Missing Image
Press the OK button to acknowledge and remove some messages from the information display. Other messages will be removed automatically after a short time.
Certain messages need to be confirmed before you can access the menus.
Note:   Depending on your vehicle options and instrument cluster type, not all of the messages will display or be available. Certain messages may be abbreviated or shortened depending upon which cluster type you have.
Message Indicator
Missing Image   The message indicator illuminates to supplement some messages.It will be red or amber in color depending on the severity of the message and will remain on until the cause of the message has been rectified.
Some messages will be supplemented by a system specific symbol with a message indicator.
Active City Stop

Message   Indicator   Action  
Active City Stop Sensor Blocked Clean Screen
amber   The sensors are blocked.   See   Active City Stop.   
Active City Stop Not Available
amber   The system is not available.   See   Active City Stop.   
Active City Stop Auto Braking
-   The system has automatically applied the brakes.   See   Active City Stop.   

Airbag

Message   Message indicator   Action  
Airbag Fault Service Now
amber   Displays when the system requires service due to a malfunction. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Alarm

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Alarm Activated Check Vehicle
Amber   Displays when the alarm has been triggered due to unauthorized entry.   See   Anti-Theft Alarm.   
Alarm Fault Service Required
-   Displays when the system requires service due to a malfunction. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Automatic High Beam Control

Message   Indicator   Action  
Front Camera Low Visibility Clean Screen
amber   Displays when the front camera sensor has reduced visibility.Clean the windshield.  
Front Camera Fault Service Required
amber   Displays when the front camera sensor has malfunctioned. Have this checked as soon as possible.  
Front Camera Temporarily Not Available
-   Displays when the front camera sensor has malfunctioned.Wait a short period of time for the sensor to cool down.  

Battery and Charging System

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Electrical System Overvoltage Stop Safely
Red   Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and switch the ignition off. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Blind Spot Monitor and Cross Traffic Alert System

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Blindspot Low Visibility See Manual
Amber   Displayed when the blind spot information system and cross traffic alert system sensors are blocked.   See   Blind Spot Information System.   
Blindspot Left Sensor Fault Service Required
Amber   Displayed when a fault with the system has occurred. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Blindspot Right Sensor Fault Service Required
Amber   Displayed when a fault with the system has occurred. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Blindspot Not Available Trailer Attached
Amber   Displayed when the system is not available due to trailer use.   See   Blind Spot Information System.   
Cross Traffic Vehicle Coming From Left
Amber   Displayed when the system detects a vehicle.   See   Cross Traffic Alert.   
Cross Traffic Vehicle Coming From Right
Amber   Displayed when the system detects a vehicle.   See   Cross Traffic Alert.   
Cross Traffic Sensor Blocked See Manual
Amber   Displayed when the blind spot information system and cross traffic alert system sensors are blocked.   See   Cross Traffic Alert.   
Cross Traffic Fault Service Required
Amber   Displays when the system requires service due to a malfunction. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Cross Traffic Not Available Trailer Attached
-   Displayed when the system is not available due to trailer use.   See   Cross Traffic Alert.   

Child Power Lock

Message   Message indicator   Action  
Child Lock Fault Service Required
amber   Displays when a fault with the system has occurs. Press the switch to switch them off, then press the switch again to switch them on. If the problem persists, contact an authorized dealer.  

Climate Control

Message   Indicator   Action  
Park Heater On
amber   The heater is on.   See   Auxiliary Heater.   
Park Heater Off
-   The heater is off.   See   Auxiliary Heater.   

Collision Warning and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

Message   Indicator   Action  
Front radar sensor blocked See manual
Amber   You have a blocked sensor due to bad weather, ice, mud or water in front of the radar sensor. You can typically clean the sensor to resolve.   See   Using Adaptive Cruise Control.   
ACC Not Available
Amber   A condition exists that the system cannot function properly.   See   Using Adaptive Cruise Control.   
Collision Warning Fault Service Required
Amber   A fault with the system has occurred. Contact an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Collision Warning Not Available
Amber   A condition exists that the system cannot function properly.   See   Collision Warning System.   
Collision Warning Fault Service Required
Amber   A fault with the system has occurred. Contact an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Driver Alert

Message   Indicator   Action  
Driver Fatigue Warning Rest Now
red   Stop and rest as soon as it is safe to do so.  
Driver Fatigue Warning Rest Suggested
amber   Take a rest break soon.  

Doors

Message   Message Indicator     Action    
Driver Door Ajar
Red   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed and your vehicle is moving.  
Passenger Door Ajar
Red   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed and your vehicle is moving.  
Driver Side Rear Door Ajar
Red   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed and your vehicle is moving.  
Passenger Side Rear Door Ajar
Red   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed and your vehicle is moving.  
Trunk Ajar
Red   Displays when the luggage compartment is not completely closed and your vehicle is moving.  
Hood Ajar
Red   Displays when the hood is not completely closed and your vehicle is moving.  
Driver Door Ajar
-   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed.  
Passenger Door Ajar
-   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed.  
Driver Side Rear Door Ajar
-   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed.  
Passenger Side Rear Door Ajar
-   Displays when the door listed is not completely closed.  
Trunk Ajar
-   Displays when the luggage compartment is not completely closed.  
Hood Ajar
-   Displays when the hood is not completely closed.  

Engine

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
High Engine Temperature Stop Safely
Red   Displays when the engine temperature is too high.Stop your vehicle in a safe place and allow the engine to cool.If the problem persists, have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer.   See   Engine Coolant Check.   
Engine Fault Service Now
Amber   Engine service is required. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Water Detected in Fuel Service Required
Amber   Displays when water is detected in the fuel. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Engine Oil Level Low Check Level
-   Check the engine oil level.   See   Engine Oil Check.   

Four-Wheel Drive

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
4WD Fault Service Required
Amber   The system is not functioning correctly and defaulted to front-wheel drive. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.   See   Using Four-Wheel Drive.   
4WD Off
Amber   Displays when the system disables automatically and enters front-wheel drive only mode to protect driveline components.   See   Using Four-Wheel Drive.   
4WD Temporarily Disabled
Amber   The system has overheated and defaulted to front-wheel drive.   See   Using Four-Wheel Drive.   
4WD Restored
-   Displays when system operation has been restored.   See   Using Four-Wheel Drive.   

Hill Start Assist

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Hill Start Assist Not Available
Amber   Displays when hill start assist is not available.Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.   See   Hill Start Assist.   

Keyless Vehicle

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Ford KeyFree Key Not Inside Car
Red   Displayed when a valid key is not detected within your vehicle.   See   Keyless Starting.   
Ford KeyFree Key Inside Vehicle
Amber   Displays to remind you that the key is in the trunk.   See   Keyless Starting.   
Switch Ignition Off Press ENGINE Start/Stop button
Red   Displayed as a reminder to switch the ignition off.   See   Keyless Starting.   
Press Brake to Start
-   Displayed as a reminder to press the brake while starting your vehicle.  
Key Battery Low Replace Soon
-   Displays when the key battery is low. Change the battery as soon as possible.   See   Remote Control.   
Ford KeyFree No Key Detected
-   Displayed if the key is not detected by the system.   See   Keyless Starting.   
Place Key in Backup Location
-   Displays when the key needs to be placed in the backup location.   See   Keyless Starting.   
Steering Lock Engaged. Turn Steering Wheel
-   The steering is locked.   See   Steering Wheel Lock.   

Lane Keeping Aid

Message   Indicator   Action  
Lane Keeping Sys Fault Service Required
amber   Displays when the system has detected a condition that requires service. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer.  

Lighting

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Headlamp Fault Service Required
Amber   Displays when an electrical system problem occurs with the headlamp system.   See   Changing a Bulb.   
Low Beam Bulb Fault
-   Displays when the low beam headlamp bulb has burned out.   See   Changing a Bulb.   
Brake Lamp Bulb Fault
-   Displays when the brake lamp bulb has burned out.   See   Changing a Bulb.   
Rear Fog Lamp Bulb Fault
-   Displays when the rear fog lamp bulb has burned out.   See   Changing a Bulb.   
Trailer Brake Lamp Bulb Fault
-   Displays when the trailer brake lamp bulb has burned out. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Trailer Turn Lamp Bulb Fault
-   Displays when the trailer turn lamp bulb has burned out. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Maintenance

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Brake Fluid Level Low Service Now
Red   Indicates the brake fluid level is low and the brake system should be inspected immediately.  See   Brake Fluid Check.   
Washer Fluid Level Low
-   Displays when the washer fluid is low and needs to be refilled.   See   Washer Fluid Check.   
Check Fuel Fill Inlet
-   Displays when the fuel fill inlet was not properly closed.   See   Refueling.   
Oil Change Required
-   Displays when the engine oil life is depleted and requires a change.  

Occupant Protection

Message   Indicator   Action  
Service Beltminder
-   Displays when the system has detected a condition that requires service. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Parking Aid

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Parking Aid Fault Service Required
Amber   Displays when the system has detected a condition that requires service. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer.   See   Principle of Operation.   
Rear Park Aid Disabled Trailer Attached
-   Displays when a trailer is attached.  

Parking Brake

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Park Brake Applied
Red   Displays when the parking brake is set, the engine is running and your vehicle is moving more than 3 mph (5 km/h). If the warning stays on after the parking brake is released, have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Park Brake Applied
Amber   See   Parking Brake.   
Park Brake Fault Service Now
Amber   Displays when the system has detected a condition that requires service. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Power Steering

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Steering Loss Stop Safely
Red   The power steering system is not working.Stop your vehicle in a safe place.Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Steering Assist Fault Service required
Amber   The power steering system is not working.Stop your vehicle in a safe place.Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Steering Fault Service Now
Amber   The power steering system has detected a condition within the power steering system or passive entry or passive start system requires service. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  

Start-Stop

Message   Message indicator   Action  
Auto StartStop Switch Ignition Off
red   Switch the ignition off before leaving your vehicle if the system has shut down the engine.   See   Auto-Start-Stop.   
Auto StartStop Fault Service Required
amber   Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer.  
Auto StartStop Press a Pedal to Start Engine
-   The engine needs to be restarted, press the clutch pedal to start.   See   Auto-Start-Stop.   
Auto StartStop Select Neutral to Start Engine
-   Select neutral for the system to restart the engine.  See   Auto-Start-Stop.   
Auto StartStop Manual Restart Required
-   The system is not functioning. A manual restart is required.  

Starting System

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Exhaust Filter Overloaded Drive to Clean
Amber   Displays when your vehicles exhaust filter is overloaded.   See   Diesel Particulate Filter.   
Exhaust Filter Cleaning
-   Displays when the exhaust filter is in process of being cleaned.   See   Diesel Particulate Filter.   
Exhaust Filter Drive Complete
-   Displays when the exhaust filter cleaning process has completed.   See   Diesel Particulate Filter.   
Engine Preheating
-   Displays when your engine is warming.   See   Starting a Diesel Engine.   
Press Brake to Start
-   Displays when starting your vehicle as a reminder to apply the brake.  
Press Clutch to Start
-   Displays when starting your vehicle as a reminder to apply the clutch.  
Press brake and clutch to start
-   Displays when starting your vehicle as a reminder to apply the brake and clutch.  
Cranking Time Exceeded
-   Displays when your vehicle fails to start.  

Towing

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Trailer Sway Reduce Speed
Red   Displays when the trailer is swaying reduce your vehicle speed.   See   Towing a Trailer.   

Traction Control

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Traction control Off
-   Displays when the traction control system has been switched off.   See   Using Traction Control.   

Transmission

Message   Message Indicator   Action  
Transmission Too Hot Press Brake
Red   The transmission is overheating and needs to cool.Reduce your speed gradually and stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.  
Transmission Too Hot Press Brake
Amber   The transmission is overheating and needs to cool.Reduce your speed gradually and stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.  
Transmission Overtemperature Stop Safely
Amber   The transmission is overheating and needs to cool.Reduce your speed gradually and stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.  
Transmission Overheating Stop Safely
Amber   The transmission is overheating and needs to cool.Reduce your speed gradually and stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.  
Transmission Service required
Amber   Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.  
Transmission Not in Park Select P
-   Displays as a reminder to move the transmission selector lever to park.  
Transmission Hot Stop or Speed Up
-   The transmission is overheating and needs to cool.Reduce your speed gradually and stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.  
Transmission Hot Wait {time:#0} mins
-   Transmission is hot.Wait as needed to let it cool.  
Transmission Too Hot Press Brake
-   Transmission is getting hot.Stop to let it cool down.  
Transmission Malfunction Service Now
Red   Have your vehicle checked as soon as possible.  
Transmission Warming Up Please Wait
-   At low outside temperatures, after starting the engine, it may take the transmission several seconds to engage reverse or drive. Keep the brake pedal depressed until these messages disappear from the display.  
Transmission Limited Function See Manual
-   Some gears may not be available. Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.   See   Automatic Transmission.   
Press Brake to Unlock Gearshift Lever
-   Displays to request the operator to apply the brake as needed by the transmission.  
Gearshift Lever Unlocked
-   Displays when the transmission shift lever is unlocked and free to select gears.