What does it mean when your car says check VSA system?

What does it mean when your car says check VSA system?

If the VSA System Indicator lights up and stays on, it means there’s a problem with the system itself. If you see it, pull over when it’s safe to do so, and turn the engine off and then back on. If the light returns, then arrange a service inspection to diagnose the fault.

Do you need to change timing belt on Acura MDX?

The specification is 105K miles or 7 years, whichever occurs first. Your 03 MDX is due. Does it need to be changed? Yes, unless you’re willing to risk damage to the cylinder heads and pistons if the belt should fail. Yes, it’s an interference engine. W/ a damaged engine your car value will plummet to parts salvage value.

What does the VSA light on the Check Engine mean?

Thank Marvin. The vsa light means that the Vehicle Stability Control or Traction Control has been activated. If the engine light is on and the vsa light is on, then there could be an issue with the traction control system. Check all of the wheel speed sensors and make sure that the are plugged in and working.

When to replace timing belt and water pump?

If it fails in the next few years, you’ll be paying that labor amount all over again. Most people say you want to do the water pump and timing belt together. Very little increase in the labor cost. I recommend also replacing the two large cooling system hoses (upper and lower) at this time.

When does the VSA and ABS light come on?

Usually if a wheel speed sensor fails, the vsa and abs light will both be on. Also, check the abs controller and make sure that its not active and not plunging as you drive the vehicle.

Should I replace my Acura timing belt?

Acuras have one of the longest intervals for timing belt replacement. Most models, like those with 3.2-liter engines, do not need their timing belt replaced until they hit 92,000 miles or after six years, whichever comes first. Others can go as long as 105,000 miles before the belt has to be replaced.

What is timing belt replacement schedule?

Your timing belt should be replaced every 50,000-70,000 miles, depending on your car’s make and model.

When should I Change my Audi’s timing belt?

When to Replace Your Timing Belt Acura. Acuras have one of the longest intervals for timing belt replacement. Audi. Most Audis have a recommended timing belt replacement at 110,000 miles. Chrysler. In general, Chrysler vehicles should have their timing belt replaced at 50,000 miles or after five years, whichever comes first. Ford. GM. Honda. Hyundai.