Please note: The TSB information displayed below are summaries. We do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

The TSB numbers are the NHTSA numbers, which are different from the manufacturer-assigned TSB numbers — the NHTSA doesn't keep track of those. It's a very screwed up situation that's almost completely unhelpful to you as the consumer. Use the issue date or the title when asking your dealer for more information about a TSB.

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #PS418

      NHTSA ID #10089083

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 23 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "PITSTOP: EGR/VVT READINESS MONITOR DRIVE CYCLE - ON SOME BORREGO (HM) VEHICLES, YOU MAY BE UNABLE TO COMPLETE EGR READINESS MONITORS, THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY A RECENT BATTERY REPLACEMENT AND/OR RESETTING OF THE ECU MEMORY."

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #PS539

      NHTSA ID #10133170

      • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #TSB-046

      NHTSA ID #10030365

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA MOTORS: RELATING TO OIL CONTROL VALVE (OCV) USED IN CONSTANT VARIABLE VALVE TIMING (CVVT). IF AT ANY TIME OCV IS SUSPECTED AS A CAUSE OF ROUGH IDLING, POOR ACCELERTION, CAMSHAFT TIMING MISALIGNMENT RELATED TROUBLE CODES, MISFIRE RELATED

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    • TSB #TSB-043

      NHTSA ID #10028269

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ECM UPGRADE, MIL ON W/DTC P2135. INFORMATION RELATED TO ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF BORREGO VEHICLES WHICH EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED W/ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) SYSTEM RELATED DTC, P2135.

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSB-043

      NHTSA ID #10028269

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ECM UPGRADE, MIL ON W/DTC P2135. INFORMATION RELATED TO ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF BORREGO VEHICLES WHICH EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED W/ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) SYSTEM RELATED DTC, P2135.

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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA046

      NHTSA ID #10091489

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE CORRECT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH KIA MODEL. REFER TO THE SHOP MANUAL ON KGIS FOR THE SPECIFIC KIA MODEL

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #035 REV 1

      NHTSA ID #10037529

      • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: WARNING LIGHT IS ONE WITH SYMPTOMS SUCH AS: SHIFTER GETS STUCK IN PARK, THIRD GEAR HOLDS WHILE DRIVING, AND INTERNAL TROUBLE CODES STORED. 2009 BOREGO. *RM

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #TSB-074

      NHTSA ID #10034636

      • Date Announced: JULY 01 2010
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: PCM UPGRADE P0110, P0111, P0116 AND P1618B. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH THE PCM (POWERTRAIN CONTROL MO

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    • TSB #TSB-027

      NHTSA ID #10033484

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: SERVICE ACTION: TCM UPGRADE-SHIFT DELAY AND SHIFT QUALITY ENHANCEMENTS (SA 016). INFORMATION RELATED TO TCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2009 VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 TO JANUARY 15, 2009. *PE

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      NHTSA ID #10089354

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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    • TSB #PS382

      NHTSA ID #10092102

      • Date Announced: MARCH 19 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      NHTSA ID #10126423

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.

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    • TSB #TSBELE091

      NHTSA ID #10089354

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      NHTSA ID #10116821

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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    • TSB #TSB-074

      NHTSA ID #10034636

      • Date Announced: JULY 01 2010
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: PCM UPGRADE P0110, P0111, P0116 AND P1618B. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH THE PCM (POWERTRAIN CONTROL MO

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    • TSB #TSB-027

      NHTSA ID #10033484

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: SERVICE ACTION: TCM UPGRADE-SHIFT DELAY AND SHIFT QUALITY ENHANCEMENTS (SA 016). INFORMATION RELATED TO TCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2009 VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 TO JANUARY 15, 2009. *PE

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    • TSB #TSB-043

      NHTSA ID #10028269

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ECM UPGRADE, MIL ON W/DTC P2135. INFORMATION RELATED TO ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF BORREGO VEHICLES WHICH EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED W/ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) SYSTEM RELATED DTC, P2135.

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #PS382

      NHTSA ID #10092102

      • Date Announced: MARCH 19 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

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    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #TSB-062

      NHTSA ID #10034231

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2010
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: CAUTION DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT SERVICING. DESCRIBES PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) RELATED DIAGNOSIS/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT DURING SERVICING. AS AN ADDED SAFETY FEATURE

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    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #TSB-062

      NHTSA ID #10034231

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2010
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: CAUTION DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT SERVICING. DESCRIBES PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) RELATED DIAGNOSIS/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT DURING SERVICING. AS AN ADDED SAFETY FEATURE

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #TSB-041

      NHTSA ID #10028347

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN INTERMITTENT OR NON-FUNCTIONAL REAR TAILGATE ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY. TO CORRECT CONDITION, REAR TAILGATE ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY GEAR AND EXTERIOR COVER HAVE BEEN REDESIGNED. *PE

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #TSB-041

      NHTSA ID #10028347

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN INTERMITTENT OR NON-FUNCTIONAL REAR TAILGATE ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY. TO CORRECT CONDITION, REAR TAILGATE ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY GEAR AND EXTERIOR COVER HAVE BEEN REDESIGNED. *PE

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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      NHTSA ID #10109777

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 04 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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    SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSB-059

      NHTSA ID #10033810

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2010
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM-2ND AND 3RD ROW SEAT BACK B0ARD REPLACEMENT. ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HARD BACK REAR SEAT BACK BOARDS MAY BE SCRATCHED OR SCARRED. REPLACE ORIGINAL 2ND AND 3RD REAR SEAT BACK BOARDS WITH NEW CLOTH COVERED

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      NHTSA ID #10116821

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      NHTSA ID #10109812

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #TSB-022

      NHTSA ID #10030290

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2009
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR THE NEW REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY (LCC) WHEN CERTAIN ACCESSORIES ARE ADDED TO A COMPLETED VEHICLE PRI0

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      NHTSA ID #10109812

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      NHTSA ID #10109777

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 04 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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