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Sorry for the long post, but hoping someone can shed some light or help:

I've got a 2015 2.2 HSE Luxury (9-speed auto), which threw up a 'gearbox fault' warning on the dash and seemed unwilling/unable to change gear. This was cleared by turning the car off and back on again, and the car drove normally, but I booked it in to an independent 'approved' garage under third party warranty that came with the car to have it looked at.

The garage diagnosed it as a fault with the transmission control module, but this part was on back order so the car was returned and I continued to drive it until 'gearbox fault' appeared again on the dash a couple of weeks later. This time when the ignition was turned off/on, 'parking brake fault' was also displayed and the car would then not come out of Park, leaving me stranded.

I managed to get the car recovered to the same garage and eventually the transmission control module was replaced once this arrived. The faults were cleared and the car appeared to be driving normally again for about a week - until the exact same thing happened again.

The car has now been recovered again to the garage and upon further investigation they now think the whole gearbox needs replacing.

They've managed to source a 9-speed auto box from a newer 2.0 car, but apparently this won't fit the 2.2 engine and they can't currently find a suitable replacement - so I'm going to be left without a car until they can locate one.

So a few questions/things I was hoping someone might be able to help with:
1. Has anyone come across this or a similar-sounding issue before and how was it resolved?
2. Does anyone have experience to know whether the auto gearbox from the 2.0 can be made to fit the 2.2?
3. If you're aware of somewhere that I could source an auto gearbox from a 2.2 car, or know of someone breaking one, I'd be interested to hear about it

Thanks in advance.
 

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Sorry for the long post, but hoping someone can shed some light or help:

I've got a 2015 2.2 HSE Luxury (9-speed auto), which threw up a 'gearbox fault' warning on the dash and seemed unwilling/unable to change gear. This was cleared by turning the car off and back on again, and the car drove normally, but I booked it in to an independent 'approved' garage under third party warranty that came with the car to have it looked at.

The garage diagnosed it as a fault with the transmission control module, but this part was on back order so the car was returned and I continued to drive it until 'gearbox fault' appeared again on the dash a couple of weeks later. This time when the ignition was turned off/on, 'parking brake fault' was also displayed and the car would then not come out of Park, leaving me stranded.

I managed to get the car recovered to the same garage and eventually the transmission control module was replaced once this arrived. The faults were cleared and the car appeared to be driving normally again for about a week - until the exact same thing happened again.

The car has now been recovered again to the garage and upon further investigation they now think the whole gearbox needs replacing.

They've managed to source a 9-speed auto box from a newer 2.0 car, but apparently this won't fit the 2.2 engine and they can't currently find a suitable replacement - so I'm going to be left without a car until they can locate one.

So a few questions/things I was hoping someone might be able to help with:
1. Has anyone come across this or a similar-sounding issue before and how was it resolved?
2. Does anyone have experience to know whether the auto gearbox from the 2.0 can be made to fit the 2.2?
3. If you're aware of somewhere that I could source an auto gearbox from a 2.2 car, or know of someone breaking one, I'd be interested to hear about it

Thanks in advance.
I have the same car as you and had the same issue a few years ago. The error came up and car went into limp home mode. After pulling over and turning the car off and on again it was fine. Took it to the local LR dealer the next day and they said it was a transmission fault and that the transmission needed to be replaced. The car was under warranty so no cost to me. It took a few weeks before the transmission arrived but we did not experience any issues with the car again while waiting. The local dealer replaced the transmission and haven’t had any issues since. We’ve done 110,000km now without issue. The 2.0 Diesel engine is completely different to the 2.2 in our cars so I can’t see the transmission for the new engine fitting the old one. I would contact car wrecking yards to look for a gear box or contact your LR dealer and find out stock availability of a new one. I think it was a known issue so LR might even help out with some of the cost.
 

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Sorry for the long post, but hoping someone can shed some light or help:

I've got a 2015 2.2 HSE Luxury (9-speed auto), which threw up a 'gearbox fault' warning on the dash and seemed unwilling/unable to change gear. This was cleared by turning the car off and back on again, and the car drove normally, but I booked it in to an independent 'approved' garage under third party warranty that came with the car to have it looked at.

The garage diagnosed it as a fault with the transmission control module, but this part was on back order so the car was returned and I continued to drive it until 'gearbox fault' appeared again on the dash a couple of weeks later. This time when the ignition was turned off/on, 'parking brake fault' was also displayed and the car would then not come out of Park, leaving me stranded.

I managed to get the car recovered to the same garage and eventually the transmission control module was replaced once this arrived. The faults were cleared and the car appeared to be driving normally again for about a week - until the exact same thing happened again.

The car has now been recovered again to the garage and upon further investigation they now think the whole gearbox needs replacing.

They've managed to source a 9-speed auto box from a newer 2.0 car, but apparently this won't fit the 2.2 engine and they can't currently find a suitable replacement - so I'm going to be left without a car until they can locate one.

So a few questions/things I was hoping someone might be able to help with:
1. Has anyone come across this or a similar-sounding issue before and how was it resolved?
2. Does anyone have experience to know whether the auto gearbox from the 2.0 can be made to fit the 2.2?
3. If you're aware of somewhere that I could source an auto gearbox from a 2.2 car, or know of someone breaking one, I'd be interested to hear about it

Thanks in advance.
Hi,
I have a 2016, 9 speed auto diesel and I had the same problem.
Car reported a Gearbox Fault, i turned it off and after that it started but wouldnt go into gear. Had it towed and eventually they replaced the gearbox.
that was 12 months ago.
Recently, ( in the last few months) the car reports Gear box fault after about 60 minutes of freeway driving, i stop the engine, wait 5 minutes and we are good to go.
Land Rover here in Sydney cant get the gearbox to fault but feel it may be the Torque Converter may be faulty.
Their suggestion is to drive it until it gives it up completely, then they can diagnose the issue and fix it.
This is great for them. But if i am hundreds of kilometers rom civilisation it may take days for a recovery vehicle to find me.

if anyone has any suggestions i would welcome them.
 

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Sorry for the long post, but hoping someone can shed some light or help: I've got a 2015 2.2 HSE Luxury (9-speed auto), which threw up a 'gearbox fault' warning on the dash and seemed unwilling/unable to change gear. This was cleared by turning the car off and back on again, and the car drove normally, but I booked it in to an independent 'approved' garage under third party warranty that came with the car to have it looked at. The garage diagnosed it as a fault with the transmission control module, but this part was on back order so the car was returned and I continued to drive it until 'gearbox fault' appeared again on the dash a couple of weeks later. This time when the ignition was turned off/on, 'parking brake fault' was also displayed and the car would then not come out of Park, leaving me stranded. I managed to get the car recovered to the same garage and eventually the transmission control module was replaced once this arrived. The faults were cleared and the car appeared to be driving normally again for about a week - until the exact same thing happened again. The car has now been recovered again to the garage and upon further investigation they now think the whole gearbox needs replacing. They've managed to source a 9-speed auto box from a newer 2.0 car, but apparently this won't fit the 2.2 engine and they can't currently find a suitable replacement - so I'm going to be left without a car until they can locate one. So a few questions/things I was hoping someone might be able to help with: 1. Has anyone come across this or a similar-sounding issue before and how was it resolved? 2. Does anyone have experience to know whether the auto gearbox from the 2.0 can be made to fit the 2.2? 3. If you're aware of somewhere that I could source an auto gearbox from a 2.2 car, or know of someone breaking one, I'd be interested to hear about it Thanks in advance.
Common issue dating back to 2014 - millions of vehicles repaired wrongly and dumped back on to roads and land rover have been allowed to walk away.
 

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LOL Land Rover would be greatly surprised to see they sold so many cars.. I see that on another forum you posted 1000s of cars so it seems strange and the fact that you do not own a Discovery Sport.
 

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LOL Land Rover would be greatly surprised to see they sold so many cars.. I see that on another forum you posted 1000s of cars so it seems strange and the fact that you do not own a Discovery Sport.
Their sales are dropping like a lead balloon. They are voted consistently most UNRELIABILE vehicle brand. The gearbox issue and symptoms are widely advertised as far back as 2014 and the discovery 2023 has a recall on it already for this exact problem again. It's actually a safety issue with high crash risk.
 

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Sorry for the long post, but hoping someone can shed some light or help:

I've got a 2015 2.2 HSE Luxury (9-speed auto), which threw up a 'gearbox fault' warning on the dash and seemed unwilling/unable to change gear. This was cleared by turning the car off and back on again, and the car drove normally, but I booked it in to an independent 'approved' garage under third party warranty that came with the car to have it looked at.

The garage diagnosed it as a fault with the transmission control module, but this part was on back order so the car was returned and I continued to drive it until 'gearbox fault' appeared again on the dash a couple of weeks later. This time when the ignition was turned off/on, 'parking brake fault' was also displayed and the car would then not come out of Park, leaving me stranded.

I managed to get the car recovered to the same garage and eventually the transmission control module was replaced once this arrived. The faults were cleared and the car appeared to be driving normally again for about a week - until the exact same thing happened again.

The car has now been recovered again to the garage and upon further investigation they now think the whole gearbox needs replacing.

They've managed to source a 9-speed auto box from a newer 2.0 car, but apparently this won't fit the 2.2 engine and they can't currently find a suitable replacement - so I'm going to be left without a car until they can locate one.

So a few questions/things I was hoping someone might be able to help with:
1. Has anyone come across this or a similar-sounding issue before and how was it resolved?
2. Does anyone have experience to know whether the auto gearbox from the 2.0 can be made to fit the 2.2?
3. If you're aware of somewhere that I could source an auto gearbox from a 2.2 car, or know of someone breaking one, I'd be interested to hear about it

Thanks in advance.
I'm in battle with Land rover uk on same issue and it's because they were recalled under q655 but never fixed correctly. They will be totally dishonest and tell you it wear and tear but I took mine to a grade 4 tech land rover trained guys and he confirmed the fault is same as manufacturers fault. At minute land rover refuse to call their own franchise to confirm it as if they do they must repair it FOC. They have just lied to TMO a few weeks ago also about it. It's actually serious as that vehicle can jump gear from drive to neutral in motion so you could be over taking and loose all power. They called it " high crash risk". Do not let them off the hook.
 

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Hello
I have a DS 2.2 HSE SD4 Diesel 2016 with 100,000 km, I had the same fault, I took it to the Land Rover dealer and they told me that I had to change the complete gearbox at my cost since it was out of warranty, the dealer took it out . Later I took it to a ZF gearbox specialist workshop and they offered me an overhaul, I did, but it did not completely solve the issue in the end since I also had to change the gearbox control module and the gear lever, and with a lot of battling with the programming solved the issue.
In short, the gearbox is almost new.
In terms of cost, Land Rover asked me for 10,000USD for a new box and this arrangement cost me 5,000USD.

By the way, I'm from Chile.
 

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Hello
I have a DS 2.2 HSE SD4 Diesel 2016 with 100,000 km, I had the same fault, I took it to the Land Rover dealer and they told me that I had to change the complete gearbox at my cost since it was out of warranty, the dealer took it out . Later I took it to a ZF gearbox specialist workshop and they offered me an overhaul, I did, but it did not completely solve the issue in the end since I also had to change the gearbox control module and the gear lever, and with a lot of battling with the programming solved the issue.
In short, the gearbox is almost new.
In terms of cost, Land Rover asked me for 10,000USD for a new box and this arrangement cost me 5,000USD.

By the way, I'm from Chile.
Hi Rodrigo, Check if the vehicle was one of the recall vehicles. Mine was and exactly same happened. If it is Land rover are liable for that repair as it would have been started in warranty but therefore not completed as it's only complete once fault is gone for good. short-term what you will find is that as long as you don't drive with eco on the vehicle is drivable but usually after to start and get back in it happens and only way is to leave the vehicle locked for about 20-40 mins and it resets. you do not need a a new gearbox as that's a land rover scam to get you to put right something they manufactured wrongly and fixed wrongly too. Note though that at time, the vehicle has potential to jump whilst driven from drive to neutral and that means loss of all acceleration and even land rover said it has a "crash risk". I was told exactly same as you at start but I got a grade 4 land rover tech to pull mine apart and he found that land rover negligently repaired it at recall. Knowing that now, land rover are still refusing to ask him for that evidence as they know then they must repair so I've now gone to Omsbusman and if that does not work go legal. If you google land rover gearbox fault crimp transmission wiring you will find all the history as the problem was a big global one which started in China market. Hope helps.
Keith
 
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