How Do You Reset the Warning Lights on a Dashboard?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 10:54:17 AM ET

To reset the warning lights on the dashboard of most vehicles, simply disconnect the cable on the negative terminal of the car battery. This is easily done with only a set of pliers or a wrench. Although the warning light comes on due to routine issues with the vehicle, some of the problems may be due to major issues in the engine that should be inspected by an experienced mechanic.