Every time you start your vehicle or turn your ignition key to the on position there are illuminated vehicle dashboard light symbols on the dashboard. These perform a self-test to let you know the bulbs are working. While these lights usually go off right away and are soon forgotten. There will be times when one or more of these lights will stay on and inform you of a problem. Something you need to be aware of, or that a specific system is activated. Vehicle Dashboard Light Vehicle dashboard light symbols are generally color-coded.  As a rule of thumb, there are three classes of dashboard indicator lights easily distinguished by color. The usual colors are red, yellow and green. These colors are similar to traffic signal lights in color and meaning. Red indicates a potential safety issue or serious problem, and it is possible you should stop driving the vehicle immediately. A red dashboard light may also indicate an important reminder that needs immediate attention. Yellow (sometimes orange) dashboard lights usually mean something needs to be repaired or serviced soon and to operate with caution. Green (sometimes blue) dashboard lights usually indicate a system is on or is operating, and the … Continue reading VEHICLE DASHBOARD LIGHTS (WARNING AND INFORMATIONAL)