Jeep Grand Cherokee Dashboard Light Guide


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When you’re driving around Sodus, Wayne County, and Webster, you want to make sure that your vehicle is in tip-top shape and will get you to your destination safely and securely. Unfortunately, even the most well-maintained vehicles will run into problems, which is why every car includes a warning light system to help you understand the issue with your vehicle.

For example, the Jeep Grand Cherokee provides several lights that indicate both major problems and the normal functioning of your car, which makes it a wise idea to get a basic understanding of these lights so that you’ll know what to do when one comes on. Here is a quick guide to the lights in the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and information about how you can get your vehicle serviced quickly and easily.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Warning Lights

The red lights of the Grand Cherokee indicate serious issues with your car that deserve immediate service, and include:

  • Air Bag Warning Light: If you see a light that looks like the profile of a driver with a filled in circle in front, then there is a malfunctioning in your airbag system that may prevent deployment.
  • Brake Warning Lights: When there is a problem with your car’s braking system, you will notice the word ‘BRAKE’ lit-up.
  • Oil Warnings: The Grand Cherokee includes several lights that are related to your oil system. An oil lamp means a problem with your oil pressure and a thermometer on top of an oil lamp means your oil temperature is too high and needs to cool.
  • Engine Warnings: If there is a major issue with your Grand Cherokee’s engine, you should look for a thermometer with wavy lines means increased engine temperature that must be addressed.

Yellow Warning Lights

If you see a yellow light on your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, there is an issue that may not be serious but deserves attention. These lights can include:

  • Engine Malfunction: A yellow light that appears as an engine means your Cherokee’s engine is experiencing an issue. This can range from a loose gas cap to impending engine failure, so make sure to get service if you notice this light.
  • Electronic Stability Control: If you notice a light that looks like a car with wavy tread lines behind it, there is a malfunction with your car’s Electronic Stability Control system.
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring: When your vehicle’s tire pressure is low, you’ll notice a light that looks like an exclamation point within parentheses. Add air to your tires if this light comes on.
  • Anti-Lock Brakes: The letters ABS in a symbol that looks like a steering wheel will light up if your anti-lock brakes are malfunctioning.

Learn More About the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The next time you see one of the previously mentioned lights come on when you’re driving in Wayne County, Webster, and Sodus, you should make sure to get your vehicle serviced as soon as possible to ensure continued functioning. Schedule the maintenance that your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee needs by visiting Peake CJDRF right away.

The Peake CJDRF can examine your Grand Cherokee and find any presently occurring, or possibly developing, problems so that you always have the reliable and safe vehicle that you deserve. Come see us today and get the peace of mind that comes from expert car maintenance.