Category: Symbols & Tell-tales

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

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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Traffic Jam or Congestion Assist Indicator

Congestion Assist

This is a Traffic Jam or Congestion Assist Indicator Symbol. It may appear in gray scale, green, yellow/amber, or red. In gray scale, it indicates that the congestion has been detected and the system is available to help. Green indicates the system is active and moves through yellow/amber as congestion is detected. In addition, multiple …

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Electronic Steering Lock Indicator

Steering Lock Indicator

This is an Electronic Steering Wheel Lock Indicator symbol. It may be seen in either yellow/amber or red. Either indicates a malfunction in the electronic steering wheel lock system. This is part of the electronic start and immobilization system. The symbol is represented by an image key and that of a steering wheel. If the symbol …

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Engine Start System Fault Indicator

Engine Start System Fault

These are Engine Start System Fault Indicator symbols. They can appear in yellow/amber or red and indicate a fault in the electronics. If it is red, it is suggested that the engine NOT be switched off, if its running, and a service center be contacted immediately. If it is amber, a service facility should still be …

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Predictive Efficiency Assist Indicator

Predictive Efficiency Assist

This symbol, which will appear in green, is a Predictive Efficiency Assist Indicator symbol. The assistance system adds an automobile’s version of anticipation of the road ahead. The symbol uses the image of a shoe or foot with an arrow below pointing upwards. It is again seen in green and indicates the system is active and in …

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