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P1A86 KIA - Inappropriate And Low SOC

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1A86 KIA Possible Causes

  • Engine System
  • Generator(HSG) System
  • Drive Motor System
  • BMS System
  • DC high voltage cable & connector

How do I fix code P1A86 KIA?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the P1A86 KIA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1A86 KIA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1A86 KIA Meaning

Inappropriate And Low State of Charge (SOC). 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.

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