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What is the easiest way of checking the ESP is working or not please?
I done a quick search but too many 3 lettered acronyms left me confused.
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The easiest, maybe not the safest, way is to find a strip of wet pavement and hammer the throttle. The yellow triangle in the cluster will light and wheel spin will be corrected. No acronyms needed.
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yup! or peel out from a stop and that little triangle will come on like i did just before peeling out after my friend's sl 500. then try it with the esp off.


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Great thanks guys, that sounds like fun. I will give it a go!
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Just go around a corner fast from a stop and when the tire starts to break lose (meaning one of the tires has less traction on the pavement) the yellow light will come one.


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Just a quick thought before I burn my tyres.
How do I know if its turned off if no yellow light comes on or does it always start from the default position of being turned on?
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It's always on unless you turn it off with the switch on the console.
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