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2009 Kia Sportage EX 2WD 4dr V6 Auto

2009 Kia Sportage
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2 Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
18 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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October 9, 2012, 8:05 am

Lisa W

Question: esc light off

After driving a mile and a half esc off comes on dashboard. The button is in on postion. No response from button at all. Happens everytime u restart car after a mile and half.

October 14, 2012, 4:20 pm

Ron W
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Check your tire pressures to be sure they are correct. A flat (or low pressure) in one can turn on the ESC light. If they are good, have the codes pulled from the ESC computer to see what system is having the issue.

The ESC computer may be disabling the system because of a fault so that may be why the button doesn't respond.

You should also contact the dealer as this issue may be still covered under your warranty.

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