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A light on my...

A light on my dash is on I'm not sure what it means

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

No it's a triangle looking sign

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Acura?

It's a 2003 Acura TL 3.2 type S

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your TL yourself? What have you tried so far?

Replacing the spark plugs and coil

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thank you but thank you

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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

This sounds to be the vehicle stability assist or traction light.On some models there is a VSA button on the bottom of the dash or near the shifter that may have accidentally been pressed.See if you can locate this button and see if pressing it turns the triangle off.If it does not or your particular vehicle does not have this button then this can indicate one of the traction control components on your vehicle has a fault.

You would then need to have a fully compatible scan tool plugged into your vehicle to see what codes are set.Once this is done any codes set need to then be diagnosed to locate and repair this fault here.This may be a wheel speed sensor failing as well but see if your vehicle has this button first and if it was just accidentally turned on.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service,your 5 star rating is appreciated.You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete

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