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Top 12 Most Common Car Problems and Issues
Completing Completing routine service and maintenance is vital to keeping your car, truck, or SUV running strong. At times, however, car issues will arise, and every vehicle will display certain warning signs. To reduce the potential for breakdown, and expensive...
What Does the Low Fuel Level Warning Light Mean?
The low fuel level light warns you when your car is nearing an empty tank of gas. It should be refilled before driving several more miles.
What Does the Oil Pressure Warning Light Mean?
The oil pressure light warns you when the oil pressure in your car is getting low, due to either a pump malfunction or low oil level in the engine.
What Do the Press Clutch or Press Brake Pedal Warning Lights Mean?
The press clutch and press brake pedal lights remind you to press on the brake or clutch before starting the engine or while in park mode.
What Does the Rain and Light Sensor Warning Light Mean?
The rain and light sensor warning light indicates when there is an issue with the sensor system. It will remain deactivated until fixed.
What Does the Rear Spoiler Warning Light Mean?
The rear spoiler warning light lets you know when an issue has been detected with the spoiler system, usually due to a connector or fuse issue.
What Does the Seat Belt Not On Warning Light Mean?
The seat belt not on light warns you when it senses an important safety issue: your seat belt isn't securely fastened.
What Does the Service Required Warning Light Mean?
The service required warning light reminds you when it's time to perform some maintenance for your car, usually an oil and filter change.
What Does the Steering Lock Warning Light Mean?
The steering lock indicator light means your steering wheel is locked and can not be moved, usually until the vehicle's keys are present.
What Does the Steering System Warning Light Mean?
The steering system warning light lets you know when there is an issue with the power steering system, and will be disabled until fixed.
What Does the Tire Pressure Warning Light Mean?
The tire pressure light warns you when one or more of your tires is low on pressure and needs to be set to the correct PSI.
What Does the Trailer Tow Hitch Warning Light Mean?
The trailer tow hitch light is designed to warn you when there is an issue with your car's tow hitch, possibly that it is unlocked.
What Does the Washer Fluid Low Warning Light Mean?
The washer fluid low light warns you when your windshield wiper fluid needs to be checked and refilled soon.
What Does the Winter Mode Indicator Light Mean?
The winter mode indicator lets you now when you're driving on winter mode. If it's flashing, an error with the system has been detected.
What Does the Lane Departure Warning Light Mean?
The lane departure light means the vehicle is detected to be moving out of its current lane without signaling. It may assist to keep you in your lane.
What Does the Parking Assist Indicator Light Mean?
A parking assist system helps your car park when it may be tricky to do so. If the light is flashing, dirt may be blocking the sensors from working.
What Does the ECO Driving Indicator Light Mean?
The ECO driving indicator light turns on when your car is driving at a speed that allows you to get the maximum miles from a gallon of gas.
What Does the Trunk Open Warning Light Mean?
The trunk open warning light indicates when your trunk is not properly closed. If you are unable to close it, the latch may need to be fixed.
All About Car Warning Lights
Your car has a variety of warning lights to let you know when a specific feature is on, or if a part needs service or maintenance.
How Far Can You Drive on Empty in the UK?
Know how many miles you can drive on an empty gas tank to prevent a breakdown. Citroen C4 Picassos can go the farthest when the low fuel light is on.

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