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Jaguar X-Type: I have a 2003 Jaguar X-type 3.0 Automatic. I

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I have a 2003 Jaguar X-type 3.0 Automatic. I have no reverse gear, but all other gears work fine. There is no chk engine light, or trans fault light indicating a problem. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks in advance!

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I do indeed still need help. I have been in the used car business for 15 years, but mostly working with Domestic cars, although I've only owned imports. One mechanic, who is a British car expert tells me if sounds like the shift control, rather than the transmission itself. A chain shop has advised me to do a complete rebuild. What more information do you need? I thought I was rather specific. There is no check engine light, no gearbox fault light, nothing to indicate the transmission, from a computer indicator standpoint. I have never had any issues with it's function, and the car has cost me less than any car I've owned, other than the Mercedes diesels I've owned. Ask away, and thanks, XXXXX XXXXX



Disconnect all electronics from the transmission, if you still have no reverse then you have an internal issue. If you now have reverse then we need to check for a bad control unit or solenoids.


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