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1978 Volvo 242 244 245
I Alternator warning light (red)
If the light comes on while the engine is running, check the tension of the alternator drive belt as soon as
possible. (See section titled "Cooling system".)
NOTE:
This warning light is illuminated if the alternator is not charging. However, oil pressure, alternator,
parking brake, brake failure, EGR, and bulb failure will be illuminated at the same time due to the
design of the system.
L EGR service reminder light (red)
If the vehicle is equipped with exhaust gas recirculation, this light will come on at 15,000 mile (25,000
km) intervals, as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This is a reminder to have the
EGR valve serviced. The light will stay on until reset by servicing dealer.
N Bulb failure warning light (yellow)
The light will come on if any of the following bulbs are defective:
one of the lower beams
one of the tail lights
one of the license plate lights
one of the brake lights (when the brake pedal is depressed).
See section on "Replacing Bulbs".
pg. 8 Ignition switch, parking brake
Ignition switch/steering wheel lock
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1978 Volvo 242 244 245 I Alternator warning light (red) If the light comes on while the engine is running, check the tension of the alternator drive belt as soon as possible. (See section titled "Cooling system".) NOTE: This warning light is illuminated if the alternator is not charging. However, oil pressure, alternator, parking brake, brake failure, EGR, and bulb failure will be illuminated at the same time due to the design of the system. L EGR service reminder light (red) If the vehicle is equipped with exhaust gas recirculation, this light will come on at 15,000 mile (25,000 km) intervals, as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This is a reminder to have the EGR valve serviced. The light will stay on until reset by servicing dealer. N Bulb failure warning light (yellow) The light will come on if any of the following bulbs are defective: one of the lower beams one of the tail lights one of the license plate lights one of the brake lights (when the brake pedal is depressed).See section on "Replacing Bulbs". pg. 8 Ignition switch, parking brake Ignition switch/steering wheel lock file:///K|/ownersdocs/1978/1978_242_244_245/78242244245_01a.htm (5 of 15)12/22/2006 10:11:24 PM