Traction control light is on
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    Traction control light is on

    Ok so its not the light where it says off but the light that says its not working. Just turned on this afternoon. Going to call the dealer tomorrow but wanted to see id this has happened to anyone before.

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    isnt the other light the anti skid/swerve thing.....ESC?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tempest View Post
    isnt the other light the anti skid/swerve thing.....ESC?
    On other vehicles I have worked with, if you have a low tire (i.e. it appears smaller in diameter than the other ones) it will trigger the warning light. Or if the front and back tires are a different diameter, or if one of the speed sensors fails or is bent out of place due to a rock hit.

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    There are 2 lights

    1 = ESC off ( controlled by switch on dash, resets automatically when car is turned off )

    other

    2 = ESC , has activated ( turn car off to reset this lamp )

    Sometimes this light goes on for what seems like no reason . . . . . .

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    I tried turning the car off and on but its still lit, but yea it just randomly popped on. Hopefully when i get in it tonight the light wont be on

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    light hasnt been on today...might have been from the heat and my chaotic driving...who knows

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    Quote Originally Posted by xnine View Post
    light hasnt been on today...might have been from ... my chaotic driving...who knows
    My van will do that if I make a really hard, fast S turn in a parking lot. However, it usually clears on restart.

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    I also had this problem. How it was explained to me was that the "system" that controls the Traction Control system had a malfunction in one of computer chips that controls this system. They replaced it, and I have not had a problem since.

    Hope that helps!

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    Today my 2010 2.0 Auto had the traction control light come on while driving 55 on the highway. It stayed on for 6 miles until I stopped at a traffic light and turned off the car. Restarted it and it went off. Gonna check with my friends at KIA Tech Services for other reports of the same problem before I go to the dealer.

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    Funny,
    Just two days ago mine seemed to be on all the time, Yes it would reset upon on/off, but with-in minutes it would light without provication.

    Forgot about it, cause yesterday, it never came on. Both similar 70 mile days.

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