Kia C1616: HECU CAN BUS Off

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Kia C1616: HECU CAN BUS Off

DIY Difficulty Level
Repair Cost
Can I Still Drive?
Yes (Short-term only)

What Does The Kia C1616 Code Mean?

The HECU reset the CAN device after a CAN Bus Off event occurs. A failure is detected if the Bus Off event has occurred 15 times in succession.

What Are The Potential Causes Of The Kia C1616 Code?

  • Open or short of CAN circuit
  • Faulty HECU
  • Faulty engine system

Recommended Parts

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Reference Sources

Technical Service Bulletin for C1616 – 2011–2017 Optima & 2014–2016 Sorento, page 3.

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