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ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED

This message displays and a chime sounds when the cooling system temperature gets too hot and the engine further enters the engine coolant protection mode. See Engine Overheating   for further information.

This message also displays when the engine power is reduced. Reduced engine power can affect the vehicle's ability to accelerate. If this message is on, but there is no reduction in performance, proceed to your destination.

The performance may be reduced the next time the vehicle is driven. The vehicle may be driven at a reduced speed while this message is on, but acceleration and speed may be reduced. Anytime this message stays on, the vehicle should be taken to your dealer for service as soon as possible.

    Engine Oil Messages
    CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON This message displays when the engine oil needs to be changed. When you change the engine oil, be sure to reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message. See Engine Oil Life System ...

    Fuel System Messages
    FUEL LEVEL LOW This message displays and a chime sounds if the fuel level is low. Refuel as soon as possible. See Fuel Gauge   and Fuel   for more information. TIGHTEN GAS CAP ...

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    Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
    For vehicles with the Antilock Brake System (ABS), this light comes on briefly when the engine is started. If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the system is working norma ...

    Lighting control
    1. Headlamps/side lamps off. 2. Side lamps on. 3. Low beam headlamps on. 4. Autolamps on: With the switch in this position and the ignition on, the side lamps, low beam headlamps and license pl ...