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Welcome Light Software Update

Discussion in 'Kia Stinger TSB Discussion' started by Clearly Canadian, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Clearly Canadian

    Clearly Canadian Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    Does anyone have info of what problem the welcome light software update fixes?
     
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  2. More Power

    More Power Canada Member

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    Where did you see the update? Thanks.
     
  3. Clearly Canadian

    Clearly Canadian Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    The dealership told me they installed it.
     
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  4. More Power

    More Power Canada Member

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    Thanks
     
  5. Clearly Canadian

    Clearly Canadian Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    Cold lake, you're near to me. Do you already have your stinger?
     
  6. More Power

    More Power Canada Member

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    Yes, it arrived the last week of November, took a week to get it tinted, snow tires, 3M protected and the glass diamond coated. Another couple of months and it will be sitting in the driveway for the summer.
     
  7. Clearly Canadian

    Clearly Canadian Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    What colour?
     
  8. More Power

    More Power Canada Member

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    Thunder Gray with red interior.
     
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  9. Clearly Canadian

    Clearly Canadian Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    Excellent, that was my original selection before I changed my mind.
     
  10. Terra

    Terra Australia Active Member

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    More info needed......... Ask dealer for TBS.
     
  11. Clearly Canadian

    Clearly Canadian Canada Stinger Enthusiast

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    I’ll leave that up to someone else my dealer needs a break from me haha.
     
  12. Manchuz

    Manchuz Canada Active Member

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    This is just a software update - dealer told me there may have been issues with the welcome light not functioning properly.
     
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  13. Killa200

    Killa200 United States Active Member

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  14. DaJackson

    DaJackson United States Stinger Enthusiast Staff Member Moderator

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    I need me one of those KDS units.
     
  15. Killa200

    Killa200 United States Active Member

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    Can be all yours for $5000 + required annual support fees.

    Product

    :cry:
     
  16. MrSting

    MrSting United States Member

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    So, just so I am clear - this is not an update to UVO Intelligence, right? Your head unit is still on the same software version? (And could you tell me what that version is?)

    I really appreciate your help. I have a Canadian Stinger in the USA and I have major FOMO when it comes to updates. :D
     
  17. Berzerker

    Berzerker United States Active Member

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    It's not a UVO update, it's an ECU upgrade, which is the computer that runs all of the non-interior software like engine control and wipers, etc.
     
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  18. MrSting

    MrSting United States Member

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    Is there a way for either me or the dealer to check the version? I heard they did perform a couple of TSBs on the car before it was delivered, but I want to make sure.
     
  19. moinmoin

    moinmoin Stinger Enthusiast

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    It only pertains to cars manufactured during the period September 21 through December 15, 2017. All dealer stock that was manufactured during that period was required to receive the improved logic before delivery.
    The VIN will tell the dealer whether the update to the ECU needs to be applied.
    KIA wants to make ensure that the headlights flash upon touching the door handle(s) and opening the door(s).
     
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  20. MrSting

    MrSting United States Member

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    Yeah, my vehicle was manufactured in that range, so I'll double check with the dealer to be sure. Thank you!
     
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