2022 FORD F-150 Indicator Lights
In the 2022 Ford F-150, the dashboard has a wide range of warning lights that work together to form a complex way for the car and its driver to talk to each other. These lights are a proactive measure that gives real-time information on how different parts of the truck are working. From important maintenance reminders like engine health and tire pressure to specialized functions like traction control and high beams, each indicator light does a different job to keep the car working and the driver aware. By understanding what these lights mean, drivers can react to them in a way that keeps the truck running well, extends its life, and, most importantly, keeps everyone in the truck safe on the road ahead.
SYMBOLS USED ON YOUR VEHICLE
These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle.
- Air conditioning system
- Air conditioning system lubricant type
- Anti-lock braking system
- Avoid smoking, flames or sparks
- Battery acid
- Brake fluid – non petroleum based
- Brake system
- Brake system
- Cabin air filter
- Check fuel cap
- Child safety door lock or unlock
- Child seat lower anchor
- Child seat tether anchor
- Cruise control
- Do not open when hot
- Electric Parking brake
- Engine air filter
- Engine coolant
- Engine coolant temperature
- Engine oil
- Explosive gas
- Fan warning
- Fasten seatbelt
- Front fog lamps
- Fuel pump reset
- Fuse compartment
Heated rear window
Windshield defrosting system
Interior luggage compartment release
Keep out of reach of children
Low tire pressure warning
Maintain correct fluid level
Note operating instructions
Passenger airbag activated
Passenger airbag deactivated
Power steering fluid
Power windows front/rear
Power window lockout
Requires registered technician
See Owner’s Manual
See Service Manual
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)
Shield the eyes
Hill descent control
Windshield wiping system
- Windshield wash and wipe
The check engine light illuminates when there’s an issue with the vehicle’s engine or emissions system that requires attention.
The battery warning light signals a problem with the charging system, often due to a faulty alternator or a weak battery.
The oil pressure warning light suggests that the engine’s oil pressure is low, which could lead to engine damage if not addressed.
The TPMS light indicates that at least one tire has low pressure, potentially affecting safety and fuel efficiency.
The brake system warning light may come on due to low brake fluid or issues with the anti-lock brake system (ABS).
The airbag warning light indicates a potential problem with the vehicle’s airbag system, requiring immediate attention for safety.
The ABS warning light indicates a malfunction in the anti-lock brake system, which prevents wheel lock during hard braking.
The temperature warning light suggests that the engine is overheating, necessitating prompt action to avoid engine damage.
The fuel level indicator light informs you that the fuel level is low and it’s time to refuel.
The seat belt reminder light reminds occupants to fasten their seat belts, often accompanied by an audible chime.
The high beam indicator light indicates that the vehicle’s high beam headlights are in use.
The cruise control indicator light signals that the cruise control system is engaged and maintaining a set speed.
The TCS light indicates that the traction control system is active, helping to prevent wheel spin on slippery surfaces.
The stability control system light suggests that the vehicle’s stability control system is engaged to maintain control during challenging road conditions.