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What Are Common Lexus Dashboard Warning Lights and Indicators?

How To Understand Lexus Dashboard Warning Lights and Indicators 

Have you ever been driving and had a dashboard warning light show up that you do not understand? Is it something you need to worry about? Do you need to visit the Earnhardt Lexus Service Department right now? Learn how to understand Lexus dashboard warning lights and indicators with this quick guide that will highlight common dashboard warning lights. Find out more about your 2020 Lexus RX with a quick overview by Earnhardt Lexus. 


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Differences Between Lexus Dashboard Warning Lights and Indicators 

Did you know that dashboard warning lights and indicators are different? In general – dashboard warning lights are red or orange. Red dashboard warning lights indicate an issue that needs immediate attention and could have a severe impact on safety. Orange dashboard warning lights indicate a serious issue that needs attention as soon as possible. Blue and green indicator lights are in place to inform you that a system is in use – like a Fog Lamp indicator or High Beam indicator. 

Common Lexus Dashboard Warning Lights 

Are you unsure of what the warning lights on your dashboard mean? Here is a list of a few common Lexus dashboard warning lights that you will find in your 2020 Lexus ES. Check your Lexus owner’s manual for more details on additional dashboard warning lights.

Brake System Warning Light  

When you see the Brake System Warning Light on the dashboard of your Lexus RX, it indicates that your brake fluid level is low or the brake system is malfunctioning. The Brake System Warning Light indicates a major issue with your brakes and requires immediate service. 

Close Up of Black Lexus Brake System Warning Light on a White Background

Low Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light 

Oil is the lifeblood of your Lexus car or crossover and the Low Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light indicates that your oil pressure is too low. The Lexus owner’s manual recommends that you stop driving and schedule a service appointment

Close Up of Black Lexus Low Pressure Warning Light on White Background

Check Engine Warning Light 

The Check Engine Warning Light is a common thing to see in many vehicles and will indicate a malfunction with the electronic engine control system, the electronic throttle control system or the electronic automatic transmission control system.

Close Up of Black Lexus Check Engine/Malfunction Warning Light on White Background

Tire Pressure Warning Light 

Lexus models equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System will provide a warning when tire pressure is low with the Tire Pressure Warning Light. This warning light indicates low tire pressure or a malfunction with the Tire Pressure Monitoring System.  

Close Up of Black Low Tire Pressure Warning Light on White Background

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Learn how to understand Lexus dashboard warning lights and indicators with this quick guide by Earnhardt Lexus. Visit the Earnhardt Lexus inventory today to find a Lexus luxury car or crossover that will fit your lifestyle and budget!