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P0A0F KIA Code - Engine Failed to Start

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the P0A0F KIA Code?

  • Faulty Generator (HSG) System
  • Faulty Generator (HSG) Belt
  • Faulty Engine Ignition System
  • Faulty Engine Fuel System
  • Engine Mechanical System

|How to Fix the P0A0F KIA Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|P0A0F KIA code tech notes

- Faulty
- harness is open or shorted
- circuit poor electrical connection

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0A0F KIA code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0A0F KIA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are P0A0F KIA code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What Does the P0A0F KIA Code Mean?

The Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) uses hybrid power source (Engine, Electric motor), so its fuel efficiency is relatively high and exhaust emission is very small compared to the traditional vehicle which uses only engine as power source. It consists of the engine, motor, high voltage battery and control modules. In Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, the HEV is driven by only the electric motor, but engine supports the motor in case the vehicle needs more power (HEV Mode). The electric motor not only drives the vehicle but also generates electric energy during regenerative braking for charging the high voltage battery.

Engine Failed to Start

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