Vdc light on "on Dash" what does that mean on 2007 Nissan Xterra

My sister has a VDC light on her dash and wants to know what that means

by in Houston, TX on December 06, 2010
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ANSWER by , December 06, 2010
This light comes on when the vehicle's dynamic control switch is off, or when the vehicle dynamic control system is not functioning properly. Follow this procedure To reset the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC): 1. Start the engine and set the steering wheel in the straight forward position. 2. Drive the vehicle at speeds above 10 MPH for at least 10 minutes. 3. The VDC OFF indicator should go off. If this does not work the truck should be checked by a technician.
COMMENT by , February 04, 2012
I was just wondering when to use it... On a snowey road, in mud, or when???
COMMENT by , February 08, 2012
The truck should be driven with the VDC system on for most driving conditions. The VDC reduces the engine output to reduce wheel spin. Turn the VDC system off to free the vehicle from mud or snow.