Auto Code Readers

Kia Engines - Auto Repair Codes

Scan Tool for Codes and Live Data for your Kia Engine from $149.95

The information below may apply to Kia Optima, Rio and many other models

Step 5
Kia EFI Code Reading
Connector Diagram
Connector LocationConnector Location
Auto Repair Manual - How to read codes (No Special Tools Needed)
IMPORTANT:If after you turn the ignition on the Check Engine Light does not flash, there are either NO fault codes OR the vehicle has not been put into diagnostics mode correctly. To test the connection generate a fault code by disconnecting the throttle position sensor, then crank or run the engine and re-run the test.

1 Warm the engine to operating temperature.
2 Switch ignition OFF.
3 Look at the connector in the vehicle and connect terminals with your own wire links, your own jumper cable to connect terminals, (Click here for details) , as per either diagram to your left.
4 Turn ignition ON.
5 Read codes as described in the Code Format Description below.
6 Press the continue button to enter the code numbers and get the code description.
Code Format Diagram
Code Format Description
Each code is made up of two series of flashes.
The long flashes indicate the 'tens' digits.
The short flashes indicate the 'ones' digits.
A long pause separates each code sequence.
Code Format Diagram shows code No. 12.
To move to the next screen click on the Continue button
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Note on Example Model(s): Kia Optima, Rio
The example model(s) shown, Kia Optima, Rio for this auto repair service are only an indication to help you. There may be many other models that apply to this connector. Click above link to see the complete vehicle coverage list.

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