Is VSA light dangerous?
If, however, the light came on because the system has a failed sensor or actuator; then you would be wise to have it repaired soon. It is still safe as long as you do not drive in a way that would call the VSA system into action.
What are the warning lights on a 2007 Acura MDX?
My 2007 MDX has just started acting similarly. I click the gas cap about 5 times and use 91 octane. The combined warning lights of ‘check emissions’ and ‘check SH-AWD’ come on for a couple of days and then go off. Its been alternating between warnings lights and no warning lights for the past month.
How does VSA work on an Acura MDX?
Traction – If your Acura can’t get enough traction, the VSA system will limit wheel slip in order to keep you in control of the vehicle. It’ll also lower the engine speed to accomplish this. There are warning lights associated with the VSA system. They are:
When does the check AWD warning come on?
The combined warning lights of ‘check emissions’ and ‘check SH-AWD’ come on for a couple of days and then go off. Its been alternating between warnings lights and no warning lights for the past month. I have no automated warning messages delivered through the Navigation system. I just had my check sh awd warning coming on this morning.
What causes the VSA light to come on?
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. The wheel speed sensors are responsible for monitoring the wheel speed and send it back to the computer system.
Are there any problems with the Acura MDX?
Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Acura MDX based on all problems reported for the MDX. While driving on the highway, the vehicle would apply brakes seconds before the vsa light and triangle light shows up. Both lights will stay on until the engine is shut off and restarted.
What does the VSA light on an Acura mean?
During cornering, if the vehicle turns more or less than desired the VSA system help stabilizes the car. When driving on loose or slippery roads, the VSA system assists the driver to maintain it’s traction. If the indicator light illuminates, it indicates that there is a problem with the VSA system and has it checked by an Acura mechanic.
Are there any problems with the VSA warning light on?
Acura MDX owners have reported 14 problems related to vsa warning light on (under the electronic stability control category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Acura MDX based on all problems reported for the MDX.
When does the Acura warning light come on?
The light also appears when the parking brake is applied. Be sure to release the parking brake before driving if the light appears while driving, press the brake pedal lightly to check the pressure.