DASHBOARD WARNING LIGHTS


 
Rear Fog Light
When icon is lite up it means your rear fog lights are on and this is because your fog beams are on. Your Rear fog lights will automatically stay on while your fog beams are on.

Seat Belt Reminder Indicator
When icon is lite up it means that your vehicle is moving and that the seat belt remains unfastened. Fastening your seat belt will switch off the light.

Brake System Alert
When icon is lite up it indicates a low brake fluid level and professional help should be sought to rectify any issues, leaks or low brake linings are a common cause, this light is sometimes used when a vehicle has a ABS fault (see below).

 
ABS Warning Light
When icon is lite up it means that you have fault in the ABS breaking system, this will not result in losing your brakes but additional safety features will have been switched off and professional help should be sought to resolve the issue.
NOTE: This light illuminates briefly on engine start up but switches off automatically.

 
Temperature Warning Light
When icon is lite up it means that it is warning you of the possibility of engine overheating and usually demands the driver to stop the vehicle.

 
Front Airbag Light
When icon is lite up it is informing the driver that the passenger air bag has been switched off manually.

 
Battery Warning Light
When icon is lite up it is informing the driver to seek professional help to resolve the issue.


Open Doors Indicator Light
When icon is lite up it is usually turned on just after the driver starts the engine and informs the driver that one or more doors are closed incorrectly. Safely check all doors are shut properly. Once all the doors are closed the light will turn off.

Hazard Warning Light
When icon is lite up it means the driver has activated it to indicate a problem with their vehicle to other motorists.

Oil Pressure Warning Light
When icon is lite up it means the oil pressure sensor detects low oil pressure, the vehicle's engine should be switched off immediately to avoid severe engine damage and the oil level checked to ensure correct quantity in the engine. Professional help should be sought if oil level is correct and the light continues to show. An amber light is also used in some vehicles to warn when the oil level is getting low and a top up is required.

 
Engine Management Light
When icon is lite up it means the vehicle detects a fault with the engine management system usually related to emissions or running concerns. It can cause the vehicle to go into limp home mode with illuminated and requires immediate professional attention.

 
Child Safety Lock Light
When icon is lite up it means the child safety lock has been activated. Remember to switch off when no longer required.

Cruise Control Light
When icon is lite up it means that the cruise control system is activated; NOTE: that it may differ by brand and car model.

 
Windshield Defrost Light
When icon is lite up it means it was activated by the driver to clear the front windscreen. When the windscreen is clear the switch will turn off to save on battery consumption.

 
Powertrain Malfunction Light
When icon is lite up it means the engine management system detects a fault that requires the engine to be shut down and requires immediate attention by a qualified technician.

 
Traction Control Light
This light will lite up along with the ABS light when the vehicle has a fult in the system. It will also flash when the system is operating to warn the driver of hazardous conditions.

 
Electronic Throttle Control Light
This icon is briefly enabled when the driver starts the engine, the indicator shows a malfunction in the electronic throttle control system.

 
AWD Light
When icon is lite up it means that the all wheel drive system is activated. 

 
ESP/BAS Light
When icon is similar to the ABS indicator, but is especially installed to inform the driver about a potential problem with the electronic Stability Program technology. 

 
Overdrive Indicator Light
When icon is lite up it shows the driver that the overdrive system has been turned off.

 
Low Fuel Notification Light
When icon is lite up it means the fuel level is very low. Refueling is urgently required.

 
Glow Plug Warning Light
Used on Diesel vehicles, no attempt to start the vehicle must be made until the light is extinguished. The light is also used to with the engine management light when a fault has been detected.

 
Turn Signal Light
The turn signals are activated once the driver changes direction and uses the indicators. Once they have completed the turn it should turn off by itself, if you are moving over a lane and not doing a full turn you will have to switch it off manually.

 
High Beam Light
This light will be lite up once the driver activates the high beam mode of the headlights.