Indicator Lights

Anderson Ford Indicator light information


(Electronic Stability Program) , BAS (Brake System Force Distribution) may function but with out normally. Anti lock brakes need to be check or serviced

Airbag Light

There is a malfunction in the SRS (Supplemental Restrain System. This may cause an airbag to not deploy in the event of an emergency. We recommend you bring your vehicle in for examination

Brake Light

You are driving with the parking brake on. Release the parking brake and check to be sure the light is no longer on. We recommend you bring it in for examination.

Coolant Light.

If the coolant light is on you may have a faulty sensor or lacking proper coolant. If the coolant temperature reaches 248 degrees or more, it will cause unnecessary damage. DO NOT DRIVE the vehicle while the engine is hot. Driving the vehicle while the engine is above 248 degrees will damage the engine irreparably. Seek service at once

Check Engine Light

There may be a malfunction in the engine management system, the fuel injector system, the exhaust system, the ignition system or fuel system. The engine may be breaking into emergency mode

ESC or Traction Control Light

Electronic Stability Control (previously known as ESP, Electronic Stability Program) is deactivated. ESC will not stabilize the vehicle if it starts to skid or if a wheel starts to spin.

Most vehicles have an ESC on/off button. If this icon should appear inside a yellow triangle, then ESC or traction control has intervened because there is a risk of skidding or at least one wheel has started to spin. Cruise control, if engaged, will be deactivated.

If the light remains on the system may have been turned off.

GAS Light- Fuel Light

Your fuel level could be low or the fuel system pressure is too low. Check your fuel level and ensure the filler cap is securely fastened or replaced. The fuel filler cap is not closed correctly or the fuel system is leaking.

SEAT Belt Light

The seat belt warning lamp reminds the driver and front passenger to fasten their seat belts. Fasten your safety belts. In addition, if you are driving faster than 15 mph without your seat belts fastened an audible warning alert will sound

Tire Pressure Light

The pressure in one or more of your tires is insufficient or has dropped significantly. Low tire pressure causes excessive wear on your tires and can contribute to a dangerous blowout. Pull over to a safe spot and check all tires. Refill or replace as necessary

Traction Control Light

The ESC (or ESP) system has been deactivated. ESC will not stabilize the vehicle if it starts to skid or if a wheel starts to spin. Some vehicles are equipped with an ESP on/off button. Try to reactivate the system or bring to a dealership.

Battery Light

The battery is not being charged. Possible causes are a faulty alternator, a torn poly-V-belt, or a malfunction in the vehicle electronics. An Authorized Ford Dealer/ service center will be able to perform a diagnostics test to confirm the cause and recommend the necessary service


A light bulb has failed. Darkened bulbs lead to limited visibility, both of your vehicle by other drivers, and of the road ahead.

This light may be accompanied with a message on the dashboard specifying which light is not operating.

Glow Plug Light

This Light indicates there is a malfunction with the glow plug(s) power supply packs and maintenance is recommended to prevent further damage. We recommend you bring this in a soon as possible to eliminate additional damage and excessive cost.  

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