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2004 grand vicarage 2.0diesel cut out on road, complete loss

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2004 grand vicarage 2.0diesel cut out on road, complete loss of electrical power,resulting in dead short on wiring loom after isolating starter motor and alternator,could it be the ecu.
Submitted: 1 year ago via TrueDelta.com.
Category: UK Car
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dont know where grang vicarage came from.vehicle is Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.0diesel 2005
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The ECM can cause the engine to die but it can't cause a loss of power to the entire vehicle, except a rare case where it was causing the alternator to not charge and you continued to drive until the battery was dead. That doesn't appear to be the case though.

Why do you believe there is a short in the wiring harness; what circuit is shorted to what?

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