2019 Kia Optima Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)

July 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V539000

Collision-Avoidance Assist may not Engage

Improper intervention of the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V539

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,423

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Optima vehicles equipped with Gamma 1.6L Turbo-GDI or Theta II 2.0L Turbo-GDI engines. A software error in the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system may cause the braking assist function to not engage when a stationary vehicle is detected.

 

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will update the FCA software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 27, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC179.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Kia has a Recall


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
KIA OPTIMA 2019

3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V539-9732.PDF 213.365KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Chronology

RMISC-19V539-7909.pdf 29.442KB

Download (PDF, 29KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V539-6514.pdf 244.84KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V539&docType=RCL


 

Kia Reprogramming

 

What is J2534?

A single set of programming hardware consists of personal computer(PC), standard interface to a device driver and an interface hardware that connects between PC and a programmable ECU of vehicle.

The main purpose of this regulation is to program ECUs for all vehicles using a single set in the field.

Manufacturers API DLL Firmware Device
Drew Technologies Inc. 4.04 1.9.28 1.9.28 CarDAQ Plus
Vetronix Corporation 4.04 12.00 12.00 ES6510
Snap-on Diagnostics 4.04 02.07u 02.07u Sun PassThru Pro
I+ME Actia GmbH 4.04 02.07u 02.07u PassThru+ XS
OTTO 4.04 1.04 1.34 OTTOTEST-VCI
Blue Streak 4.04 1.04 1.34 iFlash
Snap-on Diagnostics 4.04 1.9.24 1.9.24 PASS THRU PRO II
AE Tools 4.04 1.9.28 1.9.28 AEZ Flasher
Dearborn Tech 4.04 2.05.26 2.05.26 VSI-2534
Bosch 4.04 1.9.28 1.9.28 Flasher Pro
Cardone 4.04 2.06.28.2 2.06.28.2 Flash2
Dearborn Tech 4.04 1.00.09 1.00.09 PX3
Drew Technologies Inc. 4.04 1.0.106 1.0.106 CARDAQ-M
EASE Diagnostics 4.04 1.9.28 1.9.28 Universal Reprogrammer II
GIT 4.04 3.1 9.03 G-Scan2

* API, DLL and Firmware version may be controlled by the device manufacturer. Contact the manufacturer if you are unable to find the version listed above All devices were tested/verified on all Hyundai engine management systems.

 

Software/Hardware Specification :

Software

Operating System : Windows XP_(SP3),Vista, Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 (except EDGE browser)
Web Browser : Internet Explorer 9 or later (except EDGE browser)

Hardware

Internet Connection : High speed( DSL, Cable Modem, T1, etc ) Internet Connection.
Available HDD Space : 100Mbyte or above
Memory : 128 Mbyte or above

 

www.kiatechinfo.com

 

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