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Forum: Sedan General Discussions   Yesterday, 09:34 AM
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Posted By carl_2112
I installed the Evilla Motorsports rear torsion...

I installed the Evilla Motorsports rear torsion bar...
Forum: Sedan General Discussions   05-10-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By PLP
Might be tough. To my knowledge KIA dealers are...

Might be tough.
To my knowledge KIA dealers are not really willing to update the software.
The way to do that, at least some confirmed, is to complain about poor reception - such as volume control...
Forum: Koup General Discussion   05-05-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 506
Posted By kiaguy007
Yes, there are a couple of helpful things there. ...

Yes, there are a couple of helpful things there. The intake manifold pressure of 8.9 is almost identical to what I see on my Forte at that RPM. Although that reading doesn't prove anything...
Forum: Koup General Discussion   05-05-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Ameliabb34
The problem was the control knob. My friend...

The problem was the control knob. My friend helped me take the dash apart. When we took the blower control harness off it was black around one connector. On the female side, there was some melted...
Forum: Koup General Discussion   04-28-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 506
Posted By kiaguy007
No just one. With power...

No just one.






With power coming into the fuse having been confirmed, there are only 2 remaining possibilities. Either the multifuse is blown/broken, or something has gone bad inside the...
Forum: Koup General Discussion   04-28-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 506
Posted By Walpole5
I can't help much with your no start, but I will...

I can't help much with your no start, but I will mention that I had to have my starter rebuilt at around 65k miles after it started to work intermittently. Regarding your gauges dropping, this is...
Forum: Koup General Discussion   04-28-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 506
Posted By kiaguy007
I forgot that the numbers I used are from a...

I forgot that the numbers I used are from a wiring diagram, and aren't useful without the orientation. The actual numbers stamped on the underside of the relay are easier to use, just make sure you...
Forum: Kia Forte 2.0L Engine Discussion   04-20-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Acura_Kal
Very weird issue indeed. Loose connection? ...

Very weird issue indeed. Loose connection?


Have you tried to reproduce the issue by hitting the tire or shaking/pushing down the car, etc while idling?
Forum: Performance Modifications   04-16-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Walpole5
You can just remove the hose going back to the...

You can just remove the hose going back to the air intake from the BOV if you want some extra noise. You could try it and see if you like it. Just plug up the intake hole.
Forum: Forte Wheels & Tires   04-05-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Cool-Daddy-Kia
I forgot to mention that the lugs I used (less...

I forgot to mention that the lugs I used (less than $20 on Amazon) were: GDSMOTU 20PC 1.4" Tall Black Steel Closed End Acorn Wheel Lug Nuts for Chevy Honda Ford Toyota Kia Acura 6 Spline with 2 Key...
Forum: Forte Wheels & Tires   03-23-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By joachimkazmaier
No, the opposite. 35 mm off-set means 35 mm to...

No, the opposite. 35 mm off-set means 35 mm to the inside and 40 is 40 mm to the inside. Thus, 35 mm sticks OUT 5 mm MORE.
Forum: Forte Wheels & Tires   03-23-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Cool-Daddy-Kia
On my 2019 Forte S, I'm running König Ampliform...

On my 2019 Forte S, I'm running König Ampliform 18x8.5 5x114.3 ET35 (dark metallic graphite) wheels on Nitto Neo Gen 225/40R18 tires. No modifications were needed, other than popping in a $10 set of...
Forum: Koup General Discussions   03-17-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By carl_2112
Here's the removal instructions from the service...

Here's the removal instructions from the service manual:

http://www.kifomanual.com/high_mounted_stop_lamp_removal-1531.html

The service manual...
Forum: Forte Audio, Video and Electronics   03-11-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By MisterMellow
Hey Yummiesttag, I had this exact question...

Hey Yummiesttag, I had this exact question yesterday. They make an adapter, the CRUX steering wheel and aux adapter, but to no avail, nobody makes something to keep the factory Sirius XM antennae....
Forum: Sedan General Discussion   03-05-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By kiaguy007
You had a prior thread a few months ago with lots...

You had a prior thread a few months ago with lots of detailed information related to a similar problem that you reported was resolved. It would be much better to just pick up where you left off on...
Forum: Sedan Body Kits and Appearances   02-25-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,589
Posted By K5 Optima Store
I wouldn’t know that off the top of my head. If...

I wouldn’t know that off the top of my head. If you send us an email with the year and model of vehicle and what you are looking for, we can check pricing for you and get right back to you.
...
Forum: Sedan General Discussions   02-05-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By PLP
So... I took the time to compare. I was curious. ...

So... I took the time to compare. I was curious.
You can do the same on Canadian version.


I searched part numbers for the steering wheel using mine 2016 US version.
I found 3 steering wheels...
Forum: Sedan General Discussions   02-03-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By PLP
For sure not. That is more than a button. Not...

For sure not.
That is more than a button.
Not only the wheel will be different (although one could swap it), but it needs programming in the ECU (or BCM - the part of the computer dealing with body...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-03-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By NovaResource
A belated welcome to the forum

A belated welcome to the forum
Forum: Performance Mod's   01-29-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By carl_2112
I've driven a lot of miles since I installed the...

I've driven a lot of miles since I installed the torsion bar. Seriously, if you only make one improvement to your car, add this. The difference is incredible.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself Articles   01-25-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By kiaguy007
You need to find a place that has a code reader...

You need to find a place that has a code reader capable of reading the EPS module. Or an app such as Torque Pro can do it, if you want to DIY. If you're unable to find anything, then you'll need to...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself Articles   01-22-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By NovaResource
EPS is Electric Power Steering. Is the light...

EPS is Electric Power Steering. Is the light still on or did it just come on and go out again?
Forum: Kia Forte 2.0L Engine Discussion   01-18-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,499
Posted By kiaguy007
He doesn't wear his Kia shirt when he's looking...

He doesn't wear his Kia shirt when he's looking at your vehicle. So if he continues to say it's normal, then just take his word for it and relax.
Forum: Kia Forte 2.0L Engine Discussion   01-18-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,499
Posted By kiaguy007
Well, that's certainly a great resource to have...

Well, that's certainly a great resource to have on your side! What's his opinion of the sound from the engine, and has he done anything other than listening to it?
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-15-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Walpole5
I have 94k miles on my 2015 and have had 2...

I have 94k miles on my 2015 and have had 2 problems - the starter and rear camera. I had the starter rebuilt for $180 and just found a new rear camera for $100. So, while I have had a couple of...
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