How can I Fix my Acura MDX vtm4 light?

How can I Fix my Acura MDX vtm4 light?

1. Unbolt front of third-row passenger seat. Pop the plastic covers and take out the 2 14mm bolts. 2. Fold seat back 3. Pop off small door on side wall. There’s your box. 4. Pop off both wires/plugs, and unbolt box with 4 12mm bolts.

How often does the vtm4 light come on?

I have a 2003 with a VTM4 light that comes on every so often. When this happens it turns into a FWD, and the torque-steer is incredibly dangerous when you least expect it. It was in 3 times for this problem and Acura could not fix it.

Where is the O2 sensor on my VTM-4?

My VTM-4 light came one around 175,000kms I took it into Napa auto part store, had the rep hook it up to the scan tool. It came back with BANK 2 SENSOR 1. Which is an o2 sensor that needs to be replace from the top of the engine. You can see it once you open your hood located behind the cooling fan.

Does the VTM light work the same way as Check Engine?

Does VTM light works the same way as Check Engine (as i understood), i mean, if there was a problem and it was resolved do i need to clear error to turn off the light or it should turn off automatically? Thanks for the link, i will try to read the codes.

1. Unbolt front of third-row passenger seat. Pop the plastic covers and take out the 2 14mm bolts. 2. Fold seat back 3. Pop off small door on side wall. There’s your box. 4. Pop off both wires/plugs, and unbolt box with 4 12mm bolts.

I have a 2003 with a VTM4 light that comes on every so often. When this happens it turns into a FWD, and the torque-steer is incredibly dangerous when you least expect it. It was in 3 times for this problem and Acura could not fix it.

My VTM-4 light came one around 175,000kms I took it into Napa auto part store, had the rep hook it up to the scan tool. It came back with BANK 2 SENSOR 1. Which is an o2 sensor that needs to be replace from the top of the engine. You can see it once you open your hood located behind the cooling fan.

Does VTM light works the same way as Check Engine (as i understood), i mean, if there was a problem and it was resolved do i need to clear error to turn off the light or it should turn off automatically? Thanks for the link, i will try to read the codes.

Why is my VTM light not working properly?

The problem was not caused my the infamous EGR valve. There are about 20 things that will trigger the VTM light, and because it is a low voltage system it is prone to errors caused by lazy sensors/connectors. The problem turned out to be a crappy plug/connection at the controller box. Here’s how to fix it: 1.

What does VTM-4 stand for in Acura MDX?

My VTM-4 light and check engine light came on and it has a rough idle. What seems to make the problem better or worse? It’s worse when I drive it for awhile. Hello, VTM-4 stands for “Variable Torque Management” related to the Super Handling All Wheel Drive SH-AWD system your MDX has.

Why does the warning light come on on my Acura MDX?

The warning light can come on in relation to a failure that causes the check engine light to also come on. Focus on diagnostic testing for the check engine light; repairing a common failure will likely resolve both lights. This could be engine management related, ignition or fuel related; hard to know until testing is completed.

Do you need to adjust the valves on an Acura MDX?

The valves need to be adjusted. Its stupid but mine did the same thing. 12 people found this helpful.

The problem was not caused my the infamous EGR valve. There are about 20 things that will trigger the VTM light, and because it is a low voltage system it is prone to errors caused by lazy sensors/connectors. The problem turned out to be a crappy plug/connection at the controller box. Here’s how to fix it: 1.

The valves need to be adjusted. Its stupid but mine did the same thing. 12 people found this helpful.

Why did my VTM light go out of warranty?

Finally it went out of warranty and they wanted to charge me $900 for a new controller box. The problem was not caused my the infamous EGR valve. There are about 20 things that will trigger the VTM light, and because it is a low voltage system it is prone to errors caused by lazy sensors/connectors.

Can a Acura MDX run for many years?

There are some things that if you continue to do to the Acura RDX or MDX, it will continue going for years and years. Read on for some tips to keep your car healthy. This article applies to the Acura RDX and MDX.

Why does my Acura MDX make so much noise?

Suspension is a common issue with noise. It may sound like a luxury, but it is not. The dirtier you keep your car’s exterior, the worse it is on the paint. And the dirtier you keep your interior, the worse it is on the components inside.

When to replace brake pads on Acura MDX?

For instance, if your brake pads starts wearing and you don’t replace them right away, they will start wearing out your brake rotors, which will end up costing you a lot of money. Whenever there is noise, grab a flashlight, follow it, and when you find it, replace it as soon as possible.

Why is my Check Engine light and VTM-4 light coming on?

Vtm 4 light comes on my 03 Honda Pilot when driving 55 people found this helpful. Check Engine light on, VTM4 on Honda Pilot 2003. Gives error codes P1399, P0450, P0301 – any thoughts?

Why does my VTM light keep going off?

The problem with the vtm system is there are about 20 different things that can throw the light, and it is a low voltage system, susceptible to dirty contacts. After I bent the pins the light stayed off for 6 months.

The problem with the vtm system is there are about 20 different things that can throw the light, and it is a low voltage system, susceptible to dirty contacts. After I bent the pins the light stayed off for 6 months.

Finally it went out of warranty and they wanted to charge me $900 for a new controller box. The problem was not caused my the infamous EGR valve. There are about 20 things that will trigger the VTM light, and because it is a low voltage system it is prone to errors caused by lazy sensors/connectors.

Why does the VSA light come on on my Acura MDX?

That’s fine most of the time, but the problem causing the VSA light in your MDX could be in one of the other control units. The VSA uses the steering angle sensor to determine if the vehicle is pointed in the direction that you are asking it go. If it is not functioning properly, it will cause the VSA light to come on.

How can I Fix my vtm4 light once and for all?

There are about 20 things that will trigger the VTM light, and because it is a low voltage system it is prone to errors caused by lazy sensors/connectors. The problem turned out to be a crappy plug/connection at the controller box. Here’s how to fix it: 1. Unbolt front of third-row passenger seat.

How does the VTM-4 lock mode work?

VTM-4 Lock Mode The third mode of all-wheel-drive engagement activates when the driver presses the lock button mounted on the instrument panel. The maximum amount of rear-drive torque is locked in until the vehicle gets moving and exceeds six mph, at which time rear drive torque is gradually diminished. By 18 mph, the lock mode is fully disengaged.

How does the VTM-4 torque management system work?

The VTM-4 system’s electronic control unit (ECU) determines torque which is to be distributed to the rear wheels, then electric current is sent to the two electromagnetic coils. The resulting magnetic field moves a rotating steel plate toward each fixed coil.

VTM-4 Lock Mode The third mode of all-wheel-drive engagement activates when the driver presses the lock button mounted on the instrument panel. The maximum amount of rear-drive torque is locked in until the vehicle gets moving and exceeds six mph, at which time rear drive torque is gradually diminished. By 18 mph, the lock mode is fully disengaged.

The VTM-4 system’s electronic control unit (ECU) determines torque which is to be distributed to the rear wheels, then electric current is sent to the two electromagnetic coils. The resulting magnetic field moves a rotating steel plate toward each fixed coil.

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