Q: What could be causing my VSA to engage when I'm not going that fast around and sweeping turn?

asked by on

When I'm making a sweeping turn from say one Highway on to another at speed my VSA engages when I know the car is in no danger of slipping. (you know those long sweeping turns that post a sign that says 35 mph when it can easily be taken at 55 mph). My 2000 RL has good rubber and shocks and I know that I'm not going fast enough for their to be danger

My car has 161000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The VSA system may be turned off or there is a defective or dirty wheel speed sensor. Check all of the wheel speed sensors and ensure that they are all clean and free from oil or metal as they are magnets. If you need further assistance with your warning lights being on, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. What could be causing my VSA to engage when I'm not going that fast around and sweeping turn?

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: Hi I have a 2011 Infiniti ex35 has no leak but I just realize that the radiator bottle is empty and the coolant is low? What shoul

If your overflow coolant reservoir is getting empty you should keep the coolant full to prevent overheating the engine. The coolant may be low for a couple reasons. The first is you have a leak in the cooling system externally...

Q: Poor fuel economy and sluggish acceleration. Also, my car has squeaky breaks.

Hi there. It sounds like you have a few issues here, but the loss of power and mileage is concerning. It sounds like you have an issue with a failing catalytic converter. If this fails it will clog the exhaust...

Q: What do I do when the car won't crank and shows 'check starting system'? But after a couple of trials it starts without any issues

Hello. The first thing to understand is that the check starting system light illuminates for several reasons. The starting light will give you a diagnostic troubleshooting code when the vehicle is scanned with the light on. Due to the fact...

Related articles

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...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
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.