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I bought a 2006 Certified Used Lexus IS250 10 months ago. Twice now while driving the P/S light comes on and I lose power steering. The 2nd time the VSC and ABS lights came on too. I pulled over and turned off the car. When I restarted it the P/S light was still on and still no power steering so I managed to make it back home. The next morning it was fine. The dealer told me the car registered a problem on one of 9 computers but they don't know which one and they aren't going to ask their tech to search for the short in the wire harness unless I pay for his time. That my Certified warranty doesn't cover diagnostics. Has anyone ever heard of this problem and anyone ever heard of a Certified Warranty not covering my issue?

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SOURCE: Lexus RX300 engine light n VSC light comes on

VSC means Vehicle Stability Control.

It comes on when the sensor send a signal that the vehicle is not stable on the ground.....check the wheel balancing and alignment and the air pressure of your tires too.

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SOURCE: lexus 2006 IS250 awd is having problem with the

it has electric power steering, take it to the dealer and ask if the service campaign has been done on the power steering rack. if not then it will be free and they will wash your car for you, fill up your gas tank and replace the steering rack and align the car. if it has been done then maybe they didnt reset the steering gear ecu.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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SOURCE: how to get the vsc off my 2000 gs 300 lexus

there is a switch under the dash to turn the vsc on and off. its on the driver side

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Abs light is orange and let up and the VSC is red

check your tire pressures and then press the tire pressure monitoring recalibrate button under your steering wheel on the lower instrument panel.

Posted on Apr 21, 2010

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SOURCE: vsc light on my lexus rx 350 2007 .

I'm not sure about the Lexus, but Nissan and other vehicles with the VSC usually will be on until you can drive on a straight road for approximately 2-3 miles without stops and about the same speed during the reset process. The interstate or some type of hwy will reset this light once the vehicle has learned the Vehicle Stabilization Control in which is learned by the way you drive and enables the car to have stable control. Hope this helps out, if this doesn't work, I would take it in for more diagnostics.

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