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Car Dash Instrument Cluster Warning Light Symbols and Meanings

Car Dash Instrument Cluster Warning Light Symbols and Meanings

Car Dashboard Instrument Cluster Warning Lights Symbol. Know Which Warning Light if on indicates how small or big the Problem in the Car with Troubleshoot Tips


Car Dashboard Instrument Cluster Warning Lights

 Check Engine Light On Indicates Check Engine Light. Could be due to as small a reasons as fuel cap been loose or clogged air filter to major issues like Catalytic Converter or Oxygen Sensor needs replacement. In CNG Fitment - it may occur due to loose electrical wiring or Tuning up not done in optimized way. If Light is Blinking - it indicates a serious malfunction Problem and advisable to call up Road Side Assistance to tow car to workshop.

Engine Oil LightIndicates Engine Oil Light i.e Low Oil Pressure. If this light remains active even after turning on Car Ignition - it indicates very Low Engine Oil - possible reasons leakage or Valve seals eating up more Oil. Ideally - car should not be driven and ignition be switched off unless topped with Engine Oil - In event of taking risk to drive - high probability of Engine getting seized causing several Lakhs of expenditure

Low Fuel LightProbably the most common and yet neglected one. It indicates Low Fuel Light. It means Car has entered in Reserve and using last 5% to 10% of the Fuel. If you are one among those who always wait for this Low Fuel Light - before going to refill fuel - then you are allowing fuel dirt to settle in the system causing probable replacement of fuel tank on long term.

 Car Battery Light On Indicates Car Battery Light Symbol. It indicates that battery in car is not getting charged and could possibly imply broken alternator belt. Been there's stored energy in the battery - it can help in move and drive the car - but rest assured that you should only take the car to mechanic only as in some hours your car will resist to move due to dead battery

Also refer this Video explaining same

 

Car Brake Light OnIndicates Braking Light. In a regular scenario - its illuminated if your Hand Brake is Up. If Hand Brake is down and this light is still illuminating - it indicates a flaw in braking system and the car brakes may not help in stop the car with force as they would have in regular scenario. Check out Brake Fluid - if Low - Top it up - else get the car Towed to Workshop

Car Temperature LightIndicates Car Engine Temperature is very high. Its recommended to switch off AC, Music System. Let keep the car park under shade and turn off the ignition. Also open the bonnet of the car so that heat generated can be dispersed. Generally - it could be due to Low Coolant. Caution: When Car Engine is very hot - its advisable to not to attempt to open Radiator Cap - doing so is inviting high pressure steam and burning fluid to come out at a jet speed. Open the Plastic Cap of Coolant rather and check for Coolant Level. If low - Top up the Coolant and keep the bonnet up for some time to let the heat flow out of car.

Car Catalytic Converter LightHave you Jump Start the Car Recently when the battery was down. This Symbol indicates a Problem in Catalytic Converter. An illumination light could indicate a serious flaw as your car emission system is not working properly. Generally comes along with Check Engine Light. Get the car towed to be diagnosed by Workshop.

 

Below are Other Warning Signals basis Dashboard Lights

Below are over 60 Light Signals easily classified basis Instrumentation Cluster Light.

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For more info - Refer :- Troubleshoot Guide on Car Problems

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Comments 2

Guest - satish on Thursday, 25 April 2019 16:16

Hi all,

'A; Indication in Wagon R showing on top of my dashboard.Please comment.

Hi all, 'A; Indication in Wagon R showing on top of my dashboard.Please comment.
Guest - Anisha on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 21:38

Hi
What does 'A Off' indication mean in ertiga?
It is currently flashing on the leader top corner of my dashboard and I have never seen this before.
Thanks

Hi What does 'A Off' indication mean in ertiga? It is currently flashing on the leader top corner of my dashboard and I have never seen this before. Thanks
Guest
Monday, 14 October 2019

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