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Your owner's manual says = Electronic Stability Control. Optimum driving safety now has a name : ESC, the Electronic Stability Control. ESC recognizes critical driving conditions, such as panic reactions in dangerous situations, and stabilizes the vehicle by wheel-individual braking and engine control intervention with no needfor actuating the brake or the gas pedal. ESC adds a further function known as Active Yaw Control (AYC) to the ABS, TCS, EBD and ESC functions. Whereas the ABS/TCS function controls wheel slip during braking and acceleration and, thus, mainly intervenes in the longitudinal dynamics of the vehicle, active yaw control stabilizes the vehicle about its vertical axis. This is achieved by wheel individual brake intervention and adaptation of the momentary engine torque with no need for any action to be taken by the driver. ESC essentially consists of three assemblies : the sensors, the electronic control unit and the actuators. Of course, the stability control feature works under all driving and operating conditions. Under certain driving conditions, the ABS/TCS function can be activated simultaneously with the ESC function in response to a command by the driver. In the event of a failure of the stability control function, the basic safety function, ABS, is still maintained.

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ESC light. What does it mean

I'm sorry to say that Michael Richardson is incorrect. ESC actually stands for Electronic Stability Control. It monitors the wheels for slippage, and will reduce power (or even apply braking, according to Kia) to a particular wheel if it detects that it has lost traction. For example, say you're driving in the rain and your front passenger wheel hits a puddle and starts to hydroplane. ESC will cut the power to that wheel so that it rolls freely until you get out of the puddle. As it's doing that your ESC light flashes. If you are driving on ice and no wheels have good traction it may stay lit and not allow you to accelerate rapidly because it can control the throttle as well. You can turn off ESC with a button on your dashboard which will result in a yellow ESC Off indicator.

If your ESC Off light is on all the time regardless of the dashboard button or weather conditions, you probably have a problem with your ESC system, which could be as simple as a faulty brake light switch. Kia should be able to diagnose it quickly.

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Please tell me what this warning light means on my dash: ESC off.

This is the light that tells you that the Electronic Stability Control or ESC has been disabled. There should be a button in you vehicle that has a car and or some tire markings on it or it may just read ESC, and pressing it will turn it back on.

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dear friend-please take note that the esc and abs works back to back meaning that the esc applies brakes when wheel is spinning and abs release the brakes when wheel is in lock-up,these functions gets a signal from the wheel sensors,if one of the wheel sensors is damaged the lights will stay on,i think you should hook up to a scanner before repairing anything.

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ESC light on/Now it says ESC OFF

Electronic Stability Control (or ESC) is a new crash avoidance system found on many vehicles. Unlike air bags, which only help you during a collision, ESC will help you to avoid loss of control that could lead to a collision.
ESC is designed to help you stay in control of your vehicle during an emergency manoeuvre, such as when you need to swerve or brake suddenly to avoid an obstacle.
ESC monitors your steering versus the direction of the vehicle. When they do not match, ESC will automatically actuate the brakes at one or more wheels for short periods of time, reduce engine power, or both. If at all possible, ESC will help you maintain control of your vehicle.
ESC is automatically "ON" whenever you start your vehicle. Some vehicles have an ESC Off switch; this switch is needed to disable ESC during certain situations such as when you are stuck in snow. If your vehicle has an ESC Off switch, refer to the vehicle owner's manual for more information. Unless you manually shut ESC Off, it will remain active until you turn the engine off.

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