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2007 Kia Rondo Question: dashboard buttons and lights



, Rohrersville, MD, November 12, 2009, 00:10

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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    November 12, 2009, 14:23

    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.

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    Visitor, September 14, 2010, 21:09

    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.

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    Visitor, January 11, 2011, 20:34

    go to this site about kia

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