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Check engine code - 1994 Jaguar XJ6

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  • jiwlp Jul 02, 2009

    Telling me to take the car to a mechanic, duh; why am I paying you? I could have discerned that myself.

  • jiwlp Jul 02, 2009

    I'm getting a FAIL 17, FUEL 17 check engine code when I check the VCM on my 1994 Jaguar XJ6. What's the issue?

  • jiwlp Jul 02, 2009

    Um, you're a computer jock; why are you sticking your nose in here? And if you guys aren't qualified to fix things why are we paying ANYTHING? Thanks, you answered my question for me.

  • jiwlp Jul 02, 2009

    What does the error code (Check Engine) FAIL 17 or FUEL 17 on an 1994 Jaguar XJS mean?

  • jiwlp Jul 02, 2009

    The car is not backfiring at all; it's running very smoothly.

  • jiwlp Jul 02, 2009

    Excellent; you're the first person that had a response that was helpful. Thank you.

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Please post the code you are experiencing for additional help.

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Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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    Fuel Fail 17: TPS out of range : LOW

    Code "fuel fail 17" relates to the throttle potentiometer TPS (throttle position sensor). The engine management unit has detected a
    fault with this part and stored it in it's memory.

    You may have to have the part
    replaced and then the ECU can be reset to remove the fault. According to my data
    book, the time required to do the job is about 1 hour, plus the cost of the
    diagnostic reset.

    Unlike most parts this one is easy to get to, The TPS is located Under hood, center, upper engine area, below throttle body housing, mounted on
    center top of engine





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Its a catalitic converter error. you need to fix the engine timing or other problem causing the back fire - a cat converter or O2 sensor can cause backfire.
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  • livetech Jul 02, 2009


    fail 17 fuel 17 :just means the one of the nods in fuel pump misfired, on every model other than the ones for usa market, after clearing the error code on vcm the check engine light would reset. for our cars its programmed to stay on.
    it will not effect the running of the car or its performance
    may run a little rich





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Take it to a mechanic, I don't think anyone will fix your car for 3 dollars (that is being offered here to us by you signing up to 9usd / month deal)

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  • Ekse Jul 02, 2009

    Try reposting again, theres the button for you below, maybe theres a mechanic here that will fix it for 3 dollars. but you can't expect much.


  • Ekse Jul 02, 2009

    yes I am. Can't fix your car but just saying. Theres a 3 dollar sign on your question, I'm sure all the car mechanics Are very motivated to help you.




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I would take the vehicle to auto zone for a free diafgnosis, depending what code is shown, they can tell you what is needed to rectify the problem.

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Check engine light comes on and off, these are indication that there is some error code stored in your vehicles ECM. The engine module computer needs to be scanned. These will give the code and as per the error code the further problem can be detected and confirmed. The engine light indicator blinks or remains steady on dash when engine computer noticed any problem with any engine electrically operated components.


For more help, I suggest you to refer the help links provided below. These will let you know more about which areas to look, check, when there is engine light coming up on dash panel.

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Click the link below: -------

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT


http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2012/12/check-engine-lightengine-warning-light.html

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Check Engine Light Reset Procedure?
http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/check-engine-light-reset-procedure.html
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For more help, I suggest you to refer the help links provided below. These will let you know more about which areas to look, check, when there is engine light coming up on dash panel.

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Click the link below: -------


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http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/check-engine-light-reset-procedure.html

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But as why check engine light came up,for that issue there are few help link with solutions to correct the issue.========
Click the link below:---
After getting car washed, check engine light is ON and key less entry not working, tried reprogramming. Also car shows fuel pressure? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/after-getting-car-washedcheck-engine.html
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After replacing throttle body the Check engine light starts blinking?http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/after-replacing-throttle-body-check.html

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