What does the VTM-4 warning light mean?
This is the Variable Torque Management 4 wheel drive system. It is the component of Your vehicle that moves the amounts or levels or torque to the rear wheels of the vehicle when additional traction is needed. The most common cause of this light showing up is due to low oil in the engine, or a loosened or blown gasket.
What is the VTM-4 lock button?
The VTM-4 Lock® 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.
Do all Honda pilots have VTM-4?
All Pilots from 2003-2005 feature VTM-4, Honda’s four-wheel drive system.
What is the VTM-4 light on a 2004 Honda Pilot?
D light is flashing because a fault has been detected with the transmission. The VTM-4 light is on because your all-wheel-drive is automaticlly disabled to prevent more damage to associated systems. 3rd and 4th clutch pressure switches were common problems on those (not warranty).
Can you drive with the VTM-4 light on?
Do not use the VTM-4 LOCK button on dry, paved roads. Driving on dry, paved roads with VTM-4 Lock ON may damage the rear dif f erential when making a turn.
How does VTM-4 Work?
The Variable Torque Management 4WD System (VTM-4) automatically transfers varying amounts of engine torque to the rear wheels under lower traction conditions. Press the VTM-4 Lock button. The light in the button will come on. To get unstuck, apply light pressure to the accelerator pedal.
Can you drive with the VTM 4 light on?
How do you turn off the VTM 4 light on a Honda Pilot?
To turn off vtm 4 in a honda pilot you will need to hold the button until the light turns off. With car started, press the vtm-4 lock button on the dash. Put foot on break and shift car into drive. Turn car off and put car into park.
Can I drive with VTM 4 light on?
What does VTM 4 on a Honda Pilot mean?
Variable Torque Management 4WD System
Page 1. 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.
How do you turn off the VTM 4 on a Honda Pilot?