If you've ever had a light show up on your dashboard, you probably remember that moment of panic. At John Roberts Nissan, we want every customer to drive with peace of mind, even when something goes wrong. That's why we've compiled a list describing a few of the most common dashboard lights and what they mean. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to consult your owner's manual or call us.
There are two types of lights to look out for on your dashboard. Warning lights are urgent and need to be taken care of right away. Indicator lights signal that something needs to be serviced or repaired soon, so you’ll need to drive carefully. Make sure that you consult your owner's manual for any questions about color or urgency of a light.schedule service
This light illuminates when the vehicle detects a problem with the engine, and it may cause the system to operate abnormally. If you see one of these lights, bring your vehicle in to have it inspected quickly.
This light shows that the engine temperature is higher than normal. If needed, stop the vehicle so the engine can cool down, and have it inspected immediately.
If this light comes on, your oil level is low. Stop the vehicle immediately and check your oil level.
This light could signal issues with your battery. Faulty wiring or a broken fan belt might also be the cause. Stop and have it checked out as soon as possible.
If this light comes on, then either a door or the trunk is not secured. Check all doors before driving on.
This light indicates that your tire pressure is low. When you adjust the inflation pressure, the light should turn off shortly after.
When you see this light, it means the parking brake is on or there could be a problem with the braking system. The brake fluid could be low or there could be an ABS problem. Check to make sure the parking brake is released and check the level of the brake fluid.
This light shows up when your vehicle's traction control kicks in, alerting you that conditions are slippery.
If this light comes on and there is no security issue, then it’s likely the system has malfunctioned.
This light lets you know that cruise control is on.
If you still have questions about a light on in your dashboard, come visit John Roberts Nissan at 2747 Hillsboro Blvd Manchester, TN 37355 or give us a call today. We look forward to serving customers from Murfreesboro, Shelbyville and Middle Tennessee.