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#11 Old 06-16-2012, 05:41 PM
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I have a 2008 Elantra SE with ESC. When I changed to LED rear brake lights, the ESC off light came on. and had to restart the engine for it to reset. It kept happening. As soon as I went back to OEM bulb, it stopped. Does anybody know if a canbus led bulb would correct this issue
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sounds like the common issue, internal to brake light switch,
take it to a dealer, and they should be able to check for codes, and they should find find fault code c1513 under its history, replace with new switch and problemo solvedo


























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My ESC light turns itself off when I go a certain distance above or below sea level. Its something that's been happening since I bought the car and every time I'm at the dealer I mean to bring it up but the problem happens so rarely, I end up forgetting about it till I hit the just to far away distance to turn around go back.

Since it hasn't actually caused any problems while driving I'm not to concerned about it just annoyed.

Going there on Friday about something else maybe this will be the time it gets remembered.
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My ESC light turns itself off when I go a certain distance above or below sea level. Its something that's been happening since I bought the car and every time I'm at the dealer I mean to bring it up but the problem happens so rarely, I end up forgetting about it till I hit the just to far away distance to turn around go back.

Since it hasn't actually caused any problems while driving I'm not to concerned about it just annoyed.

Going there on Friday about something else maybe this will be the time it gets remembered.
I'm not sure I understand what you mean. There is an ESC OFF light that comes on when you either manually turn ESC off or the computer turns ESC off due to some irregular condition. Then there is the ESC light that comes on/flickers when the ESC system is actively engaged, for instance when the wheels are slipping on snow/ice. The ESC light does not come on when the ABS is actively engaged, only when the ESC system is actively engaged.


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I'm not sure I understand what you mean. There is an ESC OFF light that comes on when you either manually turn ESC off or the computer turns ESC off due to some irregular condition. Then there is the ESC light that comes on/flickers when the ESC system is actively engaged, for instance when the wheels are slipping on snow/ice. The ESC light does not come on when the ABS is actively engaged, only when the ESC system is actively engaged.
My bad, had the sequence wrong in my head time of post. Driving conditions don't seem to make a difference the light comes on when driving through the mountains or when I get below sea level on the way to the shore. The only way to get it to turn back on is when I turn the ignition completely off.
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My bad, had the sequence wrong in my head time of post. Driving conditions don't seem to make a difference the light comes on when driving through the mountains or when I get below sea level on the way to the shore. The only way to get it to turn back on is when I turn the ignition completely off.
This is the ESC OFF light, correct? If so, then you should take your vehicle in and get it scanned for codes as there is some sort of problem that the computer is sensing that is making it turn ESC off. Different size tires, problems with the wheel sensors, etc. could be causing the ESC system to give faulty/erroneous data to the computer which in turn disables ESC for safety reasons.


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It could also be the brake switch found underneath the brake pedal, although those are more prone to failure in the earlier model years of the NF.


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This is the ESC OFF light, correct? If so, then you should take your vehicle in and get it scanned for codes as there is some sort of problem that the computer is sensing that is making it turn ESC off. Different size tires, problems with the wheel sensors, etc. could be causing the ESC system to give faulty/erroneous data to the computer which in turn disables ESC for safety reasons.
Correct, going to the dealer on Friday regarding the trunk shock. Hopefully after 3yrs I'll remember to bring it up.
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