Kia Soul: Indicator light - Electronic stability control (ESC) - Brake system - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Indicator light

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Electronic stability control (ESC) / Indicator light

When the ignition switch is turned ON, the indicator light illuminates, then

When the ignition switch is turned ON, the indicator light illuminates, then goes off if ESC system is operating normally.

The ESC indicator light blinks whenever ESC is operating and illuminates when ESC fails to operate.

The ESC OFF indicator light comes on when the ESC is turned off with the button.

Driving with varying tire or wheel sizes may cause the ESC system to malfunction. When replacing tires, make sure they are the same size as your original tires.

WARNING - Electronic stability control

Drive carefully even though your vehicle has Electronic Stability Control. It can only assist you in maintaining control under certain circumstances.

    ESC operation off
    ESC OFF state To cancel ESC operation, press the ESC OFF button (ESC OFF indicator light illuminates). If the ignition switch is turned to LOCK position when ESC is off, ESC remains off. ...

    ESC OFF usage
    When driving It’s a good idea to keep the ESC turned on for daily driving whenever possible. To turn ESC off while driving, press the ESC OFF button while driving on a flat road surface. ...

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