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My Vtm4, abs and Vsa light are on never happened before :

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My Vtm4, abs and Vsa light are on never happened before
JA: So many factors can cause ABS issues. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanics we work with have tons of experience dealing with them. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: They just came on when I started the car
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Resetting the dash turned the car off then when got down the road they came back on
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Acura
Expert:  Greg replied 4 months ago.

Hi .

When this happens it means the management system for the ABS system has encountered a malfunction within the system.

most common is a bad wheel speed sensor .but could be one of many sensors that have malfunctioned .

When the system sees a fault it will set of the other warning lights and disarm them ,

IF the check engine light is also on then a simple issue like a O2 sensor code will also trip these warning lights ON..

First you need to be hooked up to a diagnostic scan tool and check for malfunction codes .from the codes you will then know what is causing you this issue .

Like said may just be one wheel speed sensor causing you this .

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Kind regards Greg.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok i will have a diagnosis check to the car asap
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
There is no check engine light
Expert:  Greg replied 4 months ago.

Okay with no check engine light its most likely an issue with the ABS system .

Sometimes this can happen if you hit a pot hole and the steering is out of alignment .

You will be okay to drive if you don't feel any drivability or braking issue .

Kind regards Greg

Expert:  Greg replied 4 months ago.

Hi .Let me know what you find ,like probably a issue with a speed sensor


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