Car Maintenance: Are you listening to your car?

Good car care starts with paying attention to the signals your car may be sending you. Sometimes, paying close attention to changes in your vehicle could help you catch small problems before they turn into expensive repairs.

Of course, paying attention to those dashboard lights is incredibly important. If you do see a warning light, be sure to address the issue promptly. As a quick refresher, here’s an interactive guide of common lights used by auto manufacturers. Though, not all warning lights are universal. So if you’re not sure about a light, always check your owner’s manual to be 100% certain.

Above and beyond warning lights, there are all sorts of ways that a vehicle can provide us with warning signs. Take a look at this infographic from StateFarm to see a few common car warning signals.