Transmission Failure Common on Jaguar S-Type

Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.

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Average mileage: 109,020 (42,291–281,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 97,950 mi,
Problem: Vehicle shifts hard from 1st to 2nd and also from 4th to 5th (overdrive) when using a "Heavy Foot" on the gas. Under slight pedal, it shifts fine between 1st and 2nd, but always "bumps" into OD? No warning lights until last week. Problem first started at 97,950 miles... Currently at 98,998 miles with no change in problem? Instrument panel (odometer display area) now shows "Transmission Fault Warning". Haven't had the car looked at to determine the problem, but this is the only issue the car has given me since I bought it? FYI 3.0 V-6 Sport Model.
2001 Jaguar S-Type 82,400 mi,
Transission fault shows local service station indicates a preessure soliniod failure. Is this an expensive cost ? Thank you billzoha@verizonnet
2000 Jaguar S-Type 153,000 mi,
while driving transmission sliped and did not wonnt to change gears just rev up my engine but go no were no power i pulled over an turned it off after about 5 mins i drove off no problen but now i dont trust my jag
2003 Jaguar S-Type 123,000 mi,
late model2002-03 jaguar S-type with transmission stuck in park it also had a burning smell while driving that day it got stuck park. check!everything carefully!
2005 Jaguar S-Type 76,000 mi,
Seems like the car is put in limp mode and is only operating in one gear. Probably 3rd. Funny smell also may be transmission fluid burning?
2004 Jaguar S-Type 95,000 mi,
I had a slight problem with putting the car into gear to reverse, it sticks a bit, but yesterday I tried to put the car in reverse quickly, it caused a problem. Since then I can't hardly put my car into gears. Yesterday I had to shift t into 4th gear for my car to drive. Can you tell me if I step the gear? Thank you
I am so fed up with this transmission fault. It's been in shop for months at a time I wouldn't refer this vehicle to my worst enemy if I had one.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 131,000 mi,
Needed new transmission. Rebuilt it with updated parts.
My car hesitates and then does a slight lunge while driving around 10-35 mph. Gear box fault light came on at first a couple of weeks ago, but hasn't come back on since.
Problem started in 2007 when it had 56000 miles on it. Use manual to work around problem. Now at 170000 mi.
2001 Jaguar S-Type 110,000 mi,
Transmission had to be replaced.
2002 Jaguar S-Type 156,000 mi,
Runs great until I get up to about 50mph then it says transmission fault and no 4th gear.
transmission failed
Harsh shift into 6th. a thump.
2004 Jaguar S-Type 73,000 mi,
Transmission "bangs" into gear and transmission fault light comes on along with check engine light.
2002 Jaguar S-Type 43,000 mi,
tranny devlopes erratic shifting between 4th and drive yellow fault light comes on indicating gear failing. How ever tranny runs fine if shifted manualy.
05 jaguar s type that shifts hard from a stop
Tranny had to be rebuilt.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 45,000 mi,
I change the block pack solenoide enverything was find and know is neutral con dive por reverce no aplicación
2001 Jaguar S-Type 174,000 mi,
Transmission slipped when accelerating into 5th