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Hi there, i have a 1999 3.0 s type with a major problem with the autobox, its the 5 speed 5n55r type, i think. the engine will hit 5000 revs and the box simply doesn't change up to the next gear. I am also getting a hell of a rattling sound from under the bonnet. both problems began at the same time.the car has done 130k miles but until very recently ran like a dream. the acceleration is also pityfully slow and the engine is very noisy, sounds more like an americam big bore v8 rather than a 3.0l v6. does anyone have the faintest idea what this is as it sounds rather expensive. the car has a full jaguar service record with no warnings ever been given to me. thanks. frankie.

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You have a pressure switch on the box check that is not faulty also check the level of tranny fluid

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Sound like you need a new clutch fitting & unfortunately this is expensive as engine/gearbox needs to be taken out to get at the clutch. Cheers, Malcolm Campbell.

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