It’s time to change the oil on my 2010 Jaguar XF S (X250) V6 Diesel Portfolio and here’s how to do it. First time I did it, I thought it might involve a lot of steps to drop the old oil and swapping the filter, but to be honest, it’s such an easy car to work on, in general, not just for the oil change. Watch the video and follow the series on the XF.
Shifting gears smoothly again
Everyone willing to maintain their car will either have it serviced by a technician or maybe even service it themselves. A general service includes checking the overall functionalities and state of the car, as well as changing the engine oil, oil filter, spark plugs, air filter, maybe a fuel filter and occasionally and every four to five years, the coolant. But what about the gearbox / transmission? Most cars this days don’t even have a gearbox oil dipstick. Most manufacturers these days call them “sealed gearboxes with lifetime oil”… Right, the engine oil is supposed to be changed regularely but the gearbox oil will last forever? Nice fairy tale!
I changed the gearbox oil of my RCZ at around 90’000 km and trust me, it was worth it. I’ll probably do it again every 60’000 km. But how does it work? It’s actually quite simple. Watch the below video and see for yourself! 🙂