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Being Care Care Aware Is Important!

The purpose of the warning light system is to keep your car running properly. When a light is RED it means you should pull over and do not drive the car. A YELLOW light is something that needs to be checked but the car can still be driven to your destination in most cases. GREEN and BLUE lights are only on when the operation pertaining to it is being used. An example is the day time running lights or high beams. The text warnings are usually for maintenance or are in conjunction with warning lights. Call us with any questions!

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Most Common Red

Most Common Yellow

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Oil Pressure

The oil pressure light is very important because it tells you the cars engine is not being lubricated properly. Please turn the engine off and contact us immediately.

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Temperature

If this light is on please pull over and let the car cool off. Do not attempt to drive it. Please call us and we will arrange towing for you if needed.

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Battery

The battery light tells you that the power running your car is being drained to the point the car may not continue running correctly until the battery or recharging systems are corrected.

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Brake System Alert / ABS

Anti-lock braking systems are awesome when they work properly. When the light is on the ABS system is not working but it won't affect your brakes.

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Air Bag

When this light engages please have your air bag system checked by the dealer or a repair shop trained in diagnosing possible problems associated with it. 

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Check Engine

This indicator gets turned on for a number of reasons. It is not usually the type of warning that means stop the car immediately. In this case it largely pertains to emissions issues. Please have this issue diagnosed as soon as possible.

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Drive Train / Transmission

The drive train warning has to do with the car transmission or transfer case and needs to be diagnosed as soon as possible. In most cases the car is still drivable.

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Tire Pressure (TPMS)

Tire pressure is important so the car runs properly. Gas millage, steering wheel stability at high speeds, and steering performance can be affected. Carrying a tire gauge in the car so the tire pressure can be checked when needed. 

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Door Ajar

This one is kind of obvious, close the doors. We don't recommend driving with the doors open. In some cases this icon may be red.

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Traction Control

This light is mostly seen on wet or slippery roads. It is the cars stability system.

Most Common Red

Most Common Yellow

Oil Pressure

The oil pressure light is very important because it tells you if your cars engine is being lubricated properly. If the motor oil is too low the engine may seize and start making a loud clanking noise. Please be sure to change your oil regularly.

Temperature

If this light is on please pull over and let the car cool off. Do not attempt to drive it. Call a tow company or someone experienced in towing vehicles. 

Battery

The battery light tells you that the power running your car is being drained to the point the car may not continue running correctly until the battery or recharging systems are corrected.

Brake System Alert / ABS

Anti-lock braking systems are awesome when they work properly. When it doesn't, the car may not stop as needed and the tires may lock up as you apply pressure to the brake peddle. It makes controlling the car in an emergency stop much harder.

Air Bag

When this light engages please have your air bag system checked by the dealer or a repair shop trained in diagnosing possible problems associated with it. 

Check Engine

This indicator gets turned on for a number of reasons. It is not usually the type of warning that means stop the car immediately. In this case it largely pertains to emissions issues. Please have this issue diagnosed at a trusted dealer or repair shop.

Drive Train / Transmission

The drive train has to do with the car moving forward or backward and if the drive train is having problems it needs to be diagnosed in a timely manor. This light could also be telling you to check the transmission oil. 

Tire Pressure

Tire pressure is important so the car runs properly. Gas millage, steering wheel stability at high speeds, and steering performance can be affected. Carrying a tire gauge in the car so the tire pressure can be checked when needed. 

Door Ajar

This one is kind of obvious, close the doors. We don't recommend driving with the doors open.

Traction Control

This light is mostly seen on wet or slippery roads. It is the cars stability system.

Most Common Red

Oil Pressure

Oil Pressure

The oil pressure light is very important because it tells you if your cars engine is being lubricated properly. If the motor oil is too low the engine may seize and start making a loud clanking noise. Please be sure to change your oil regularly.

Temperature

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If this light is on please pull over and let the car cool off. Do not attempt to drive it. Call a tow company or someone experienced in towing vehicles. 

Battery

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The battery light tells you that the power running your car is being drained to the point the car may not continue running correctly until the battery or recharging systems are corrected.

Brake System Alert / ABS

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Anti-lock braking systems are awesome when they work properly. When it doesn't, the car may not stop as needed and the tires may lock up as you apply pressure to the brake peddle. It makes controlling the car in an emergency stop much harder.

Air Bag

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When this light engages please have your air bag system checked by the dealer or a repair shop trained in diagnosing possible problems associated with it. 

Most Common Yellow

Check Engine

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This indicator gets turned on for a number of reasons. It is not usually the type of warning that means stop the car immediately. In this case it largely pertains to emissions issues. Please have this issue diagnosed at a trusted dealer or repair shop.

Drive Train / Transmission

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The drive train has to do with the car moving forward or backward and if the drive train is having problems it needs to be diagnosed in a timely manor. This light could also be telling you to check the transmission oil. 

Tire Pressure

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Tire pressure is important so the car runs properly. Gas millage, steering wheel stability at high speeds, and steering performance can be affected. Carrying a tire gauge in the car so the tire pressure can be checked when needed. 

Door Ajar

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This one is kind of obvious, close the doors. We don't recommend driving with the doors open.

Traction Control

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Day time running lights are on cars that utilize automatic headlight systems.

Most Common Green

Most Common Blue

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Cruise Control

When the cruise control is turned on this light may be green. This is just indicating the car is ready to be set on a cruising speed. This is often used on long road trips, or by people who don't want a speeding ticket.

Day Time Running Lights

Day Time Running Lights / DTR

Day time running lights are on cars that utilize automatic headlight systems.

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Bright Lights

This indicator will turn on when you use your cars bright lights. They are also called high beams.

Most Common Green

Most Common Blue

Cruise Control

When the cruise control is turned on this light may be green. This is just indicating the car is ready to be set on a cruising speed. This is often used on long road trips, or by people who don't want a speeding ticket.

Day Time Running Lights / DTS

Day time running lights are on cars that utilize automatic headlight systems.

Bright Lights

This indicator will turn on when you use your cars bright lights. They are also called high beams.

Most Common Green

Cruise Control

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When the cruise control is turned on this light may be green. This is just indicating the car is ready to be set on a cruising speed. This is often used on long road trips, or by people who don't want a speeding ticket.

Day Time Running Lights / DTR

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If this light is on please pull over and let the car cool off. Do not attempt to drive it. Call a tow company or someone experienced in towing vehicles. 

Most Common Blue

Bright Lights

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This indicator will turn on when you use your cars bright lights. They are also called high beams.

Other codes and manual resources

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