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Q: What does the door open Warning Light mean?

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What does the door open Warning Light mean?

The door open Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. This light illuminates to warn you that one of your doors is not properly closed. When this light comes on, check and close all of the doors. Tip The door open Warning Light briefly illuminates when the car is first turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit for an extended period.

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