your float is stuck or you have a short in the hot wire!
On a 2000 Mercury Cougar : The warning light that looks like a can with an X through it , located between the engine coolant temperature gauge and the tachometer ( at the bottom of the gauge cluster ) is your ( LOW engine cooling system warning light )
You have to pull the gauge assy out and the lights are mounted from the rear. Run1
On a 2000 Mercury Cougar : That's your Anti-theft system status light
I was looking at the 1999 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide and it does not show that it has a gas cap warning light
it is in the manual says when this happens it is 02 sensor and if it is flashing you have a miss in your engine which can cause damage.
On a 2000 Mercury Cougar : The OIL PRESSURE warning light is located on the right side of your gauge cluster just above the red " BRAKE " warning light It looks like an oil can Just before you start the car , when the ignition key is turned to the RUN position , the light should light up for a few seconds to prove that the bulb works
You need an oil change.
You are low on coolant.
it is located on the light a switch that says 12sec on and off
its below freezing temperature
I have a instrument light that is on ---- 1999 Cougar , it looks light a transmission, but I think it is the emission indicator on the far left of the steering wheel, what does this mean?
There is the ( low coolant ) warning light that is at the bottom of your gauge cluster between the engine temperature gauge and your tachometer
Check and fix the engine.
The radiator fluid is low or you parked the car at am angle.
If the lightbulb itself is burnt out on a 1991 Mercury Cougar then just replace the light. If it is the wiring that is the problem then find the burnt wires and cut them. Replace them with new wiring.
Your brake light switch under your pedal is brobaly stuck
There is a battery light above the engine temperature gauge
i have a 1999 cougar mercury vehicle that all of a sudden doesn't reverse.Why?
Well, I know that on a 2000 merc cougar, if you press and hold the "Select" and "Units" buttons at the same time, it will reset the light. Hopefully this helps.
According to the 2001 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide : The wrench light in the overhead warning lights means : ( routine maintenance should be performed , the light comes on after approximately 4800 miles / 358 days )
I have what looks like a battery light on my dashboard. What does this mean?
Those are called the "Side Marker Lights".
On a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer : The " CHECK ENGINE " warning light is just to the left of the battery voltage gauge
You don't. The switch is all one , you will have to replace the entire switch.