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    STEERING

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      NHTSA ID #10168850

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      NHTSA ID #10167301

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 15 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of t

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    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      NHTSA ID #10162044

      • Date Announced: JUNE 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP

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    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R1

      NHTSA ID #10152913

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electroni

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    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      NHTSA ID #10162044

      • Date Announced: JUNE 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      NHTSA ID #10168850

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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    • TSB #PI1805_TSB_R1

      NHTSA ID #10168952

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 07 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1805_R1: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1805) - This bulletin provides information related to a software upd

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    • TSB #PI1805_OWNER_UMA

      NHTSA ID #10167209

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 29 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (P1805) - SORENTO - This document is notice to the Kia Sorento owners that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2019 MY Sorento ve

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    • TSB #PI1805_TSB

      NHTSA ID #10167212

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) - TSB: This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) in order to protect the engine from excessive

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    • TSB #PI1805_QA

      NHTSA ID #10167211

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805): QA - This document is the Question and Answer Guide for this Product Improvement Campaign to improve the knock sensor detection system (KSDS) logic.

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    • TSB #PI1805_DP

      NHTSA ID #10167228

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This document is notice to the Dealer Principals advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect th

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    • TSB #PI1805_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10167229

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTCE - This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (E

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    • TSB #SC169_TSB_R1

      NHTSA ID #10167276

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169_Rev1): ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, rep

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    • TSB #SC169_OWNR_UMA

      NHTSA ID #10167306

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC169) - Owner Letter - 2019 Sorento: Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessary, replace the Engine Oil Filler C

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    • TSB #SC169_TSB

      NHTSA ID #10167275

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC169) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the oil filler cap on some vehicle models listed below. The engine oil fill

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    • TSB #SC169_DP

      NHTSA ID #10167249

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169) DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This document notifies the Kia dealer principals that that Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessa

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    • TSB #SC169_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10167251

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessary, replace the engine oil filler cap on certain 2018

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    • TSB #SC169_QA

      NHTSA ID #10167274

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - This document contains questions and answers regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on the Engine Oil Filler Cap inspection, and if necessary, replacement.

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    • TSB #TSBENG197_R1

      NHTSA ID #10160763

      • Date Announced: MAY 31 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting "in use performance tracking" emissions dat

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG197

      NHTSA ID #10154689

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      NHTSA ID #10152915

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      NHTSA ID #10168851

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on s

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    • TSB #TSBTRA082_R1

      NHTSA ID #10163456

      • Date Announced: JULY 03 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: 3.3L GDI 8AT TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P0741(SA387) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU

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    • TSB #TSBTRA082

      NHTSA ID #10160838

      • Date Announced: MAY 23 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: 3.3 GDI 8AT TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P0741(SA387) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve logic of the TCU (Transmission Control Unit) software on some 2019MY Sorento (UMa) 3.3L vehicles produced from Jan

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA082

      NHTSA ID #10160838

      • Date Announced: MAY 23 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: 3.3 GDI 8AT TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P0741(SA387) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve logic of the TCU (Transmission Control Unit) software on some 2019MY Sorento (UMa) 3.3L vehicles produced from Jan

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #PS613

      NHTSA ID #10162043

      • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS - This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters.

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    • TSB #PS600

      NHTSA ID #10160612

      • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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    • TSB #PS573_R1

      NHTSA ID #10155380

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SOUND SETTINGS (FADER) MOVES TO REAR - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information related to sound settings (fader) which may alter the default sound position settings.

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #PS613

      NHTSA ID #10162043

      • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS - This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters.

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS590

      NHTSA ID #10154661

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 15 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: BLOCKED WINDSHIELD WASHER NOZZLES ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WASHER HEATERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding blocked windshield wiper nozzles on some 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa) and 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped wit

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    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #PS600

      NHTSA ID #10160612

      • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #PS590

      NHTSA ID #10154661

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 15 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: BLOCKED WINDSHIELD WASHER NOZZLES ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WASHER HEATERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding blocked windshield wiper nozzles on some 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa) and 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped wit

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    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #TSBELE154

      NHTSA ID #10152897

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 20 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - BCW LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC C270254 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) system on some 2019MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from January 22, 2018 through September

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      NHTSA ID #10168851

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on s

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    • TSB #SC169_OWNR_UMA

      NHTSA ID #10167306

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC169) - Owner Letter - 2019 Sorento: Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessary, replace the Engine Oil Filler C

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    • TSB #PS573_R1

      NHTSA ID #10155380

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SOUND SETTINGS (FADER) MOVES TO REAR - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information related to sound settings (fader) which may alter the default sound position settings.

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    • TSB #TSBENG197

      NHTSA ID #10154689

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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    • TSB #PS451_R2

      NHTSA ID #10143393

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the installation of the front lice

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    • TSB #PS451_R2

      NHTSA ID #10143261

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the installation of the front lice

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    • TSB #PS562

      NHTSA ID #10136623

      • Date Announced: APRIL 27 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET AVAILABILITY - This Pitstop provides information regarding a change to front license plate bracket availability on some 2019MY Sorento (UMa).

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #PS573_R1

      NHTSA ID #10155380

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SOUND SETTINGS (FADER) MOVES TO REAR - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information related to sound settings (fader) which may alter the default sound position settings.

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #PS573_R1

      NHTSA ID #10157045

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SOUND SETTINGS (FADER) MOVES TO REAR - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information related to sound settings (fader) which may alter the default sound position settings.

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      NHTSA ID #10168850

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      NHTSA ID #10168851

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on s

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    • TSB #SC169_OWNR_UMA

      NHTSA ID #10167306

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC169) - Owner Letter - 2019 Sorento: Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessary, replace the Engine Oil Filler C

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    • TSB #PS451_R2

      NHTSA ID #10143393

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the installation of the front lice

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    • TSB #PS562

      NHTSA ID #10136623

      • Date Announced: APRIL 27 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET AVAILABILITY - This Pitstop provides information regarding a change to front license plate bracket availability on some 2019MY Sorento (UMa).

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