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Cooling fan? Or something else?

My car is a 2000 Ford Mustang GT. A light on the far right of my instrument cluster keeps erratically going on and off. It's in the shape of a fan and is yellow in color. This may sound dumb, but I don't know exactly what that light means. (Cooling fan?) I bought my car used and I have no manual for it.
The light goes off every now and again and I have not found any pattern to it. I could have been driving for a short period, a lot of stop and go, when it’s cold or hot out, with the air or heater on or off....its gone off in all these situations. Sometimes when I turn my car off and restart it the light is not on anymore. Other times it will stay on.
Could this just be a sensor that is out of whack?
Or something else? A fan not working? Regardless, what the heck does that light indicate? How serious or trivial is it? And how do I fix it? Thanks in advance.



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Mine came on during a bad thunderstorm. When I got home I checked the radiator and it wasn't low. When I restarted the car it didn't come back on. I figured it was something to do with the fan but it checked out. If anyone outthere knows what may have caused this let us know.

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The manual for my 02' doesn't show a light that looks like a fan. Go to Fords website and sign up for My Ford with your VIN. From there you can download a manual in .PDF format.

https://myford.fordvehicles.com/
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