VW Dashboard Lights and Meanings (FULL List, FREE Download)

Tim Miller

On a sunny day, you’re driving down the road. Everything seems to be going smoothly.

Then, you notice a light illuminating on your dashboard. 

If you are unfamiliar with that symbol, you could be unsure whether you ought to stop or not.

That causes panic, right?

Fortunately, I’m here to give you a VW Dashboard Light Guide to help you quickly identify the problem, and determine the seriousness of the situation.

Also, you’ll get a full list of KIA warning lights and meanings in an image and an E-book (FREE Download) for the next drive.

Let’s take a look at the list below!

VW Warning Lights/Indicators and Meanings

Click the symbols for details if you want.

Master Warning Light

Master Warning Light

Coolant Warning Light

Coolant Warning Light

Alternator Malfunction Warning Light

Alternator Malfunction Warning Light

Front Assist Forward Collision Warning Light

Front Assist Forward Collision Warning Light

Shift Lock Warning Light

Shift Lock Warning Light

Brake System Warning Light

Brake System Warning Light

Oil Warning Light

Oil Warning Light

Steering Malfunction Indicator

Steering Malfunction Indicator

Parking Brake Indicator Light

Parking Brake Indicator Light

Parking Brake Indicator Light

Parking Brake Indicator Light

Brake System Warning Light

Brake System Warning Light

Safety Belt Warning Light

Safety Belt Warning Light

Check Engine Light

Check Engine Light

Exterior Light Malfunction Light

Exterior Light Malfunction Light

Master Warning Light

Master Warning Light

Steering Warning Light

Steering Warning Light

Glow Plug Light

Glow Plug Light

Tire Pressure Monitor Indicator

Tire Pressure Monitor Indicator

Airbag and Safety Belt Pretensioner
Malfunction

Airbag and Safety Belt Pretensioner Malfunction

Land Assist Indicator

Land Assist Indicator

Electronic Stability Control Warning Light

Electronic Stability Control Warning Light

Engine Control Malfunction Light

Engine Control Malfunction Light

ABS Warning Light

ABS Warning Light

Electronic Parking Brake Malfunction Light

Electronic Parking Brake Malfunction Light

Engine Speed Limited Warning Light

Engine Speed Limited Warning Light

Low Washer Fluid Indicator

Low Washer Fluid Indicator

Check Gas Cap Indicator

Check Gas Cap Indicator

Traction Control System Off Indicator

Traction Control System Off Indicator

Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light

Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light

Adaptive Chassis Control Malfunction Light

Adaptive Chassis Control Malfunction Light

ABS Warning Light

ABS Warning Light

Rain Sensor Fault Indicator

Rain Sensor Fault Indicator

Windshield Wiper Malfunction Light

Windshield Wiper Malfunction Light

Low Fuel Indicator

Low Fuel Indicator

Engine Oil Level Warning Light

Engine Oil Level Warning Light

Passenger Front Airbag Off Indicator

Passenger Front Airbag Off Indicator

Transmission Malfunction Indicator

Transmission Malfunction Indicator

Front Assist Off Indicator

Front Assist Off Indicator

Turn Signal Indicator

Turn Signal Indicator

Press Brake Pedal Warning Light

Press Brake Pedal Warning Light

Cruise Control Indicator

Cruise Control Indicator

Cruise Control Indicator

Cruise Control Indicator

Lane Assist Indicator

Lane Assist Indicator

High Beam Control Warning Light

High Beam Control Warning Light

Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light

Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light

Auto Start Stop Off Indicator

Auto Start Stop Off Indicator

Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light

Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light

Front Assist Distance Warning Light

Front Assist Distance Warning Light

Cruise Control Malfunction Light

Cruise Control Malfunction Light

Service Reminder Light

Service Reminder Light

Phone Charge Level Indicator

Phone Charge Level Indicator

Frost Warning Indicator

Frost Warning Indicator

Auto Start Stop Indicator

Auto Start Stop Indicator

Economy Operation Indicator

Economy Operation Indicator

Consult Owner's Manual Indicator

Consult Owner's Manual Indicator

High Beam Indicator

High Beam Indicator

Now you know what your car is trying to tell you and have a better understanding of Volkswagen dashboard lights.

But it can be challenging to remember exactly the name and meaning of each symbol, right?

No problem!

I’ve compiled the full list of VW warning lights and indicators with their meanings in an image and a PDF E-book for you. 

Don’t hesitate to download them for later use!

VOLKSWAGEN WARNING LIGHTS AND INDICATORS

Get access to my full list of these dashboard lights and become a better driver.

Volkswagen Warning Lights And Indicators PDF

What’s Next?

I hope you find this quick guide helpful.

Knowing what’s on your Volkswagen dashboard increases driving security and safety. Warning lights are designed for a purpose, thus you shouldn’t ignore them.

Do you think that is the only way to know what’s going on with your car?

Of course not!

An OBD2 scanner can also do that!

This tool can help you to find the causes behind the warning lights. Don’t miss my review on the Best VW Audi Scan Tools to find the right diagnostic tool for you and your vehicle.

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Information sourced from the owner's manual.