Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: What does the Speed Control Light mean in the dash?

asked by on

What does the Speed Control Light mean in the dash?

A: Your car is equipped with a speed control s...

Your car is equipped with a speed control system (what other automakers refer to as cruise control). The Speed Control Light looks like a little picture of a speedometer with an arrow on it. If the light comes on in the dash, it means that the speed/cruise control system is active. If the light is off, then the system is off.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
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

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: fluctuating rpms and speed odometer

It sounds like the transmission is slipping and causing the RPM to go high and the speedometer to jump when the transmission is slipping. Have the computer tested for communication problems and the transmission for slippage. A technician from YourMechanic...

Q: Fuel gauge stuck

This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel tank sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...

Q: Batt will not hold full charge.

Have a battery test run on the battery to determine the state of health of the battery. If the battery tests fine on a full charge, you may have something in the car causing a parasitic drain. The battery may...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...