Some popular car symbols include the oil, battery and traction control light, according to AutoZone. The oil light resembles an oil pitcher, while the symbol for the battery is a small box with the positive and negative signs etched into it.
Other popular car symbols include the fog lights, high beams and check engine light, notes AutoZone. The fog lights symbol is often pictured using a small circle to symbolize the bulb, with light emanating from it. High beams generally use a large version of the headlight symbol. The check engine light either has the letters CEL or display a miniature engine.