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Informational warning Lights

These lights don’t warn you about issues, they provide important information about the functions of your vehicle that need to be observed, ignoring them can lead to other issues

Typically they include

  • Press brake pedalLane departure light
  • Information warning light
  • Icy road warning light
  • Electric park brake
  • Low beam indicator
  • High beam indicator
  • Front fog lights
  • Auto high beam
  • Sidelight indicator
  • Internal Fan indicator
  • Signal indicators
  • Recirculated cabin air
  • Parking with park assist
  • Lane assist
  • Eco-driving indicator
  • Brake hold indicator
  • Blind spot indicator
  • Automatic emergency braking (AEB)
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Start/stop warning
  • Speed limiter
  • Seat temperature

As you can see most of these are to alert you that a particular vehicle function has been switched on and is currently active. The majority of these lights we use regularly in our everyday driving.

Whilst this blog doesn’t cover all the warning lights now fitted to modern vehicles, it is clear to see that they perform many different roles.

The important thing to observe is that if you suddenly have a warning light illuminate that you don’t usually see when you are driving, your vehicle is telling you there is an issue that requires inspection by a qualified technician.

At Future Auto Service Centres, our staff are trained in vehicle diagnostics so we can carry out an inspection and advise you of our suggested course of action.

One of the most important warning lights is your “Service due” indicator, keeping your vehicle well serviced is the key to hassle-free motoring.

TipService light on dash a

If you wish to get the best from your vehicle working best, do not ignore warning lights.

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