Warning Lights on the Dashboard

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Warning Lights on the Dashboard

Warning Lights on the Dashboard

What is that warning lights on the dashboard mean? If these dashboard warning lights are lit it means something is wrong with the car to warn the driver.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
ABS fault indicator light (yellow)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this dashboard warning lights will go off after approximately three seconds.

If these dashboard warning lights are lit while the vehicle is moving, it indicates that the ABS system has a fault. Provided that it is safe to do so, you may drive your vehicle to your destination but should send it to an authorized service provider to have it checked as soon as possible. If the brake fault indicator light is also lit at the same time, you should immediately stop the vehicle when it is safe to do so and contact an authorized service provider.

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Warning Lights on the Dashboard
ABS fault indicator light (yellow) - European Version
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this dashboard warning lights will go off after approximately three seconds.

If these dashboard warning lights are lit while the vehicle is moving, it indicates that the ABS system has a fault. Provided that it is safe to do so, you may drive your vehicle to your destination but should send it to an authorized service provider to have it checked as soon as possible. If the brake fault indicator light is also lit at the same time, you should immediately stop the vehicle when it is safe to do so and contact an authorized service provider.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
High beam indicator light (blue)
The high beam indicator light is used to indicate the working state of the high beam light. It is lit up when the high beam light is switched on. When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds.


Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Automatic headlight horizontal adjustment system fault warning light ( Yellow)
When the automatic headlight horizontal adjustment system has a fault, the warning light will be lit. If the warning light is continuously ON or is lit while driving, it indicates that the headlight automatic adjustment system has a fault. The trip computer will display the following message: Headlight height adjustment fault.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Airbag fault indicator light (Red)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds.

If this indicator light is not lit or does not go off as the conduct self-detection, or it is lit after the vehicle has completed its self-detection or while the vehicle is moving, it indicates that the system has a fault. In such a case, you should immediately take your vehicle to an authorized service provider to have it checked.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Braking system fault indicator light / Brake fluid level low (Red)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will check the braking system and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds. When the hand brake is not released, this indicator light will be lit.

If this indicator light does not go off or is lit while the vehicle is being driven, it indicates that the braking system has a fault or the car has low brake fluid. In such a case, you should immediately stop the vehicle when it is safe to do so. Do NOT repeatedly depress the brake pedal. Instead, you should immediately contact an authorized service provider. When this light is lit the faults include low brake fluid, the parking brake is engaged.

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Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Parking brake indicator
When the parking brake lever is applied, the parking brake indicator lamp comes on. When the parking brake is released, the parking brake indicator lamp goes out.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Electric power steering system warning lamp (Red)
When the ignition switch is at the position “ON” and the engine is not started up, this lamp will go on for self-inspection and will go out about 3 seconds later. If this warning lamp does not go out or this warning lamp comes on when the vehicle is running, it means that the electric power steering system is in fault.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Engine fault indicator light (yellow)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, this indicator light will be lit but will go off after the engine has started. After the engine has started, if this warning lights on the dashboard do not go off or check engine light flashing or are lit while the vehicle is moving, it indicates that the engine system has a fault. In such a case, you should immediately stop the vehicle if it is safe to do so and contact an authorized service provider. Some times the check engine light flashing occurred which means there is a serious problem. However if the check engine light is steadily ON while driving no need to worry because this is not a serious problem, but still you need to bring the car to a repair shop for checking.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Engine anti-theft fault indicator light (red)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds.

If this indicator light is still lit approximately three seconds after the vehicle completes its self-detection, it indicates that the engine anti-theft system of the vehicle has a fault, and you should contact an authorized service provider.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Engine oil pressure alarm indicator light (red)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, this dashboard warning lights will be lit and the engine oil pressure will be checked. After the engine has started, this indicator light will go off. Why does oil light come on? If this indicator light lights up while the engine is running, you should immediately stop the vehicle when it is safe to do so. Do NOT continue driving. Otherwise, it will cause serious damage to the engine. You should contact an authorized service provider.


Warning Lights on the Dashboard
EPB system fault indication (yellow or Red)
When the ignition switch is at the position “ON” and the engine is started up, this lamp will go on for self-inspection and will go out about 3 seconds later. This lamp indicates the EPB system fault state. In case of any EPB system fault, this indicator lamp will turn on.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
ESP start-up indicator light/ fault warning light Yellow
Indicates the on/off state of the ESP system or the ESP system fault warning. If the dashboard warning lights flash fast, it then indicates that the ESP system has been turned on. If the indicator light is lit all the time, it indicates that the ESP system has a fault. In such a case, please contact an authorized BAIC dealership to arrange for it to be checked.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Battery charging indicator light (red)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, this dashboard warning lights will be lit. After the engine has started, it will go off. If this indicator light is lit while the engine is running, it indicates that the charging system has a fault. You should check it or contact an authorized service provider.

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Fuel low alarm indicator light (yellow)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds.

When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, if this warning lights on the dashboard are lit after the vehicle completes self-detection or is lit when the vehicle is in any other state, it indicates a fuel level alarm, meaning that the remaining fuel can only support driving for approximately 50Km. You should promptly refill the fuel.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Coolant temperature too high alarm indicator light (red)
When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds.

When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, if these warning lights on the dashboard are lit after the vehicle completes self-detection or is lit when the vehicle is in any other state, it indicates that the engine coolant temperature is too high. You should stop the vehicle and check it or contact an authorized service provider.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Cruise system starting indicator light (green, optional)
When the cruise system is started and activated, this indicator light will be lit. When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this indicator light will go off after approximately three seconds.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Seat belt unfastened warning light (Red)
If you do not wear a seat belt while driving, this dashboard warning lights will be lit. When the power is connected, if a seat belt - either on the driver’s side or the front passenger-side is not fastened, a warning light will go ON.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
The tire pressure alarm system fault warning light
If the tire pressure becomes abnormal, such as low tire pressure, then this warning lights on the dashboard will be lit. The trip computer will display the following text message: Low tire pressure. There will also be a graphic display showing the specific position to remind the user. If the warning light flashes for approximately 60s and then remains ON, it indicates that the tire pressure alarm system has a fault. The trip computer will give both graphic and text reminders to warn the user of the specific content and location of the problem.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Transmission fault indicator light (yellow, optional)
The transmission fault indicator light is used to indicate an automatic transmission system fault. When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the vehicle will conduct self-detection and this dashboard warning lights will go off after approximately three seconds. If these warning lights on the dashboard are lit, it indicates that the automatic transmission system has a fault. In such a situation, the engine speed is limited to approximately 3500r/min. You may continue driving while ensuring safety. However, you should send your vehicle to an authorized service provider to have it checked as soon as possible.

Warning Lights on the Dashboard
Vehicle body anti-theft indicator light (red)
When the vehicle‘s alarm system is set, these warning lights on the dashboard will be lit. When the alarm system is set using the remote control key, this indicator light will flash faster at first and then slowly subsequently.



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