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What happens if a warning light comes on during driving test?

What happens if a warning light comes on during driving test?

If the engine management light comes on during a driving test, and the car appears to be working normally, the test will continue. The driving examiner will tell you this happened at the end of the test. These defects are now classed as major defects in the MOT, and cause the car to fail the test.

Is it normal to have multiple warning lights?

If you have intentionally activated a Low Speed assist or similar system or Locked the Differential, do not be alarmed by the additional lights. this is normal and the indicators will go out when the first system is disengaged. The biggest problem drivers encounter is accidentally switching on the Differential Lock or an Assist System.

What is the purpose of a hazard warning lamp?

Hazard warning lamps. (1) Any vehicle may be equipped with lamps for the purpose of warning other operators of other vehicles of the presence of a vehicular traffic hazard requiring the exercise of unusual care in approaching, overtaking, or passing.

What’s the difference between red and yellow warning lights?

Red warning lights mean you should stop the car as soon as it’s safe. Yellow warning lights mean that action is required. Blue and green warning lights are for information only. Red Warning Lights Red warning lights mean you should stop the car as soon as it’s safe.

What does the warning light on a car alarm mean?

The lamp is illuminated yellow if a yellow warning exists. If both red and yellow warnings exist simultaneously, then the LED is flashed alternately red and then yellow at 2 second intervals. When ignition is off, the warning light provides information about the status of the alarm system.

When to look for more than one warning light?

When more than one warning or indicator light is active, look for one of these first. Two styles of Check Engine lights. Your instrument panel will display one variation (and there are more).

When did the warning lights all come on simultaneously?

2012 OB 2.5i. Approximately 87,000 miles. Purchased used 11/29/19 Got in car to hear out several hundred mile trip. Got about 3 miles from home. Turned on the cruise control. Within seconds several warning lights all came on simultaneously. the check engine light (steady) The traction control light on steady.

How are warning lights supposed to be mounted?

  The lamps used to display the warning to the rear shall be mounted at the same level and as widely spaced laterally as practicable and shall show simultaneously flashing amber or red lights or any shade of color between amber and red.

Can a side lamp be used as a turn signal lamp?

(c) Side lamps permitted under Section 25106 and used in conjunction with turn signal lamps may be flashed with the turn signal lamps as part of the warning light system, as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3) of subdivision (a).

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Ruth Doyle