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WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
Warning lights and gauges can alert you to a vehicle condition that may
become serious enough to cause extensive repairs. A warning light may
illuminate when a problem exists with one of your vehicle?s functions.
Many lights will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure the
bulbs work. If any light remains on after starting the vehicle, refer to the
respective system warning light for additional information.
Service engine soon: The service
engine soon indicator light
illuminates when the ignition is first
turned to the on position to check
the bulb and to indicate whether the vehicle is ready for
Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing. Normally, the service engine soon
light will stay on until the engine is cranked, then turn itself off if no
malfunctions are present. However, if after 15 seconds the service engine
soon light blinks eight times, it means that the vehicle is not ready for
I/M testing. See the Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M)
testing in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter.
Solid illumination after the engine is started indicates the On Board
Diagnostics System (OBD-II) has detected a malfunction. Refer to On
board diagnostics (OBD-II) in the Maintenance and Specifications
chapter. If the light is blinking, engine misfire is occurring which could
damage your catalytic converter. Drive in a moderate fashion (avoid
heavy acceleration and deceleration) and contact your authorized dealer
as soon as possible.
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2009 Ford Edge Owners Manual Summary of Content

WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMESWarning lights and gauges can alert you to a vehicle condition that maybecome serious enough to cause extensive repairs. A warning light mayilluminate when a problem exists with one of your vehicles functions.Many lights will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure thebulbs work. If any light remains on after starting the vehicle, refer to therespective system warning light for additional information.Service engine soon: The serviceengine soon indicator lightilluminates when the ignition is firstturned to the on position to checkthe bulb and to indicate whether the vehicle is ready forInspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing. Normally, the service engine soonlight will stay on until the engine is cranked, then turn itself off if nomalfunctions are present. However, if after 15 seconds the service enginesoon light blinks eight times, it means that the vehicle is not ready forI/M testing. See the Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M)testing in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter.Solid illumination after the engine is started indicates the On BoardDiagnostics System (OBD-II) has detected a malfunction. Refer to Onboard diagnostics (OBD-II) in the Maintenance and Specificationschapter. If the light is blinking, engine misfire is occurring which coulddamage your catalytic converter. Drive in a moderate fashion (avoidheavy acceleration and deceleration) and contact your authorized dealeras soon as possible.Instrument Cluster122009 Edge (edg)Owners Guide, 3rd PrintingUSA (fus)