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Xtype hi sometimes the car goes in limp mode it says engine failure gearbox failure when i turn the car off and on again its fine any ideas thanks

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  • dustinbelt Aug 19, 2008


    I have the exact same problem. It drove perfect and then all of a sudden it went to limp home mode and shifted very hard.

  • cmsllc Aug 22, 2008

    This just happened to me tonight. The problem seemed to kick in when I hit reverse (R) and/or Drive. I started limping home, then restarted the engine, threw the shift straight to 4 (not D), and everything seemed OK. In the driveway, I tested the gears, and everything seemed fine. When I took the care around the block, the same problem kicked in again, and I had to limp back to the driveway. The engine was running really hot. No sign of leaks.

    Same, problem . . . same time of the month. Hmm . . .

  • cwortham Aug 24, 2008

    2002 X-Type 3.0 Sport suddenly flashes "Engine System Failure Gearbox Failure and DSC System Failure" then car seem to go into Limp Mode.

    Turning off ignition and back on seems to have corrected this. Any permanent solution as to the cause?



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Was the cruise control on? [2003 x] this happens to me when I use the cruise control to slow down or accelerate. just setting the cruise for one speed seems to be ok, but if I use the cruise button to change speed, it goes into limp mode rather than downshift correctly. the japanesse transmission was meant to be used, no kid gloves needed. when the pedal is down, the transmission hummms lovely

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Hi,you might try just to disconect your battery for five minutes ,this will reset your computer and may solve the problem, Good Luck

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