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

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Electronic stability control (ESC) / Indicator light

Kia Soul. Indicator light

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

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

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

CAUTION

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

The Electronic Stability Control system is only a driving aid; use precautions for safe driving by slowing down on curved, snowy, or icy roads. Drive slowly and don’t attempt to accelerate whenever the ESC indicator light is blinking, or when the road surface is slippery.

    ESC operation
    ESC ON condition When the ignition is turned ON, ESC and ESC OFF indicator lights illuminate for approximately 3 seconds, then ESC is turned on. Press the ESC OFF button after turning the i ...

    ESC OFF usage
    When driving ESC should be 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. Never press the ESC ...

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