Lost Communication With Radiator Shutter

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U1008 KIA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Active Air Flap (AAF) system
  • Engine Control Module (ECM) np communication with Active Air Flap (AAF) system
  • Active Air Flap (AAF) system harness is open or shorted
  • Active Air Flap (AAF) system poor electrical connection

How do I fix code U1008 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 U1008 KIA code

  The cost of diagnosing the U1008 KIA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle’s make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

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

U1008 KIA Description

  Lost Communication with Radiator Shutter also known as Active Air Flap.
Active Air Flap (AAF) system is equipped with a flip can be opened between radiator grille and radiator. During High speed driving, it will enhance the driving stability by closing the flap to reduce the air resistance. The Engine Control Module (ECM) will open the flap function if the inside the engine room temperature rises. The ECM sets the OBDII code when the Active Air Flap (AAF) system is not working to factory specifications.

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