The Meaning of Nissan Dashboard Lights

Dashboard warning lights
When cruising the roads of Bell Gardens or commuting to and from South Gate; safety is a must. Your Nissan is designed to notify you of warning symbols. But what do the symbols mean when your Nissan dashboard lights up?

Our team here at Nissan of Downtown L.A. want to help ensure you are always driving a secure Nissan. We offer service specials that can help you the next time you need vehicle service. In the meantime, let us help you learn what the different Nissan dashboard lights mean.

Nissan Dashboard Lights: Color Codes

Not all warning symbols that appear on your Nissan dashboard are worrisome. Some act more than alerts to let you know a service is needed on your Nissan. In contrast, other symbols serve as a warning. You need to take your vehicle to a service department right away. Let’s break down the difference of the Nissan dashboard lights color codes:

  • Yellow Dashboard Lights: Yellow color to a warning symbol on your dashboard is a sign of malfunction. You should heed with caution, but the issue does not need an immediate fix. The yellow is a sign to schedule your service appointment soon.
  • Red Dashboard Lights: Do not ignore a red dashboard light. You can still drive a short distance most times, but we recommend visiting your closest dealership.

A service technician needs to look at your vehicle right away. Of course, we only recommend driving the car as long as it is okay, depending on the symbol. For good measure, it is best to pull over to a safe area and review the symbol.

Nissan Dashboard Lights: Symbol Meaning

Here is a list of icons found within your Nissan handbook. Below, we share the meaning of the symbols that can be either yellow or red when they light up on your dashboard:

  • ABS: Anti-lock Braking System Warning Light
  • Brake: A Brake Warning Light
  • Battery: A Charge Warning Light
  • Oil Can: Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light
  • Gas Pump: Low Gas Warning Light
  • Exclamation Point: Tire Pressure Warning Light
  • Windshield Wiper: Low Windshield Washer Fluid
  • Exclamation Point Inside Triangle: A Master Warning Light
  • PS: Power Steering Warning Light
  • A Person With Seat Belt: Seat Belt Warning Light
  • A Person With A Ball: An Airbag Warning Light

Service Your Nissan Dashboard Lights At Nissan of Downtown L.A.!

Our service team at Nissan of Downtown L.A. knows the various Nissan dashboard lights. We are here to help fix the issue and get you back on the road. Call us today Huntington Park, drivers!


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