I was having trouble getting my '05 Jaguar S-type into gear. After removing the gearbox and disconnecting the linkage, I find that it switches out just fine when pushing and pulling the link end with my hand but the cable seems a bit spongy and has too much “travel” before catching the next gear. Again, it goes into every gear perfectly but I have to push (and, of course, pull) the linkage connector a little too far distance-wise between “P” and “D”. So, when I connect the gearbox and adjust it perfectly for “P”, the shifter won’t move it far enough to reach “D” and vice versa.
Anybody ever heard of this?