Why is the AWD malfunction light on What are immediate dangers on 2005 Ford Five Hundred

Local diagnostic detected no reading (not certified mechanic) I would need to travel 110 miles to the Ford dealer..I reside in a remote area.I would like to have some advice on driving it there without causing further damage.I have referred to the guide book as to reset and after 10 minutes it lights up again...

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