Kia Forte Dashboard Light Guide


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Your Kia Forte was expertly designed and crafted to make commuting and exploring around Jenkintown, Rydal, and Glenside as easy as possible. One of the many features that assist with that is the dashboard inside your Kia Forte, which comes equipped with a variety of lights.

On this page, we at Sussman Kia have put together a helpful guide that will teach you about what these lights mean and how you can use them to properly maintain your Kia vehicle. Read ahead to learn more!

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Forte Dashboard Lights

The first thing you need to know about the dashboard light system is that it features several different types of lights. These lights fall into two main camps: indicator dashboard lights and warning dashboard lights.

Indicator lights are typically green or blue lights that are designed simply to let you know when a system of your Kia vehicle is on or in use. A great example of an indicator light is one of your turn signals.

Warning lights, on the other hand, are usually yellow and are designed to tell you when there’s a problem. Sometimes, these lights are even red when the error or problem that’s occurring is urgent and needs to be addressed immediately.

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Kia Forte Indicator Lights

The Kia Forte is equipped with several indicator lights including:

  • Cruise Control Indicator Light: shaped like a speed dial to show that cruise control is on
  • Front Passenger Airbag Light: shaped like a passenger with an “X” to tell you the airbag for the front passenger is disengaged because no one is in the seat
  • Headlight Indicator Light: shaped like a light bulb to let you know your headlights are on
  • High Beam Indicator Light: shaped like a half circle with light beams coming out of it

Kia Forte Warning Lights

The Kia Forte is also equipped with various warning lights that can help you diagnose a problem. The warning lights that you’ll find in this model include:

  • Battery Warning Light: shaped like a battery to let you know that the battery may malfunction
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light: shaped like a thermometer with squiggly lines around it to let you know that your engine may be overheating
  • Engine Oil Warning Light: shaped like an oil can to warn you of problems with the oil
  • Seat Belt Warning Light: shaped like a passenger with a seatbelt on to let you know that one or more of your passengers may not be wearing a seatbelt

Still Have Questions about Dashboard Lights?

We at Sussman Kia are proud to provide you with helpful resources like this to help you diagnose problems with your Kia Forte and preserve its top quality for the rest of its days. If you still have questions about a dashboard light in your Kia Forte, our knowledgeable service team can help.

Give us a call at our service center today to speak with one of our Kia professionals. Drivers in the areas of Jenkintown, Rydal, and Glenside can also swing by the service center anytime to ask about dashboard lights or schedule a service appointment!

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