Last question - for now ;-) ...
I have started getting a warning light come on. It is on the upper left
of the instrument panel - an orangey yellow picture of the car with a
line through it. I can't work out what it's warning me about as nothing
seems to be amiss and it goes away when I turn off and on again (but
comes back on after a little while).
Any handy hints appreciated. Thanks
It sounds like the self levelling suspension warning light.
You say it is on the upper left. My UK spec 99T RHD exporer has it on the
The self levelling suspension is notorious for giving problems, it could be
a leak somewhere. There is a air pump hidden above the spare tyre. If the
pump runs continuously for too long, e.g. if hoses leaking air, then it
shuts down and displays the warning light. You can switch it off. The switch
is in the compartment left rear, where the jack is.
It doesn't seem to matter too much if switched off, unless you regularly
carry very heavy loads.
I've been unable to locate a leak in mine and have had it switched off for
over a year.
BTW when switched off you will have a permanant warning light.
You can download an owner's guide for this model, but I can't remember
exactly where, probably Ford US. Probably specifically for LHD US models,
but better than nothing
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