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What does VTM-4 light mean on a 2003 Honda Pilot?

What does VTM-4 light mean on a 2003 Honda Pilot?

Answer provided by If it comes on, it means that your car has lower traction at that particular moment. Normally, the VTM-4 light is nothing to worry about. It just means that your torque management system is working to compensate for adverse road conditions.

What does VTM-4 mean on my Honda Pilot?

Variable Torque Management 4WD System
The Variable Torque Management 4WD System (VTM-4) automatically transfers varying amounts of engine torque to the rear wheels under lower traction conditions. If more traction is needed when your MDX is stuck, or is likely to become stuck, you can use the VTM-4 Lock button to increase torque to the rear wheels.

What does the VTM-4 warning light mean?

When this indicator is on, one or more of your tires is significantly under inflated. You should stop and check your tires as soon as possible. The VTM-4 Lock will temporarily disengage when the vehicle speed exceeds 18 mph (30 km/h). The indicator in the button will remain on.

What is Honda VTM-4?

I-VTM4 or Intelligent Variable Torque Management is an all-wheel drive system that dynamically senses the amount of torque needed in each wheel axle and sends the correct amount of power to each of them accordingly. It can even distribute power to either the left or right wheels depending on the traction needed.

How do you reset the VTM-4 on a Honda Pilot?

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  1. While the car is running, press and hold the VTM-4 button, typically located on the dashboard next to the radio.
  2. Shift the drive selector lever to P and then back to D while stopped.
  3. Turn the ignition switch to the lock position, wait a bit, and then restart the engine.

What does VTM lock do?

The VTM-4 LockĀ® feature allows you to manually lock the rear differential in place to get you moving when faced with extreme conditions. By simply pushing the Lock button, you can fully engage four-wheel drive to gain momentum, putting all of your power to the rear axle.

What does the VSA light mean on a Honda Pilot?

Vehicle Stability Assist
Well, VSA stands for Vehicle Stability Assist and is Honda’s computer system that helps ensure the tires have traction to help keep you on the road. When both the check engine light and the VSA light are illuminated it means that the computer has detected there may be a fault in the system.