What’s the first thing that goes through your mind when a warning light illuminates on your vehicle’s instrument panel or dashboard?

“What the heck does that mean?” And instant panic.

But who has time to thumb through their vehicle’s owner’s manual to figure it out when they’re in full panic mode? That’s what the internet is for and how you wound up here.

This interactive dashboard will help you determine which lights mean what, and how to go about addressing the issue. Simply hover over the illuminated symbols for an explanation of what each warning light indicates and click through to learn how Levin will fix the problem.

 

Coolant Temperature Warning

Indicates that your engine coolant temperature is higher than normal. It could also indicate a low coolant level.

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Check Engine Light

This light can show up for a number of reasons, most often a faulty oxygen sensor or mass airflow sensor. It could also mean your gas cap is loose, your catalytic converter is shot, or you have spark plugs that need to be replaced.

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Oil Pressure Warning

This symbol will illuminate if you experience a loss of oil pressure. This issue should be addressed immediately. Your oil level could be too low, which could cause your engine to seize if you keep driving.

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Tire Pressure

The tire pressure monitoring system light usually means the air pressure in one or more of your tires is low.

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Battery Alert

The battery alert light signals a low voltage level in the battery or a charging system malfunction.

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Transmission Temperature

This symbol will illuminate if your transmission is running at a higher-than-normal temperature or the transmission fluid is hotter than normal.

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