Electronic stability control (ESC) - symbols and messages

Stability system ESC (Electronic Stability Control) helps the driver to avoid skidding and improves the car's traction.


Px-1420-Antisladd symbol ESC - tabellESC Temporarily OFFESC system has been temporarily reduced due to excessive brake disc temperature - the function is reactivated automatically when the brakes have cooled.
Px-1420-Antisladd symbol ESC - tabellESC Service required

ESC system disengaged.

  • Stop the car in a safe place, switch off the engine and start it again.
  • Visit a workshop if the message remains - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.

Symbol information


Px-1420-Antisladd symbol ESC - tabell

"Message"There is a text message in the combined instrument panel - Read it!
Px-1420-Antisladd symbol ESC - tabellConstant glow for 2 seconds.System check when the engine is started.
Px-1420-Antisladd symbol ESC - tabellFlashing light.ESC system is being activated.
Px-1420-Antisladd symbol ESC Off/Sportläge - tabellConstant glow.

Sport mode is activated.

NOTE: The ESC system is not deactivated in this mode - it is partially reduced.