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.

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