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Car dashboard symbols and meanings

If you’re about to set off on a long journey, the last thing you want to see is a strange car warning symbol on your car’s dashboard. Cars have an array of these dashboard warning symbols, covering issues from low fuel levels or a dead battery to serious engine problems. Here we explain what these dashboard warning symbols could mean, and what you should do if one appears. 

Dashboard warning lights

Remember: You shouldn't ignore your warning lights. This is illegal, and you could end up invalidating your car insurance.

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