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

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2022 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Electronic stability control (ESC) / ESC operation

ESC ON condition

When operating

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

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 appl ...

ESC operation off
ESC OFF state There are 2 types of ESC OFF states; Traction Control disabled and Traction & Stability Control disabled. If the ignition is turned off when ESC is off, ESC remains off. Upon r ...

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Kia Optima DL3 2019-2022 Service and Repair Manual: Brake/Clutch Fluid


Repair procedures Inspection Check the brake fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir. The level should be between “MIN” and “MAX” marks on the side of the reservoir. Use only hydraulic brake fluid conforming to DOT 4 specification. Check the brake system for any leak ...

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2022 Service and Repair Manual: Rear Lower Arm


Repair procedures Removal 1. Disconnect the (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the rear wheel and tire. (Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Wheel") 3. Loosen the bolt and nut (A) and then remove the rear lower arm from the ...

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