What does exhaust system warning light mean?

What does exhaust system warning light mean?

In many vehicles, an exhaust light (or emissions light) is used to warn the driver of exhaust-related problems. This allows the driver to take action before more damage occurs. When an irregularity is detected in the exhaust system, the exhaust light will turn on, and a fault code will be saved to your car’s computer.

What does emission control engine management warning light mean?

What does the engine management light mean? The engine management light (EML) doesn’t indicate a specific fault. It could be alerting you to one or more issues, typically linked to exhaust emissions. Some are more serious than others.

How do I turn off my exhaust emission light?

Turn the key in the ignition to the ‘ON’ position. Reconnect the positive battery cable and turn the key in the ignition, wait a few minutes and the CEL should be gone. If neither of these work, it’s best to take your vehicle into a garage so that a professional can reset your light.

How do I reset my VW warning light?

1: Turn off the ignition. 2: Press and hold the 0.0 button on the instrument cluster and turn on the ignition. 3: Release the 0.0 button and press the ‘hour and minute’ button to enter the reset function. 4: Wait a few seconds until the display changes back to normal, then turn off the ignition.

Is it safe to drive with the emissions light on?

It is safe to drive with an amber check engine light glowing on your dashboard, especially if you cannot detect any problems with the smooth operation of the car. However, it’s always best to find the reason why it came on in the first place, even if that means taking it to be looked at by a professional.

What does yellow light on dashboard mean?

A yellow bulb monitoring light means that action is required. Roadside assistance: 0800 777 192. Check the operation of all exterior bulbs.