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The wrench symbol for the powertrain malfuntion lit up on my

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The wrench symbol for the powertrain malfuntion lit up on my dash of my 2007 ford hybrid escape. What does this mean is wrong. I am at least 200 miles from a dealership?

Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  fordman312009 replied 8 years ago.
well it can mean it needs serviced and it can mean theres a problem if you stop and turn the car off and then turn the key to the on position is there a service engine soon light also that lights up and goes out ?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
when in the on position the transmission and oil symbols are lit. When I start the car the symbols disappear.
Expert:  fordman312009 replied 8 years ago.
well somtimes the vehicles will have wrench light that means it needs to be serviced and then some have a little engine symbol that means theres a problem is the oil needing to be changed ?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

I still do not understand what will happen if the powertrain malfunctions prior to me reaching a garage?
Expert:  fordman312009 replied 8 years ago.
i believe the wrench symbol is a maintance reminder and the little engine symbol means somthings wrong
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
thank you, XXXXX XXXXX learned the symbol is a throttle/powertrain fault. Still not sure what it means. But thanks for the help.

Expert:  fordman312009 replied 8 years ago.
throttle / power train fault ? well if thatsthe case get it to a daler asap because its a electric throttle and if it goes out your stranded and im sorry i couldnt help more usually the wrench is maintance and the engine is service goodluck and thank you
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