KIA Niro: ESP OFF Switch

ESP OFF Switch Components and components location

  1. ESP OFF swtich


  1. The ESP OFF switch is for the user to turn off the ESP system.
  2. The ESP OFF lamp is on when ESP OFF switch is engaged.


  1. Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
  2. Remove the crash pad lower panel.

    (Refer to Body (Interior and Exterior) - "Crash Pad Lower Panel")

  3. Loosen the mounting screw, remove the crash pad garnish assembly (LH) (A).

  1. Disconnect the crash pad side switch connector (A).

  1. Remove the crash pad side switch (A) after loosening the mounting screws

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.


  1. Check for continuity between the terminals. If there is an abnormality, replace the switch.

Emergency Signal System Description and operation

Emergency Signal System Description and operation


Introduction of quick brake warning system (ESS)

In case of quick brake by driver, the brake lamp or turn signal is blinked to warn against the vehicle at rear.

  1. Basic function (Blinking the brake lamp/emergency lamp)
  • Operation condition: In case of quick brake or operation of ABS above in a certain speed
  • Releasing condition: In case of stopping the quick brake or releasing the ABS operation
  1. Additional function (Blinking the turn signal)
  • Operation condition: In case of quick brake in low speed
  • Releasing condition: Releasing at the start of driving

System configuration

System configuration

ESS Circuit diagram

ESS Circuit diagram

Body (Interior And Exterior)


     Body (Interior And Exterior)

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     Body Side Molding


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     Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S)

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