2000 Jaguar S-Type Repair Question
2000 Jaguar S-Type Fail Safe Engine Mode Light
2000 Jaguar S-Type 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 29,000 miles
Yesterday, I started my car with a quick charge, battery charger. After the car started I noticed the fail safe warning lamp had turned on. I have driven the car with no noticable change in performance. It drives as it always did. I am wondering if the fifty amp quick charge sent an errant message to the onboard computer and if so, will disconnecting the battery reset the lamp.
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It is possible the PCM/ECU has picked up on an overcharge/overload to the electrical system and turned on the CEL .. disconnecting the battery will not help .. you need to have the vehicle plugged into a diagnostic computer to check the codes and erase the light
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