If you’ve ever driven a car, you know the importance of keeping an eye on your gas gauge to avoid running out of fuel unexpectedly. However, if you notice your gas gauge needle spinning erratically, it can be a cause for concern. Luckily, you can try to reset the gas gauge needle before taking your car to a professional mechanic.
The TPMS warning indicator on your F-150 usually means one or more of the tires is under or overinflated. It could also flash due to improper tire or wheel settings, or the pressure sensor may be damaged.
An odometer has 6 digits with a 1/10th digit. The number reading displays how many miles the car has driven since it was released from the factory. There is also a trip odometer that counts how many miles you’ve driven since your last “trip.”
The warning “Steering Assist Is Reduced, Drive With Care” indicates that the vehicle’s steering assist system has been temporarily disabled or is not functioning properly. This may be due to a technical issue, a malfunction of the sensors or the control unit, or a limitation of the system in certain conditions, such as low tire pressure or a damaged steering column.
The gas light usually turns on when your gas tank has around 10 to 15% of gas left. Depending on the make and model of your car, you may be able to drive an additional 10 to 30 miles, but it depends on the gas tank capacity and average mileage per gallon.
The O/D Off light or Overdrive Off light indicates when the vehicle’s overdrive function has been turned off. Overdrive is a gear that allows the vehicle to operate at a higher speed with less engine RPM, improving fuel efficiency and reducing noise.
As soon as the car and lock icon appears, the anti-theft features of the vehicle have been activated, even though it could feel like you’ve lost access to your vehicle. It’s just a safety measure automakers take to make their products less prone to theft.
After checking your Subaru’s tire pressure, you can reset the TPMS system by pressing the red button located just beneath the TPMS icon.
The red A/T oil temp light on your Subaru can mean one of the following things.