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ESC light on
« December 22, 2018, 17:47:45 »
Administrator Comment From :link: SOLVED: ESC light on at 50 mph - every time - help needed


Hi, new on here but have been meaning to get round to registering for a while to see if I could get help with a few bits.

Today I noticed the ECS light on permanently (Only ever seen it flicker when it has gone into action once or twice) Not sure what speed I had been doing just before that as I'm not sure what point it actually came on.

Switched ignition off at lights, restarted engine and it was gone. Then without noticing when, it was back. Again - Turned off ignition at lights and when I got the chance put foot down to see if a certain speed triggered it.... 50mph!

Just started doing a bit of searching and came across this thread and more importantly your solution! Will be ordering a new switch as soon as I can, just happens it isn't the best time of year for deliveries etc.

The only thing I haven't tried yet is CC but will try that tomorrow! Thanks for your work over a year ago! :victory:


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Re: ESC light on
« Reply #1 : December 22, 2018, 19:09:34 »
Welcome @wolvesmarc

Thanks for the feedback. Hope it sorts your issue.  :goodjob:
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Re: ESC light on
« Reply #2 : January 05, 2019, 07:52:03 »
Going to collect my switch and a stubby spanner off my Dad today so hopefully will be giving this a go either today or tomorrow!

Another thing that I've noticed is that the hill assist hasn't been working since the ESC light came. I always have to reverse out of my drive onto the hill so I'm facing upwards and when I brake and engage the clutch to go into 1st the car always holds until I drive away but this hasn't been happening tried it at various places where I'm used to it kicking in and have had no joy. Not sure if it is related but will post back either way once the new switch is on.
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