Category: Symbols & Tell-tales

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

Brake Press Indicator

Depress Brake Pedal

This is a Brake Press Indicator symbol. It is similar to other symbols asking for the brake pedal to pressed, for shifting for instance. However, here the symbol is used for Electric Park Brake and Automatic Brake Hold systems, where the brake pedal must be stepped on before either system can be engaged. The symbol shows …

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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. So, what to do? Both indicators include the text AdBlue, …

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