Kia Stinger P0705: Meaning, Causes, & Diagnosis

P0705 is a very common transmission-related trouble code that can occur in the Kia Stinger. In layman’s terms, it means that your Stinger can’t tell what gear you’ve selected, which can have some real consequences on how it drives. It’s most likely caused by a bad Transmission Range Sensor (TRS), but there are other causes … Read more

Kia Stinger: DRL Warning Light On – Causes + Fix

Daytime running lights (or DRL) are specialized lights that come on when your Kia Stinger’s regular headlights are turned off. Their purpose is to make it easier for other drivers to see you, theoretically decreasing the odds of getting into an accident. If your Stinger’s DRL warning light is on, the powertrain control module (commonly … Read more

Kia Stinger P2271: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P2271 is a generic DTC trouble code that can affect the Kia Stinger. It indicates that the oxygen sensor located on bank 1 in the second position is continuously sending voltage with a value that is too rich. There are oxygen sensors on both sides of the catalytic converter. The “upstream” one is used for … Read more

Kia Stinger P2279 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Diagnosis

P2279 is a generic OBD-II code. It indicates there is a vacuum leak coming from your Kia Stinger’s air intake system. While P2279 is a generic code (it has the same definition for the Stinger as it would any other vehicle made after 1996), repair steps will vary based on model year and engine. The … Read more

Kia Stinger P0605: Meaning, Causes, + Fix

P0605 is a relatively rare OBD-II trouble code that can occur in the Kia Stinger. It indicates that PCM (powertrain control module) is not passing its ROM (read-only memory) self-test when you turn the ignition on. While P0605 is a generic code (it has the same meaning for any car or truck), it is most … Read more

Kia Stinger P0116: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0116 indicates that your Kia Stinger’s engine coolant temperature sensor is sending a signal to the PCM (powertrain control module) that is outside of its normal operating range (in terms of voltage). While P0116 is a generic OBD2 code (it has the same definition for any car or truck), it has the same basic causes … Read more

Kia Stinger P0117 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Diagnosis

P0117 is a generic OBD2 code.  It indicates that your Kia Stinger’s PCM (powertrain control module) has detected the signal coming from the engine coolant temp (ECT) sensor has a voltage level below its normal operating range. With the ECT sensor, as the voltage level drops, it will appear that your Stinger is overheating. While … Read more

Kia Stinger P0743: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0743 is a generic OBD2 code that can occur in the Kia Stinger. It indicates that your ECU/TCM has found an issue with the torque converter clutch solenoid. It is a generic code (meaning it has the same definition for all cars and trucks). Repair steps are going to vary depending on your Stinger’s model … Read more

Kia Stinger P0776: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0776 is a generic OBD2 code that can occur in Kia Stinger’s equipped with an automatic transmission. This code indicates that the pressure control solenoid “B” inside your Stinger’s transmission is having a performance issue, or is stuck in the off position. P0776 Definition: Pressure Control Solenoid “B” – Performance/Stuck Here’s the definition of P0776, … Read more