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    • TSB #TSB-ELE067R1

      NHTSA ID #10109795

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through July 10, 2013, which may experience a momentary

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE067

      NHTSA ID #10109786

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through October 30, 2012, which may experience a momentar

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    SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

    • TSB #TSB-CHA066R1

      NHTSA ID #10116819

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front stabilizer links of some Optima (TF/QF), Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) and Rio (UB) vehicles, which may experience an abnormal noise emanating from

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    • TSB #TSBCHA066

      NHTSA ID #10089422

      • Date Announced: MAY 03 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE FRONT STABILIZER LINKS OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND RIO (UB) VEHICLES, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE AN ABNORMAL NOISE EM

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB-ENG164R1

      NHTSA ID #10109851

      • Date Announced: MARCH 16 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE - DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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    • TSB #PS296

      NHTSA ID #10109731

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PIT STOP: OCV DAMAGE WHEN INSTALLING ENGINE COVER - When re-installing the engine cover on vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GDI engine, make sure not to apply any downward pressure in the area around the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to prevent caus

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    • TSB #TSBENG146R1

      NHTSA ID #10092144

      • Date Announced: JUNE 03 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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    • TSB #TSBENG146R1

      NHTSA ID #10089747

      • Date Announced: JUNE 03 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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    • TSB #PS400

      NHTSA ID #10089987

      • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

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    • TSB #TSBENG146

      NHTSA ID #10092088

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

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2013MY RIO (UB) AND SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) VEHICLES WHI

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    • TSB #TSBENG131R1

      NHTSA ID #10092090

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

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - TSB-ENG131 IS CLOSED. REFER TO TSB-ENG146

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    • TSB #TSB-146 REV 1

      NHTSA ID #10058402

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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    • TSB #TSBENG131

      NHTSA ID #10090436

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

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE - KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR ALL 2012-2013 MY RIO (UB) 1.6L VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A KNOCKING OR PINGING CONCERN UNDER MODERATE OR HEAVY ACCELERATION, E

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS469

      NHTSA ID #10109813

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #PS315

      NHTSA ID #10109655

      • Date Announced: MAY 19 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Therefore, it is complet

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #PS315

      NHTSA ID #10109655

      • Date Announced: MAY 19 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Therefore, it is complet

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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      NHTSA ID #10089382

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

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    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      NHTSA ID #10092147

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ┐ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      NHTSA ID #10089761

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ┐ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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    • 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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    • TSB #TSBTRA049

      NHTSA ID #10090431

      • Date Announced: MAY 29 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: 6-SPEED A/T TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET/RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE ECM/PCM.

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    • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

      NHTSA ID #10090604

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY BY MODEL - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY FOR KIA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SIX-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. REFER TO THE TABLE BELOW FOR

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      NHTSA ID #10089761

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ┐ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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    • TSB #TSB-107

      NHTSA ID #10042646

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    • TSB #PS507

      NHTSA ID #10119114

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

      Summary: PITSTOP - SHIFT LOCK INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE - Some 2012-2017MY Rio (UB) vehicles may exhibit a shifter that will intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin gives information on how to troubleshoot the issue.

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    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130104

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #PS474

      NHTSA ID #10116101

      • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.

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    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      NHTSA ID #10109788

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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    • TSB #TSBSST041

      NHTSA ID #10088983

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

      Summary: TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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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-146 REV 1

      NHTSA ID #10058402

      • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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    • TSB #TSBELE056R1

      NHTSA ID #10090179

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO UPGRADE ┐ RIO (UB), SPORTAGE (SL), SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON ALL 2012MY RIO (UB), SPORTAGE (SL), SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE067R1

      NHTSA ID #10109795

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through July 10, 2013, which may experience a momentary

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG131R1

      NHTSA ID #10109799

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for all 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) 1.6L vehicles which may exhibit a knocking or pinging concern under moderate or heavy acceleration, e

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE067

      NHTSA ID #10109786

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through October 30, 2012, which may experience a momentar

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG118R2

      NHTSA ID #10109699

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 08 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION ? RIO, SOUL 1.6 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128 (SA152) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) and some 2012-2013 Soul

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    • TSB #TSBELE046R1

      NHTSA ID #10091465

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION - UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA137A) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE 2013 MY RIO UVO SYSTEM. KIA IS REQUESTING THE COMPLETION OF THIS SERVICE AQCTION ON ALLAFFECTED 2013 MY RIO VEHICLES PRIOR TO DELIV

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #067

      NHTSA ID #10057099

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA:MY RIO 2012-2013. THE IN-PANEL (IPM) MAY EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN POWER STEERING ASSIST. *LJ

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    • TSB #067

      NHTSA ID #10057714

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: 2012-2013 MY RIO: BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING IN PANEL MODULE REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN NOVEMBER 7, 2011 THROUGH JULY 10, 2013. *LJ

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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 #TSB-ENG164R1

      NHTSA ID #10109851

      • Date Announced: MARCH 16 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE - DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG164

      NHTSA ID #10109888

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-

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    • TSB #TSBSST041

      NHTSA ID #10088983

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

      Summary: TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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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 #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 #TSBENG146R1

      NHTSA ID #10089747

      • Date Announced: JUNE 03 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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    • TSB #TSBENG146R1

      NHTSA ID #10092144

      • Date Announced: JUNE 03 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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    • TSB #TSBENG131R1

      NHTSA ID #10092090

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

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - TSB-ENG131 IS CLOSED. REFER TO TSB-ENG146

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    • TSB #TSBENG146

      NHTSA ID #10092088

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

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2013MY RIO (UB) AND SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) VEHICLES WHI

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG131R1

      NHTSA ID #10109799

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for all 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) 1.6L vehicles which may exhibit a knocking or pinging concern under moderate or heavy acceleration, e

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    • TSB #056

      NHTSA ID #10060285

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG118R2

      NHTSA ID #10109699

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 08 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION ? RIO, SOUL 1.6 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128 (SA152) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) and some 2012-2013 Soul

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    • TSB #TSBENG131

      NHTSA ID #10090436

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

      Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE - KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR ALL 2012-2013 MY RIO (UB) 1.6L VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A KNOCKING OR PINGING CONCERN UNDER MODERATE OR HEAVY ACCELERATION, E

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    • TSB #TSB-118-2

      NHTSA ID #10054190

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: NEW INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR VEHICLES EXPERIENCING THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH SHOULD BE REP

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    • TSB #TSB-107

      NHTSA ID #10042646

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      NHTSA ID #10090713

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSBCLI020

      NHTSA ID #10090446

      • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR DURING A/C OPERATION ON SOME RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15TH, 2011 TO SEPTE

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #PS203

      NHTSA ID #10043655

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: 5-DOOR REAR HATCH OUTER DOOR HANDLE (MANUAL RELEASE) REPAIR. *KB

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #PS203

      NHTSA ID #10043655

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: 5-DOOR REAR HATCH OUTER DOOR HANDLE (MANUAL RELEASE) REPAIR. *KB

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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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    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #PS400

      NHTSA ID #10089987

      • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

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    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #TSB-107

      NHTSA ID #10042646

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

      NHTSA ID #10080084

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. 6 FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUAT

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBCLI020

      NHTSA ID #10090446

      • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR DURING A/C OPERATION ON SOME RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15TH, 2011 TO SEPTE

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    • TSB #020

      NHTSA ID #10059886

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      NHTSA ID #10090713

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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    • TSB #PS244

      NHTSA ID #10060236

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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    • TSB #TSB-TRA051

      NHTSA ID #10109652

      • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 - This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing th

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    • TSB #056

      NHTSA ID #10060285

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSB-CLI020R1

      NHTSA ID #10109770

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - This bulletin provides information relating to the possible presence of moisture on the passenger side floor during A/C operation on some Rio (UB) vehicles, produced from June 21, 2011 to Marc

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    • TSB #PS266R1

      NHTSA ID #10090945

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T

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    • TSB #TSBCLI020

      NHTSA ID #10090446

      • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR DURING A/C OPERATION ON SOME RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15TH, 2011 TO SEPTE

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    • TSB #020

      NHTSA ID #10059886

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #TSB-107

      NHTSA ID #10042646

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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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:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      NHTSA ID #10109788

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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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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    • TSB #PS296

      NHTSA ID #10109731

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PIT STOP: OCV DAMAGE WHEN INSTALLING ENGINE COVER - When re-installing the engine cover on vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GDI engine, make sure not to apply any downward pressure in the area around the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to prevent caus

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