My Jaguar S-Type was purchased new in 2006. It currently has very low mileage - around 9,000. When I took it to the Jaguar dealership, they recommended I have a transmission flush at a cost of around $500. Should I be looking for a new service shop?
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2006 Jaguar S-Type Question: Transmission Flush at 6,000 miles?
Answer #1hemicuda May 10, 2010, 14:30Master
I would can a few shops http://repairpal.com/directory?address=22066&car_bran... and get their opinion
Katzman Automotive from Katzman Automotive & Transmissions, August 04, 2010, 14:27Technician
The Jaguar S-type transmission is filled for life and does not require servicing or topping off unless the transmission is leaking, or undergoes severe use. Severe use calls for a service interval of 30,000 miles. With 9000 miles after 4 years, I don't think you qualify for the severe use interval. I wonder what the dealers rational was? If the transmission is ever serviced it's essential that you use the correct fluid, Shell M1375.4. Hope this helps.
Mark @ Katzman Automotive and Transmissions
23035 Douglas Court
Sterling, VA 20166
Answer #3Visitor, January 29, 2011, 21:27
I would change dealership right away. They are trying to take you for a ride.