What Does the Light On My Dashboard Mean?

Dashboard Warning Lights


Your Honda dashboard is loaded with light-up symbols that help protect you and your vehicle on McComb streets. If you’re wondering, “What does the light on my dashboard mean?” refer to this dashboard warning light guide from Mike Whatley Honda! We want you and your Honda to be safe, so turn to our service department when a dashboard warning light comes on and you need assistance.

Dashboard Warning Lights and Their Meanings

Here’s a list of dashboard warning lights that you might see when you’re driving in Hammond: 

Engine Warning Lights:

Coolant Temp Warning – If your coolant levels are off, your fan isn’t working properly, or if the coolant is leaking, you’ll see this dashboard warning light. 

Service Vehicle – You’ll see this light if an electrical issue occurs.

Reduced Power Warning – There’s an engine malfunction happening and you should schedule service right away. 

Cruise Control – When you use your cruise control, you’ll see this light. 

Brake System Warning Lights:

Brake System – Your brake fluid is too low or there’s an ABS problem.

Traction Control or ESP – This light indicates that your traction control system has turned on to improve your grip on the road.

Safety & Informative Warning Lights:

Security Alert – If your ignition switch is locked, or a door is left ajar, this light will indicate either the tech malfunction or alert you of the open door.

Fog Lamp – Don’t forget your brights are on! This can help you not blind Collins drivers. 

Airbag Fault – This light appears once the car has been started to indicate there’s a fault in the airbag system. Bring your vehicle in for a repair.

Washer Fluid Reminder – Refill your washer fluid. 

Tires Warning Lights: 

Tire Pressure Warning Light Also called TPMS, this system turns on when it detects that one or more tires has a tire pressure rating that’s too low or too high. Measure your tire pressure and adjust accordingly 

Honda Maintenance Minder

This system of lights keeps you up to date on when it’s time to schedule regular maintenance tasks for your vehicle. You’ll find it on new Honda models. 

Learn More About Your Honda with Mike Whatley Honda

In addition to helping Brookhaven drivers learn more about their dashboard warning lights, Mike Whatley Honda is here to help you with all your automotive service and maintenance needs! Take a look at our service tips to find out ways to keep your Honda in excellent condition. 

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