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Interesting Discoveries Thread (Good or Bad)

Discussion in 'Kia Stinger Talk' started by corradoMR2, Jan 21, 2018.

  1. nhcowboy28

    nhcowboy28 United States Stinger Enthusiast

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    What doth said error say? Relevant if you’d like us to translate...
     
  2. StungBlueGT2

    StungBlueGT2 United States Stinger Enthusiast Sustaining Member

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    Just noticed the “Torque” gauge drops about 15-20tq at idle when turning the A/C off!

    Is that even possible? I know increasing efficiency helps make more HP, but didn’t think it would actually reduce TQ.o_O

    Does this mean with the A/C on our initial torque at throttle tip-in may be slightly better?
     
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  3. MrSmoofy

    MrSmoofy United States Active Member Sustaining Member +

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    I've never noticed an error but the "A" indicator light does flash when mine turns back on at a light. Normally I feel the cabin getting warm so I assumed it turned back on to help cool the cabin back down to 74 where I normally have it set. Since I'm in Florida it's AWLAYS hot here.

    Actually, maybe it's just me but I've always called what we have on the stinger a hatch and we pop the hatch. A trunk aka boot is something fully enclosed.
     
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  4. MerlintheMad

    MerlintheMad United States 5000 Posts Club!

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    Yeah, I've never called my hatch a trunk: hatch was a selling feature and I always point it out.
     
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  5. Mack-VA

    Mack-VA United States Newish Member

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    Sorry I should have been more in depth. It comes on for a split second and i'm unable to see what it says.
     
  6. Mack-VA

    Mack-VA United States Newish Member

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    Gotcha, that may be what it is. Glad to know it's nothing i should be concerned about.
     
  7. OzStingerGT

    OzStingerGT Australia Newish Member

    Interesting Aussie GTs have ‘Turbo’ instead of ‘Boost’ in the centre gauge display. Dunno why they used Turbo (bit like the engine cover I suppose!)
     
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  8. Coast GT

    Coast GT Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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    Do you have a 2019? My 2018 has
    Oil Temp
    Torque
    Boost
    I haven’t seen Turbo mentioned anywhere on my gauges
     
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  9. Soca Boy

    Soca Boy Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    Yep, a car cut an SUV off in front of me, warning came on then it applied the brakes.
     
  10. OzStingerGT

    OzStingerGT Australia Newish Member

    Mine's a Jan 19 build
     
  11. OzStingerGT

    OzStingerGT Australia Newish Member

    Anyone noticed that the car sometimes doesn't recognise you walking up to it when locked (ie puddle light doesn't come on and mirror fold out)?
     
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  12. ShannonC

    ShannonC Australia Stinger Enthusiast

    Yes, occasionally but I'm yet to determine why.
     
  13. ShannonC

    ShannonC Australia Stinger Enthusiast

    Can you post a pic please.
     
  14. Coast GT

    Coast GT Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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    Did your brakes make a horrible grinding sound when they activated? I’ve had AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking) kick in twice and both times it made an awful grinding sound as it applied them, something that I’ve never heard any time I’ve applied the brakes myself. The first time it did it, it over reacted to a pedestrian it thought I was going to hit even though I was steering around them. It made a horrible grinding noise and I actually thought I’d hit the edge of a traffic island that I was near and got out to check I hadn’t damaged the skirts. It did it again recently when someone stopped suddenly in front of me and decided to turn at the last minute. I was able to steer around them but it sounded horrible. Sounded louder on the front left and felt like that brake pulled harder then the others too.
     
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  15. Stinger GT SS

    Stinger GT SS Australia 2500 Posts Club!

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    Mine has Boost...Oct.17 build

    F1B574C5-EA96-4373-BABF-8BF59485151F.jpeg
     
  16. OliverNuther

    OliverNuther Australia 1000 Posts Club!

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    Mines kicked in a couple of times and sounds exactly the same. Pretty sure it’s normal. I remember hearing a similar sound from my Commodore when braking extremely hard. Something to do with the ABS and the brakes cycling on and off to avoid locking up I believe?
     
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  17. Estong

    Estong Australia Newish Member

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    Mine is MY19 June 2018 Build and it says 'Turbo'
     
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  18. Stinger GT SS

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    That’s an interesting subtle difference, I wonder why.
    Any chance of a photo.
     
  19. Estong

    Estong Australia Newish Member

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    Here you go...
     
  20. Stinger GT SS

    Stinger GT SS Australia 2500 Posts Club!

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    Thanks, I note yours is set for kpa & mine is psi.
     
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