What is the VSA button on a 2004 Acura TL?
Helps to stabilize the vehicle during cornering if the vehicle turns more or less than what was intended. It assists in maintaining traction on slippery surfaces by regulating engine output and selectively applying the brakes. VSA is turned on every time you start the vehicle.
What can I do about my Acura ABS light?
Once you replace the faulty sensor, you can then use the Acura Honda All System OBD2 Scanner to reset the ABS light. Park your ACURA in a safe area where you can work safely.
Why do the VSA and ABS lights stay on?
However, even after boosting the battery (we carry a portable booster just for such occasions) and getting the vehicle started, the ABS and VSA dash lights remain illuminated indicating a fault. In this instance, clearly the “fault” is some anomaly caused by the low battery voltage.
How to fault reset Honda ABS and VSA?
Honda ABS / VSA Fault Reset Procedure: Turn the Ignition switch OFF and take the key out. Short pins 4 and 9 on the OBD connector located under the dash on the driver side. Now put your foot on the brake pedal and hold it down lightly while turning on the ignition switch to position “II” (all the dash lights come on, but don’t start it).
What to do if your Acura Dashboard Light does not turn on?
Park your ACURA in a safe area where you can work safely. Locate the diagnostic port under the dashboard. Turn on the ignition. All ACURA dashboard lights should turn on but do not start the engine. If your ACURA has START/STOP button, press it twice without pressing on the brake pedal. Allow your OBD-2 scanner to connect to the vehicle.
What does the VSA light on an Acura TL mean?
The light listed simply as VSA is the system indicator light. If it stays on, it is letting you know that there is some problem with the TL’s VSA itself. When the light comes on, Acura suggests getting someplace safe and restarting the engine.
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:
What to do when VSA light does not come on?
When the light comes on, Acura suggests getting someplace safe and restarting the engine. If the VSA light doesn’t come back on, you are good to go. If it does come back on, it is time to diagnose the issue, or take it in to the shop.
When was the last time the VSA triangle light illuminated?
Over the last week, the VSA triangle light and the VSA light have illuminated 2-3 times along with the service engine light. The last time it happened, was while driving to the Raleigh- Durham, NC airport from Greensboro- about 75 miles.