I recently bought this vehicle and still waiting on KIA to send me a manual--my main question I guess I am having is what is the button that says ESC Off. I can't find anything online anywhere to tell me what this button is and what does it do. Thank you for helping me.
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2007 Kia Rondo
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matte November 12, 2009, 11:23Master
ESC normally stand for "Electronic Stability Control", though I have to admit that I am not exactly an expert on Kias. Electronic Stability Control is the system that detects when your car starts to slide or spin-out, and either cuts power, modulates the braking, or both, to help prevent the slide.
Answer #2Visitor, September 14, 2010, 18:09
ESC keeps the vehicle stable in a slide. The button turns the ESC on or off. The only time that I would think that you would want to turn this feature off is if the vehicle is stuck. Turning the feature off would allow more traction to get the vehicle out.
Answer #3Visitor, January 11, 2011, 17:34
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