What do these lights mean?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Monday, February 25th, 2019 at 8:55 pm
2019 Toyota Camry dashboard

Toyota Dashboard Warning Lights 

Are you having trouble figuring out what is wrong with your car? Are you not sure what those lights on your dashboard mean? We’re here to tell you. Let’s take a look at some of the Toyota dashboard warning lights to show you what to do when you see them. 


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How to react 

When you are driving and you see a warning light turn on, you should see what it is and then make a decision. If your car is in trouble, you should pull over or take a route to your mechanic for some help. We will show you the differences and meanings of these lights and tell you what to do when you see them.

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ABS – ABS stands for Anti-Locking Brake System. When the ABS light comes on, your vehicle may have a problem with its brakes. You should check the brakes and see if they work properly and try to find a mechanic who can help you. 

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Low Fuel – This icon signifies that you are running out of gas. When you see this light, you should pull off onto the next exit and go to the next gas station. 

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Low Oil Pressure – When this light comes on, you may have a problem with how your vehicle is using its oil. You should seek help when this signal turns on. 

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Maintenance Required – This icon means that maintenance is required on your vehicle. Something is preventing your vehicle from working as it should, so you should take it in for a checkup as soon as possible. 

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Low Tire Pressure Light – This low tire pressure light shows you that you need to fill up your tires with air. This can decrease your vehicle’s gas mileage and if not taken care of can lead to a flat. Fill it to the proper amount when you can. 

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These Toyota dashboard warning lights are here to help your car stay on the road for as long as possible. If you have any more questions or are looking for a new Toyota model, you can check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Baierl Toyota today. 

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