JAGUAR XK8 WILL NOT ENGAGE IN FIRST GEAR AUTO TRANS. ..
Unable to drive Jaguar, 84k miles, in auto trans.
Seems it will not engage.
Have to drive in sports mode.
Time to have the car professional inspected and diagnosed. Find a reputable trans shop. There is no simple fix at this point. You mentioned grinding in another post, that is always a bad sign. The more you drive it, the more damage you may incur.
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