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Post by henspeed » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:33 am

Can anyone shed light on what the dash lights are on a SE5a, i have four square indicators green = unknown, amber = brake pad warning, red = unknown and blue = low fuel.
Any ideas on the two unknowns?



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Post by philhoward » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:59 am

Fan is Green
Red is low brake fluid

Red and Amber on together is “handbrake on”.


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Post by henspeed » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:17 pm

good man phil, the other 2 have writing on my car but green and red are unmarked



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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:17 pm

Function is labelled on each light - the paint has probably worn off though.

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Post by willholderogri » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:22 pm

some have the brake pads wired to the handbrake function as well


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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:24 pm

Amber (brake pads) and red (brake fluid) should come on with the handbrake as the filament check system (and tell you the handbrake is on :D )


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