Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: VSA problem

asked by on
  1. VSA problem is within the transaxle system
  2. Logic sensor failure
  3. Internal power source failure
  4. Left rear TPMS failure.

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. The VSA light is on indicating th...

Hi there. The VSA light is on indicating that the traction control is active. This will turn on the brake system and try to control the vehicle in the event a tire will slip. The wheel sensor on the left rear is not responding and due to that it has thrown the logic sensor failure and internal power source failure. I recommend replacing the left rear TPMS (tire pressure monitoring sensor) and this will fix the issue you are having. If you need further assistance troubleshooting your issues, then seek out a technician for an inspection of the VSA warning light and all other relevant systems so that this can be addressed appropriately.

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: The car stalled at the traffic light, started from park

Hello. There are a few issues that can cause this. If it only stalled while at a stop, then it may be a dirty throttle body or a failing idle control valve. Most of the time the throttle body can...

Q: Steering wheel makes noise in a 2006 Infiniti M35

A noise when turning the wheel can be caused by a wide variety of problems. I would recommend having the vehicle driven and inspected by a knowledgable technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to determine the exact cause of the...

Q: I was driving the car a few minutes ago the vsa and abs light came on in the dash i turnt the car off to reset it but now it start

Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle goes into a safety mode when certain components do not pass the system tests that are run when the car is started. Since the codes were set the last time the vehicle...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
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.