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1998 Jaguar XJR. Orange warning light coming on with message "Engine Fail Safe Mode" Seems to be related to cruise control. Any suggestions?
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When those warning lights come on the ECM has detected a malfunction and will go into limp mode to try to prevent damage to the powertrain. It may be a brake switch, or electronic throttle problem. We will need to have the codes read from the ECM as well as the other modules. A Jag scan tool will be needed but you can try your local parts store as they usually do this for you at no charge but their scan tool is limited. If you can get me the four digit code (example P0121) we can pinpoint the problem.

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