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What Are the Different Types of Dashboard Warning Lights in BMWs?

What Are the Different Types of Dashboard Warning Lights in BMWs?

When a warning indicator pops up on your BMW's dash, it most likely means that there's something wrong with your car. While you can refer to your owner's manual for more details, we've gathered a quick guide on how to understand these dashboard lights. Symbols Airbag System  (Figure seat-belted with a circle or dot) It means the tensioners and/or airbag system has failed or detected an error. Check Engine (Engine block) You are experiencing engine misfires, and you should have the system inspected shortly. ABS (Circle with "ABS" in the middle) Your anti-lock brake system is inactive. Thankfully, you can continue driving cautiously, especially on wet or slippery surfaces. Steering System (Steering wheel with an exclamation point) When this light comes on, you should turn the wheel all the way, both left and right, to test your steering wheel. If the light remains, it most likely means you have a power steering problem. Oil Pressure (Tradition ... read more