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Will not reverse on R

My jaguar S type will not reverse when shift to R. It drives without any issues. It drives very well, its showing rear light fault and then after some time it shows gear box fault. please help.

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I have a S Type. Have you been parking on an incline when this happens? It is ALWAYS recommended to use your handbrake first before putting the car in park. However, I am infamous for not doing so. I run into this quite frequently. You may have someone try to rock the car, however this is not good for the transmission. The shifter alignment cable may be out of place or the clip attached to it is jammed , if you know of someone who is good with cars have them look at it. You may also try jacking up just one of the rear tires , the wheel has movement and therefore will free up your transmission. I have done this just last week and it works. I hope this helps you and saves you some money as the Jaguar dealer will bleed you.

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Take it to a Jag dealer and ask them to check codes. It could be your torque converter failing. If it is the sooner the better as it could save things in your Gearbox.

A good auto transmission shop may have the tools to check for codes.


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