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ESC Off Light on and kicking intorandomly. The esc and

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ESC Off Light on...

ESC Off Light on and kicking into*****randomly

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

The esc and the*****light are illuminated

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Kia?

2007 Kia Sorento

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?

Havent tried anything

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Just that

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Kia Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

If it's shifting into four wheel drive on it's own then the most likely cause would be the transfer case motor itself. It will require some electrical testing to determine exactly what is wrong. The problem could be the motor, wiring, the module that controls the transfer case or even the switch itself. The most common cause of this is a bad position sensor inside the transfer case motor causing it to attempt a shift when not intended.

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