Electronic stability control

Symbols and messages for electronic stability control

Updated 5/16/2022

Symbols and messages for electronic stability control

A number of symbols and messages regarding electronic stability control (ESCElectronic Stability Control) can be shown on the driver display. Here are some examples.

Symbol

Message

Specification

Px-2037-iCup-Electronic Stability Control symbol

Constant glow for approx. 2 seconds

System check when the engine is started.

Px-2037-iCup-Electronic Stability Control symbol

Flashing light

The system is being activated.

Traction control temporarily off

The traction control system has been temporarily reduced due to excessive brake temperature. The function is reactivated automatically when the brakes have cooled.

Px-2037-iCup-Electronic Stability Control symbol

ESC Service required

The system is disengaged. Stop the car at a safe place.

Check whether the error was temporary or if it persists by switching off the engine and starting it again.

If the problem persists, contact a workshop – an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.

The car can be driven but without the ESC functionality.

A text message can be cleared by briefly pressing the button, located in the centre of the steering wheel's right-hand keypad.

If a message remains, contact a workshop - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.


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