Car Evolution

Cars continue to advance, and in too many cases, faster than their drivers can keep up with. Slowly but surely, the family car is becoming a rolling computer. We can only hope that software glitches will not be as common in the automotive industry. Among other changes is the growing number of symbols and indicators …

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System Indicators

Tire Pressure Monitor Symbol

This is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) or Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) warning light symbol. It is also used as Flat Tire Monitor (FTM), which seems redundant.. This is easily the most misunderstood symbol you will ever see on your instrument panel. Continue Reading ——— Or check out the videos below. And one checking and …

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Antilock Braking System Trouble Lights

ABS Trouble Indicator Canada

ABS stands for Antilock Braking System. The second symbol is the Canadian version, and those shown below are older versions. The ABS system helps to keep the car from skidding out of control during braking in slippery or extreme braking conditions by limiting your wheels from locking up. So, what are you supposed to do?? If any …

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Check Engine Light Symbols

Check Engine Light Symbol

This is one of many possible versions of the dreaded Check Engine symbols, some of the oldest and easily the most common and recognizable of the symbols that you may see. The word “Check” may not appear. Continue Reading ——— ——————————————————————– Keep the Symbol meanings with you! Download our Mobile App here or search ‘Dashboard Symbols’ …

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Charging System Trouble Lights

Charging System Trouble Indicator Symbol

 One of the original idiot lights, the symbol to the left indicates a serious Charging System problem. The vehicle should be brought to a complete stop as quickly as possible or the vehicle may simply stop running. Roadside assistance will be necessary. Here’s the deal … In most cases, there are two possible scenarios: a bad battery, …

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