Jaguar XJ8 Recall 05V503000
Automatic Transmission May Not Shift into Park as Indicated
Drive Train, November 22, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
Some sedans may not shift into park as indicated by the shift indicator and shift lever position.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the transmission may not shift into park. Please contact your Jaguar dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
Some sedans were assembled with an incorrectly manufactured automatic transmission parking pawl guide plate and may not shift into park as indicated by the shift indicator and shift lever position. Dealers will replace the parking pawl guide plate free of charge. The recall began November 22, 2005. The Jaguar recall number is R525.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: November 22, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V503000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 493
Summary: CERTAIN SEDANS MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL GUIDE PLATE.
Consequence: CONSEQUENTLY 'PARK' MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE LEVER IN THE VEHICLE IS MOVED TO 'PARK" AND ALL INDICATORS SHOW 'PARK' POSITION IS ACHIEVED.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARKING PAWL GUIDE PLATE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN NOVEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.
Notes: JAGUAR RECALL NO. R525. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration