bottle in display

jay22s3

2nd gear sorts em out
can anybody tell me what the symbol is that keeps pinging on the dash in the square in the middle it looks like a bottle its not the one for the screen wash its dosent come on all the time just now and then and its driving me crazy !
 

Vex182

1x S3 and 3x Fiestas.
Pic?
 

jay22s3

2nd gear sorts em out
IMG_0597.jpg right heres a picture of the symbol anybody know what it means !
 

jay22s3

2nd gear sorts em out
had all the bulbs out and cleaned the connectors fluid level is ok discs n pads where all new on the front last year
 

epox

Registered User
brake light failure, try replacing the bulbs, just being daft here but you checked the brake lights are working?

mark
 

hendry10

Registered User
Surely it has to do with the braking .. As all circles with brackets on the outside are brake related (orange or red)
This is a right mystery!
 

pj123

Registered User
Brake light bulbs might be on their way out/ corroded/ loose. Also could be related to a faulty brake light switch so worth doing a VCDS scan.
 

RGL

Free breather
Shooting in the dark here (as usual) but when pressing the check button in the dashboard (the button next to the odometer/trip reset button) doesn't it introduce this symbol? I see your screen has a bunch of pixels missing so it might be unreadable, but maybe you could make something out.

Usually when pressing the check button, it introduces a bunch of symbols and says what they're about, but I cannot remember whether it introduced all of them or just the more critical ones. Worth a shot I guess.
 

AJC

3rd Gear
This is the Brake Light Failure symbol......IIRC the rear bulbs have two filaments inside each bulb (side lights and brake lights).

Brake Light Failure.jpg
 
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