Learn about some common dash indicator lights and warnings on your vehicle .

Antilock brakes

ABS Brakes

The anit-lock brakes warning light explained.

Check engine light

Check Engine Light

Check engine light or SES warning light causes.

Traction control

Traction Control

The traction Control off or TRAC light explained.

Service vehicle soon

Service Vehicle Soon

Common causes of the Service Vehicle Soon Warning light..

Theft and security

Theft / Security

Learn about the Theft or Security warning light.


Airbag / SIR

Learn about the Airbag or SIR warning light on the dash.

Tire pressure sensor

Tire Pressure

The Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)warning light explained..

Oil warning light

Engine Oil

Learn what can cause the Oil warning light to come on.

Service vehicle stability system

Stability System

Read about the Service Stability System and warning light .

Service brake warning

Service Brakes

Causes for the Service Brakes warning light on the dash.

Service steering

Power Steering

Reasons for the Power Steering warning light.

Lights Pictures

View pictures and descriptions of common dash warning lights.

Scan Check Engine Light

Also known as the SERVICE ENGINE SOON or SES light. This indicates a malfunction in the engine control and emissions systems of your car. Step by step instructions on how to do a simple scan to check for computer trouble codes. These codes give an indication as to what system is having a problem.

Car Maintenance

A list of some common auto maintenance checks that you can do yourself. Check fluid levels. Adjust tire pressures. Drive belt inspection, etc. Pictures videos, and more.

Engine Data Sensor Locations

Choose the engine size from the list to see locations of some sensors on GM vehicles. 4 cyl, v6, 8 cylinder engines.

Automotive Questions Make/Model

Browse lists of some previously answered questions. Choose your vehicle by Make and Model and read articles our expert mechanics have answered. Auto repair part installation, location, how to, diagnosis, common causes and failures.

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