Oil pressure warning light
This light should illuminate when the ignition is switched on and should extinguish as soon as the engine starts. If the light stays on after starting or illuminates during a journey, stop immediately, switch off the engine and check the engine oil level as it could be low. If the level is low, top up straight away as you might have an oil leak.
Battery charge warning light
This light should illuminate when the ignition is switched on and should turn off as soon as the engine starts. If it does not turn on at all, or if it comes on while driving, your battery may not be charging correctly or there is a fault with your charging system.
Brake system warning light
This light will remain illuminated when the handbrake is engaged. Illumination after releasing the handbrake may indicate low brake fluid level. You should check your brake fluid level frequently to ensure there is no further rapid loss of fluid.
Engine management warning light
Illuminates when the ignition is switched on. It should extinguish as soon as the engine starts. If it illuminates with the engine running, it indicates a malfunction with the engine management system. Have this checked as soon as possible. If itflashes when driving, reduce the vehicle speed immediately until the light illuminates constantly. If it continues to flash, avoid heavy acceleration and high engine speed, stop the vehicle and have it checked immediately. If it is safe to do so, try stopping the vehicle, switching off the engine, wait two minutes, then restarting the engine to reset the engine management system.
ABS warning light
When the ignition is switched on, the light illuminates briefly to confirm that the system is operational. If it illuminates when driving, it indicates a malfunction. Have this checked as soon as possible. Normal braking (without ABS) will be generally be maintained and many cars will be safe to drive on, but some will not – check your handbook for further information or advice. Brake system and ABS warning lights. If both warning lights illuminate at the same time when driving, stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so as you could have a major braking malfunction.