I have a 2005 Infiniti G35. After checking by a technician, it was found that … The C1201 code is the one that tells the vehicle to turn on the check engine light and disable the traction and VSC. Unlike most people who get VDC off and Slip Indicator Light On, Im only getting the slip indicator on. So- fix the reason why the Engine Light is on, and the VSC system will come back online. The Service engine, VDC off, and Slip lights all turned on. Sure, sometimes they're an indicator of impending or imminent mechanical doom, but more often than not, they're indicating a minor or temporary failure. He will take it to Toyota to have it fixed under warranty, but I am little cautious now, if this maybe a systemic weakness. When the Check Engine light comes on, the Slip (VSC) light is also set, which turns this system off. Fixing the other codes should also fix this one since they’re the ones that caused it. Get a technician to check the lean codes which explains why the check engine light is on. 1. If accelerated slowly the car reacts fine and will reach highway speeds. I had the VDC and Slip lights on in my 08 Xterra S that I couldn't get to go away - turned out to be the right lower ball joint that I had a shop repair. This is a self-preservation mechanism, in case the reason the Check Engine Light is on can harm or effect the VSC system. But, not all warning lights should be ignored; and knowing the meaning behind a slip indicator light, for example, can help prevent a catastrophe. 75 Posts . I stopped at Advanced Auto for a diagnostic check. I had my car serviced in an auto shop and two days later both the check engine light and slip indicator stayed on. My vehicle slip indicator light came on, along with my check engine light. I thought it was just coincidental but maybe not. The light first came on after having my car repaired by a body shop after the security guard at work backed into my baby. Car loses power if I try to accelerate. The check engine light amd the slip indicator lights are on. When the slip indicator light comes on, The car shakes bad and I have to pull over turn it off and turn it back on. My Tundra is a 2011 Crewmax 4x4 with just under 139,000 miles. Hello Everyone, My 2011 Camry LE 4-cyl has 48k miles. The car does a weird surge at low rpm and shut off on me once. If accelerated fast it feels like it has no pwer and seems to not ahift into higher gears making it hard to reach over 40 mph. The check engine light is probably the least intuitive warning light on your Lexus. Today I was driving on the highway during very heavy rain. Must have engaged the 4Lo, because when the sales guy drove it only move slowly. The vehicle's shaking may be caused my improper signals going to the traction control system and in return the traction control system is trying to correct a problem based off of improper signals. It was a pain for me to reset at first before I figured out how to reset it. Since then I have disconnected my battery several times, I always get the VDC light (but no slip light). At one point or another, every vehicle owner has ignored an illuminated warning light on the dash and even had the light go off by itself. The engine was running idle when out of the blue the check engine light, the slip indicator and the 4Lo light came on and stayed on. It can also indicate many other issues, including bad spark plugs, faulty oxygen sensors, dirty mass airflow sensors, and even an early indication of a transmission problem. Slip light, VDC Off light, Check engine light on 14 Answers. Basically, when the other two codes pop up, this one is in charge of letting you know there’s a problem. 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