If I accelerate hard a light comes on saying gearbox fault. Stop the car and 5 minutes later all is well.What is wrong?

Asked by Jan 17, 2017 at 05:15 AM about the 2008 Jaguar X-TYPE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car is a 2.2 diesel Sovereign.The car is 8 years old but only 48000 miles. I
have missed one service due to low miles covered  last year [only 5000].On
steady acceleration. I have no problems at all.

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The TCM connection can come loose on hard acceleration as the engine torques and when it gets wet.

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Thanks for that. I am no mechanic though! Can my local guy fix it or do I need the dreaded main dealer? How much approx to fix? Thanks again

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