Deals out of 226 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
14 Great Deals out of 499 listings starting at $7,995
Used Audi A8
5 Great Deals out of 59 listings starting at $5,999

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Jaguar XJ-Series For Sale
8 listings starting at $64,995
2018 Jaguar XJ-Series For Sale
1 listings starting at $57,995
2017 Jaguar XJ-Series For Sale
11 listings starting at $39,999
2016 Jaguar XJ-Series For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 26 listings starting at $29,988
2015 Jaguar XJ-Series For Sale
6 listings starting at $26,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.