01-07-2007, 05:17 PM
Re: Mysterious Orange Dash Light Message
Thank you everyone for your help. It WAS my brake light that was not
working (the one in the center, inside the car).
> On Thu, 28 Dec 2006 11:30:15 -0500, Nobody Important
> <Dr.Xenon1@gmail.NOSPAM.com> wrote:
> >You hkadukchum wrote:[color=darkred]
> >> Hello all,
> >> Could someone please tell me what it means when an orange light goes on
> >> every time I shift from "Park" to "Drive"? It looks like a picture of a
> >> car with two "lights" on towards the back/rear of the car.[/color]
> >You have a burned-out brake light.[/color]
> The orange light is an indicator that a rear light is out.
> It will be off when you start the car.
> If it goes on when you step on the brake peddle, you have a burned out
> brake light. Don't forget to check the high center brake light too. If
> you can't find a burned out brake light, it could be a dirty or
> corroded connection to one of the bulbs, or it could be a "weak"
> filament in a bulb.
> Note: You have to step on the brakes to shift out of Park, so you
> think it is coming on when you shift, but I'll bet is is coming on
> when you step on the brakes.
> If the orange warning light comes on when you turn the lights on, it
> indicates a running light in the back of the car is out. Running
> lights are the lights that come on when you turn the light switch to
> the first position. These running lights stay on when you switch the
> headlights on too.[/color]