Q: lights on dashboard come on while

asked by on March 19, 2017

all my dashboard lights comes on and go off while driving

My car has 220000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The warning lights that are illuminating will stand for whatever system is failing or having issues. If all of the warning lights are coming on, then it is very unlikely all of those systems have failed. Instead, you are likely looking at a problem with the alternator or charging system which powers the separate systems. You can have both of these checked by a technician fairly easily and quickly. You can also have the alternator tested if removed at most automotive parts stores. If there are just one or two systems indicating issues, then you want to scan the computer to see what codes (standing for separate issues) have been detected by the computer. For more help with testing, contact our service department to schedule an appointment.

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