BRAKE WARNING LIGHT: Describes the indicator light situated on the vehicle dash which indicates problems such as low fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir, a malfunction in any of the hydraulic brake circuits, or excessive wear of the brake pads or shoes.
CHECK ENGINE LIGHT: Describes a light on the instrument panel that lets the driver know of any detectable engine management system malfunctions. In modern vehicles when this light is on, a trouble code is stored in the computer
CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHT: Describes the light on the dash illuminated when one of the engine sensors or components does not function properly.
COOLANT LEVEL WARNING LIGHT: Describes a small light on the dash which is illuminated when the radiator is low on coolant.
DIMMER: Describes the switch used to lower or dip the headlights from high beam to low beam and back again.
DIMMER CONTROL: Describes the rotary control switch which will increase or decrease the intensity of the instrument lights.
DIRECTION INDICATOR WARNING LIGHT: Describes the small light on the instrument panel that flashes when the signal lights are operating.
DOOR PILLAR SWITCH: Describes the small switch, situated in the lower portion of the A-pillar, whose main function is to turn on the courtesy lights when the door is opened as well as to indicate that the door has been left open.
HEADLIGHT DIMMER SWITCH: Describes a switch used to lower or increase the brightness and focus of the headlights.
INTERIOR LIGHT: Describes the courtesy light that switches on when the doors are opened or when an interior switch is physically activated.
INDICATOR LIGHT: Describes a light on the instrument panel that lights up to show the direction in which a vehicle is about to turn.
JAMB SWITCH: Describes a push-button light switch situated in a door jamb.
FLUID LEVEL WARNING INDICATOR: Describes the warning light on a vehicle’s instrument panel which is illuminated when the level of fluid in the system hits a minimum level.
HANDBRAKE WARNING LIGHT: Describes a small light, usually find on the instrument panel, that indicates when the handbrake has been applied.
HAZARD FLASHER SWITCH: Describes a switch situated on the steering column below the steering wheel that, when pressed, causes all the signal lights flash simultaneously, warning other vehicles that the car is, in some way, disabled.
TURN SIGNAL INDICATOR: Describes a dashboard warning light that flashes when the turn signal lever is engaged and the signal lights flash.
WARNING LIGHT: Describes a small lamp that sits on the instrument panel which lights up if a problem occurs.
PARKING BRAKE WARNING LIGHT: Describes the light on the instrument panel that lights up when the parking brake is applied.
PILLAR LIGHT: Describes the courtesy light mounted on the central pillar within the passenger compartment.
WASH/WIPE SWITCH: Describes a switch that sits on the instrument panel whose role it is to operate the vehicle’s rear wash/wipe system.
STARTING SWITCH: Describes a type of switch, usually a push button found on the centre of the dashboard of certain cars produced in the pre-war years up to the early Fifties used to turn the starter.
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