Because while the lights vary in appearance from vehicle to vehicle, all have the same basic meaning: There's a problem with the car's emissions system. This is a problem that will need someone versed in Jag's electronics and someone that has the proper diagnostics to track down the problem. This site has a prominent Copyright stance so I can't go copying the jag data. . So you should chech it on our car models. But other times everything works fine P1111. I would consult a transmission specialist first.
But in many cases, it means at minimum that you'll be visiting the car dealer to locate the malfunction and get the light turned off. I am going through the same issue now. If you find one missing let us know and we we'll add it immediately! The vehicle service manual should be consulted for more information on possible causes of the fault, along with required testing. Usually there is no sign of it happening, but some times you feel a definite thud from 2nd to 3rd I think and then the light comes on. This tells you where to start testing. Thermal stress can distort the head and make it swell in areas that are hottest like those between exhaust valves in adjoining cylinders, and areas that have restricted coolant flow like the narrow area that separates the cylinders.
I don't see your car details but you do need to look the code up with care specifically for your car not someone else's. Hi guys, ive just returned to owning a beautiful Jaguar after having a Merc that I hated. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away. This is not necesarily an indication of a problem, The service engineer may have cleared fault codes, after repair or rectification of a problem. I just finished dissasembly and found on the 1st gear set a bad O ring and the snaap clip that holds the assembly together came out of its slot and broke the sprag. They will provide valuable info! Any suggestions or is a to visit the dealer my only option? I wonder what is the life span for these gearboxes? These are listed in numerical order for easy searching.
Every time you start the car and go through a complete drive cycle 10,000 revolutions of the motor and the motor up to temp , it is logged. The dealer quoted 6900 dollars for the repair. This could be a really indepth process. After reading up on forum and taking it to my local garage i deciced to purchase a new battery as wasnt sure how old the battery was. When your car's 'Jaguar S-Type P1797 Check Engine' light comes on, it's usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. What do we know about P1797 code for Jaguar X-type? We certainly understand how frustrating it can be to look for a code definition and have it not online when you need it.
The typical aluminum head swells most in the middle, which can crush the head gasket if the head gets too hot. Have you been able to clear the code? Im leaning towards it being an electrical fault as its not always there. The code definitions are a good starting point when determining the cause of the service engine light but where do you go from there? The connector may have a removable cover. And lets face it, if the service engine light is on then you need it now! You should also check that the spark plug gap is set properly. .
So you should chech it on our car models. Look up your code definition. Please use the form on our Contact Page to get in touch with us. How many miles on your car? Now don't ask yourself; What should you do with P1797 code? It takes two people about 4 hours to remove transmission, another 2 hours to dissasemble and 4 to reassemble. Get it right the first time. From your description of the symptoms, it sounds like it may be starting to have an issue.
We do our best to update these Jaguar check engine light codes as frequently as possible. What does fault code P1797 mean for Jaguar X-type? Here is how we suggest you proceed. First I would see the explanation of the fault codes. This causes the ignition coil to provide a spark and the injector to inject fuel into each cylinder at the right time. I would personally recommend bringing this into the dealer. I am a doit yourselfer not sure what your tool or apptitude is mechanically. So please read our and when you're ready jump in! In turn, they can change its meaning in any way they like, even by individual cars should they be so inclined.
If they show up again, check the battery for weakness before ripping things apart. . The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. So you should chech it on our car models. Could transmission control module need reflash? Remember, these are manufacturer specific codes only. Sorry to give you the bad news but there are reuilds availible for about 3k. Please any help would be greatly appreciated I don't want to go back to dealer.
The rest of the compnents look fine. For our cars the previous descriptions are wrong from the Jag S-Type data I have. I know you have the numbers but you need to get a code discription. Has the transmission fluid ever been replaced? Appreciate you efforts to assist. What does a diagnostic reading P1797 mean for Jaguar X-type? Car will engage first gear but when gas is applied slips and transmission fault come up. If your spark plugs look good, problems with your ignition system can also preventing a spark. The solution is here : Jaguar S-Type P1797 Possible Solution : Disconnected, dirty or fouled spark plugs are common causes for engines that won't start.
If there is a link to a specific diagnosis strategy for the code then follow that and start testing. The on-board diagnostics system and engine control unit are in charge of monitoring a bunch of different P1797 Jaguar X-type, and if they get a reading that's a little out of whack, up pops the check engine light. If you originally had a battery fault that caused the code and have changed the battery. I have had the codes read and p1797 shows up transmission control module to engine control module malfunction can anyone tell me what this is and what the fix is. I will order parts tomorow looks like about 400 dollars in parts. In reply to a message from drbill sent Tue 29 Jan 2013: Thanks very much for your help, Bill. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use.