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Old 12-04-2007, 02:35 PM
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I made a post yesterday about my recently purchases 1998 XJ8 L. When the car is cold it makes a whining noise between shifts. This noise does not seem to affect the performance of the Tranny, and when the Tranny gets good and warm, it goes away.

Some say that I should check the Transmission Fluid. How do I do this. I see no dipstick, etc. Also, what type of Fluid should I use in it?

I hate to seem silly, but I am new to Jags, and just trying to figure this out. Thanks.
Boyd W. Holder, Jr.
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Old 12-04-2007, 06:11 PM
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get's filled from underneath .. at proper temp . right side bottom of trani need allan key socket. trani fluid is expensive mineral oil. if i can remember it's like $80-100 a litre.,
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