Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Vsa light is on for no reason Accra cl 2003

asked by on

Just had my transmission worked on. Picked up my car and the vsa light is on and the ! Won't go off.

My car has 170000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with one of the sensors related to the stability control system. It may be wise to have the vehicle scanned for codes to check and see what the computer has detected was wrong. Something may have gotten unplugged or bumped during the previous work that was done. Consider the stability control is a safety feature, ignoring it may mean the system is not working. If you are confident there is no issue, you can have the warning light reset and turned off. If it re-illuminates, then you know something needs to be done to rectify an issue. For more help addressing the warning light, contact our service department to schedule an appointment.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car isn't starting today.

Batteries can be funny components. They can seemingly last forever, or they can last a short while no matter the warranty they have. I have personally bought a brand new "dead" battery - was dead on the shelf. I have...

Q: Sonar front control does not beep

Hello. It sounds like the sonar system is malfunctioning and you have some sonar system sensors that are not working properly. The sonar system should be diagnosed so that the proper sensor can be replaced. Once the sonar system has...

Q: High mileage and oil grade.

The oil that the manufacturer recommends is 5w30 and it is the only oil that you should use. If you try to use a thicker 10w30 or 10w40 then you may be not lubricating the engine good enough. The thicker...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.