Honda Jazz Dashboard Warning Lights

Honda Jazz Dashboard Warning Lights Full Guide

Here we cover the dashboard warning lights for the Honda Jazz. Certain warning lights may be accompanied by another symbol or message. Red warning lights typically represent the most urgent and that require an immediate action.

If a warning light illuminates on your Honda Jazz dashboard and you’re unsure of its meaning, the safest option is to pull over and explore the fault further – particularly if the symbol is red.

Use the diagram to locate your warning symbol and find out what it means below. The appropriate action to take is also displayed along with the symbol meaning.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 1The Honda Jazz City-Brake Active System (CTBA) warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the CTBA warning light comes on are:

  • When dirt or ice has accumulated in the area around the sensor. This is the upper section of the windscreen. RADAR ‘clean’ symbol may display Honda Jazz Dirty CTBA Radar Message Symbol. Clean the windscreen to ensure operation of the sensor.
  • When driving in bad weather such as heavy rain or snow. In this instance the sensor may not be able to operate correctly but should resume once the weather has cleared. RADAR ‘clean’ symbol may display Honda Jazz Dirty CTBA Radar Message Symbol.
  • When snow has accumulated on the bonnet / hood of the car. RADAR ‘clean’ symbol may display Honda Jazz Dirty CTBA Radar Message Symbol. Stop when safe to do so and clear the snow.
  • When the temperature of the area located around the sensor is high. A temperature gauge and ‘RADAR’ symbol may display Honda Jazz Overheating CTBA Radar Message Symbol. The sensor is located inside the vehicle behind the rear-view mirror. Use the vehicle climate control system to cool the area around the sensor. When the temperature has reduced, the system will begin operating again.
  • The CBTA warning light comes on along with the amber brake warning light Honda Jazz Brake Warning Light Amber. In this instance the system has malfunctioned and requires specialist assistance.
  • This warning symbol flashes Honda Jazz City Active Brake Collision Warning Light when the City-Brake Active system senses a likely collision with a vehicle in front of you. The audible alarm also sounds.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 2The Honda Jazz Lane Departure warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the Lane Departure warning light comes on are:

  • If the Lane Departure warning light comes on when driving with no other messages or symbols, it indicates a malfunction with the system and requires servicing by a qualified Honda engineer.
  • If the Lane Departure warning light comes on along with the camera temperature symbol Honda Jazz Overheating Camera Message Symbol, it indicates the camera is overheating. The camera is located inside the vehicle behind the rear-view mirror. Using the climate control system, cool the inside of the vehicle. The Lane Departure system will begin operation when cooled down.
  • If the Lane Departure warning light comes on along with the camera ‘cleaning’ symbol Honda Jazz Clean the Camera Message Symbol, it indicates the camera does not have a clear field of vision and requires cleaning. Clean the outside of the windscreen in the area of the rear-view mirror.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 3The Honda Jazz Forward Collision warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the Forward Collision warning light comes on are:

  • The warning light stays on constantly when the system has not been manually switched off. This indicates a malfunction with the Forward Collision system. Have system serviced by qualified Honda engineer.
  • The forward collision system shuts itself off due to excessive temperatures inside the camera module. The camera is mounted inside the vehicle where the rear-view mirror is located. Cool the interior of the vehicle using climate control. When the camera has cooled, the system will activate. In this instance, the camera temperature warning symbol illuminates Honda Jazz Overheating Camera Message Symbol.
  • The forward collision system shuts itself off due to dirt located around the camera area. Clean the outside on the windscreen around the rear-view mirror to enable the camera a clear view. In this instance, the ‘clean’ camera symbol is displayed Honda Jazz Clean the Camera Message Symbol. The system will activate once the area has been cleaned. Contact Honda if the light remains on.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 4The Honda Jazz Keyless Access warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the Forward Collision warning light comes on are:

  • If the warning light constantly illuminates, a fault has been detected with the Keyless Access System. If you have a spare fob, see if that works and replace the batteries. If this still does not work, have the system serviced by Honda.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 5The Honda Jazz Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the VSA warning light comes on are:

  • The VSA warning light illuminates in amber when the system has manually been deactivated.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 6The Honda Jazz High Beam Support System warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the VSA warning light comes on are:

  • The warning light will illuminate in blue when the system has been set to on and when all operating conditions have been met to allow for the system to activate.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 7The Honda Jazz Electronic Power Steering warning light (EPS) comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the EPS warning light comes on are:

  • When a fault has been detected with the system. An indication of system EPS fault is when you press the accelerator pedal repeatedly increasing the engine speed whilst idling, the EPS warning light illuminates in amber on the dashboard. The steering wheel will also be noticeable harder to turn. In this instance, safely stop the vehicle and switch off the engine and restart. If the light remains on, have the system serviced by Honda.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 8Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Is a variety of vehicle systems which help to stabilise the vehicle when cornering, maintains traction on slippery surfaces (traction control) and regulates engine output and selectively applying individual brakes. The Honda Jazz Vehicle Stability Assist warning light (EPS) comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the VSA warning light comes on are:

  • When VSA is actively operating and stabilising the vehicle. (flashing light)
  • Is constantly on when a fault has been detected with the VSA or Hill Start Assist system. In this instance, restarting the engine may cause the warning light to go out. Have system serviced by Honda if light remains on.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 9The Honda Jazz Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the MIL warning light comes on are:

  • The MIL comes on constantly when driving is an indication of the exhaust emissions control system. Have system serviced as soon as possible. An increase in fuel usage may be noticed.
  • The MIL flashes when a misfire has been detected in the engine cylinders. As soon as possible, stop in a safe place where the are no flammable objects and switch off the engine for 10 minutes to allow cooling. If the MIL continues to flash, have system serviced immediately. An engine misfire can cause unburnt fuel to enter the exhaust / catalytic converter system. Combustion can occur here and cause significant damage.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 10The Honda Jazz Low Tyre Pressure / Deflation warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the Low Tyre Pressure warning light comes on are:

  • The tyre pressure warning light comes on and stays on along with a message to appear on the multi-information display when one or more tyre pressures are significantly under the set value.
  • The tyre pressure warning light comes on and stays on when the system has not been calibrated / reset.
  • The tyre pressure warning light flashes for one minute then stays on when a fault has been detected with the tyre pressure monitoring system or when the spare tyre has be fit. If the spare tyre is not fit, have system services by Honda.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 11The Honda Jazz high temperature <strong>red</strong> warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the high temperature warning light come on are:

  • Flashing when driving indicates the engine / coolant is hot. Slow down and avoid pushing the engine to excess until the warning light goes out.
  • Stays on constantly indicates the engine is overheating. The engine may lose power and a message may display on the multi-information display. Immediately park up and:
    Steam coming from the engine: Turn off the engine and wait for the steam to subside before opening the bonnet.
    No steam coming from the engine: Keep the engine running and open the bonnet. Check the cooling fan is operating. If the fan is not operating, immediately turn off the engine.
    Check the Coolant
    When the engine has cooled and/or the high temperature light has gone out, check the coolant levels. If the coolant level is low, add coolant to the MAX mark. If the light remains on, it’s recommended to no longer driver and call a qualified Honda engineer for assistance.
  • The Honda Jazz high temperature blue warning light comes on when the engine coolant temperature is low. If the light stays on when the engine has reached operating temperature, there may be a problem with the sensors. Have system serviced.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 12The Honda Jazz Security System Alarm warning light. It flashes to inform that the alarm is active.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 13The Honda Jazz manual mode. M – Indicator / Shift Indicator. Indicates that the vehicle is in 7-speed manual shift mode.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 14 The Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop warning light Green illuminates when the system is in operation. The light flashes when ambient conditions could cause the windows to fog up, or when the ambient conditions may become different from the climate control settings that have been selected, or when the windscreen demister control is selected.

The Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop Amber warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the high temperature warning light come on are:

  • Auto Idle Stop light comes on in amber when the system has been manually switched off.
  • Auto Idle Stop light / exclamation mark warning light Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop Fault Symbol illuminates in amber indicating a fault with the system. Have the system serviced by Honda.
  • Auto Idle Stop light Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop not Active Symbol is not active for the following reasons:
    • Driver’s seat belt is not fastened.
    • Engine coolant temperature is too low or high.
    • Transmission fluid temperature is too low or high.
    • Vehicle comes to a stop again before the vehicle speed reaches 5 km/h (3 mph) after the engine starts.
    • Stopped on a steep incline.
    • The transmission is not in position D.
    • Engine has started with the bonnet open.
    • The Auto Idle Stop OFF button is pressed.
    • The battery charge is low.
    • The internal temperature of the battery is 5°C or less.
  • Auto Idle Stop light Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop Temperature Symbol illuminates and does not activate when the engine coolant temperature is either too high or too low.
  • Auto Idle Stop light Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop Climate Control Symbol illuminates and does not activate when the climate control system is active and the difference between the set temperature and actual interior temperature becomes significant.
  • Auto Idle Stop light Honda Jazz Auto Idle Stop Low Battery Charge Symbol illuminates and does not activate when the battery charge level is low.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 15The Honda Jazz gear shift indicator light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. The shift indicator informs the driver when the most economical time is to shift up or down a gear.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 16The Honda Jazz Shift Lever Position Indicator Indicates the current shift lever position.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 17The Honda Jazz low oil pressure warning red light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. If the oil light remains on:

  1. As soon as you can, park the car on level ground in a safe place.
  2. Switch off the the engine and wait for about three minutes.
  3. Open the bonnet and check the oil level. Using the dip stick, add oil ensuring the level does not exceed the MAX marker on the dip stick.
  4. Start the engine and check the low oil pressure light.
  5. If the oil pressure light goes out, you can start driving again.
  6. If the oil pressure light does not go off within 10 seconds, stop the engine and do not continue driving. Severe engine damage may occur. Contact a Honda engineer for assistance.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 18 The Honda Jazz parking brake and brake system red light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the parking brake and brake system warning light come on are:

  • Parking brake is applied and goes out when the parking brake has been released Honda Jazz Parking Brake.
  • Light illuminates if brake fluid is low Honda Jazz Low Brake Fluid. Open the bonnet and check brake fluid levels in the reservoir tank. Add Honda approved fluid if required.
  • Light illuminates when there is a fault with the brake system. If the brake pedal feels abnormal, do not continue to drive. If light remains on, contact a Honda engineer EP Honda Jazz EP warning light and EB Honda Jazz EB warning light warning lights may illuminate. These warning lights refer to brake faults and usually due to a sensor issue.
  • If the brake system light comes on along with the ABS light, this indicates electronic brake distribution system is not working and can cause instability during braking. Have vehicle checked immediately.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 19 The Honda Jazz battery charging system warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition is set to on and goes out when the engine starts. If the warning light comes on when driving, it indicates the battery is not charging. If applicable, immediately turn off the heating or cooling system or climate control system and rear demister in order to reduce electricity consumption. If you need to stop, avoid switching off the engine as restarting will rapidly deplete the battery charge. Make your way to a vehicle specialist.

  • The battery with an exclamation mark Honda Jazz Battery Sensor Warning Light appear when a fault has been detected with the battery sensor. The battery may not be charging, do as above.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 20 The Honda Jazz ABS warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition is set to on and goes out when the engine starts. IF the light comes on at any other time, it indicates a problem with the anti-lock braking system (ABS). ABS helps to prevent the wheels from locking and are a separate feature to normal brakes. Normal brakes will continue to work.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 21The Honda Jazz Supplemental Restraint System / Airbag warning light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition is set to on and goes out. If the warning light stays on constantly or fails to come on at all, it indicates a problem with:

  1. Supplemental restraint system
  2. Side airbag system
  3. Side curtain airbag system
  4. Seat belt tensioner

Honda Jazz Dash Light 22The Honda Jazz turn signals or hazard warning lights.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 23 The Honda Jazz brake system amber light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on. Other instances when the brake system warning light come on are:

  • If this light stays on or comes on while driving, it indicates a fault with a brake system that is not related to the conventional braking system. Warning lights Honda Jazz BO warning light and Honda Jazz VS warning light may display. Have vehicle checked as soon as possible.
  • If the amber brake system warning light comes on along with City-Brake Active
    system (CTBA) light, a fault with the City-Brake Active system has been detected.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 24The Honda Jazz door or boot / tailgate open warning light.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 25The Honda Jazz seat belt reminder warning light.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 26The Honda Jazz full headlights beam (high beam) blue warning light.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 27The Honda Jazz front fog light warning symbol.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 28The Honda Jazz lights on warning symbol.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 29The Honda Jazz rear fog light warning symbol.

 

Honda Jazz Dash Light 30The Honda Jazz system message alert symbol. Light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is set to on then goes out. When a problem is detected, this warning light along with a beep is sounded and a message on the multi-information display appears.

Honda Jazz Dash Light 31The Honda Jazz fuel gauge. Arrow indicates which side of the car the fuel cap is located.

 

Honda Jazz Outside Temperature Warning LightThe Honda Jazz snowflake light appears if the outside temperature is below 3°C while the ignition switch is set to on. Its possible the road surface is slippery.

Honda Jazz Low Engine Oil Warning Light The Honda Jazz low engine oil warning light illuminates when oil levels are low. Stop and switch off the engine as soon as possible. Wait for 3 minutes and check the oil level. Add oil if required. Serious engine damage may occur if oil is not added to the engine. If the oil light and exclamation mark symbol comes on Honda Jazz Engine Oil Level Sensor Warning Light, it indicates a problem with the engine oil level sensor.

Honda Jazz Automatic Lighting Fault Warning LightThis light illuminates when a fault has been detected with the automatic lighting system or a fault with the LED lighting system if fitted.

Honda Jazz Cruise Control LightThe Honda Jazz comes on when the cruise control is ready to use.

 

Honda Jazz Adjustable Speed Limiter Light This is the adjustable speed limiter light and illuminates when it’s ready to use. This light illuminates Honda Jazz Adjustable Speed Limiter / Cruise Control Light when you have set a speed for cruise control or for adjustable speed limiter.

Honda Jazz Keyless Remote Control Light1. This symbol illuminates when the keyless remote battery becomes weak.
2. This symbol illuminates when the keyless remote battery is too weak to start the engine or the key is not within operating range to start the engine. An alarm sounds six times.

Honda Jazz Lane Departure Warning 'Too Close to Traffic Lanes' LightThis light illuminates when the Lane Departure Warning system determines that you are too close to the traffic lanes. Take appropriate action to keep your vehicle within the lane lines.

Honda Jazz Parking Sensors Fault Warning LightThis symbol appears if there is a problem with the parking sensor system. Or id there’s a problem with any of the sensors, the problem sensor will display. Check all around the vehicle to ensure all sensors are clear from dirt or snow.

Honda Jazz Engine Service Spanner Light1. The spanner / car symbol appears when any of the service items is required in 30 days or less. The remaining days are estimated based on your driving conditions and will be counted down per day.
2. The spanner appears when any of the service items is required in 10 days or less.
3. The spanner symbol appears when the indicated maintenance service is still not done after the remaining days reach 0. The vehicle has passed the service required point.

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