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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 (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB-130

      NHTSA ID #10053710

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

      Summary: KIA: TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT MIL ILLUMINATION, WITH DTC P2562 AND/OR P2565, INFORMATION PROCEDURE HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) UPGRADE REFLASH VEHICLE'S CONTROL UNIT AND CHECK AND/OR ADJUST ELECTRONIC WASTE GATE

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    • 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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    • TSB #TSB-119 REV-1

      NHTSA ID #10044946

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

      Summary: KIA: WHEN ENGINE IS AT 2000 RPM AND OPERATING TEMPERATURE, IT MAY EXPERIENCE, FROM THE BALANCE SHAFT MODULE (BSM), A WHISTLING NOISE. *PE

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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:DELIVERY

    • TSB #TSB-026

      NHTSA ID #10054197

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

      Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #TSB-026

      NHTSA ID #10054197

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

      Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #TSB-026

      NHTSA ID #10054197

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

      Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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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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    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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    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 #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 #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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