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

Left-hand direction indicator tell-tale light

Right-hand direction indicator tell-tale light

Vehicle ready for driving warning light

This comes on when the engine is started.

Charging cord plugged in warning light

This comes on when the charging cord is plugged into the vehicle.

12V 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.

Brake circuit fault warning light

If it comes on during braking and is accompanied by the ® warning light and a beep, it indicates that the fluid level in the circuit is low or that there is a braking system fault. Stop as soon as traffic conditions allow and contact an approved Dealer.

Warning light

This lights up when the ignition is switched on and goes out as soon as the engine is started. It can light up in conjunction with other warning lights and/or messages on the instrument panel.

It means you should drive very carefully to an approved dealer as soon as possible. If you fail to follow this recommendation, you risk damaging your vehicle.

Cruise control and speed limiter indicator lights

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

Cruise control and speed limiter indicator lights

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

Indicator light Airbag

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.

Low fuel level or additional heating warning light

This comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out after a few seconds. If it comes on while driving, accompanied by a beep, this means the imminent end of fuel power for the additional heating.

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.

Low traction battery level warning light

This comes on when the traction battery charge level has reached the reserve threshold. Please see the information on “Displays and indicators” in Section 1.

Electrotechnical system warning light

If this comes on while driving, it indicates an electrotechnical fault relating to the “400V” electrical circuit. Please contact an authorised dealer as soon as possible.

Electrotechnical system warning light

When the blue warning light comes on, this indicates that the traction battery temperature is too low.

When the orange warning light comes on, this means the traction battery or the motor temperature is too high.

If either of these warning lights come on, this may lead to reduced vehicle performance.

Opt for a calmer driving style.

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.

Driving correction device warning light

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.