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By YOUCANIC on Feb 5, 2019

Acura Warning Lights and Symbols

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 Lights ACURA dashboard warning lights and symbols meaning

Standard ACURA dashboard lights and warning symbols.

Brake System

ACURA Brake System

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 appears while driving, press the brake pedal lightly to check the pressure. If normal, pull over and check brake fluid level and add if necessary. 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

ACURA 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

ACURA Check Engine Light

If the check engine light comes on, it means the on boad diagnsoitc system has detected a problem. Emission control system may have a problem or your engine cylinder could be misfiring.

Battery Warning Light

ACURA 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)

ACURA 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 on your braking system. Your braking capability should operate normally but with no anti-lock function.


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.

Speed-Sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS)

ACURA 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)

ACURA 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

ACURA 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

ACURA 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 assists 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 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 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 come 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 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 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.

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.

System Message

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



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Agbabiaka busola, 2019-05-15

There is always alarm ringing with round red light on the dashboard

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Judi, 2019-05-22

What does an orange circle wit an I in it it mean on Acura dash behind wheel

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