ESC light comes on and then goes off

Asked by Feb 20, 2017 at 10:26 AM about the 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ESC light came on yesterday BUT when I turn
the car off it goes off.can someone PLEASE help
me and tell me what the problem is.ive called a
hyaundai dealership but the diagnostic is $89 which
i don't have

2 Answers

I am have in the same what should I do

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 applies the brakes at individual wheels and intervenes in the engine management system to stabilize the vehicle. WARNING Never drive too fast for the road conditions or too quickly when cornering. Electronic stability control (ESC) will not prevent accidents. Excessive speed in turns, abrupt maneuvers and hydroplaning on wet surfaces can still result in serious accidents. Only a safe and attentive driver can prevent accidents by avoiding maneuvers that cause the vehicle to lose traction. Even with ESC installed, always follow all the normal precautions for driving - including driving at safe speeds for the conditions. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system is an electronic system designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control under adverse conditions. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether ESC will be effective in preventing a loss of control. It is still your responsibility to drive and corner at reasonable speeds and to leave a sufficient margin of safety. When you apply your brakes under conditions which may lock the wheels, you may hear a “tik-tik’’ sound from the brakes, or feel a corresponding sensation in the brake pedal. This is normal and it means your ESC is active. ✽ NOTICE A click sound may be heard in the engine compartment when the vehicle begins to move after the engine is started. These conditions are normal and indicate that the Electronic Stability Control System is functioning properly. ESC operation ESC ON condition Hyundai Sonata: Electronic stability control (ESC). When the ignition is turned ON, ESC and ESC OFF indicator lights illuminate for approximately 3 seconds, then ESC is turned on. Press the ESC OFF button for at least half a second after turning the ignition ON to turn ESC off. (ESC OFF indicator will illuminate). To turn the ESC on, press the ESC OFF button (ESC OFF indicator light will go off). When starting the engine, you may hear a slight ticking sound. This is the ESC performing an automatic system self-check and does not indicate a problem. When operating Hyundai Sonata: Electronic stability control (ESC). When the ESC is in operation, ESC indicator light blinks. When the ESC is in operation, ESC indicator light blinks. When the Electronic Stability Control is operating properly, you can feel a slight pulsation in the vehicle. This is only the effect of brake control and indicates nothing unusual. When moving out of the mud or driving on a slippery road, pressing the accelerator pedal may not cause the engine rpm (revolutions per minute) to increase. ESC operation off Hyundai Sonata: Electronic stability control (ESC). ESC OFF state ESC OFF state To cancel ESC operation, press the ESC OFF button (ESC OFF indicator light illuminates). If the ignition switch is turned to LOCK position when ESC is off, ESC remains off. Upon restarting the engine, the ESC will automatically turn on again. Indicator light Hyundai Sonata: Electronic stability control (ESC). When ignition switch is turned to ON, the indicator light illuminates, then goes When ignition switch is turned to ON, the indicator light illuminates, then goes off if the ESC system is operating normally. The ESC indicator light blinks whenever ESC is operating or illuminates when ESC fails to operate. The ESC OFF indicator light comes on when the ESC is turned off with the button. CAUTION Driving with varying tire or wheel sizes may cause the ESC system to malfunction. When replacing tires, make sure they are the same size as your original tires. WARNING The Electronic Stability Control system is only a driving aid; use precautions for safe driving by slowing down on curved, snowy, or icy roads. Drive slowly and don’t attempt to accelerate whenever the ESC indicator light is blinking, or when the road surface is slippery. ESC OFF usage When driving ESC should be turned on for daily driving whenever possible. To turn ESC off while driving, press the ESC OFF button while driving on a flat road surface. Never press the ESC OFF button while ESC is operating (ESC indicator light blinks). If ESC is turned off while ESC is operating, the vehicle may slip out of control. ✽ NOTICE When operating the vehicle on a dynamometer, ensure that the ESC is turned off (ESC OFF light illuminated). Turning the ESC off does not affect ABS or brake system operation. WARNING Never press the ESC OFF button while ESC is operating. If the ESC is turned off while ESC is operating, the vehicle may go out of control. To turn ESC off while driving, press the ESC OFF button while driving on a flat road surface.

Your Answer

Hyundai Sonata Experts

  • #1
    toDumbToNotKnow
    Reputation
    1,570
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,330
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,080
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
72 Great Deals out of 1,114 listings starting at $748
Used Hyundai Elantra
152 Great Deals out of 3,460 listings starting at $2,490
Used Toyota Camry
43 Great Deals out of 1,586 listings starting at $1,700
Used Kia Optima
38 Great Deals out of 756 listings starting at $1,232
Used Nissan Altima
59 Great Deals out of 1,261 listings starting at $2,750
Used Honda Civic
313 Great Deals out of 4,117 listings starting at $1,494
Used Ford Fusion
158 Great Deals out of 2,053 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
105 Great Deals out of 2,263 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Corolla
155 Great Deals out of 3,391 listings starting at $2,394
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
31 Great Deals out of 852 listings starting at $3,490
Used Nissan Maxima
28 Great Deals out of 321 listings starting at $3,976
Used Hyundai Genesis
8 Great Deals out of 96 listings starting at $8,990
Used Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
78 listings starting at $9,450
Used Chevrolet Impala
62 Great Deals out of 934 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mazda MAZDA6
19 Great Deals out of 621 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited For Sale
3 listings starting at $15,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.