Honda World

Jan 17, 2017

Seeing one of your dashboard indicator lights pop on when you’re in your car can be scary. By knowing exactly what all of the dashboard warning lights mean, you can save yourself a lot of unnecessary panic. To be safe, whenever you see a warning light on in your car, be sure to stop by the Honda Service Center so a certified Honda mechanic can take a closer look at the problem. You can schedule auto service online right from our site, so bring your car into our Louisville auto repair shop today.

Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Parking Brake
Parking Brake
You have your parking brake on, so remember to turn it off before driving.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Low Oil Pressure
Low Oil Pressure
Your car may be leaking or burning oil, which could severely damage the engine if unheeded.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Charging System
Charging System
There is a problem with the electrical charging system.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Supplemental Restraint System
Supplemental Restraint System
There may be a problem with the airbags, meaning they won’t deploy in a crash.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Smart Entry System
Smart Entry System
Your car might have a problem with smart entry system or push button starting system.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Check Engine Light
Check Engine Light
This light comes on for a number of dangerous problems including a misfire in your engine’s cylinders, problems with emissions, or a loose fuel cap.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-Lock Brake System
There might be a malfunction with the ALB system or you have your handbrake on while driving.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Your tires might be underinflated.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - High Temperature
High Temperature
Your car is overheating.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Low Temperature
Low Temperature
Your car is too cold.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Daytime Running Lights
Daytime Running Lights
Your daytime running lights are on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Vehicle Stability Assist System
Vehicle Stability Assist System
VSA is on, or there’s a problem with the VSA system.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Electric Power Steering
Electric Power Steering
The EPS system is not functioning correctly.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Seat Belt Reminder
Seat Belt Reminder
If you don’t wear your seatbelt while driving, this light will come on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Door Open
Door Open
A door is open.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Trunk Open
Trunk Open
The trunk is open.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Low Fuel
Low Fuel
You are low on fuel and should top off soon.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Washer Fluid Level
Washer Fluid Level
It’s time to add more washer fluid to your car.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - System Message
System Message
This light will come on with another light and will mean there is a message on your multi-information display.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Maintenance Minder
Maintenance Minder
A reminder that it’s time for routine maintenance.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Immobilizer
Immobilizer
Your car does not recognize your key or remote transmitter, meaning you might not be able to start the engine.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - VSA Off
VSA Off
Helps remind you that VSA is off.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Cruise Main On
Cruise Main On
Cruise main is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Cruise Control On
Cruise Control On
Cruise control is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Turn Signals
Turn Signals
Your turn signal is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Fog Lights On
Fog Lights On
Your fog lights are on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - High Beams On
High Beams On
Your high beams are on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Exterior Lights On
Exterior Lights On
Your exterior lights are on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - ECON Mode On
ECON Mode On
Your ECON mode is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Lane Keeping Assist System
Lane Keeping Assist System
The LKAS is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Collision Mitigation Braking System
Collision Mitigation Braking System
The CMBS is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Road Departure Mitigation
Road Departure Mitigation
The RDM system is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Blind Spot Information
Blind Spot Information
There is a vehicle in your blind spot.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
AWD is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Auto Idle Stop
Auto Idle Stop
Auto Idle Stop is on.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Adaptive Cruise Control
Adaptive Cruise Control
You are using adaptive cruise control.
Honda Dashboard Warning Light - Auto High Beam System
Auto High Beam System
Your high beam lights are being automatically controlled.

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