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What is stability control? light came on

My 1997 Jag XK8 convertible has been sitting after I was away 3 weeks in the hospital. I went to start it and it was a bit sluggish firing up as though the battery might be weak, and then I noticed the stability control light came on. What does this mean, and how do I fix the problem? The car was running fine before I parked it and hasn't been driven.

Thanks for any advice
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Hi

Sounds like usual gremlins kicked in to your computer, with the flat battery.

Disconnect both terminals of the battery, switch on the ignition to start position 6 times, to clear the computer memory.

Reconnect Positive terminal + then Negative --- and start engine, and check it out.

I am pretty sure it will not come back on.

Also I suggest you get the battery tested soon as possible.

( Is it the original battery ?) If so, its shot !

Good Luck !

Please give me a FixYa rating please !

Let me know how you get on .

John.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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