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Problem code for JAGUAR s-type 2001------ P1576

Problem code for JAGUAR s-type 2001------ P1576 Pedal positon not available. Need help ....should i change the pedal sensor ? the body throttle? or wich sensor cause this ALWAYS FAILSAFE ENGINE MODE

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I am the owner of a 2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0 and had a Fail Safe Mode Warning and check engine light that came on, had O'Reilly's scan it and the code showed P1576, Accelerator Pedal Sensor issue. Before changing the pedal sensor you may want to try this first, if you have this issue. This is a cheaper and easier way to go before changing out the pedal sensor although the sensor is not expensive unless you decide to have a mechanic change it for you. After some research, we decided to take a can of electronic cleaner (bought $3 can of CRC, Electronic Cleaner) and cleaned out the connections of the throttle positioning sensor (located under the hood) and the accelerator pedal sensor (located at the accelerator pedal inside the car). Before starting the car I pumped the pedal a couple of times. Don't know if that was necessary but I did that anyway. After doing this the Fail Safe Mode warning never came back on, then I had the check engine light reset. So far, this seems to have done the trick. If I run into another problem with this I will then consider changing the pedal sensor then and update this status.

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Change the pedal sensor...thrttle is fine and will function properly as soon as its changed..make sure once you change it you turn the key to position two for 5 seconds then turn it back to position one ,then wait ten more seconds and turn the key to postion two for 5 seconds again to allow the ecu to calibrate.And make sure you unplug the neg terminal to do the install...once reconnected follow the above procedure...the crank the car.

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