In this guide, we go over the most common problems that trigger Accura check engine light and how you can diagnose the Acura check engine light you
In this article, you will find a list of ACURA warning lights and symbols. If there is an ACURA symbol that is missing or you would like to add, please add a comment below.
Standard ACURA dashboard lights and warning symbols.
If the indicator light illuminates, it either means that your brake fluid level is low or there is a malfunction with the brake system. The light also appears when the parking brake is applied. Be sure to release the parking brake before driving if the light appears while driving, press the brake pedal lightly to check the pressure. If normal, pull over, check the brake fluid level, and add if necessary. If the braking system is not functioning, apply the engine brake by downshifting the transmission to slow and stop the vehicle. Have an auto mechanic diagnose your Acura braking system.
Oil Warning Light
If this light comes on, it means there is low oil pressure in the engine. Stop the vehicle as soon as possible and check the oil level. Add oil if the level is too low. If the oil warning light doesn't turn off, do not continue driving the vehicle. Call a mechanic to have it diagnosed.
Check Engine Light
If the check engine light comes on, it means the onboard diagnostic system has detected a problem. The emission control system may have a problem or your engine cylinder could be misfiring.
Battery Warning Light
If the battery symbol appears on the dashboard, it means that there is a problem with the charging system. The battery is not getting charged, or the alternator is not generating enough power. If you continue to drive with the light on, the car may eventually die, and you won't be able to restart the vehicle.
ABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Anti-lock braking system assists the driver to have control when driving on slippery roads. If the ABS indicator light comes on, it means that there is a problem with your braking system. Your braking capability should operate normally but with no anti-lock function.
If the airbag indicator light comes On, it indicates that the Airbag system and seat belt tensioner is malfunctioning. Have a professional auto mechanic check your vehicle to make sure you are driving with the safety features of your Acura is functioning normally.
Speed-Sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS)
If the indicator light illuminates while driving, it means that there is a problem with your electric power steering. You should stop the vehicle in a safe place and restart your engine.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
If the light comes On blinking or stays On, it indicates that there is a problem on either your TPMS or your spare tire is installed. Have your tires inflated according to 35 PSI.
Keyless Access System
When the keyless access indicator light illuminates it means that the keyless access system is not functioning properly. Contact a mechanic and have it diagnosed.
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System
During cornering, if the vehicle turns more or less than desired the VSA system help stabilizes the car. When driving on loose or slippery roads, the VSA system assists the driver to maintain it's traction. If the indicator light illuminates, it indicates that there is a problem with the VSA system and has it checked by an Acura mechanic.
If the Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) indicator light illuminates, it means that the system is malfunctioning. If it's blinking, you should stop the vehicle in a safe place and change the gear to park and idle until the light goes off.
Blind Spot Information (BSI)
The blind spot indicator light will come on when there is a problem in the Blind Spot Information System or the sensor is blocked. Be sure to remove anything that's blocking the sensor or have the system check by a professional mechanic.
Electric Parking Brake System
If this indicator light illuminates have a professional mechanic check the Electic Parking Brake System to make sure that the system is operating normally.
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
If the Camera is being blocked or the temperature is too high, the CMBS indicator light will illuminate. Check the camera for visual inspection and remove anything that is blocking it.
"Lane Departure Warning Light (LDW) or Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)"
If the indicator light illuminates it means that either the temperature is too high or the camera is blocked. Have a visual inspection of the camera and remove anything that is blocking it.
Auto Idle Stop
Have your mechanic diagnose the Auto Idle Stop system once the indicator light illuminates to make sure that the system is functioning properly.
Immobilizer or Security System
If the Immobilizer indicator light illuminates, your vehicle is not recognizing your key or remote transmitter. If it blinks, you may not be able to start the engine.
Turn the ignition switch to Off, press and hold the brake pedal and restart your engine. If it continues to blink these mean that there is a problem with the system. Call a professional mechanic and have the security system check.
Seat Belt Reminder
The indicator blinks and beeps continuously when you begin driving while your seat belt is unfastened.
Fasten your seat belt before you start driving. if the indicator blinks and beeps while your seat belt is being fastened, contact a mechanic and have the system check to ensure the safety of you and your passenger.
If the Low Fuel Indicator Light illuminates, Refuel as soon as possible. If the indicator light blinks, have the Fuel System diagnose by a mechanic.
Check the display for more information whenever a malfunction indicator comes on.