Find out the meaning of the warning lights on your vehicle

Side light tell-tale light

Front fog light tell-tale

Rear fog light tell-tale light

Main beam headlight telltale

Dipped beam headlight telltale

Automatic main beam headlight indicator light

Please refer to the information on “External signals and lights” in Section 1.

Left-hand direction indicator tell-tale light

Right-hand direction indicator tell-tale light

Battery charge warning light

It should go out as soon as the engine starts. If it comes on when you are driving, it indicates that the circuit has discharged. Stop as soon as traffic conditions allow and contact an approved dealer.

Low fuel level warning light

This goes out as soon as the engine starts. If it lights up or remains lit, fill up with fuel as soon as possible.

STOP light

This comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out after about 3 seconds.

If it comes on, possibly accompanied by other warning lights, stop soon as traffic conditions allow. Contact an approved dealer as soon as possible.

Depending on the vehicle, this warning light is accompanied by a message on the instrument panel.

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 about 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 and brake circuit incident warning light

This comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out as soon as the handbrake is released. 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.

Tyre pressure loss warning

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

Warning light

This comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out after about 3 seconds. If it comes on, possibly accompanied by other warning lights, you should visit an approved dealer as soon as possible. Depending on the vehicle, this warning light is accompanied by a message on the instrument panel.

Toxic fume filter system warning light

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 an approved dealer as soon as possible.

Please refer to the information on «Maintenance and anti-pollution advice» in Section 2.

Indicator lightAirbag

This light comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out within about 3 seconds. If it comes on, there is a fault in the system. Contact an approved dealer as soon as possible.

Door status warning light

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

Anti-lock braking warning light

This light comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out within about 3 seconds. If it comes on when you are driving, it indicates a fault in the anti-lock braking system. Braking will then occur normally, without the anti-lock system.

Contact an approved dealer as soon as possible.

Emergency active brake assist

Refer to the information on “Driving correction devices and aids” in Section 2.

Preheating warning light

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

Engine standby warning light

Please see information about “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.

Water in the diesel filter warning light

If it comes on when you are driving, it indicates the presence of water in the diesel. Contact your approved dealer as soon as possible.

Oil pressure warning light

This light comes on when the ignition is switched on and goes out within about 3 seconds. If it lights up while you are driving, stop at once and switch off the ignition. Check the oil level. If the level is correct, the light has come on for another reason; contact an approved dealer.

Traction control warning light

Refer to the information on “Driving correction devices and aids” in Section 2.

Brake pad wear warning light

Depending on the vehicle, if the warning light comes on, you must have your brake pads checked as soon as possible.

Gear change indicator

This lights up to advise you to change to a higher gear (up arrow) or, depending on the vehicle, a lower gear (down arrow).

Electronic Stability Control warning light (ESP).

There are several reasons for the warning light to come on: please refer to information on “Driver correction devices and aids” in Section 2.

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.

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

Refer to the information on "Additive tank" in Section 1.

Lane departure system warning light

Please refer to the information on “Lane departure warning” in Section 2.

Seat belt reminder light

The light lights up constantly when the vehicle is started, then when the car reaches a speed of about 10 mph (16 km/h), if the driver’s seat belt is not fastened, it flashes and a beep sounds for about 90 seconds.

Depending on the vehicle, this flashes if the front passenger seat belt is not fastened.

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Passenger

Refer to the information on “Child safety: deactivating/activating the front passenger airbag” in section 1.