Acura Warning Lights and Symbols
HUB: Acura Updated Friday Mar 02, 2018
In this article, you will find a list of ACURA warning lights and symols. If there is a ACURA symbol that is missing or you would like to add please add a comment below.
Standard ACURA dashbaord lights and warning sysmobls.
If the indicator light illuminates it means that either your brake fluid is Low or there is a malfunction in the brake system. The light also appears when the parking brake is being applied. Be sure to release the parking brake before driving. If the light appear while driving, press the brake pedal lightly to check the pressure. If normal, pull over and check brake fluid level and add if neccessary. If abnormal and 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 diagnose.
Check Engine Light
If the check engine light comes On, then your emission control system may have a problem or your engine cylinder is misfiring. If such thing happen while driving, pull over on a safe place and call for an auto mechanic to have your vehicle diagnose.
Battery Warning Light
If the battery symbol apprears on the dashbaord 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 car. So before such thing happen call an auto mechanic and have your charging system diagnose.
ABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Anti-lock braking system assist the driver to have control when driving on slippery roads. If the ABS indicator light comes On, it means that there is a problem on 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/or 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 on 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 vehicle's specifications.
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 diagnose.
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 road, the VSA system assist the driver to maintain it's traction. If the indicator light illuminates it indicates that there is a problem on the VSA system and have it check by your 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 on 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 comes on when there is a problem in the Blind Spot Information System or the sensor is blocked. Be sure remove anything that's blocking the sensor or have the system check by a profesional mechanic.
Electric Parking Brake System
If this indicator light illuminates have a prefesional 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 means 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 Systen diagnose by a mechanic.
Check the display for more information whenever a malfunction indicator comes on.