• If a problem is detected, the telltale will come on while
the engine is running. Cycle the ignition key when the
vehicle has completely stopped and the shift lever is
placed in the PARK position. The telltale should
• If the telltale remains lit with the engine running, your
vehicle will usually be drivable. However, see an
authorized dealer for service as soon as possible. If the
telltale is flashing when the engine is running, imme-
diate service is required. You may experience reduced
performance, an elevated/rough idle or engine stall
and your vehicle may require towing.
• Engine Temperature Warning Telltale
This telltale warns of an overheated engine con-
dition. As temperatures rise and the gauge ap-
proaches H, this telltale will illuminate and a single
chime will sound after reaching a set threshold.
• If the telltale turns on while driving, safely pull over
and stop the vehicle. If the A/C system is on, turn it
off. Also, shift the transmission into NEUTRAL and
idle the vehicle. If the temperature reading does not
return to normal, turn the engine off immediately and
call for service. Refer to “If Your Engine Overheats” in
“What To Do In Emergencies” for more information.
• Electric Power Steering Malfunction
This telltale is on when the Electric Power
Steering is not operating and needs service.
DID White Telltales
• Electronic Speed Control ON
This telltale will illuminate white when the
electronic speed control is ON. For further
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