Check transmission light

45

Asked by Sep 25, 2007 at 01:12 AM about the 2003 Jaguar X-TYPE 2.5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi,

The check transmission light on my 2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5 lights up intermitently. This happened three times in the last two months. It happens after I put the car into gear. When this happens, the car shakes.

I would then turn off the ignition and wait for a few minutes, restart it and the problem goes away. What could this be?

Thanks.

8 Answers

2,925

How many miles are on it? Jags are known to have bad ignition coils. They may not set check engine lights, but maybe it senses the transmission acting up.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
45

Thanks for your response Joe. The car has 24,000 miles on it.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5,205

Is the car warm or cold when this happens? Did you check the fluid level (dipstick under the hood sometimes orange)?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
1,275

i would get it looked at , i dont know much about that car but the only thing i could see doing this is a converter lookout in your tranny but that most often makes the car stall out

45

Thanks for your responses. I always warm up the car for at least 10 minutes before I drive it. During the three times this has happened, twice have been around 45-50 degrees outside and the third time, it was around 65 degrees. I have had it checked out and the mechanic said everything was normal. The car cannot be driven when the lights comes on because the car shakes and when I shut it down for a few minutes, everything is normal. The worse part of this is that it is intermittent.

dose anyone think it has a bad tourk converter

1,385

Is this vehicle equipped with a programable transmission? Jaguar and LandRover,have shared technologies.I have first/hand knowledge of a software update , which I watched in amazement while they programed the new update.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

ignition switch problem . next time it happens instead of turning it off try wiggling the key back and forth without shutting off the engine if the problem goes away . its the ignition switch.

Your Answer

X-TYPE

Looking for a Used X-TYPE in your area?

CarGurus has 465 nationwide X-TYPE listings starting at $2,595.

ZIP:

Jaguar X-TYPE Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,760
  • #2
    Raihan Ahmed
    Reputation
    780
  • #3
    superdiver
    Reputation
    490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jaguar XJ-Series
61 Great Deals out of 2,539 listings starting at $1,850
Used Jaguar S-TYPE
7 Great Deals out of 439 listings starting at $2,150
Used Jaguar XK-Series
30 Great Deals out of 599 listings starting at $3,995
Used Jaguar XJR
102 listings starting at $6,995
Used BMW 3 Series
1,157 Great Deals out of 33,302 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
653 Great Deals out of 26,478 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
497 Great Deals out of 19,935 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW 5 Series
471 Great Deals out of 16,361 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
172 Great Deals out of 5,894 listings starting at $2,000
Used Audi A4
272 Great Deals out of 11,385 listings starting at $1,999

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Jaguar X-TYPE 2.5 For Sale
2 listings starting at $4,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.