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Why does the pedestrian warning message keep returning without any accidents

(2006 Jaguar XKR)
in Tacoma, WA on December 10, 2013
The pedestrian warning system alarm appears on the dash every time I start up. I have not had any bumps with pedestrians, and the message did go out after a car wash, but has since come back and is always on. Is there a way of accessing the ecu to reset this alarm.
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of Greg's Orange Auto on December 10, 2013
scan codes and post so we can adv
on December 10, 2013
There are no codes showing. It is a message "check pedestrian system". I understand this is shown after a striking a pedestrian, and the pedestrian protection system has been deployed.
of G. T. Service Center on December 10, 2013
It's probably all the ghost, just kidding, there is possibly a bad sensor. Nothing you can reset in the ECM. AS #1 said have it scanned for codes, then we can help advise you.
on December 10, 2013
Thanks for your advice. Is there a way of scanning it myself with a laptop?
of G. T. Service Center on December 10, 2013
Not with out a program which will allow you to. The Body control module is where the information should be and a code reader will probably not work. Needs a more professional toll to retrieve that information.
on December 10, 2013
Thanks again. OK sounds like a trip to the agents.Can I buy the software anywhere for future use?
of G. T. Service Center on December 10, 2013
It's available just search online for program.
on December 10, 2013
Many Thanks again.
of G. T. Service Center on December 10, 2013
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