Let’s have a frank conversation.

You’re driving along, and you casually look down at your dashboard.

But wait… You double take.

Has that warning light always been there? What does it mean? And what should you do about it?

To help you take action, we’ve identified the most common dashboard lights and defined them.

Now that you have the knowledge, make sure you have the storage. Check out our list of 14 things you should keep in your car.

(Note: The icons and their meanings are also explained in-depth in your owner’s manual.)