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This article provides a list of ACURA warning lights and symbols. 

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Standard Lights ACURA dashboard warning lights and symbols meaning

Standard ACURA dashboard lights and warning symbols.


Acura Anti Lock Brake System

ABS (Anti-lock braking system)

An 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.

Acura Check Engine Light

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.

Acura Airbag


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.

Acura Engine Temperature IndicatorAcura Engine Temperature Indicator



Engine Temperature Indicator

This light means

Acura Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

If the light comes On blinking or stays On, it indicates a problem on either your TPMS or your spare tire is installed. Have your tires inflated according to 35 PSI.

Acura Charging System

Battery Warning Light

If the battery symbol appears on the dashboard, 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.

Acura Seat Belt Reminder

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 you and your passenger's safety.

Acura Brake System

Brake System

If the indicator light illuminates, it either means that your brake fluid level is low or 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.

Acura Low Oil Pressure

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.

Acura Speed Sensitive Electric Power Steering

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.

Acura Keyless Access System

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.

ACURA Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System

During cornering, if the vehicle turns more or less than desired, the VSA system stabilizes the car. When driving on loose or slippery roads, the VSA system helps the driver maintain its traction. If the indicator light illuminates, it indicates a problem with the VSA system and has it checked by an Acura mechanic.

Acura SH-AWD


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.

Acura Blind Spot Information BSI

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.

Acura Electric Parking Brake System

Electric Parking Brake System

If this indicator light illuminates, have a professional mechanic check the Electic Parking Brake System to ensure that the system is operating normally.

Acura Collision Mitigation Braking System

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.

Acura Lane Departure Warning

"Lane Departure Warning Light (LDW) or Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)"

If the indicator light illuminates, 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.

Acura Immobilizer Security System

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 the engine. If it continues to blink, this means that there is a problem with the system. Call a professional mechanic and have the security system check.

Acura Low Fuel

Low Fuel

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.

Acura System Message

System Message

Check the display for more information whenever a malfunction indicator comes on.

Acura Auto Idle Stop

Auto Idle Stop

Have your mechanic diagnose the Auto Idle Stop system once the indicator light illuminates to ensure that the system is functioning properly.

Acura Adaptive Cruise Control With Low Speed Follow Adaptive Cruise Control With Low-Speed Follow
Acura Lane Keeping Assist System

 Lane Keeping Assist System

If LKAS stays on, it indicates a problem with the lane keeps assist system. 

Acura Turn Signals or Hazards ON

Turn Signals or Hazards ON

This means the hazard lights are turned on because the flasher button on the center console was pressed. 

Acura Fog Lights ON

Fog Lights ON

Fog lights are turned on. 

Acura Exterior Lights ON

Exterior Lights ON

This means the low beams are on, or one bulb is burned. 

Acura Auto High Beam System ON

 Auto High Beam System ON

This means the high beams will switch on automatically when there are no other vehicles on the road.