Find out the meaning of the warning lights on your vehicle

Main beam headlight tell-tale light

Dipped beam headlight telltale

Front fog light tell-tale light

Rear fog light tell-tale

Direction indicator tell-tale light

Variable power assisted steering warning light

This lights up when the ignition is switched on and goes out after a few seconds.

If it comes on when driving accompanied by a beep, this indicates a fault in the system.

Contact an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Gear change indicator.

This lights up to advise you to change to a higher gear (up arrow) or lower gear (down arrow).

Coolant temperature warning light

If this remains lit while driving accompanied by the®indicator light, it indicates engine overheating. Stop and allow the engine to run at idle speed for a minute or two. The temperature should drop. Otherwise, stop the engine. Let the engine cool down, then check the coolant level. Contact an approved Dealer if necessary.

Handbrake “on” warninglightand brake circuit incident warning light

This comes on when the ignition is switched on. If it comes on during braking or when the vehicle is being driven, accompanied by the®indicator light, it means that one of the circuit levels is too low; it may be dangerous to continue driving. Consult an approved Dealer.

Warning light for monitoring exhaust gas

On equipped vehicles, the light comes on when the ignition is switched on then goes out.

–If it lights up continuously accompanied by the©warning light, please consult an authorised dealer as soon as possible;

–If it flashes, reduce the engine speed until the light stops flashing. Contact your approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Refer to “Emission control, fuel economy and driving advice” in section 2.

Oil pressure warning light

If it comes on while you are driving, stop at once and switch off the ignition.

Check the oil level (refer to section 4 “Engine oil level”). If the level is normal, the light has come on for another reason: contact an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Preheating warning light

(on diesel version)

This should come on when the ignition is switched on. It indicates that the heater plugs are in operation. It goes out after preheating is sufficient and the engine can be started.

Electronic fault warning light

If it comes on when driving, it indicates an electronic or electrical fault or, for diesel versions, the presence of water in the diesel fuel.

Contact your approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Indicator lightAirbag

This comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out after a few seconds. If it does not come on when the ignition is switched on or if it flashes, there is a fault in the system.

Contact an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Anti-lock braking warning light

This lights up when the ignition is switched on and goes out after a few seconds.

If it does not go out after the ignition is switched on, or lights up when driving, there is a fault with the ABS. Braking will then be as normal, without the ABS system.

Contact an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Lowfuel levelwarning light

This comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out after a few seconds. If it comes on when driving and is accompanied by a beep, fill up with fuel as soon as possible. There is only approximately 30 miles (50 km) worth of fuel left after the warning light first comes on.

Seat belt reminder light

Depending on the vehicle, it is displayed on the instrument panel or on the central display of the dashboard. It remains on when the engine is started if your seat belt is not fastened. A beep sounds at a low volume for 30 seconds, then at a high volume for 90 seconds.

Battery charge warning light

If it comes on when you are driving, it indicates that the circuit is overcharged or has discharged. Stop and consult an approved Dealer as soon as possible.

Engine standby warning light

Please see information in the paragraph on “Stop and StartFunction” in Section 2.

Unavailability of engine standby warning light

Please see information in the paragraph on “Stop and StartFunction” in Section 2.

Warning light for reagent level and faults in the exhaust gas reduction system

Refer to the information on “Reagent tank” in Section 1.

Cruise control and speed limiter indicator lights

Refer to the information on the “Speed limiter” and “Cruise control” in Section 2.

Warning light for electronic stability program (ESC) and traction control system

Please refer to the information on “Driver correction devices and aids” in Section 2.

Tyre pressure loss warning

Please refer to the information on the “Tyre pressure loss warning” in Section 2.

Traction control warning light

Please refer to the information on “Driver correction devices and aids” in Section 2.

Door status warning light

If it lights up when the ignition is switched on, it indicates that a door is not properly closed.