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Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    (After hours drop off and tow-in available)
  • Sat - SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed

Acura Dashboard Symbols & Meanings

Every so often, you’ll undoubtedly see a dash car symbol flash during your San Diego commute, and while some of these symbols are pretty self-explanatory, some of the symbols on your dashboard aren’t as self-evident. Learn about the different Acura dashboard lights meanings with the service center at Kearny Mesa Acura to know what kind of service your vehicle needs. Then, visit our service center to get your vehicle properly serviced and maintained. 


Acura Symbols: Colors

The symbols on your dashboard will come in a variety of colors, so to understand what the different Acura dashboard symbols mean, you’ll first need to have a general idea of what the different colors mean. Here are the different colors and what they usually indicate: 

  • Green/Blue: Indicates that a system is activated or turned on. 
  • Yellow/Amber: Indicates a warning that a certain system like the gas tank is low. Also indicates a possible system malfunction. 
  • Red: Indicates that it is currently unsafe to drive and that you should stop. 


Acura Dashboard Lights & Meanings

Whether you’re cruising through National City or turning on your car in your garage, you’ll possibly see a variety of the different Acura dashboard symbols. While you may not see all of these dash car symbols, it’s important to know why these lights may flash. Here are some of the different meanings behind the dashboard lights in your Acura: 

Malfunction Indicators

If you see these Acura symbols flashing on your dashboard, then it usually means that a system is malfunctioning: 

  • Low Tire Pressure
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System
  • Anti-Lock Brake System
  • Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • Keyless Access System
  • Lane-Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Blind-Spot Information
  • Low Oil Pressure
  • Brake System
  • 12-Volt Battery Charging System
  • Supplemental Restraint System
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Electric Power Steering
  • Automatic Idle Stop
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

Vehicle Condition Indicators

If you see any of these car dash symbols while driving through Carlsbad, they are just showing you the condition of your vehicle: 

  • Parking Brake
  • Seat Belt Reminder
  • Low Fuel 
  • Low Tire Pressure
  • System Message
  • Immobilizer

On/Off Indicators

The following Acura dashboard symbols indicate that a certain system in your Acura vehicle is either on or off: 

  • VSA Off
  • VSA Engaged
  • RDM Off
  • LKA On
  • Blind-Spot Warning Off
  • ACC On
  • Turning Signals/Hazards On
  • Fog Lights On
  • High Beams On
  • Exterior Lights On
  • Automatic High Beam System On

If you’re ever confused about your Acura dashboard light’s meaning, don’t hesitate to reach out to our service or parts center at Kearny Mesa Acura. Use our service specials to save big on your next visit to our service center in San Diego.


Service Your Acura at Kearny Mesa Acura

Contact us for help with any of your Acura dashboard symbols or anything regarding your Acura vehicle’s performance. 


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