On this page we will try to help you resolve a issue that can be irritating, and if not handled in time become a financial drain. In fact, spotting a leak on your car is rarely reassuring, and it is even less calming when it’s a gearbox leak on your Jaguar XF . In this article, we’re going to help you confirm that it’s in actual fact a gearbox leak, then, how to remedy a gearbox or transmission leak, then, give you some prevention suggestions, and, at last, give you an idea of the price of the gearbox of a Jaguar XF.


Gearbox leak on Jaguar XF, source and symptom

If you have spotted an oil stain on the ground, you will need to validate that this leak is in actual fact originating from the gearbox of your Jaguar XF. To achieve this, you will need to go under your car and follow the oil leak. If it is transmission oil, it must be originating from your gearbox sump or an adjacent room. Once affirmed, here are the possible origins of this transmission leak:

  • A gearbox cap: If it’s improperly screwed on…
  • Defective torque converter: Just present on automatic gearboxes.
  • From the transmission oil sump: In the event that it is cracked or broken
  • One of your seals broken

How to repair a gearbox leak on Jaguar XF?

After discovering the different origins of a gearbox or transmission oil leak on your Jaguar XF, we will try to show you to you what are your options to remedy this oil leak. Take note that whatever the case, after having determined a leak, you must go to a garage area to distinguish the exact source of the leak, in any other case your gearbox might be irreparably broken. However, here is how the service of the garage area and the solutions that will be offered to you:

  • Very often to distinguish the leak, the auto mechanic will have to dismantle your gearbox, which will require a high labour cost.
  • If you’re lucky and it’s just a gasket, your auto mechanic will change it and reassemble the gearbox of your Jaguar XF, in any other case you’ll have to change the whole gearbox
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  • At last, for the do-it-yourselfers, it is possible to use a sealing kit which is just effective in the case of small leaks, this kit is worth around 40 euros


Prevention: How to avoid gearbox leaks on your Jaguar XF?

There aren’t many solutions to avoid gearbox leaks on your Jaguar XF , nevertheless here are the three most effective:

  • Regular oil changes on your gearbox deck.
  • Drain your gearbox and put new oil in it. If you want to know everything about this manipulation, please read our article on this subject.
  • Use a specific additive for routine service of gearbox seals, these additives will restore flexibility and allow to plug slight leaks, you will discover some for a few dozen euros at Oscaro.


Price of a Jaguar XF gearbox

At last, we would like to give you an idea of how much it costs to change the gearbox of a Jaguar XF. As you have realized, gearbox problems quite often lead to a whole change of this part. It is tricky to give you a precise price because based on the garage area the labour can vary a lot and based on your engine the part will as well have a different price, nevertheless, we estimate that the repair, labour included will cost you between 800 and 2000 euros , knowing that the part alone costs between 400 and 1000 euros.

To get more tips on the Jaguar XF, take a look at the Jaguar XF category.