You open the glove box of your Kia vehicle and find out that the Owner's Manual is missing.
Kia OBD2 Port Location
Are you wondering where to find the OBD II port on Kia vehicles? On the majority of Kia vehicles, the OBD-II port is under the dashboard on the driver's side.
Where is the OBD2 port on a Kia?
The OBD II port on a Kia (Sedona, Sorento, Rio, Optima, Forte, etc.) is used to plug in a diagnostic scanner to read codes and troubleshoot problems.
Using the OBD-II port, you can diagnose the Check Engine Light, Airbag, Transmission, ECU, SRS, ABS. In this article, you will learn how to access the OBDII port on any Kia.
Here are the steps on how to locate the OBD II port on a Kia.
- Open driver's door.
- Look under the dashboard on the driver's side.
- Some models require that you remove the rectangular fuse box cover if there is any.
- Locate the OBD2 port on your Kia. The OBD2 port is a black connector. It has 16 pins, and it is distinguishable by its trapezoidal shape.
Can't find the OBD2 port on my Kia
Open the driver's door and look under the dashboard.
The OBD2 port should be right above the brake pedal, hidden at the end of the dashboard trim.
What is the best OBD-II scanner for Kia?
The best OBD2 scanners for Kia can read and clear fault codes from multiple modules, including Engine, Transmission, Airbag, ABS, traction system, and more. For more help, read this article on Kia OBD2 Scanners.
Published on: Monday, November 28, 2016.