Ford Tourneo Connect dashboard warning lights

Ford Tourneo Connect Dashboard Warning Lights

The large 8 seat minibus version of the Ford Tourneo was first manufactured in 1995, followed by the smaller Ford Tourneo Connect that was first introduced as an SUV in 2002.

Warning symbols may be an indication of a serious problem that may put driver and passenger safety at risk. Never ignore a dashboard warning light – particularly if it’s red or flashing. Listed below are the Ford Tourneo Connect dashboard warning lights, along with each symbols meaning and recommended action to take.



SymbolNameUrgencyDescriptionAction
Ford Tourneo Connect ABS Dashboard Warning Light SymbolAnti-lock Braking SystemMediumAnti-lock braking system (ABS) failure. ABS helps to prevent locking wheel under harsh braking and aids in skid prevention / better control.Normal brakes remain unaffected. Avoid heavy braking and have vehicle checked as soon as possible.
Ford Tourneo Connect Battery Dashboard Warning Light SymbolBattery ChargeHighThe battery warning light indicates a charging failure. Ford Tourneo Connect faults may include battery, charging system or wiring / connection. Engine is likely to shut off.If driving, to conserve battery power, immediately turn off and avoid using any electrical equipment. Avoid turning engine off and stop at the nearest repair facility.
Ford Tourneo Connect Brake System Dashboard Warning Light SymbolBrake SystemHighIndicates parking brake is on. Is light comes on when driving and the parking brake is not engaged, it indicates low brake fluid or brake system failure. Braking performance may be affected.Stop as soon as safely possible and check brake fluid levels. If fluid requires frequent topping up, check for leaks.
Ford Tourneo Connect Cruise Control Dashboard Warning Light SymbolCruise ControlLowCruise control allows you to maintain a set vehicle speed without having to keep your foot on the accelerator pedal. Cruise control can be used from a speed greater than 20 mph (30 km/h).Avoid using cruise control on winding
roads, in heavy traffic or, when the
road surface is slippery. This could
result in loss of vehicle control, serious
injury or death. When driving downhill, vehicle speed can increase above set speed. The system will not apply the brakes, change down a gear to assist the system in maintaining the set speed.
Ford Tourneo Connect Direction Indicators Dashboard Warning Light SymbolIndicatorsLowSymbol illuminates when left or right indicator or hazard warning lights have been applied. If the indicators stay on or flash faster, check for a failed bulb.Before checking / changing bulbs, ensure to switch off all of the lights and the ignition. Failure to do this can result in serious injury. Bulbs can become very hot, allow to cool before touching. Use the correct specification bulb. LED lamps are not serviceable.




Ford Tourneo Connect Engine Temperature Dashboard Light SymbolEngine Coolant TemperatureHighIf the symbol comes on while driving, it indicates that the engine coolant temperature is too high. Continued driving can cause engine damage.Stop vehicle as soon as safe to do so and switch engine off. Wait for at least 20 minutes for coolant temperatures to lower and check coolant levels. Top up if necessary. If coolant levels are not low, do not continue with your journey.
Ford Tourneo Connect Powertrain (spanner) Dashboard Warning Light SymbolPowertrain (spanner)MediumDrivetrain and powertrain fault has been detected. This typically means a fault with the gearbox / transmission.If light comes on, engine will run but may have limited power (limp mode). If light flashes, reduce speed immediately. If light continues to flash, avoid harsh acceleration or deceleration and have vehicle checked immediately.
Ford Tourneo Connect Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Dashboard Warning Light SymbolEngine Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)MediumThe malfunction indicator lamp, or check engine light as it's also known is a general malfunction symbol that indicates a non-specific fault, but is often related to emission / catalytic converter issues.If the light comes on, you can continue driving but reduce speed. If light flashes, avoid heavy acceleration or deceleration and have vehicle check as soon as possible. Diagnostic equipment is required to establish a fault code.
Ford Tourneo Connect Diesel Particulate Filter Dashboard Warning Light SymbolDiesel Particulate FilterMediumIndicates when the diesel particulate filter is full. Filter reduces harmful diesel particles in exhaust emissions. Regeneration (cleaning) is usually automatic, though manual intervention may be required.If the light comes on and stays on, drive on a high speed road (60-70 mph) constantly for 20 minutes. Avoid frequent stops and do not switch engine off. Maintain engine speed between 1500 and 3000 RPM to gain best results.
Ford Tourneo Connect Airbag Dashboard Warning Light SymbolFront AirbagMedium / HighIf light fails to come on with ignition or comes on when driving, it indicates a fault with the Ford Tourneo Connect
front airbag.
Turn off the ignition and restart vehicle. Check under the passenger seat to ensure all cables are securely connected. If light remains on, have system checked.




Ford Tourneo Connect Change Oil Dashboard Warning Light SymbolChange OilMediumIlluminate informing you that the engine oil requires changingChange engine oil as soon as possible.
Ford Tourneo Connect Power Steering Dashboard Warning Light SymbolPower SteeringMediumThis dashboard light illuminates on the Ford Tourneo Connect Indicating a fault with the power steering system. Normal steering will be unaffected. You may notice it is harder to turn the wheel than usual.Have the fault checked.
Ford Tourneo Connect Low Engine Oil Pressure Dashboard Warning Light SymbolLow Oil PressureHighThe Ford Tourneo Connect low oil pressure light indicated an engine malfunction. Immediate action is required else significant engine damage may occur.Stop as soon as it's safe to do so and turn off the engine. Check engine oil levels. Top up levels if required and check if light comes back on. If levels are correct or light remains on, DO NOT continue driving and have vehicle towed.
Ford Tourneo Connect Low Engine Oil Level Dashboard Warning Light SymbolLow Oil LevelMediumThis means that your engine oil levels are low. Continual driving with low engine oil levels may result in damage.Check oil levels using the dip stick and top up.
Ford Tourneo Connect Low Tyre Pressure Dashboard Warning Light SymbolLow Tyre PressureMediumAt least one of your tyres is under the set tyre pressure. Continual driving on under-inflated tyres can cause vehicle instability, increased fuel consumption and tyre wear.Stop as soon as safe to do so, check pressures and inflate as required. Tyre pressures are usually located on a sticker on the inside of the driver door.




Ford Tourneo Connect Frost (snowflake) Dashboard Warning Light SymbolFrost WarningLowSymbol illuminates on the Ford Tourneo Connect when the outside temperature falls to 39ºF (4ºC) or below.Drive carefully when symbol comes on. Even if the light has not come on and temp is above 39ºF (4ºC), roads may still be hazardous.
Ford Tourneo Connect GLow Plugs Dashboard Warning Light SymbolGlow PlugsMediumThis symbol should illuminate on diesel vehicles only when the ignition is switched to on.If the light does not go on, stays on or flashes, it indicates a fault. There are many reasons for fault and diagnostic equipment will be required.



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