If you have had a light pop up on your dash, you’ve most likely wondered what it meant. Below, we have the most common Toyota dash lights and their meaning. Depending on your Toyota model and the year, you may have more lights. For information on a light you do not recognize, call our service department at Sheehy Toyota of Fredericksburg.
This light indicates that there is something wrong with the Anti-lock braking system or the Brake Assist system.
If this light turns on, it means that a malfunction has occurred in the Toyota model’s charging system. Pull over and get service as soon as possible.
If your model has cruise control, this means that cruise control has been turned on and is active.
If this light comes on, it indicates that something has gone wrong with the power steering system. Pull over immediately.
This light will turn on when you activate the high beam headlights at night or in severe weather.
If this light comes on, it means that the pressure of your engine oil is too low which can lead to your engine overheating.
This light means that you should get more fuel as soon as possible. The amount of fuel left when this light comes on varies in each vehicle.
This light will come with a buzzing warning sound as well. This warning means that something has gone wrong with the master warning system.
This warning will go off if the driver or front seat passenger does not have their seat belt fastened. Once seat belts are fastened, it will turn off.
This light indicates that the security system is working and will turn off when the ignition or ENGINE START STOP switch has been turned to ON.
If this light is on, it means that Vehicle Stability Control is operating. Depending on what vehicle you have, a buzzer may sound as well.
This light indicates that there could be an issue with the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) air bag system, front passenger occupant system, or the seat belt pretensioner system.
This light indicates a tire has low pressure or is flat. If the light stays on after flashing for 1 minute, the tire pressure warning system has malfunctioned.
If you choose to turn off TRAC, this will remain on the dash until it is turned back on.
This will indicate what direction you are turning. If it flashes faster, a light bulb may have burnt out.
If you press the switch to turn off VSC, this light will turn on. Once you turn the system back on, the light will turn off.