With the help of our handy Isuzu Warning Light guide, there’s no need to panic when a warning shows up on your dashboard. We know it can be stressful and its never convenient, which is why we’ve listed them all in one place with the actions you need to take should one appear.
There are different stages of Isuzu warning lights which is why you will see some in red, some yellow and some green. Our guide below informs you of the actions you need to take depending on the colour that displays.
RED – These require an urgent action and so it’s important for you to pull over as soon it is safe to do so and give our experts a call here at Quest Motor Group. We can then get you booked in as soon as possible to further diagnose the issue and prevent any further damage.
YELLOW – these are usually less urgent, however you should still give us a call as soon as its convenient so that our team can diagnose the fault with your Isuzu quickly and efficiently.
GREEN – these lights are usually driver information warnings, ensuring you are aware of the active systems that are on the Isuzu.
If this warning light illuminates whilst driving then it could indicate a fault with the air bag and seat belt pretensioners, meaning they may not function in the event of an accident.
As soon as it is convenient to do so, give our team a call for further instruction.
If the ABS warning light stays on or illuminates whilst you are driving, this indicates that the system has malfunctioned.
Pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and stop the engine, then proceed to restart the engine. If the light continues to stay on get in touch with our team as soon as possible.
If this light illuminates whilst driving, it indicates a fault with the transmission electronic system. In some instances, the vehicle may enter emergency mode where engine power is reduced and as a result, certain gears may not function.
Pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and give our team at Quest Motor Group a call for further instruction.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID
If this warning light displays when you are driving, it could indicate that the automatic transmission fluid is abnormally hot.
In this instance, as soon as it is safe to do so, pull over, place the gear in the ‘P’ position and allow the engine to run. If the light continues to display, get in touch with one of our Isuzu experts at Quest Motor Group.
If this light illuminates in red when driving, it signifies that the engine oil pressure is not functioning correctly.
Pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and switch off the engine. Check the engine oil level and add some if necessary. Upon restarting the engine, check and see if the light is no longer illuminated. If it continues to display, get in touch with one of our team at Quest Motor Group.
If this warning light displays in red, it indicates that the engine is overheating.
In this instance, it is important to pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and allow the engine to continue to run (switching the engine off or continuing to drive may cause it to seize up). If the light continues to display, give our team a call for further advice.
If the battery warning light remains on or illuminates when driving, this indicates a charging system fault.
In this instance, pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and get in touch with our team at Quest Motor Group.
SERVICE VEHICLE SOON
This warning signal indicates a generic fault.
Specialist diagnostic equipment is required to read these and so it’s important you give our team a call at your earliest convenience.
This indicates that the fuel filter is clogged and may need cleaning or replacing.
When you reach your destination, give our team at Quest Isuzu a call for further advice.
If this light illuminates, it indicates that the diesel particulate filter requires cleaning.
ActionTo do this, drive at a constant speed of more than 45mph – when certain conditions are met, the light should stop flashing, telling you the cleaning process is taking place, In this instance, you should avoid stopping or slowing down where possible as this can interfere with the cleaning process. The light should go out after this has finished, however, if it continues to stay on, give our team a call for further advice.
This informs the driver that the outside temperature is low and the road conditions may be icy.
It’s important to take extra caution in these conditions.
If this light continues to illuminate when you are driving, it indicates that there is a malfunction with the 4WD system.
Once you have arrived at your destination, give our team a call to get your Isuzu booked in as soon as possible
If this warning light illuminates whilst you are driving it indicates a problem with the engine electronic control system.
As soon as it is safe to do so, pull over and stop the engine. Proceed to give our team a call for further advice.
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC)
If this light illuminates when driving, it could signify that the battery voltage is low or cables have been disconnected.
Although it does not affect normal driving, it can disable some safety features. If the light continues to display, get in touch with our team at your earliest convenience.
This warning light indicates that the tyre pressure in one or more tyres is low.
If this warning light displays, check your tyre pressures and reset the monitoring system upon entry of your Isuzu. If the warning light continues to display, get in touch with our team at Quest Isuzu.
We hope this guide has been useful, however if a problem persists or you have further questions regarding the warning lights on your Isuzu, then please do give our team at Quest Motor Group a call and we’ll be more than happy to help.