U.S. Cars Sold Overseas Leave Drivers in the Dark

Malibu console

Over the last several months we have been contacted by two drivers of U.S. cars sold and likely built overseas who could not find a back-up spot to drop the key fob in the event of the fob’s battery dying. Well, a good deal of sleuthing and a hunch resolved one of these cases. Advertisement …

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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, 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 Amber as congestion is detected. Advertisement In addition, …

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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 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 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 the car’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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