Kia Optima: Traction Control System - Driving Your Vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Traction Control System

On slippery road surfaces, the traction control system (TCS) limits the drive

On slippery road surfaces, the traction control system (TCS) limits the drive wheels from spinning excessively, thus helping the car to accelerate. It also provides improved driving force and steering performance as the car turns at accelerated speeds.

CAUTION CAUTION

When the TCS indicator blinks, SLIP control function has been activated. It also means that the road is slippery or your car is accelerating excessively. In this situation, release foot pressure from the accelerator pedal and maintain moderate speed.

WARNING WARNING

Traction control is a driving aid; all normal precautions for driving in inclement weather and on slippery road surfaces should be observed.

To Reset at a Slower Speed
1. Press the COAST/SET switch and hold it. While the switch is pressed, the vehicle speed will gradually decrease. 2. When the desired speed is obtained, release the COAST/SET switch. ✽ N ...

TCS ON/OFF MODE
In the TCS ON mode, the indicator in the instrument cluster will not be illuminated. The indicator will illuminate when the ignition key is turned to the УONФ position, but should go off after 3 se ...

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