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Can You Guess What These Common Car Dashboard Symbols Really Mean?

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  1. What symbol is this?

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    Seatbelt warning.
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    Airbag warning.
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    Airbag deactivated.
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    Airbag deactivated!

    This symbol stands for airbag deactivated. You usually see it when no one is sitting in your passenger seat.

    Airbag deactivated!
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  2. OK, what's this symbol mean?

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    Key missing from vehicle.
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    Key battery low.
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    Key detected and in car.
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    Key fob battery low!

    This symbol is to alert you that your key fob's battery is low.

    Key fob battery low!
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  3. How about this frosty one?

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    Freezing temperature.
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    Anti-freeze low.
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    Winter mode.
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    That's winter mode activated.

    Winter Mode allows your car to bypass its first gear. This is useful in slippery situations because typically first gear applies the most torque to your tires which gives you speed and can cause you to spin out in wintery conditions.

    That's winter mode activated.
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  4. What does this mean?

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    Ignition malfunction.
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    No key present in car.
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    Ignition switch warning.
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    Ignition switch warning!

    This symbol typically appears when the wrong key is inserted into the ignition.

    Ignition switch warning!
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  5. What's the meaning behind this symbol?

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    Parking brake activated.
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    Air suspension warning.
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    Oil pressure low.
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    Air suspension warning.

    This symbol appears when there isn't a lot of air being sent to the suspension system. It can also turn on if there is a leak in the suspension compression bags.

    Air suspension warning.
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  6. What about this one?

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    Gas low.
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    Water in fuel filter.
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    Gas fuel filter dirty.
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    There's water in the fuel filter!

    This symbol is found in diesel vehicles. It typically turns on when the water filter needs to be serviced.

    There's water in the fuel filter!
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  7. What's this mean?

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    Brake pads need to be replaced.
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    Brake pad warning.
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    Brake mode activated.
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    It's the brake pad warning light!

    This symbol is more common in newer or higher end cars. It's a warning to the driver that the brakes should be checked or serviced soon.

    It's the brake pad warning light!
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  8. I've definitely seen this before...but what is it?

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    Temperature outside above 100 degrees.
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    Temperature warning.
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    Coolant temperature high.
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    It's the temperature warning light.

    This light typically appears when your car is close to overheating. It can mean your car's coolant is low or needs to be changed.

    It's the temperature warning light.
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  9. OK, so what about this symbol?

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    Oil change needed.
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    Oil pressure high.
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    Oil pressure low.
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    That's the low oil pressure symbol.

    Usually you'll see this symbol when the engine is burning oil or it is leaking oil.

    That's the low oil pressure symbol.
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  10. This one's pretty easy, right?

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    Seat belt on.
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    Seat belt malfunction.
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    Seat belt not on.
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    That's the seat belt no on symbol.

    You'll see this symbol when either the driver or front passenger does not have their seat belt on.

    That's the seat belt no on symbol.
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  11. Finally, how about this symbol?

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    Fog lights on.
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    Rear light not working.
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    High beam headlights.
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    That's the symbol for your high beam headlights.

    You'll see this symbol when the high beams are activated.

    That's the symbol for your high beam headlights.
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