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  1. 2010 Cerato TD Idling RPM went up and down after washing engine

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Hi all, as stated in the title above, I did engine bay cleaning by washing it using gardener hose (no jet water) plus with alternator, distributor & battery being covered by plastic. The problem came after cleaning it I gave about 2-3 hours to dry the engine. But when I'm trying to start the...
  2. Key fob won't be programmed

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Hello guys, Please help me if anyone has an idea. I have a Kia Forte 2014 LX, I purchased my car without a key fob, just the metal key and I have taken the car to some key shops to program a key fob but no one has been able to program it. They use the handheld and try to use different cars...
  3. 2011 Forte Koup Throttle Body Issue

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    My 2011 Forte Koup is suddenly in limp mode despite having no signs of issues the day before. The gas pedal is hardly detecting and the car will only get to around 1000-1100 rpm before dying back down and not detecting the pedal at all. I used my OBD scanner and got the codes 0123 and 0223, as...
  4. 2016 Forte5 LX 2.0L GDI - Engine issues worked out yet?

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    I'm looking for a new-to-me car and found this 2016 Forte5 that I like. I'm new to Kia's so I did some research and found the engine issues but only for 2011-2014 Theta II engines. I saw a few posts about the 2015-2016 engines having the same engine failures, but you can find that on any car...
  5. Best performance enhancements for 2015 Kia Forte Koup

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Excuse me for a lack of knowledge into car stuff as I'm relatively new to it. Been wanting to amp up my 2015 Kia Forte Koup (speed, loudness, economy etc), have researched a lot here and there but don't really know what would be good for my car specifically. Could anyone recommend a beginner...
  6. Upgrade Forte LXS base infotainment?

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Hi all, I purchased a new 2019 Forte LXS, this is my first car, and I love it. Although, I was curious if there was anything I can do to potentially upgrade the infotainment system to possibly UVO services? I’m unsure if this a potential software firmware upgrade I could buy or if my car...
  7. Gurgling noise

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    So my 2011 Kia Forte ex is making a gurgling noise not like it’s overheating. It begins on initial start up. Almost like the ac is running. Well when I accelerate it gets louder but then dies back down as I’m driving. Then when I turn the car off I can hear liquid moving. Please help me.
  8. 2019 Kia Forte S- Interior Lighting Kit.

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Recently decided to put the interior lighting kit into my forte. Asked the service/sales gentlemen at my local Kia dealership what will be lit up in the vehicle. The guy told me- the cup holder, the driver & passenger footwell, and the side of the doors. Also said it takes about 3-4 hours of...
  9. 2015 Forte5 SX part out

    Parts For Sale / Trade
    Bought this car for a motor swap project, don't need the body. It's an SX so has the special side mirrors, tail lights, rear bumper, ect. I wil be keeping the exhaust, power train, wiring, gauge, stearing rack/wheel and seats. Selling anything else you want, mostly to get out of my way. Cheap...
  10. Kia Forte 2014 steering wheel button malfunction

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Hello! Below is the issue, what happens when I do something with the issue, and the question I am asking at the very end. Issue desc: • Steering wheel volume button and radio station change button are malfunctioning What is happening: • Press volume up and the volume on the radio goes down. •...
  11. 2014 Kia Forte Koup SX 1.6L Manual Q's

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Hey all, I have gone to KIA dealerships, consulted manuals and forums and cannot seem to find what kind of Turbo this model Forte has. I'd love to add bolt-ons and tune to a desired amount of psi (with a controller and several other tune-ups) but have no luck knowing what's under the hood. Any...
  12. Turn signal not working! Help!!!!

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    My front drivers side turn signal isn’t working. When I use it, it flickers fast on my dashboard. The back blinker and the blinker on my side mirror both work but just not the one in the front. I’ve already changed the bulb, and checked all my fuses. I know nothing about cars but I don’t want to...
  13. 2010 Kia Forte with interior map and dome/room lamp issues

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    Hi I recently bought a used 2010 Forte and I am having one problem with the interior lights. I cannot get the map or dome/room lamps to light. Checked fuses for each - they are ok Pulled all 3 bulbs - they are ok Neither map illuminates with any door open or individual ON switch Dome/room...
  14. Searching for repair guides - Forte? Cerato?

    Kia Forte/Cerato (TD) and Koup Discussion Forum
    1 how can i found a repair guides to my forte. Shy 2012 1.6 L (no turbo) gasoline 6 gaers. I didn't found one... Thank you !