exploited in a reckless or dangerous manner which
could jeopardize the user’s safety or the safety of
ESC Operating Modes
The ESC system has two available operating modes.
This is the normal operating mode for ESC. Whenever
the vehicle is started the system will be in this mode. This
mode should be used for most driving situations. ESC
should only be turned to “Partial Off” for specific reasons
as noted. Refer to “Partial Off” for additional informa-
The “ESC Off” button is located in the switch bank above
the climate control. To enter the “Partial Off” mode,
momentarily push the “ESC Off” button and the “ESC
Off Indicator Light” will illuminate. To turn the ESC on
again, momentarily push the “ESC Off” button and the
“ESC Off Indicator Light” will turn off. This will restore
the normal “ESC On” mode of operation.
• When in ؆Partial Off؆ mode, the TCS functionality
of ESC, (except for the limited slip feature de-
scribed in the TCS section), has been disabled and
؆ESC Off Indicator Light؆ will be illuminated.
؆Partial Off؆ mode, the engine power
reduction feature of TCS is disabled, and the
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