Kia Sportage: Vehicle stability management (VSM) / Malfunction indicator

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Owners Manual / Driving your vehicle / Brake system / Vehicle stability management (VSM) / Malfunction indicator

The VSM can be deactivated even if you don’t cancel the VSM operation by pressing the ESC OFF button. It indicates that a malfunction has been detected somewhere in the Electric Power Steering system or VSM system. If the ESC indicator light () or EPS warning light remains on, take your vehicle to an authorized Kia dealer and have the system checked.

✽ NOTICE

 

✽ NOTICE

For maximum protection, always wear your seat belt. No system, no matter how advanced, can compensate for all driver error and/or driving conditions. Always drive responsibly.

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