We know how inconvenient it can be when a light shows up on your dashboard and you have no idea what it means… and you’re already late for work!
Don’t panic! Our handy Suzuki guide is ready for you when you need it. With information on each warning light, the severity and what you should do, your life becomes a little bit easier!
You may notice different stages of Suzuki warning lights, with some being green, some yellow and some red. Below you will find our tips on what to do depending on which colour warning light you see.
RED – These typically require urgent action. If a red icon appears on your Suzuki dashboard, pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and give us a call here at Quest Motor Group for further information.
YELLOW – This means that some form of action may need to be taken. In this instance, it’s important to call us at your earliest convenience so that we can further diagnose the fault.
GREEN – These icons are simply there to give you information you need. There is usually nothing to worry about, however it’s important to keep an eye on all icons and to give us a call if you have any questions.
This warning light can indicate for different reasons, including: parking brake is engaged, there is a low brake fluid level or in some cases, there is a brake system fault.
If this warning light appears, pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and give our team at Quest Motor Group a call for further advice.
This Suzuki warning light indicates that the engine may be overheating.
If this displays as red when you are driving, as soon as it is safe to do so, pull of the road and shut down the engine. Wait several minutes for the engine to cool down before re-starting. If the light continues to display, get in touch with our Suzuki experts as continuing to drive can cause significant engine damage.
This warning light indicates that there is a low oil level or low oil level pressure.
If this warning light displays on your Suzuki, pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and top up the oil level. If the warning light remains on after this, then seek assistance at Quest Motor Group and we will be able to further diagnose the issue.
This warning light suggests that the battery charging system has malfunctioned. It is extremely possible that the engine may cut off after a period of time if this warning light displays.
In this instance, pull over as soon as it is safe to do so and turn off the engine. Get in touch with us at Quest Motor Group for further assistance should this appear.
This warning light indicates that there is a problem with the airbag or seat belt pretensioner system. It is highly likely that the airbag or seat belt pretensioner system may not deploy in the event of an accident should this warning light appear.
In this instance, ensure that all cables under the front seats are in tact and if they are, get in touch with our team to get booked in for a service.
This warning light indicates a fault with the power steering system. When the system has cooled down, normal operation should resume.
If the issue persists, get in touch with our team at Quest Motor Group for further assistance.
This warning light indicates that a fault has been detected with the cruise control system.
In this instance, when you reach your destination, give our team a call at Quest Motor Group for further advice.
This warning light may prevent your vehicle from starting due to an immobiliser malfunction.
Should this occur, diagnostic equipment may be required to locate the issue. Call our team at Quest Motor Group for further advice.
If this warning light illuminates, it signifies that one or more tyres are under-inflated.
In this instance, stop as soon as it is convenient and check the tyre pressures yourself. Should the issue persist, get in touch with our team at Quest Motor Group Suzuki.
If this light illuminates whilst you are driving, it signifies that the ABS system has malfunctioned.
In this instance, as soon as it is safe to do so, pull over and give one of our team at Quest Motor Group a call for further advice.
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC)
If this light illuminates whilst you are driving, it indicates a fault with the Electronic Stability Control system.
In this instance, as soon as it is safe to do so, pull over and try switching the engine on and off. If the fault persists, get in touch with one of our team at Quest Motor Group.
This warning light displays the vehicle collision symbol which monitors the road ahead for a potential collision with other vehicles and pedestrians.
If the warning light flashes, the system is engaged, If the warning light illuminates but does not flash, this signifies a fault with the system. In this instance, get in touch with our team at Quest Motor Group.
This warning light signifies that the emissions control system has malfunctioned.
If the light stays on, it is less urgent, however continual driving may result in further damage and so you should have it checked as soon as possible. If the light begins to flash, this signifies a more urgent problem. In this instance, it could be a sign of the engine misfiring and so you should pull over a soon as it is safe to do so and get in touch with our team for further assistance.
This warning light indicates that your Suzuki requires an oil change and/or oil filter change.
This must be changed as soon as possible as continuing to drive can cause engine damage. For further advice on this warning light, get in contact with our specialist team.
HIGH BEAM ASSIST
If this warning light displays in green, it indicates that the High Beam Assist is functioning correctly.
If it displays in amber, this means that the system is not functioning. Get in touch with our team if this warning light displays in amber.
This displays as the Suzuki master warning light.
If this warning light displays, get in touch with our team at Quest Motor Group.
We hope our Suzuki warning light guide has been useful, but should any problems persist or if you require further advice on any warning light, then please do get in touch with our team here at Quest Motor Group.