Kia Soul: Electronic stability control (ESC) / ESC operation

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

ESC ON condition

Kia Soul. ESC operation

When operating

Kia Soul. ESC operation

When the ESC is in operation, the ESC indicator light blinks.

ESC OFF condition

To cancel ESC operation :

Kia Soul. ESC operation

Kia Soul. ESC operation

State 1

Press the ESC OFF button shortly (ESC OFF indicator light and message illuminates). At this state, the engine control function does not operate. In other words, the traction control function does not operate but only the brake control function operates.

Kia Soul. ESC operation

State 2

Press the ESC OFF button for more than 3 seconds. ESC OFF indicator light and message illuminates and ESC OFF warning chime will sound. At this state, the engine control function and brake control function does not operate.

In other words, the vehicle stability control function does not operate any more.

If the ignition switch is placed to the LOCK/OFF position when ESC is off, ESC remains off. Upon restarting the engine, the ESC will automatically turn on again.

Electronic stability control (ESC)
The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system is designed to stabilize the vehicle during cornering maneuvers. ESC checks where you are steering and where the vehicle is actually going. ESC applies the ...

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 ...

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