Top 15 Car Dashboard Warning Lights Explained
Have you ever wondered what your car dashboard warning lights mean, why they're flashing and what you have to do to get them off? You're not alone and LubeVan is here to help.
Your vehicle has countless safety measures in place to get you from Point A to Point B safely and securely. One of those measures is the vehicle dashboard. Your dashboard has several warning lights that indicate when something in your vehicle is malfunctioning or that your vehicle needs to be serviced.
You've probably noticed that when you start your vehicle, all the lights on your dashboard come on, and after a second or two, they disappear. Across all vehicle manufacturers, there are many common warning lights. These dashboard warning lights are there to represent information, provide reminders, and alert drivers of any serious issues needing attention.
You should always address these issues immediately, because pushing them aside and ignoring them could jeopardize your safety and the safety of others. Not to mention costly repairs that could have been avoided.
We made a list of the top 15 most common, car dashboard warning lights you should never ignore - and what they mean! Remember: Warning lights look a little different on different vehicles, so be sure to check your manufacturers handbook to be sure.
All the lights in your dashboard are there for a reason, big or small, and should never go unattended. It is important that you understand what could happen to your vehicle if you ignore them and the safety risks associated. If you're unsure what dashboard light you're dealing with, no problem. A LubeVan General Service & Diagnostic technician will find and fix the issue.