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Warning light on dash - need to know what it means

There is a light that comes on sometimes after I try to start my vehicle. It is a cirle with an triangle inside of it and inside the triangle is an exclamation mark.

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  • jillkaczmar Feb 12, 2009

    Yes, but I don't have it.

  • jillkaczmar Feb 12, 2009

    Thank you so much.

    That is exactly the light that comes on.



    Thanks.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I still recommend u buy an owners manual.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    try ebay for a used one or call the dealer.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    it is in the owners manual.

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If it look like this http://www.postimage.org/Pq8RFN0.jpg its the esp light it means you have a fault relating to that system.you need to get a diagnostic check done,there is nothing you can do i,m afraid its a dealer or specialist job.

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