WHAT DO THE WARNING LIGHTS ON CARS MEAN?
Automobile users have to pay attention to many issues while using their vehicles. Correct vehicle use is important for people to travel in a healthier and safer way. Everything will be easier when you know what the warning lights in your vehicle mean. You will make it safer not only for yourself but also for other vehicle users. If we explain with a simple example, when you turn right while driving on a straight road in traffic, the vehicle coming behind you will slow down according to you and the risk of accident will be minimized. Or, when your vehicle's temperature lamp warns you, you will stop your vehicle or take it to a mechanic. In this case, it will keep you safe by preventing a possible burning or malfunction of your vehicle.
In this article, we share with you what the warning lamps mean.
Vehicle Warning Lamp Faults and Meanings
1.This warning lamp is a warning light on the screen when the front fog lights are on, which vehicle users generally know.
Means a warning of a fault in the electronic steering system.
Means rear fog lights are on
Means that the glass water or liquid is low or running out
In general, it means that your brake pads are worn and are about to complete their life in vehicles produced after 2000 model.
Means that the cruise control system is active.
It is warning control lights that come on when you signal right or left.
Indicates that there are problems with the lighting system
Means your car goes into winter mode in snowy or cold weather
Means a variety of information about the car and must be read
Means that glow plugs are active and problematic in diesel vehicles
Cold weather also indicates an icy ground or a weather prone to icing.
Means that there is a malfunction in vehicles with a start-stop system.
When you move away from your vehicle with your vehicle key, this warning light will turn on, meaning that the key is far away from the car
Means that the vehicle control battery is low
Means that the following distance needs to be adjusted for safer travel while driving
Vehicles that operate by depressing the brake pedal also mean that you have your foot on the brake pedal or the brake pedal remains locked.
This warning lamp is a warning regarding the clutch system. This warning light may also turn on when the clutch is pressed halfway down.
Means that the steering system is locked
Again, as vehicle users know, it shows that the high beams are on.
Indicates that the air of your tires is low
Dipped headlights can mean that the turn signals or stop lights are active or malfunctioning.
Indicates a problem with the brake lights
Means the outer brake bulb is defective
For diesel cars, it can mean that the particle filter is worn or blocked. If you want to turn off this lamp, first try to use your vehicle for 20 minutes above 3500 rpm. The purpose of this lamp is because you are driving your vehicle at low speed.
Vehicles with trailer coupling are equipped with a plug system to receive electricity to the trailer. This means that the connection has been lost or broken.
It is a malfunction light that lights up on vehicles with air suspension
It lights up to lane changing situations without signaling
Shows faults in the catalyst system
Means seat belt not fastened warning
Lights up when the handbrake is on or when automatic gearboxes are in parking mode.
Shows malfunctions in the battery and energy system
Parking sensors means open. There are vehicles with a new generation automatic parking system.
Means a general breakdown or the need to go to service
It can mean that the headlight is on or it can mean that the high beams are active.
It indicates situations where headlight height adjustment should be made. Lighting angles can also mean distorted.
Indicates that your rear spoiler is open or uneven. Usually found in sports cars
It is a warning light in convertible cars or with a sunroof.
It means that there is a malfunction in vehicles with airbags.
Lights up when the parking brake is applied
If this warning lamp is on when your vehicle runs out of fuel and you buy new fuel, it indicates that there is water in the fuel. It means you are not getting good fuel.
It means your airbag system is turned off. Airbags can be turned off in some vehicles.
It can mean a mechanical problem or an electrical system malfunction.
Shows that the dipped headlights are on
Symbolizes that the air filter is dirty and needs to be replaced.
Indicates that economic mode is active
Indicates that the hill take-off and landing system is active
Indicates coolant problems or the car may overheat. It is an important issue and should be considered
Indicates abs brake system malfunction
Indicates that the fuel filter may be contaminated or defective.
Indicates that any of the doors are open
It is a warning light that indicates that the bonnet is open.
Symbolizes the reduced fuel status
It is found in cars with automatic transmission. It shows that there is a problem in the transmission, this is one of the important warning lamps.
Symbols that the speed limit is exceeded in speed limiting vehicles
Symbolizes problem in the suspension system
Symbolizes low oil level or pressure
Symbolizes that the windscreen resistance is active
This light comes on when the tailgate is open
Symbolizes that the Esp (electronic stability program) system is turned off
Indicates that the rain sensor is active. This warning will appear when it rains in vehicles with sensors.
what check means. The icon varies according to the brand and model. Means engine failure
Means rear window defroster is active
Means that the automatic windscreen wiper is active