Hyundai Dashboard Warning Lights and Symbols

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Here is a list of Hyundai dashboard warning lights and what each light means. 

Hyundai Malfunction Indicator Lamp MIL

Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)

This light means that the engine is not running properly, and the vehicle needs to get diagnosed as soon as possible. 

Learn how to diagnose Hyundai check engine light. 

Hyundai airbag warning light

Airbag Warning Light

This light means that the airbag system is not working properly. The airbags may not deploy if you get involved in an accident.  Have the system diagnosed as soon as possible. 

Learn more about how to troubleshoot the Hyundai airbag system.

Hyundai Antilock Brake System ABS

Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)

This light means that the anti-lock brakes are not working. Your vehicle may take longer to bring to a complete stop under hard braking. A common problem that triggers this light is a faulty ABS wheel speed sensor. The vehicle can be operated with the ABS light on, but should not be driven if PARK or BRAKE light come on as well. 

Hyundai Electric Power Steering EPS

Electric Power Steering (EPS)

This light means there is a problem with the electric power steering. The steering wheel may be tough to turn. 

Hyundai Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light

Oil Pressure Warning Light

This light means that oil pressure is too low. Stop immediately and check the oil level. Add engine oil if needed. Do not continue to drive if this light stays on. 

Hyundai Autonomous Emergency Braking AEB Warning Light

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) Warning Light

This light means that the vehicle has applied brakes autonomously to avoid an accident. 

Hyundai Master Warning Light

Master Warning Light

This light means there are one or more problems with the vehicle. This light usually comes on along with another warning light. 

Hyundai Electronic Stability Control ESC Indicator

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator

This light means that there is a problem with the stability control. The vehicle is drivable, but it is recommended to get it diagnosed by an auto mechanic as soon as possible. 

Hyundai Turn Signal Indicator

Turn Signal Indicator

This light means that the left or right turn signal (blinker) is turned on. 

Hyundai Smart High Beam Indicator

Smart High Beam Indicator

This light means that the high beams will turn on and off automatically, depending on the incoming traffic. 

Hyundai Sport Mode Indicator

Sport Mode Indicator

This light means that the transmission, engine, and suspension are in sport mode and optimized for best performance. 

Hyundai Lane Keeping Assist System LKAS Indicator

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) Indicator

This light means that you are getting out of the lane without turning on the blinker. The vehicle may autocorrect, trying to keep you in the lane. If the light is on constantly, there is a problem with the lane keep assist system. 

Hyundai Seat Belt Warning Light

Seat Belt Warning Light

This light reminds the driver that at least one person in the vehicle is not wearing the seat belt. 

Hyundai Electronic Brake Force Distribution EBD System Warning Light

Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) System Warning Light

This light means that there is a problem with the ABS and electronic brakes. Stop immediately and consult an auto mechanic. 

Hyundai Low Fuel Level Warning Light

Low Fuel Level Warning Light

This light means that you are running out of fuel. Stop at a gas station as soon as possible, or you will run out of fuel. 

Hyundai Headlight Warning Light

Headlight Warning Light

This light means that one of the light bulbs is burned out. 

Hyundai Door Ajar Warning Light

Door Ajar Warning Light

This light means one door is open or not fully closed.

Hyundai Electronic Stability Control ESC OFF Indicator

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator

This light means stability control is turned off. 

Hyundai High Beam Indicator

High Beam Indicator

This light means the high beams will turn on automatically.

Hyundai Cruise Indicator

Cruise Indicator

This light means cruise control is on. 

Hyundai ECO Mode Indicator

ECO Mode Indicator

This light means the economy model is on. The vehicle is programmed for the best fuel economy,

Hyundai Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Light

Parking Brake & Brake Fluid Warning Light

This light means there is a problem with the brake system. Check brake fluid. Do not drive with this light on. 

Hyundai Icy Road Warning Light

Icy Road Warning Light

This light means it is freezing outside. Drive slower. Drive with caution. 

Hyundai Charging System Warning Light

Charging System Warning Light

This light means there is a problem with the charging system.

Hyundai Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator/ TPMS Malfunction Lamp

Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator 

This light means one of the tires has low air pressure. Check tire pressure and add air. Tires must have at least 35 PSI. Open the driver's door and look at the sticker that shows the recommended air pressure for your vehicle. 

Hyundai Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFLS) Warning Light/ Dynamic Bending Light (DBL)

Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFLS) Warning Light/ Dynamic Bending Light (DBL)

This light means that there is a problem with the adaptive front light system. 

Hyundai Trunk Open Warning Light

Trunk Open Warning Light

This light means that the trunk is open. If the light stays on, but the trunk is closed, you may need to adjust the trunk latch or replace it. 

Hyundai Immobilizer Indicator

Immobilizer Indicator 

This light means that the vehicle can not start because the key is not recognized. You will not be able to start the car. Try pressing the start button with the keyfob. If you have a smart key, replace the batteries in the keyfob. 

Hyundai Light ON Indicator

Light ON Indicator

This light means the light is on. 

Hyundai Cruise SET Indicator

Cruise SET Indicator

This light means that you have set a speed for the cruise control. 

 

By YOUCANIC Automotive Experts
Oct 2020