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My 03 jaguar got stuck in neutral so I force it out. I replace the gear box. I saw smoke come out of the trany . My car won't start and the drive light is on in park what was it that was smoking from the trany and how do I fix it can a neutral safety switch be replace without replacing the valve body.

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You have done something very wrong obviously.
I suggest you get a pro auto electrician round to quote for repairs before you set fire to the car.

Posted on Jan 12, 2018

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SOURCE: Problems with 2000 S-type Jaguar

I have an 02 Jaguar S-type 3.0 liter with 86k on it. I bought the car cheap because the owner thought it needed new coils. What I found was the spark plugs were old so I replaced them, due to the fact you need to remove the intake manifold to replace the right side spark plugs, I found mismatched spark plugs. I also found moisture down in the plug wells on the 3 coils that were not firing. My solution was to replace all the spark plugs, clean and dry the coils and coil boots and apply WD-40 (water displacement - 40) liberally on the boots and in the boots. I put it all back together and it runs like a champ. No more check engine lights and no more stumbling and misfiring. So if you have the time to dismantle and inspect the coils and plugs its a good way to save some money. Or you can just replace the coils and hope the moisture doesn't build up again. Good Luck!

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Jaguar XJR Shifter stuck in park position

the shifter cable is on the lift side of the transmission, make sure it is bolted to the trnsmission

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Exhaust smoke - 1994 XJ6 4.0

you have bad valve seals again and it is possible that the valve guides are bad ( to much play ) i worked for Jaguar 13 years and i have done 100's of these and very few needed guides it sound like the seals where not done correctly at the last repair.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: gear box stuck in park

try rocking the car back and forward to see if it will losen the gear stick.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a jaguar xj8 and the gear got stuck in park.

Most likely the lock out switch at the brake pedal is at fault, because in order to put it in in to any gear you have to step on the brake first ! Their is a switch located which prevents you put it in gear with out stepping on the brake pedal, so check this switch first.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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