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Jaguar S-Type Recall 04V024000

Automatic Transmission Shifts Into Reverse Without Warning

Recall Details

On certain vehicles with automatic transmissions, with a forward "Drive" gear selected and the vehicle stationary or in forward motion, the transmission could potentially select "Reverse" without warning. This could result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the Transmission Control Module to fix the issue. The recall began on May 1, 2004. The Jaguar recall number is R513.

Our Quick Take

On certain vehicles with automatic transmissions, with a forward "Drive" gear selected, the transmission could potentially select "Reverse" without warning.

What Should You Do?

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.

Drive Train, May 1, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 1, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
31,731
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V024000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, WITH THE FORWARD DRIVE GEAR SELECTED AND THE VEHICLE STATIONARY OR IN A FORWARD MOTION, THE GEARBOX COULD POTENTIALLY SELECT REVERSE GEAR, WITHOUT INDICATION.
Consequence
THIS FAILURE COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 1, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-201-818-8500.
Notes
JAGUAR RECALL NO. R513.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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