Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Gauges

Type 1

Cluster shown in standard measure. Metric similar.


Cluster shown in standard measure. Metric similar.

A. Speedometer
B. Fuel gauge
C. Engine coolant temperature gauge D. Tachometer
E. Information display. See Information displays for more information.

Fuel Gauge

Indicates approximately how much fuel is left in the fuel tank (when the ignition is on). The fuel gauge may vary slightly when the vehicle is in motion or on a grade. The fuel icon and arrow indicates which side of the vehicle the fuel filler door is located.

Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

Indicates engine coolant temperature. At normal operating temperature, the level indicator will be in the normal range. If the engine coolant temperature exceeds the normal range, stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool.

WARNING

: Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot.

Type 2

Cluster shown in standard measure. Metric similar.


Cluster shown in standard measure. Metric similar.

A. Speedometer
B. Information display. See the Information Displays chapter for more information.

C. Tachometer
D. Fuel gauge
E. Engine coolant temperature gauge

Note

: The instrument cluster gauges are backlit with white backlighting when the headlamps are off. When the headlamps are on, you can select one of the preset colors for the nighttime gauge backlighting or create up to three custom colors using the MyColor feature (if equipped).

Ambient color and halo color are also selectable. See the Information Displays chapter for more information. When certain gauges enter a warning state, they will be backlit in red.

Fuel Gauge

Indicates approximately how much fuel is left in the fuel tank (when the ignition is on). The fuel gauge may vary slightly when the vehicle is in motion or on a grade. The fuel icon and arrow indicates which side of the vehicle the fuel filler door is located.

Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

Indicates engine coolant temperature. At normal operating temperature, the level indicator will be in the normal range. If the engine coolant temperature exceeds the normal range, stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool.

WARNING

: Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot.

    Warning lamps and indicators
    These indicators can alert you to a vehicle condition that may become serious enough to cause expensive repairs. Many lights will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure they work. If ...

    Other materials:

    Interior mirror
    WARNING: Do not adjust the mirror when your vehicle is moving. Note: Do not clean the housing or glass of any mirror with harsh abrasives, fuel or other petroleum or ammonia based cleaning products. You can adjust the interior mirror to your preference. Some mirrors also have a second pivot po ...

    Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve - Mach I
    Engine Emission Control (Description and Operation) CAUTION: Do not remove any part of the engine emission control system. Operating the engine without the engine emission control system will reduce fuel economy and engine ventilation. This will weaken engine performance and shorten engine life. ...

    Driving through water
    WARNING: Drive through water in an emergency only, and not as part of normal driving. WARNING: Engine damage can occur if water enters the air filter. Note: Driving through deep water may allow water into the transmission or air intake and can cause internal vehicle damage or cause it to stall ...