Red blinking warning light beside clock in center of dash. What is it?
A red blinking warning light in the center of the dash to the right of the clock has appeared. It looks like a red car with a black key shape horizontally laid over it. What is this indicator and what does it mean. It only comes on when the engine is off.
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This is the factory installed "Security" light. It blinks to let you know that the security system is active, and to ward off potential theives. It's part of the factory anti-theft system. Also, it is a diode, and consumes virtually no battery power.
Normal condition; nothing to worry about.
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Located above the message center are two lamps, red for warning and amber for caution. When a message is displayed, the appropriate lamp will illuminate to attract the driver's attention and to signify the importance of the message.
That can be a small problem like a loose wire or a sensor that is out.. sometimes if a warning bulb is out on dash it will send a signal to the engine light to illuminate.. if its blinking that isa major problem.. sometimes even getting oil changed or leaving a gas cap open or broken can cause the llightto go off. Is there any symptoms associated with the blinking light?
are you irish ?? thats your alarm light warning and its meant to blink to warn any would be tea leaves that this vehicle is alarmed with a chipped key ,actually you better off leaving it unlocked as then the windows will not get broke by a junkie looking to see if you have any emergency cash in the glove box