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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.

    STEERING

    • TSB #PS547

      NHTSA ID #10133172

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

      Summary: PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem

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    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #PS547

      NHTSA ID #10133172

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

      Summary: PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      NHTSA ID #10143474

      • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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    • TSB #VPI1802_DP

      NHTSA ID #10143471

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10143472

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

      Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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    • TSB #TSBENG177C_R4

      NHTSA ID #10143402

      • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE STAR LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY S

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    • TSB #TSBENG187

      NHTSA ID #10136502

      • Date Announced: APRIL 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SORENTO (UMa) 3.3L - PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (SA345) -= This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the engine assembly on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 3.3L AWD (262 vehicles affected), produced from January 29, 2018

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    • TSB #TSBENG177C_R2

      NHTSA ID #10128582

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSBENG177C_R4

      NHTSA ID #10143270

      • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE STAR LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY S

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    • TSB #TSBENG177C_R3

      NHTSA ID #10133182

      • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY

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    • 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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    • TSB #TSBENG177CR1

      NHTSA ID #10127030

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 07 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) REV 1 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 t

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    • TSB #TSBENG177C

      NHTSA ID #10126428

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG178_R1

      NHTSA ID #10136500

      • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions da

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #TSBENG178

      NHTSA ID #10128583

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 23 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      NHTSA ID #10143474

      • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10143472

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

      Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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    • TSB #TSBENG177B_R1CLO

      NHTSA ID #10133181

      • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin has been CLOSED and superceded by TSB-ENG177C R3.

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    • TSB #TSBENG177B_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128621

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2

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    • TSB #TSBENG177B

      NHTSA ID #10126427

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2

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    • TSB #TSBTRA071AR1

      NHTSA ID #10126431

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0t & 3.3l SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thr

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    • TSB #TSBTRA071

      NHTSA ID #10126429

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

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19,

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    • TSB #TSBTRA071A

      NHTSA ID #10126430

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

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 through July 10

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    • TSB #TSBENG177

      NHTSA ID #10126424

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima

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    • TSB #TSBENG177

      NHTSA ID #10123330

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2

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    • TSB #TSBTRA071

      NHTSA ID #10123332

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thro

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    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSBENG177B_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128621

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSBENG177B_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128621

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA071AR1

      NHTSA ID #10126431

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0t & 3.3l SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thr

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    • TSB #TSBTRA071A

      NHTSA ID #10126430

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

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 through July 10

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    • TSB #TSBTRA071

      NHTSA ID #10126429

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

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19,

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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 #TSBENG177C_R4

      NHTSA ID #10143402

      • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE STAR LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY S

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    • TSB #TSBENG177C_R4

      NHTSA ID #10143270

      • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE STAR LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY S

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    • TSB #PS531

      NHTSA ID #10127020

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - KEY FOB AND BATTERY VIN LABELS - To assist in improving product quality and warranty claims, key fobs/smart keys and the vehicle battery now have labels (A) containing the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). These labels have bee

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #PS541

      NHTSA ID #10130092

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

      Summary: PITSTOP - INOPERATIVE SHIFT LOCK RELEASE AND/OR IGNITION IN ACCESSORY MODE - This pitstop provides the procedure to inspect the Key Interlock Switch contact on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles experience one of the following:1. An in

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      NHTSA ID #10143474

      • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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    • TSB #VPI1802_DP

      NHTSA ID #10143471

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10143472

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

      Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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    • TSB #TSBENG177C

      NHTSA ID #10126428

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through

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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

    • TSB #PS551

      NHTSA ID #10133175

      • Date Announced: MARCH 29 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.

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    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING

    • TSB #PS542

      NHTSA ID #10130093

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - LDWS/MFC Variant Coding - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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    • TSB #PS543

      NHTSA ID #10130094

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - AEB VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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    LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #PS542

      NHTSA ID #10130093

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - LDWS/MFC Variant Coding - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #PS551

      NHTSA ID #10133175

      • Date Announced: MARCH 29 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS564

      NHTSA ID #10141384

      • Date Announced: MAY 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #TSBBOD176

      NHTSA ID #10123324

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SORENTO (UMA) HEADREST HANG TAG REPLACEMENT (SA314) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front headrest hang tag on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through September 22

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      NHTSA ID #10143474

      • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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