Nissan Altima Dashboard Warning Lights

2020 Nissan Altima Dash

Have you just got your hands on a stunning new Nissan Altima? The Altima is an undeniably sleek and ferocious Nissan sedan. However, whether it be sooner or later, you’ll probably find yourself asking, “What does the Nissan Altima dashboard lights mean?” Each light has its own distinct meaning, and it’s important to your vehicle’s longevity to know what each one represents. The experts at Benoit Nissan have broken down what the colors and symbols of your Nissan Altima warning lights mean below! Take a closer look for yourself and keep you and your Nissan vehicle safe with our help! 


What Do the Nissan Dashboard Warning Light Colors Mean?

Are your Nissan Altima dashboard warning lights flashing yellow? Red? The severity of your vehicle’s mechanical issues is directly related to your warning light colors. Whether you’ve got a Altima or a new Nissan Rogue, you can guarantee that the color codes and meanings are uniform across all our vehicles:

If your lights appear in yellow, this is a sign of a malfunction. However, it isn’t something that needs to be fixed urgently. In fact, if your vehicle shows a yellow dashboard warning light, you can still drive your vehicle. However, it’s still important to schedule a service appointment as soon as possible.

If your Nissan Altima dashboard lights up red, then you will need to have your vehicle inspected immediately. If you are on Leesville roads when your Nissan Altima warning lights are red, you need to pull over right away. Your vehicle might need to be towed to Benoit Nissan for urgent repairs. 

What Do the Nissan Dashboard Warning Light Symbols Mean?

Your Nissan Altima dashboard warning lights also display a collection of icons. All of these symbols represent different mechanical issues, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with their respective meanings: 


  • A Person with Ball Symbol: Airbag Warning Light
  • A Person with Seat Belt Symbol: Seat Belt Warning Light
  • PS Symbol: Power Steering Warning Light
  • Exclamation Point Within Triangle Symbol: Master Warning Light
  • Windshield Wiper Symbol: Low Windshield Washer Fluid Levels Light
  • Exclamation Point Symbol: Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
  • Gas Pump Symbol: Low Fuel Level Warning Light
  • Oil Can Symbol: Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light
  • Car Battery Symbol: Low Charge Warning Light
  • BRAKE Symbol: Brake Warning Light
  • ABS Symbol: Anti-Lock Braking System Warning Light


Get Premium Service at Benoit Nissan in DeRidder

If one or more of your Nissan Altima dashboard lights are activated, it’s time to bring your vehicle to our Benoit Nissan service center. Our veteran auto technicians are ready, willing, and able to help you get back on DeRidder roads as soon as possible. Contact us today if you have any further questions about your Nissan Altima warning lights or to find out more about our current service prices!

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