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Failed safe engine mode 1999 V8 S Type

THe warning light comes on orange intermittently

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I've got a 2000 that did the same thing. Get this, it was caused by a defective trunk seal that let water in my trunk and got my wiring wet. Could'nt even shut off the car, only way to kill it was to pull the positve battery cable, negative won't kill it. After all dried out, and jag dealer reset my failsafe mode all good....... until now i have a .500 ma draw on power while sitting unused, brand new batteries down in 1 week??

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

  • Imagoodun Dec 29, 2008

    See if your trunk it wet around the spare, your wiring lies to the right that gets soaked, good luck.

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