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1996 jaguar xjr: trans..check engine light..limp mode..blown..a code?

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I Accidently shorted the shift...
I Accidently shorted the shift mode switch wires, now i have the trans light & check engine light on. I am stuck in limp mode. what could be blown, or is it just a code????
i have a 1996 jaguar xjr
thanks in advance
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The sport mode switch switches ground to the TCM when in S mode. You may have a blown fuse. Check fuse #5 (5 amp) in the passenger side heelboard fuse box and #14 (10 amp) in the driver side heelboard box. Those fuse boxes are located under the carpet covers between the rear seat and the floor. You will need a compatible scan tool to read the codes from the ECM but you can disconnect the negative battery terminal cable which usually will reset the modules.

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