Toyota Warning and Indicator Lights
You might have noticed that your Toyota vehicle’s dashboard has a lot of warning and indicator lights that flash on when you start your vehicle. If you’re lucky, you likely wouldn’t see many of these lights turn on while you are driving. But, just in case you have, the staff here at Toyota Palo Alto is here to help you understand what each of the warning and indicator lights means in your Toyota vehicle. Let’s find out what these warning and indicator lights in your Toyota mean together!
The most common warning and indicator lights found on Toyota vehicles are highlighted below. They are each followed by a brief explanation of their purpose.
ABS Warning Light
Warns of a potential malfunction in the ABS or brake system.
Charging System Warning Light
Warns of a possible malfunction in the charging system of the vehicle.
Cruise Control Indicator Light
Indicates that cruise control is active.
Electric Power Steering Warning Light
Warns there is a potential issue with the EPS system.
Headlight Indicator Light
Indicates that the various vehicle lights are turned on.
High-Beam Headlight Indicator Light
Indicates that the high-beam headlights have been activated.
Low Engine Oil Warning Light
Warns that the oil pressure is too low.
Low Fuel Level Warning Light
Warns that the fuel level is nearly empty (remaining fuel varies from model to model).
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
Warns that the window washer fluid is approaching empty.
Maintenance Required Reminder Warning Light
Warns that regularly scheduled maintenance is required soon.
Security Indicator Light
Light flashes at ignition to indicate the security system is active.
Slip Indicator Light
Indicates that the vehicle could possibly slip on current terrain.
SRS Airbag On-Off Indicator Light
Indicates if the passenger airbag is on or off.
SRS Warning Light
Warns of a malfunction in the SRS airbag system, front passenger occupant classification system, or seatbelt pre-tensioner system.
Tire Pressure Warning Light
Warns that the tire pressure in one or more tires is low.
TRAC OFF Indicator Light
Indicates that the TRAC system is not active.
Turn Signal Indicator Light
Indicates that the turn signals or hazard lights are active.
VSC OFF Indicator Light
Indicates that the VSC system is off.