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ELECTRIC VEHICLE WARNING MESSAGES

If the instrument panel displays an electric vehicle system related critical warning message, a critical message warning lamp illuminates and an audible tone also sounds. See CRITICAL WARNING MESSAGE (RED).

The critical warning messages and the required actions are described in the following table:

Critical warning message Action
Battery very low. Low power mode on The charge level for the high voltage battery is very low. The vehicle automatically enables the low power mode feature to help improve the current driving range. If possible, drive to a charging station to charge the battery. Alternatively, seek qualified assistance. See ELECTRIC VEHICLE RANGE PREDICTION and LOW POWER MODE.
Vehicle shutting down. Stop safely Stop the vehicle, and seek qualified assistance.
High voltage shut down not possible. System Live The vehicle can still be driven. Contact a retailer/authorised repairer as soon as possible.
Range reduced Stop the vehicle at the nearest safe location. Contact a retailer/authorised repairer.
Loss of drive Stop the vehicle at the nearest safe location. Contact a retailer/authorised repairer.
Restricted performance The vehicle can still be driven with extra care. Contact a retailer/authorised repairer if the problem persists.

If the instrument panel displays an electric vehicle system related general warning message, observe the required action in the following table:

General warning message Action
A/C temporarily unavailable The vehicle can still be driven, but the Air Conditioning (A/C) system does not operate. If no further warning messages display during this temporary condition, no action is required.
Battery low The charge level for the high voltage battery is low. Calculate the distance to a charging station using the remaining driving range. Drive the vehicle to a charging station to recharge the battery. See ELECTRIC VEHICLE RANGE PREDICTION.
Restricted performance The vehicle can still be driven with extra care. Contact a retailer/authorised repairer if the problem persists.