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2001 Jaguar S-Type Question: "Transmission fault" warning light goes on after driving a distance.

 

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J Ward, 3.0L V6, Palmyra, PA, December 04, 2012, 20:38
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Warning light goes off after engine is off and cooled. Also smell of solvent or plastic especially when first starting. Had transmission rebuilt about a month ago and transmission repair shop says they find nothing wrong. Transmission does seem to act fine.

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    csubak30 December 04, 2012, 21:36
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    Check transmission fluid level.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13458 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 05, 2012, 06:22
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    sounds like trans is poss overheating poss trans cooler is plugged.you have a warranty return and have it ck make sure you get paper work from them stating all is ok for future reference in case there is a trans failure

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    J Ward, December 05, 2012, 18:00
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    Thanks very much for the advice. I will have them check the cooler.

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