MY LEXUS GX 460 HAS VSC AND VSC OFF AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON AND SOUNDS OFF ALMOST A PUTTER AND CHOKES A LITTLE BUT SPEED IS FINE

Asked by Oct 04, 2015 at 10:39 PM about the 2006 Lexus GX 470

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

IT CAN GO AND GO FAST STILL BUT THE PUTTER A LITTLE IN THE
BEGINNING AND THE NOISE IS NOT NORMAL

2 Answers

Get an OBDII scan and eliminate a lot of guesswork. A Lexus ECU automatically shuts off the VSC/TRAC whenever a fault is detected in the power train so no non-driver controls are applied to wheels---throttle or brake. Hence the light. There is nothing wrong with the VSC.

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This happened in my 4runner. Ended up being the gas cap was not producing a good seal.

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