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I was wondering if u might have the answer to why my 98 jag xk8 keeps faulting to limp mode every time I shift from in sport mode? Especially if I go from 4th to D to put it in park. Then when I shut it off and restart it the fault goes away and the car runs fine.
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Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 6 years ago
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There could be a number of reasons why this is happening. There is D4 micro switch on the shifter which signals that you love the shifter from drive to the manual side of the J gate. This switch or signal can be faulty. To be sure we will need to have the vehicle scanned for the stored fault codes. A Jag factory tool is needed to do this but we can try an OBD II scan tool available at your local parts store to see if we can read any fault codes. Let me know.
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
Ok I'll try to have it scanned today then get back to you.
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 6 years ago
OK sounds good.
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
Rating this is kinda foolish I'm not really done or am I going to have to pay again?
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 6 years ago
When you give a positive rating you are authorizing payment. Until you rate the site is just holding the charge in your account. The question will stay open for as long as you need.
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
Ok
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 6 years ago
Let me know how you made out
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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
I have had to order a code reader for it.
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