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Gear box fault warning on dash with symptoms

I have a Jag x type 02 with 37,000 miles. I was driving 15 mph approaching an intersection when the car banged and bucked very abruptly. The force was similar to riding over a railroad crossing at a high rate of speed. The car continued to buck and bangto a stop. I was towed into the dealership. They have not been able to duplicate these symptoms and suggest I take the car, drive it until it happens again. I do not feel comfortable doing this. Can you suggest any solutuins? The diagnostic equipment does not seem to find anything.

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This could be a cv-joint issue. but i would lean toward the gear box. it divides the power to the front and rear of the car. if it somehow became locked up and could not correct for different speeds at the fron and rear (for instance while turning) this this type of issue may occour. I have heard of this issue before and they replaced the gearbox... no issue since. but then again it may have been an isolated issue.

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