6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OIL TEMPERATURE SENSOR DTC P0711, P0712 & P0713 - 2011-2015 Kia

NUMBER
043 [Rev 2] 02/25/2013

 

SUBJECT:

6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OIL TEMPERATURE SENSOR DTC P0711, P0712 & P0713

 

This bulletin provides information related to replacing the transaxle oil temperature sensor on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0711, P0712 and/or P0713. Replace the oil temperature sensor if current or history code is present; Do not replace the transaxle. To reduce vehicle repair time, this procedure can be performed with the transaxle installed in the vehicle. Photos shown are on-bench to increase the clarity and understanding of this procedure. This is a generic procedure and does not account for minor variations between models.

DTC P0711, P0712, and P0713 can be set due to a faulty PCM, an open circuit, or a bad transaxle oil temperature sensor. When either of these codes is set, the default value for the transaxle oil temperature sensor is 176┬░F (80┬░ C). Prior to replacing the temperature sensor, perform a component and wire harness inspection as shown in the KGIS DTC diagnostics. Only proceed with sensor R&R after confirming proper connections, circuits, and PCM simulation checks.

 

AFFECTED MODELS:

Model Model Year
Sorento (XMa) 2011-2015
Sedona (VQ) 2011-2014
Sportage (SL) 2011-2013
Optima (TF/QF) (excluding HEV) 2011-2013
Forte (TD) 2011-2015
Rio (UB) 2012-2015
Soul (AM) 2012-2013

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SC133 - Front Lower Control Arm - 2006-2012 Kia Sedona

NHTSA

16V387

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Kia Sedona vehicles manufactured from June 15, 2005, through August 14, 2012 and originally sold in, or currently registered in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

In the affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may break due to corrosion from salt water exposure such as from road salt use.

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SC132 - Front Seatbelt Assembly - 2013 Kia Forte

NHTSA

16V312

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2013 Forte vehicles manufactured September 10, 2012, to October 31, 2012.

The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retractor retaining plates may break in a crash.

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SC134 - Hood Latch - 2006-2014 Kia Sedona

NHTSA

16V389

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Kia Sedona vehicles manufactured from June 15, 2005, through April 04, 2014.

In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.

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SC131 - Driver's Frontal Airbag Module Replacement - 2016 Kia Optima

NHTSA

16V231

SUMMARY:

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016.

In these vehicles, a chemical enhancer required for the for the second stage deployment of the driver's frontal air bag was not loaded, resulting in the second stage not deploying in necessitating crashes.

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