Toyota Corolla Dashboard Lights and Meanings
Japanese automaker Toyota has been making the Toyota Corolla since 1966 and is still producing the popular model today. Here we cover the dash warning signs for the Toyota Corolla. Warning signs include gasoline, diesel, and hybrid versions of the Corolla.
The dashboard display layout and warning sign location may vary in different models of the Corolla. The symbols on the warning lights may also differ depending on your region.
The Toyota Corolla dash warning lights help you to understand failure in your vehicle. They can prevent a car from a breakdown or total failure, which can save you from an expensive repair bill. If these lights are working correctly, no warning light is illuminating; it means you stay safer on the road.
Seat Belt Reminder in Toyota Corolla
The red seat belt warning light on Toyota Corolla illuminates along with an audible alarm notifying the driver, and front passenger must fasten their seat belts.
Airbag System in Toyota Corolla
If the airbag warning light stays on always, it indicates a malfunction in:
• The SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) airbag system;
• The front passenger occupant classification system; or
• The seat belt pre-tensioner system.
In this case, the system may fail to activate during an impact. Part of the system is located under the front seats, and occasionally the cables can be disconnected.
Anti-Lock Break System, ABS in Toyota Corolla
The Toyota Corolla ABS dashboard symbol means 'anti-lock brake system' and should come when the ignition key is switched to ON/RUN for four seconds. ABS helps prevent wheels from locking under heavy braking. If this symbol arrives while driving or fails to come at all with ignition, then ABS is at fault and is not functioning. If the brake sign light is not on, the conventional brake system will continue to operate normally. Drive the vehicle to the service center to restore ABS.
Dynamic stability control or DSC in Toyota Corolla
Under normal operating conditions, the slip indicator warning light blinks, indicating that the system is currently working and trying to stabilize the vehicle. If the warning light illuminates continuously, it means a malfunction in VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) system, TRAC system (traction control), or Hill Start Assist Control System. The system detailed above uses the ABS wheel speed sensor. A fault may be related.
Runflat indicator RPA of Toyota Corolla
When the tire pressure warning light illuminates, it indicates a loss of pressure in one or more tires. This is due to natural causes or a puncture. If the warning light blinks for a minute and then stays on, it indicates a failure in the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Steering System of Toyota Corolla
This warning light illuminates possibly along with an audible alarm indicating a malfunction with the electric power steering. It could be a permanent or temporary failure. Temporary failure is due to overheating of the power steering motor and temporary deactivation due to protective measures. It may be due to leaving the steering in the full lock position or the continuous lock direction from left to right repeatedly. If the light stays on after some time, have the system repaired at your local Toyota workshop.
Rear Fog Lights of Toyota Corolla
This symbol represents the rear fog lights of Toyota Corolla being switched on.
Lane Departure Warning of Toyota Corolla
Lane Departure Alert (LDA) warns the driver if the vehicle has left a lane. The system identifies white and yellow lanes. The LDA warning light may brighten due to failure or because the radar/camera is darkened
Dipped head lights of Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla's dipped headlight symbol indicates that dipped light is on. It is basically used at nights. Pull the lever towards you for a temporary high beam, "Flash to pass" scenario.
Turn Indicator of Toyota Corolla
The turn indicator symbols represent the indicator is switched on of Toyota Corolla.
Side Lights, Low-Beam Head Lights of Toyota Corolla
This Toyota Corolla dashboard warning light informs the driver that the exterior lights/sidelights/parking lights/headlights are switched on.
Front Fog Lights of Toyota Corolla
This symbol represents the front fog lights of Toyota Corolla being switched on.
General lights of Toyota Corolla
The triangular warning light that contains an exclamation point is the master warning light. An audible warning sounds and the warning light comes on or blinks to indicate that the master warning system has detected a malfunction. The warning light also illuminates, meaning that there is a message to read on the information display. The main warning light can illuminate along with other warning lights.
High-Beam Headlights of Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla's high beam headlight symbol indicates that high beam headlights are on. Keep the multifunction control lever away from you to switch the headlights to a higher beam.