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lectricguy 
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Posted: November 23, 2018 at 8:58 AM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote lectricguy
Can anyone provide the Directwire sheet for a 2013 Kia Forte Sedan? I'm not looking for Bulldog or the pictorial, although they help, I am looking for the complete Directwire sheet.
Thanks in advance.
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Posted: December 08, 2018 at 9:38 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote tonanzith
2013 Kia Forte - North America
              Item
Wire Color
red (30A)
Polarity
Wire Location
12 Volts
black (30A)
+
ignition switch, black 6 pin plug, pin 5
Second 12 Volts
+
ignition switch, black 6 pin plug, pin 2
Ground
(chassis ground)
Starter
white
+
ignition switch, black 6 pin plug, pin 1
Ignition
blue
orange
black (C-CAN)
+
ignition switch, black 6 pin plug, pin 6
        Accessory
+
ignition switch, black 6 pin plug, pin 3
     Note - Accessory: May need to relay isolate this wire to prevent starter grind upon key take over. See Tech Doc 1077 for wiring information.
             Second Accessory
yellow
+
ignition switch, black 6 pin plug, pin 4
Keysense
green/orange
-
key switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 4
CAN Bus High
data
data link connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 6
CAN Bus Low
white (C-CAN)
data
data link connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 14
IMMO Data
blue/black (EMS COM) (Canada only)
data
passenger kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 15
Security Light
gray
-
passenger kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 34
Power Lock
green
-
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 25
        Power Unlock
yellow
-
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 39
     Note - Power Unlock: To unlock the driver door only, use black/orange (-) at the BCM behind the radio, white 22 pin plug, pin 16.
             Lock Motor
gray
5 wire
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 38
        Driver Unlock Motor
red
5 wire
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 30
        Passenger Unlock Motor
green (4 door/5 door)
5 wire
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 35
     Note - Passenger Unlock Motor: On 2 door models, it is green (5 wire) in the passenger kick, white 33 pin plug, pin 22.
      Factory Alarm Arm
green/orange (key lock); black/orange (detection) (see Tech Doc 1300)
- and open
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pins 23 and 2
              Factory Alarm Disarm
blue/orange (key unlock); black/orange (detection) (see Tech Doc 1300)
both -
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pins 6 and 2
        Disarm No Unlock
see factory alarm disarm
              Parking Lights
pink (L), white (R)
+
dash fuse box, rear, white 30 pin plug (F), pins 22 and 6
Parking Lights -
orange
-
headlight switch, white 13 pin plug, pin 1
Hazards
green
-
BCM behind radio, white 22 pin plug, pin 12
Turn Signal (Left)
yellow/orange
+
dash fuse box, rear, white 30 pin plug (F), pin 26
Turn Signal (Right)
blue
+
dash fuse box, rear, white 30 pin plug (F), pin 11
Headlight
yellow (functions with ignition on only)
-
headlight switch, white 13 pin plug, pin 4
AutoLights
red (interrupt to turn off autolights)
-
headlight switch, white 13 pin plug, pin 3
Reverse Light
brown/orange
+
dash fuse box, rear, white 30 pin plug (F), pin 13
        Left Front Door Trigger
red (left front only), yellow (all doors)
-
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pins 36 and 33
              Right Front Door Trigger
see left front door trigger
        Left Rear Door Trigger
see left front door trigger
              Right Rear Door Trigger
see left front door trigger
Dome Light
see left front door trigger
        Trunk/Hatch Pin
green/black
-
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 11
              Trunk/Hatch Release
blue/black
-
dash fuse box, rear, white 18 pin plug (D), pin 2
           Trunk Release Motor
orange
+
dash fuse box, rear, white 30 pin plug (F), pin 28
        Tachometer
blue/red
    ac
passenger kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 5
     Clutch Pedal
gray
      +
   clutch switch, white 2 pin plug, pin 1
Fuel Pump
   green
    +
    dash fuse box, rear, white 30 pin plug (F), pin 27
     Rear Defroster
red
    - latched
dash fuse box, rear, white 22 pin plug (B), pin 16
     Mirror Defroster
same as rear defroster
          Left Front Heated Seat
   pink/black
    + latched
    driver seat warmer switch, 6 pin plug, pin 4
   Right Front Heated Seat
yellow
   + latched
passenger seat warmer switch, 6 pin plug, pin 4
   Speed Sense
gray/orange
4-Pulse
data link connector, blk 16 pin plg, pin 3 or radio, gry 8 pin plg, pin 1
Note - Speed Sense: On models with navigation, it is gray/orange at the radio, black 16 pin plug, pin 9.
     Brake Wire
white
     +
driver kick, gray 39 pin plug, pin 20
     Parking Brake
blue
      -
   dash fuse box, rear, white 20 pin plug (C), pin 8
     Horn Trigger
red or green/orange
      -
   driver kick, white 31 pin plug, pin 8
Wipers
   green (L), pink (H), black (ignition)
    +
    wiper switch, white 14 pin plug, pins 3, 9, and 10
   Left Front Window (Up/Down)
brown - orange (4 door/5 door)
A
power window main switch, black 14 pin plug, pins 7 and 8
Note - Left Front Window (Up/Down): On 2 door models, they are brown - orange at the power window main switch, white 11 pin plug, pins 11 and 10.
     Right Front Window (Up/Down)
green - orange
     A
driver kick, door harness
     Left Rear Window (Up/Down)
pink - blue
      A
   driver kick, door harness
     Right Rear Window (Up/Down)
white - brown
      A
   driver kick, door harness
Sun Roof (Open/Close)
   gray - blue (function with ignition on only)
    -
    sunroof switch, black 6 pin plug, pins 2 and 3
     Radio 12V
red
    +
radio, gray 8 pin plug, pin 4 or black 16 pin plug, pin 12
     Radio Ground
black
      -
   radio, gray 8 pin plug, pin 8 or black 16 pin plug, pin 16
     Radio Ignition
yellow
      +
   radio, gray 8 pin plug, pin 6 or black 16 pin plug, pin 14
     Radio Illumination
pink (parking lights), gray (dimmer)
      +,-
   radio, gry 8 pin plug, pins 2 and 7 or blk 16 pin plug, pins 10 and 15
Factory Amp Turn-on
   (MM-CAN)
             Power Antenna
yellow/orange
    +
radio, gray 8 pin plug, pin 3 or black 16 pin plug, pin 11
Left Front Speaker (+/-)
white - black
   +,-
   radio, brown 8 pin plug, pins 3 and 7
Note - Left Front Speaker (+/-): On models with amplifier, the speaker wires are white - black at the amplifier in right side of trunk, white 12 pin plug, pins 6 and 12. The tweeter wires are white - black at the amplifier, white 12 pin plug, pins 4 and 10.
Right Front Speaker (+/-)
yellow - black
+,-
radio, brown 8 pin plug, pins 2 and 6
Note - Right Front Speaker (+/-): On models with amplifier, the speaker wires are yellow - black at the amplifier in right side of trunk, white 12 pin plug, pins 5 and 11. The tweeter wires are yellow - black at the amplifier, white 12 pin plug, pins 3 and 9.
Left Rear Speaker (+/-)
red - blue
+,-
radio, brown 8 pin plug, pins 4 and 8
Note - Left Rear Speaker (+/-): On models with amplifier, the speaker wires are brown - white at the amplifier in right side of trunk, white 12 pin plug, pins 2 and 8.
Right Rear Speaker (+/- )
red - blue
+,-
radio, brown 8 pin plug, pins 1 and 5
      
    Note - Right Rear Speaker (+/-): On models with amplifier, the speaker wires are blue - red at the amplifier in right side of trunk, white 12 pin plug, pins 1 and 7.
     Aux. Audio Input Left (+/-)
white - black
+,-
radio, green 6 pin plug, pins 2 and 3
      Note - Aux. Audio Input Left (+/-): On models with navigation, they are white - black/orange at the radio, red 20 pin plug, pins 4 and 10.
      Aux. Audio Input Right (+/-)
yellow - black
+,-
radio, green 6 pin plug, pins 1 and 3
     Note - Aux. Audio Input Right (+/-): On models with navigation, they are green - black/orange at the radio, red 20 pin plug, pins 3 and 10.
      RSE Video (+/-)
white - green (rear view camera)
+,-
radio, white 24 pin plug, pins 15 and 16
      What Fits?
   Item
   Size
     Depth
Location
   Headunit
    irregular
        center of dash
   Left Front Speaker
    6.5
        left front door
   Right Front Speaker
    6.5
        right front door
   Left Rear Speaker
    6.5
        left rear door (4/5 door), rear side panel(2 door)
   Right Rear Speaker
    6.5
        right rear door(4/5 door), rear side panel(2 door)
Satellite Radio Tuner
(built into radio)
       
Gary Sather
lectricguy 
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Posted: December 09, 2018 at 7:26 AM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote lectricguy
Thank you!
Lectric Guy
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Posted: December 31, 2018 at 5:37 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote torpex505
Is this information the same for the 2015 Forte?
lectricguy 
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Posted: December 31, 2018 at 7:07 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote lectricguy
Torpex505-
This information covers 2010-2013 Forte. 2014 and up are different...
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Posted: December 31, 2018 at 7:26 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote tonanzith
torpex505 wrote:
Is this information the same for the 2015 Forte?
Here is 2015.
        2015 Kia Forte - North America
        Item Wire Color Polarity Wire Location
          12 Volts green (40A) + ignition switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 1
          Second 12 Volts red (40A) + ignition switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 5
          Ground (chassis ground)
          Starter green + ignition switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 3
          Ignition pink + ignition switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 4
          Accessory black + ignition switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 2
          Second Accessory blue + ignition switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 6
          Keysense white/orange - key switch, white 6 pin plug, pin 4
          CAN Bus High white (C-CAN) data OBD-Data Link Connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 6
          CAN Bus Low brown (C-CAN) data OBD-Data Link Connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 14
          CAN Bus High 2 orange (B-CAN) data dash fuse box, rear, white 32 pin plug (F), pin 14
          CAN Bus Low 2 green (B-CAN) data dash fuse box, rear, white 32 pin plug (F), pin 15
          OBD 12 Volts red/orange (7.5A) + OBD-Data Link Connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 16
          OBD Ground black - OBD-Data Link Connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 4
          IMMO Data blue/orange (EMS COM) data driver kick, white 58 pin plug, pin 12
          K Line blue/orange data OBD-Data Link Connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 12
          Power Lock pink/black - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 12
        Power Unlock yellow/black - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 3
        Power Unlock - Driver Door
yellow/black - dash fuse box, rear, white 32 pin plug (F), pin 12
        Lock Motor gray reverse dash fuse box, black 39 pin plug (A), pin 30
        Driver Unlock Motor
white reverse driver kick, white 43 pin plug, pin 1
          Passenger Unlock Motor
white reverse dash fuse box, black 39 pin plug (A), pin 31
        Factory Alarm Arm yellow (key lock) (see Tech Doc 1300) - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 14
        Factory Alarm Disarm
pink (key unlock) (see Tech Doc 1300) double - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 17
          Lock Detection brown (see Tech Doc 1300) open dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 8
          Unlock Detection (same as lock detection) -
          Parking Lights green/black (L); brown/black (R) + dash fuse box, black 39 pin plug (A), pin 9 (L); pin 10 (R)
          Parking Lights - pink - headlight switch, white 13 pin plug, pin 2
        Hazards red - dash fuse box, rear, white 32 pin plug (F), pin 32
        Turn Signal (Left) blue/orange (LF); blue/orange (LR) +
dash fuse box, black 30 pin plug (B), pin 4 (LF); black 39 pin plug (A), pin 12 (LR)
          Turn Signal (Right) red/orange (RF); red/orange (RR) +
dash fuse box, black 30 pin plug (B), pin 17 (RF); black 39 pin plug (A), pin 11 (RR)
          Headlight blue - headlight switch, white 13 pin plug, pin 4
          AutoLights green cut headlight switch, white 13 pin plug, pin 3
        Reverse Light gray/black + driver kick, white 43 pin plug, pin 13
        Left Front Door Trigger
brown - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 1
          Right Front Door Trigger
blue - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 7
          Left Rear Door Trigger
gray - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 6
             
Right Rear Door orange - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 4 Trigger
            Dome Light yellow/black - driver kick, white 43 pin plug, pin 14
        Trunk/Hatch Pin green - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 5
        Hood Pin green - dash fuse box, black 30 pin plug (B), pin 15
        Trunk/Hatch Release
(use trunk release motor)
        Trunk Release Motor
red/orange + dash fuse box, black 39 pin plug (A), pin 35
        Tachometer green ac
camshaft position sensor, driver side of engine, black 3 pin plug, pin 2
        Clutch Pedal white + clutch switch, white 2 pin plug, pin 2
        Fuel Pump green + driver kick, white 2 pin plug, pin 2
        Rear Defroster blue/orange - latched dash fuse box, black 30 pin plug (B), pin 25
        Mirror Defroster (same as rear defroster)
        Wiper Deicer blue/orange - latched dash fuse box, rear, white 32 pin plug (F), pin 10
        Left Front Heated Seat
brown/orange + passenger kick, white 56 pin plug, pin 50
        Right Front Heated Seat
white + passenger kick, white 56 pin plug, pin 41
        Speed Sense yellow 4-Pulse
OBD-Data Link Connector, black 16 pin plug, pin 3 --or-- radio, white 24 pin plug, pin 16
        Brake Wire gray + driver kick, white 58 pin plug, pin 50
        Parking Brake orange - dash fuse box, white 32 pin plug (D), pin 23
        Horn Trigger white - driver kick, white 58 pin plug, pin 4
        Wipers yellow (LO); white (HI); pink (ignition) +
wiper switch, white 14 pin plug, pin 3 (LO); pin 9 (HI); pin 10 (ignition)
        Left Front Window yellow - orange (with auto down only) A power window main switch, white 18 pin plug, pins 11 - 12 or (Up/Down) white 11 pin plug, pins 2 - 1
        Right Front Window brown - white (without auto up/down only) A driver kick, door harness (Up/Down)
        Left Rear Window (Up/Down)
blue - orange A driver kick, door harness
        Right Rear Window (Up/Down)
green - yellow A driver kick, door harness
        Sun Roof (Open/Close)
orange - gray (function with ignition on only) - sunroof switch, black 6 pin plug, pins 2 - 3
        Memory Seat 1 yellow - driver kick, door harness
        Memory Seat 2 brown - driver kick, door harness
        Radio 12V orange, pink, or red + radio, white 24 pin plug, pin 12
        Radio Ground black - radio, white 24 pin plug, pin 24
        Radio Ignition blue or brown + radio, white 24 pin plug, pin 11
        Radio Illumination blue (parking lights); gray (dimmer) +,-
radio, white 18 pin plug, pin 8 (parking lights); pin 17 (dimmer)
        Power Antenna red + radio, white 18 pin plug, pin 18
        Left Front Speaker (+/-)
red - blue +,- radio, white 18 pin plug, pins 2 - 11
        Right Front Speaker (+/-)
green - orange +,- radio, white 18 pin plug, pins 3 - 12
       
        Left Rear Speaker (+/-)
yellow - black
+,-
radio, white 18 pin plug, pins 1 - 10
              Right Rear Speaker (+/-)
brown - white
     Aux. Audio Input Left (+/-)
white - black/orange or green - black/orange or red - black/orange
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+,-
radio, white 18 pin plug, pins 4 - 13
           +,-
radio, white 24 pin plug, pins 21 - 9
Aux. Audio Input Right (+/-)
green - black/orange or white - black/orange or black - black/orange
+,-
radio, white 24 pin plug, pins 8 - 9
        Rearview Camera Video
green - white
+,-
radio, white 16 pin plug, pins 4 - 3 or white 24 pin plug, pins 6 - 18 or white 18 pin plug, pins 15 - 14
Gary Sather
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Posted: December 31, 2018 at 7:32 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote torpex505
Thanks for the quick reply. I thought so, I just wanted to make sure before I created a separate post for my specific issue.
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Posted: December 31, 2018 at 9:33 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote torpex505
Awesome, thank you tonanzith.

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