Hi I had a problem with the ignition light staying on. Traced to a broken wire in the loom to the alternator , approx 15cm away from alternator plug. Check all 3 wires for continuity to the big plug behind the ignition coil area.
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Hi Adrian, Have a diagnostic scan carried out to pin point the area of the problem. When the 'engine check' becomes illuminated it is indicating an electronic management problem. It could be related to a defective ignition coil or coils or a defective camshaft or crankshaft sensor. Take it for a scan. Regards John
OBTAIN ALL REMOTE TRANSMITTER. TRY THIS PROCEDURE.FASTEN SEAT BELTS AND CLOSE ALL DOORS.TURN IGNITION SWITCH FROM OFF TO ON 4 TIMES WITHIN 6 SECONDS.SWITCH IGNITION OFF,ACOUSTIC SIGNAL WILL SOUND AND SYSTEM WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE INDICATES CORRECT PROGRAMMING.WITH IN 10 SECONDS.PRESS AND HOLD ANY REMOTE TRANSMITTER BUTTON. WAIT FOR ACOUSTIC SIGNAL AND SYSTEM WARNING LAMP TO FLASH INDICATES CORRECT PROGRAMMING. TO PROGRAM ANOTHER REMOTE TRANSMITTER, REPEAT ABOVE PROCEDURE WITHIN 10 SECONDS.TO EXIT PROGRAMMING MODE,TURN IGNITION SWITCH TO CRANK OR WAIT 10 SECONDS. IF THIS PROCEDURE FAILS YOUR IGNITION KEY WORN OR IGNITION SWITCH RING COIL BAD.
this means there is a problem in the brake system of the car and u should seek service from a dealer or qualified brake shop. here is a copied section of your owners manual about the light.
Brake system warning
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to the RUN
position to ensure the circuit is
functional. Also illuminates if the
parking brake is engaged. If the
brake warning lamp does not illuminate at these times, or remains on
after releasing the parking brake, seek service immediately.
One of the following conditions may exist:
² low brake fluid level in the reservoir.
² Brake force distribution system failure. The ABS light will also
illuminate if this condition is present.
System operation System arms 5 seconds after switching ignition OFF. Switch ignition ON. Ensure clock LED illuminates for 3-5 seconds. If LED flashes rapidly at regular intervals for approximately 1 minute, then flashes at irregular intervals: Key code not recognised. Remove key and try again. Programming When System malfunction: LED illuminates for 1 minute, then flashes at irregular intervals. Key(s) added or replaced. NOTE: Replacement keys MUST have blue mark. Keys with red mark are NOT compatible with this system. How NOTE: Programming method using vehicle keys can be deactivated using diagnostic equipment. Obtain 2 programmed keys (A and B). Insert key A into ignition switch. Turn ignition switch to position II. Wait 1 second. Switch ignition OFF. Remove key A. Insert key B into ignition switch within 5 seconds. Turn ignition switch to position II. Wait 1 second. Switch ignition OFF. Remove key B. Within 10 seconds: Insert key to be programmed into ignition switch. Turn ignition switch to position II. Wait 4 seconds. Switch ignition OFF. Wait 5 seconds. Start engine. If engine does not start and clock LED flashes: Switch ignition ON. Wait at least 20 seconds. Switch ignition OFF. Repeat programming procedure. Repeat above procedure to program remaining keys. Keys can also be programmed using diagnostic equipment
with ignition turned on to 11 there are certain warning light that do stay illuminated but will go off when engine has started ie oil pressure/ charging/ m i l light /handbrake warning will go off when h/brake released so if battery is flat know anyone with jump leads?? could help you start ?
if you have your stereo code you need to disconnect the negative side of the battery and while its dissconnected you need to turn the ignition to the start position a couple of times and then reconnect the battery this should discharge any residual electricity now when you turn your ignition on your dash instruments should reset
well maybe u don't have a manual, so here is the difinition from the owners manual.
Low tire pressure warning (if
equipped): Illuminates when your
tire pressure is low. If the light
remains ON at start up or while
driving, the tire pressure should be
checked. Refer to Inflating Your Tires in the Tires, Wheels and
Loading chapter. When the ignition is first turned to ON, the light will
illuminate for 3 seconds to ensure the bulb is working. If the light does
not turn ON, have the system inspected by your authorized dealer. For
more information on this system, refer to Understanding Your Tire
Pressure Monitoring System in the Tires, Wheels and Loading
this info would cost you £30.+ at ford Radio
Frequency Programming Instructions:
Insert the ignition key and turn from position II (Ignition) to
position 0 (All off) and back four times within three seconds.
the ignition key. The locking control system is now in "learn
mode" for the next 20 seconds and the red warning system
LED (By the clock) stays on continuously to indicate this.
the 20 seconds press one of the transmitter buttons. The remotes
signal and code number is learned by the locking module and is
indicated by flashing the warning system LED.
until learn mode times out (20 seconds) or switch the ignition
back to ON.nfrared
your key into the ignition and turn to position 1 (Radio). After
approximately 10 seconds the red alarm control LED (next to the
clock) should illuminate. As soon as it comes on remove the key
from the ignition - the LED should remain lit.
the remote's "eye" at one of the front door sensors
and press the rear button until the light on the transmitter illuminates
(Keep the button pressed)
the rear button held in press the front button 4 times then release
both at the same time. The control lights in both clock and fob
will flash 4 times to indicate programming complete.
Turn the ignition back on to exit programming mode