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    PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

    • TSB #047

      NHTSA ID #10058121

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

      Summary: KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *LJ

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #112

      NHTSA ID #10043656

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

      Summary: KIA: VCM ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT AND ECM UPGRADE-TD/SL 2.0/2.4L MIL ON WITH DTC P200A. *KB

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    • TSB #091

      NHTSA ID #10037692

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

      Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH POSSIBLE MISFIRE CODES PRESENT. IT IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. 2011 SPORTAGE. *RM UPDATED ON 06/08/2011

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #TSB-083

      NHTSA ID #10041635

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

      Summary: KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE

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    • TSB #TSB-096

      NHTSA ID #10038959

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

      Summary: KIA MOTORS: 2011 OPTIMA. THERE IS A SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT ON AND A TROUBLE CODE STORED DUE TO A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM

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    • TSB #SB-086

      NHTSA ID #10037661

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

      Summary: KIA: MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITHOUT ANY DRIVEABLE SYMPTOMS. THERE MAY BE FIVE POSSIBLE TROUBLE CODES STORED. *RM

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

    • TSB #TSB-025

      NHTSA ID #10053708

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

      Summary: KIA: DUE TO SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED AND REPROGRAMMED WITH GDS DOWNLOADS TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT THIS SITUATION. MODELS

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSB-083

      NHTSA ID #10041635

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

      Summary: KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE

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    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

    • TSB #TSB-048

      NHTSA ID #10053709

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

      Summary: KIA: THE SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO DIFFICULT IN DEPRESSING A/T BUTTON, CAUSING A DECREASED CLEARANCE BETWEEN SHIFT BUTTON AND TRIM RING. MODELS 2011-2012 SPORTAGE. *PE

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

    • TSB #TSB-044

      NHTSA ID #10050659

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

      Summary: KIA: UNEVEN SHIFTING GEARS AND NO START CONDITION IN POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). PROCEDURE FOR THE INHIBITOR SWITCH TO HAVE AN INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET INSTALLED ON IT. MODELS 2010-2012 SPORTAGE, SEDONA. *P

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

    • TSB #TSB-022

      NHTSA ID #10042571

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

      Summary: KIA: PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE BATTERY POSITIVE CABLE TERMINAL ON SOME VEHICLES. *PE

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    • TSB #TSB-015

      NHTSA ID #10041265

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

      Summary: KIA MOTORS: INSTALLING AN ADDITIONAL GROUND CABLE TO THE BATTERY MAY CAUSE SENSOR PROBLEMS. *RM

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB-025

      NHTSA ID #10053708

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

      Summary: KIA: DUE TO SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED AND REPROGRAMMED WITH GDS DOWNLOADS TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT THIS SITUATION. MODELS

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    • TSB #TSB-096

      NHTSA ID #10038959

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

      Summary: KIA MOTORS: 2011 OPTIMA. THERE IS A SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT ON AND A TROUBLE CODE STORED DUE TO A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM

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    • TSB #TSB-040

      NHTSA ID #10034509

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

      Summary: KIA: SOFTWARE UPGRADE. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NAVIGATION BUILT FROM THE START OF PRODUCT 7/22/10 THAT MAY EXHIBIT ANNOUNCEMENT VOICE VOLUME THAT IS LOWER THAN NORMAL AS COMPARED TO OTHE

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    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #SC-086

      NHTSA ID #10037419

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

      Summary: KIA: SOME 2011 SPORTAGE VEHICLES THE WINDOWS MAY NOT RAISE OR LOWERED WITH THE POWER SWITCHES. *RM

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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 #PS329

      NHTSA ID #10060167

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #TSB-048

      NHTSA ID #10053709

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

      Summary: KIA: THE SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO DIFFICULT IN DEPRESSING A/T BUTTON, CAUSING A DECREASED CLEARANCE BETWEEN SHIFT BUTTON AND TRIM RING. MODELS 2011-2012 SPORTAGE. *PE

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #PS240

      NHTSA ID #10060233

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #TT019

      NHTSA ID #10060654

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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