Lexus RX 350 Dashboard Symbols Guide

Has a light come on in your dashboard, leaving you wondering what your 2018 Lexus RX 350 is trying to tell you? Lexus of White Plains has put together this guide to the lights that turn on when you’re driving the RX 350.

We’ve been happy to serve drivers in White Plains, Yonkers, and Scarsdale for years. If you have any questions about your vehicle and what service might be needed when a dashboard symbol light turns on, don’t hesitate to reach out to our service professionals with any questions.

Tire Pressure Warning

When this light turns on, it’s time to take a look at the tires. The light itself looks like an exclamation point with tire treads around it. Tire pressure could be low in at least one tire, but it’s always a good idea to check all four.

Look at the owner’s manual to see the recommended tire pressure for the RX 350. This info can also be found inside the driver’s side door jamb. If the light is blinking, bring your car to our service professionals, as this might be describing an issue with the actual tire pressure monitoring system.

Check Engine

Shaped like an engine, this light can really mean just about anything, but you should always take it seriously. If the light is flashing, there may be a serious engine concern. If the light is solid, it could be an emissions-related concern, or even something as simple as a loose gas cap.

If the light remains on the next few times you turn the car on, it’s a good idea to have the car looked at by our service professionals.

Brake System

The brake light, when it turns on in all caps and says “BRAKE,” could be telling you that brake fluid is low. Low brake fluid can cause the vehicle to slide and glide on the road in certain weather conditions. It’s also possible the brake system itself might be malfunctioning.

If the light comes on and is joined by a buzzing sound, pull over as soon as possible and shut the engine off. Call our service center for your next steps after doing so.

Low Fuel

If your Lexus RX 350 is low on fuel, this indicator light will turn on to let you know that’s the case. Once you’ve received this reminder to refill your tank, get to the pump as soon as possible. The light indicates you have about two gallons of gas remaining.

Visit Our Lexus Service Center

Performing regular vehicle maintenance goes a long way toward protecting the Lexus RX 350 for years to come. From oil changes to fluid top-offs to rotating the tires, our service professionals work hard to keep your car running efficiently.

Regular maintenance can prevent serious issues from developing down the road, and can prevent some of these dashboard lights from turning on in the first place. When you need care for a Lexus near White Plains, Yonkers, or Scarsdale, visit Lexus of White Plains.

 

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