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How do I get the failsafe engine mode off of 1999 Jaguar…

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How do I get the failsafe engine mode off of 1999 Jaguar Vanden plas

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the Jaguar? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?

146000 Mi automatic

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Vanden Plas yourself? What have you tried so far?

It just came on about 10 minutes ago I haven't tried anything

Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Jaguar
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Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 3 years ago
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Other than the warning is the vehicle in a limp mode condition?

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
it's in a very limp do this right nowNo
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 3 years ago

OK thanks. Try turning off the vehicle and leave it off for a few minutes. Usually just doing this will reset an electrical fault.

It could be a problem with the electronic throttle system.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
okay it worked but how do I keep it from coming back on again how much do you think it would cost to get fixedNot my stability and traction control lyta Zod what do I do about that
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 3 years ago

It depends. If it is an electronic throttle issue then it may return. Those warnings may or may not be related. First we need to have the vehicle scanned for the stored fault codes. We can try using a generic OBD II scan tool available at your local parts store. This tool will be limited and will only be able to communicate with the ECM. We can see if any fault codes are stored. It would be a P followed by four digits like a P1122 fault code. If no codes are stored then we will need a more advanced scan tool that is Jag specific that can communicate with all the control modules. Let me know. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Do you know about how much it would be to get fixed
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 3 years ago
If it is a throttle issue and a new part is fitted it could be about $1500.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Thank you for your help you have been a true blessing
Jaguar Mechanic: Richard, Jaguar Technician replied 3 years ago
You are very welcome. Let me know if you need anything else. Please provide a positive rating so I can receive credit. Thanks.
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