Common Symbols

Common Vehicle Dashboard Lights

Common dashboard lights include the Low Fuel Level indicator light, the Washer Fluid Reminder indicator light, the Hazard Lights On indicator light,  and the Door Ajar indicator light.

Quick Solution: GOFAR app automatically diagnoses the problem and can save $1,000s in costly car repairs. Learn More or Buy Now.

Note: Your dashboard symbols and car warning lights may look different to the dashboard lights below. The colours and/or designs may be different. Check your vehicle manual for more information.

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Windshield Defrost

Indicator light means that the window defrost is in operation. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Low Fuel Level

Indicator light means that the car is running low on fuel and will soon need a refill. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Washer Fluid Reminder

Indicator light will lit if the windscreen washer fluid reservoir is nearly empty. Fill washer fluid reservoir. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Hood-Bonnet Open

Indicator light means that the car hood is not closed properly. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Rear Window Defrost

Indicator light means that the rear window defrost is in operation. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Hazard Lights On

Indicator light means hazard lights are turned on. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Key Not in Vehicle

Indicator light means the key is not in the car. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Door Ajar

Indicator light turns on when one or more doors of the car are not shut properly. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Fan

Indicator light means that the internal ventilation/fan is in operation. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Direction/Signal Indicators

Indicator light means that one of the turn signals (left or right) has been activated. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

[b3_row]
[b3_column lg=”4″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

[/b3_column]
[b3_column lg=”8″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]

Car on Ramp

Indicator light means that the vehicle is on a ramp/jack system. Get Diagnostic App
[/b3_column]
[/b3_row]

Your Questions Answered – View all

Why Is My Check Engine Light Still There?

You’ve got a check engine light warning on your dash. Now what? You must be worried. And that’s okay, because clearly your car is in trouble. Read more

Check Engine Lights: What to do and How to Fix Errors

Like most car warning lights, the check engine light is a yellow, orange, or red engine symbol that appears on your dash when your car’s system malfunctions. Read more

How to Check My Dashboard Lights for Errors

Perhaps unsurprisingly, a dashboard lights warning is a driver’s worst nightmare. First of all, it just pops on. No explanation whatsoever. Read more

Is Your Check Engine Light Flashing on the Dashboard?

News Flash: Failing to acknowledge a flashing light on your dashboard can get you stranded in the middle of nowhere or stuck on the side of a busy highway. Read more

What Are the Most Common Check Engine Light Issues?

Fact: when the check engine light comes on it spells bad news. There’s something wrong under the hood. Read more

Can You Drive a Car with the Check Engine Light On?

You’re driving, when suddenly the dreadful yellow-orange Check Engine Light comes on! What should you do? Read more

GOFAR Ray changing lights
bottom part of a GOFAR Ray

Monitor engine faults every 2 seconds with GOFAR

  • Alerts you when your car is sick and tells you how serious it is
  • Helps you drive smarter and spend up to 30% less on fuel
  • Free App + easy self-install + no tools needed

Check Your Car’s Compatibility

 

Check Car Buy Now