Q: How do I use the lane change signals?

asked by on January 11, 2016

How do I use the lane change signals?

You should always use your signals when you are changing lanes, to alert drivers around you that you are doing so. You can signal a lane change with the turn signal lever, which is located on the left side of the steering column. To signal a right lane change, pull the lever up slightly, and hold it until you have changed lanes. To signal a left lane change, pull the lever down slightly, and hold it until you have changed lanes. When you release the lever, it will return to its original position and the signal will stop.

Tip

Not only are lane change signals important safety features, but their use is legally required.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Car won't start after starting minutes before, battery not dead

Firstly, remove the back seat's bottom. Then listen near the fuel pump access cover when someone cycles the key on and off. You should hear the fuel pump come on. If not then you may have a burned out fuel...

My oil pressure a lot lower than normal

More than likely, this is an oil pressure sending unit issue, rather than an engine internals issue. The most straightforward way to check this is to put a trusted pressure gauge on the oil system, preferably plugged into where the...

Break light and abs light on

Hi There, It sounds like you may have two separate issues going on here. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not working properly...

How do I properly use the lap belt on the middle seat?

On some models of the vehicle, the center seat on the front bench has a simple lap belt to secure the occupant in place. While this is less optimal than a 3-point seat belt, it still provides a significant advantage...

My car shifts gears but doesn't move

The vehicle not moving in any gear for a manual transmission is going to most likely be a clutch is not engaging from a worn out clutch disc. You will need to have the transmission removed and new clutch kit...

How do I fix my noisy and vibrating Abs module?

Hello there, the ABS module is an important safety feature on your 2008 Toyota Corolla. If the ABS module is failing and it has been diagnosed to be faulty then it should be replaced. There are further tests than just...

How do I know if the doors have locked or unlocked?

Whether you’re using the remote to open the car or you’re locking the doors using the electronic key, you need a way to make sure that the doors are actually locked or unlocked without having to guess. There’s good news....

How do you adjust the manual driver seat in a 2012 Toyota RAV4?

If your car has manual controls for the driver seat, you can adjust a lot of different things in order to get the right position for driving, as well as the comfort you want. Here’s what you need to do:...

How do I check the automatic transmission fluid?

Your automatic transmission fluid should be checked monthly to ensure that it remains at the right level. Checking it is almost as simple as checking your oil level. Here’s what you’ll need to do: Park the car so it’s...

Related articles

2012 Toyota Corolla vs. 2012 Honda Civic: Which One Should I Buy?
Compact cars are the unsung heroes, slightly larger than a subcompact, but not quite big enough to be classified as a mid-size sedan. These vehicles have a small wheelbase of no longer than 109 inches with between 100 and 109...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
The The 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport is a brand new vehicle and is an eco-conscious crossover SUV for the environmentally friend consumer. It comes standard with many features, but also has many available options so it can suit any buyer’s...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Journey
The The 2012 Dodge Journey is easy to drive, and it’s not so large that you will have a difficult time parking it. It’s an attractive vehicle that has the power you need whether you are hauling a full carpool,...