Category: Symbols & Tell-tales

DashboardSymbols.com descriptions of the symbols and tell-tales used on automobile and light truck dashboards and instrument panels.

ADAS Status Indicator

ADAS status indicator

This is an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Status Indicator symbol. As shown the, ADAS indicator shows green on both sides, and is thus ready. The color can vary depending on circumstances. The symbol is meant to show the proper lane, another car travelling ahead, and the distance to that car, represented by the horizontal …

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Passive Speed Limit Indicator

Passive Speed Limit Indicator

This is a Passive Speed Limit Indicator symbol. It indicates that a speed limit has been set and the image shows an example set speed limit of 65 miles per hour (MPH).  The symbol will appear in the center information display in white, and the background shown is blue. The information display background color will …

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SOS Feature Malfunction Indicator

SOS Indicator

This is the SOS Feature Malfunction Indicator symbol. The symbol, in amber or yellow, is accompanied by a text message in the instrument panel that states that the service is either limited or unavailable. The message will show one or the other. When restricted, an emergency call may be limited to a data transmission. The …

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AdBlue Indicator Symbols

AdBlue fill indicator

These are AdBlue Indicator symbols, which references a fluid that is necessary to the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system. SCR is an emissions control technology used by some diesel engine manufacturers. The indicators may appear in yellow/amber or red, depending on the severity of need. Both indicators include the text AdBlue, which is a fluid …

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Rear Cross Traffic Alert Indicator

Rear Cross Traffic Alert Indicator

This is a Rear Cross Traffic Alert Indicator (RCTA) symbol. It appears as its acronym on the instrument panel in green when the system is available. Any trouble indications in the vehicles examined are displayed with text and images in the Information Display. RCTA uses radar sensors to detect vehicles behind your vehicle as they  approach …

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