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Failsafe keeps appearing

The failsafe mode has been kicking into limp mode and it showed as throttle sensor unit had a new one fitted but failsafe still appears but stays on orange light doesn't go into limp mode any suggestions thanks
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Take it to jaguar and have the software checked and any fault codes removed ,

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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