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Icons on the car's dashboard

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

Instrument panel (console) - the name of a group of devices, combined in one design. The instrument panel, as a means of displaying information, determines to the greatest extent the internal visual information of the car. There are switch and LED dashboards. Any auto panel of devices should provide a good visibility of all scales and sensors installed on it, while remaining simple enough to handle, to provide all the information necessary for the driver.

Modern cars have many sensors and sensors, and also have electronic engine management. All information from the sensors fl ows in the on-board computer of the machine. In the event of any mistake, breakage or the need to inform the driver of important information, the automakers provided a large number of symbols and inscriptions on the dashboard that light up under certain conditions.

Do you know the situation: on the dashboard begins to burn a symbol that you have never seen before? And you have no idea what it means? To read the instruction or to ask somehow it is inconvenient. Is it urgent? Can I postpone till tomorrow? Will not it lead to an explosion? Should I call for emergency help? We decided to save you from these torments! We collected the most common car dashboard symbols. Now you can not only feel more confident at the wheel, but also grab your knowledge in front of other motorists! Share with everyone!

Infographics of the most common symbols of the instrument panel

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

  • 1. Fog lights (front).
  • 2. Malfunction of the steering amplifier.
  • 3. Fog lights (rear).
  • 4. Low washer fluid level.
  • 5. Wear of brake pads.
  • 6. Icon of the included cruise control.
  • 7. Turn signals are on.
  • 8. Rain and light sensor.
  • 9. Winter regime.
  • 10. Indicator of information message.
  • 11. Indication of glow plug operation.
  • 12. Frost.
  • 13. Indication of the detection of a proximity key.
  • 14. The key is not found.
  • 15. The key battery needs replacing.
  • 16. Dangerous reduction in distance.
Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

  • 17. Press the clutch pedal.
  • 18. Press the brake pedal.
  • 19. Lock the steering column.
  • 20. High beam.
  • 21. Low tire pressure.
  • 22. The indicator of inclusion of external illumination.
  • 23. Malfunction of outdoor lighting.
  • 24. The stop light does not work.
  • 25. Warning of particulate filter.
  • 26. Warning of the trailing device.
  • 27. Prevention of air suspension.
  • 28. Lane change.
  • 29. Catalyst overheating.
  • 30. The seat belt is not fastened.
  • 31. The parking brake is activated.
  • 32. Battery malfunction.
Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

  • 33. Parking assistance system.
  • 34. Maintenance is required.
  • 35. Adaptive headlights.
  • 36. Malfunction of automatic headlamp tilting.
  • 37. Malfunction of rear spoiler.
  • 38. Malfunction of the roof in the convertible.
  • 39. Airbag error.
  • 40. Malfunction of the handbrake.
  • 41. Water in the fuel filter.
  • 42. The airbag is deactivated.
  • 43. Fault.
  • 44. Dipped beam headlamps.
  • 45. Pollution of the air filter.
  • 46. ​​Fuel saving mode.
  • 47. Descent assistance system from the mountain.
  • 48. Elevated temperature.
Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

  • 49. Malfunction of the anti-lock braking system.
  • 50. Fault in the fuel filter.
  • 51. The door is open.
  • 52. The hood is open.
  • 53. Low fuel level.
  • 54. Malfunction of automatic transmission.
  • 55. Automatic speed limiter.
  • 56. Suspension shock absorbers.
  • 57. Low oil pressure.
  • 58. Heating the windshield.
  • 59. The trunk is opened.
  • 60. The stabilization system is disabled.
  • 61. The rain sensor.
  • 62. Engine malfunction.
  • 63. Heated rear window.
  • 64. Automatic cleaning of the windshield.
Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

  • 49. Malfunction of the anti-lock braking system.
  • 50. Fault in the fuel filter.
  • 51. The door is open.
  • 52. The hood is open.
  • 53. Low fuel level.
  • 54. Malfunction of automatic transmission.
  • 55. Automatic speed limiter.
  • 56. Suspension shock absorbers.
  • 57. Low oil pressure.
  • 58. Heating the windshield.
  • 59. The trunk is opened.
  • 60. The stabilization system is disabled.
  • 61. The rain sensor.
  • 62. Engine malfunction.
  • 63. Heated rear window.
  • 64. Automatic cleaning of the windshield.

Why are the icons on the dashboard of different colors?

Manufacturers of cars have provided several types of inscriptions and symbols on the instrument panel, dividing them into different colors. For example, if you see a red icon on the device (for example, green or blue), then your machine will probably still work fine, and you can continue to move. But, nevertheless, you should not ignore the appearance of any warning on the panel.

If a red symbol appears on the instrument panel, the electronic system of the car warns you of a potentially serious problem. If a yellow or orange icon appears on the dashboard, the vehicle warns you that the vehicle may require maintenance, diagnosis or repair.

Note, if the symbol flashes, you should not delay with a trip to the technical center.

Warning symbols - Severe warnings

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

If you see any of the following symbols on the dashboard, do not ignore the warning in any way. Immediately stop, stop the engine, and immediately contact the car center or car service center.

Attention! The following warning symbols should not be ignored. Otherwise, your machine may be seriously damaged.

Brake warning indicators

Engine cooling system, temperature indicator

Engine oil level or oil pressure

Engine Oil Level Indicator

Battery charging indicator

Common and common icons on the dashboard

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

The following symbols on the dashboard are intended to alert the driver of the planned needs of the machine and remind you of what you need to do. For example, this kind of icon warns you about the low level of the windshield washer fluid or that you have not closed the door. This kind of icons can light up both on the dashboard and on the infotainment system (on the screen in the center of the console).

Reminder for a non-seat belt

Symbol of car doors. Can warn about not closed door

Fuel level, low fuel level indicator

Liquid washer fluid icon. Low liquid level

Tire pressure monitoring. If it caught fire, then the tires dropped pressure

Check Engine. Failure of the engine. Read more ...

A reminder of the need for maintenance of the car

Illumination icons and symbols

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

Below are all the indicators on the dashboard that are associated with the lighting system of your car. Many icons, you probably saw in your car. Most of them light up in green or blue.

Icon of the lights on

Symbols of a malfunction of headlights

High beam indicator

The automatic dipped beam system is activated. Light sensor

Automatic main beam control

The icon about the headlight alignment. If lit, then a diagnosis is necessary

Malfunction of turn signals

Daytime running light indicator

Malfunction of the bulb in the taillights

Fog lamp symbol

Rear fog light symbol

Arrows indicating the operation of the turn signals or the activated alarm

Information displays on the dashboard for technical messages and warnings

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля
Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

In recent years, in all modern cars, steel manufacturers have installed in the dashboard information displays that are created to inform the driver more detailed information about the car and about many operating systems. As a rule, this information screen is installed in the center of the dashboard. In the market there is a huge number of cars that are equipped with a similar screen that are capable of displaying various information about errors, warnings, etc.

Vehicle system malfunction symbols and safety warnings

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

If you see these icons on the dashboard, contact the dealer or the car service as soon as possible. Attention! The symbols are listed in order of importance (from serious to less severe warnings).

The icon lights up together with the warning message on the dashboard.

In European cars, a yellow sign indicates a malfunction of the stability control system

Airbag error

Indicator of inactive side airbags

Warning about not fastened seat belts of the driver and front passenger

The warning about the non-fastened rear seat belts

Indication of car alarm / Immobilizer icon

Transmission error. Malfunction of automatic transmission

Warning about overheating of automatic transmission or drive system

Overheating of gearbox or clutch problem

Transmission oil temperature too high

Power Steering Malfunction

Parking brake (handbrake)

Low level of brake fluid

Anti-lock braking system

Symbol of wear of brake pads

Problems with the electronic control of the brake system

Malfunction of the electric parking brake (handbrake)

A warning to depress the brake pedal before starting the engine or before changing the gearbox

Tire pressure monitoring system. Check the pressure when it appears.

Check Engine. Read more here ...

Check the electrical equipment of the engine

Engine power reduction

Engine malfunction

Lambda probe. The indicator of malfunction of the gauge of oxygen

The gas tank is not closed. Air in the fuel system

A symbol that indicates the presence of an information message in the system

Need to read the instruction manual of the car

Overheating or failure of the catalyst

Low coolant level

Problems with engine cooling / Low coolant level

The problem with the electronic throttle control system

Air filter pollution indicator

Icons on the dashboard of assistance and safety systems

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

New cars in addition to the standard pictograms on the dashboard have many new symbols that refer to the indication of many functions of safety systems and assistance to the driver.

Traction Control Display

Low car speed / Descent help system from the mountain

Mode off-road driving at low speed

The stabilization system is switched off

Various indicators of stability and stability control - Off

Dynamic Stability Control is disabled

Malfunction of the anti-slip system / Malfunction of electronic brake system

Skid Warning System / Stability Control System

Special and additional icons symbols on the car dashboard

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

The symbols and indicators that we have introduced into this group are associated with special and new technological functions in modern cars. Part of the symbols from this group in the case of green indication means that they are active at the moment. Other symbols when appearing on the dashboard, tell the driver about problems with working with a particular function. As a rule, with problems, either yellow or red icons are displayed.

Roof Malfunction in Convertible

Non-contact key detection indication

Key not found

The indicator of the prevention of negative temperature in the street

Warning to the driver about the need for rest

Warning system for the dangerous approach of a vehicle to other vehicles

Indication of easy access to the car

Cruise control indication

Cruise control on icon

Active adaptive cruise control

Problems with cruise control

Automatic speed limiter (ASL)

The control system of a strip and safety of journey of crossroads

Collision safety system is off or defective

Collision warning in the rear of the vehicle

Crash warning system in front of the vehicle

Warning of a pedestrian on the road

System of warning about the presence of the car in the dead zone

Parking assistance system

Brake pedal warning system

The system of a mode of work of a suspension bracket SPORT

Tow mode / Trailer presence indication

Various symbols of fuel economy

Start-up system start-stop function

Malfunction of the start-stop system

Fuel saving mode activated

Fuel saving mode activated

Warning about the need to switch to another gear (manual transmission)


Indication of the sport mode of the car

Various icons in all-wheel drive cars

All-wheel drive (AWD)

All-wheel drive

Differential lock

Rear differential lock

Malfunction of an all wheel drive

A descent support system from the mountain or a safety system for driving uphill

Symbols and icons on the dashboard of hybrid cars

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

Over the past few years, many hybrid and electric cars have appeared in the world that have new specific icons on the dashboard. For the most part, special symbols in hybrid cars indicate how the hybrid system works and in which mode it operates.

Attention! A flashing icon on the dashboard of a hybrid car, usually means any problem with the car. In this case, you must contact the technical center of the dealer.

Symbols and icons on the dashboard of hybrid cars

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

Over the past few years, many hybrid and electric cars have appeared in the world that have new specific icons on the dashboard. For the most part, special symbols in hybrid cars indicate how the hybrid system works and in which mode it operates.

Attention! A flashing icon on the dashboard of a hybrid car, usually means any problem with the car. In this case, you must contact the technical center of the dealer.

Battery fault

Electronic warning indicator

High battery voltage

Low battery voltage indicator

Power is limited

Battery charge indicator

Traction mode on one electric motor

Hybrid installation ready

Traction mode on one electric motor

The system of external sound system for the prevention of pedestrians about the movement of the electric car. Malfunction

Symbols used in diesel vehicles

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля

Below are the dashboard icons that are used in diesel vehicles.

Indication of glow plug operation

Diesel Particulate Filter Warning

Warning on exhaust emissions problems due to particulate filter

Water in the fuel system

Jokes for fun :)

Значения значков на приборной панели автомобиля
  • №26 - the spermatozoon under the lock
  • №7 - ladies and forward and back
  • No. 9 - the windshield wiper "Ledinka" is poured into the washer reservoir. You can drink.
  • No. 27 - the driver often "kicks the bottom.
  • №28 - Pregnant twins
  • № 29 - Cutlets in the refrigerator under the lid. Razogrey!
  • №43 - Sex with a hydrocephalus is forbidden!
  • №48 - STR on the definition of the length of the IPC
  • № 54 - I'm a fan of FC "Torpedo"
  • №59 - I give in the back
  • №60 - Caution! The driver is in the ass drunk!
  • №64- WV - das Auto!