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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.

    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 #VPI1802_TSB_R2

      NHTSA ID #10145156

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) - TSB - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Dete

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    • 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 #WTYCS201605RETIR

      NHTSA ID #10115243

      • Date Announced: JULY 10 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2016-05 - RETIRED FOR CERTAIN SPORAGE MODEL YEARS - SEE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2017-02. FOR OTHER SPORTAGE MODELS, SEE WTY BULLETIN 2017-09 (SC147).

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

      NHTSA ID #10109774

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG160

      NHTSA ID #10109683

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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    • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10090095

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE S

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    • TSB #WTY007FORM

      NHTSA ID #10090108

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY007 - 2011┐2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMB

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    • TSB #WTY007OWNER

      NHTSA ID #10090113

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI AND 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION - DEAR KIA SPORTAGE VEHICLE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MA

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    • TSB #TSBCHA065R3

      NHTSA ID #10089302

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

      Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AN

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    • TSB #TSBENG149

      NHTSA ID #10089301

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

      Summary: TSB: 2.4 GDI MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0263/ P0266/ P0269/ P0272 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL INJECTORS IN SOME SORENTO (XMA) PRODUCED 12/17/2012~12/11/2014, OPTIMA (QF) PRODUCED 07/28/2013~10/02/2015, OP

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    • TSB #TSBGEN076

      NHTSA ID #10089051

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 29 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO

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    • TSB #PS-417

      NHTSA ID #10058534

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

      Summary: KIA: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) VARIATION HAS NOT LEARNED CAUSING MISFIRE OF ENGINE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) TO COME IN DASH. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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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 #PS327

      NHTSA ID #10109673

      • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #VPI1802WX_TSB

      NHTSA ID #10147423

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 18 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) - TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 2, 09/24/2

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    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R1

      NHTSA ID #10144240

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

      Summary: TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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    • TSB #VPI1802_OWNER_SP

      NHTSA ID #10144239

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

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2014-2015 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct In

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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 #WTYCS201702

      NHTSA ID #10115247

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

      Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN: 2017-02 - 2014 MY SPORTAGE (SL) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION - The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information related to the extension of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for the Engine Short

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      NHTSA ID #10109706

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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

    • TSB #PS280

      NHTSA ID #10109706

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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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 #TSBENG172

      NHTSA ID #10127029

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY Opt

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    • 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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    • TSB #PS280

      NHTSA ID #10109706

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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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 #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 #TSBENG172

      NHTSA ID #10127029

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY Opt

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

    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R2

      NHTSA ID #10145156

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) - TSB - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Dete

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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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    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 #PS329

      NHTSA ID #10109694

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: ADJUSTING REAR HATCH CLOSING EFFORT - When encountering a customer concern related to excessive rear hatch closing effort on some 2011MY to 2014MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, first, verify the customer concern by comparing the closing

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    • TSB #TSBCHA065R3

      NHTSA ID #10089302

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

      Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AN

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    • TSB #TSBELE085R1

      NHTSA ID #10089303

      • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      NHTSA ID #10089312

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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    • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

      NHTSA ID #10091949

      • Date Announced: MARCH 17 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE "INCOMING

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    • TSB #TSB ELE101_SA223

      NHTSA ID #10091946

      • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORTE (YD) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH« CONNECTIVITY, PHONEBOOK DOWNL

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    • TSB #TSBELE101

      NHTSA ID #10089465

      • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE-092

      NHTSA ID #10080099

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

      Summary: TSB: SIRIUS AUDIO MUTES (DROPS OUT) INTERMITTENTLY IN OPEN SPACES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SHARK-FIN STYLE ROOF ANTENNA OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROUG

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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 #TSBELE090

      NHTSA ID #10089615

      • Date Announced: JULY 14 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ┐C┐ STATE ERROR MESSAGE ON VERSION 8.5 MAP UPDATE - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES AN SD CARD REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE FOR CUSTOMERS THAT HAVE A SPECIFIC ERROR DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT (SHOWN BELOW) AFTER PURCHASING AND INSTALLING A

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    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10092132

      • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #TSBELE085

      NHTSA ID #10089825

      • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ┐ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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    • TSB #TSBCHA047

      NHTSA ID #10089950

      • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH FEB

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    • TSB #PS365R1

      NHTSA ID #10092100

      • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH« ISSUES AFTER IPHONE« IOS 8 SOFTWARE UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BLUETOOTH CONCERNS WHEN USING AN IPHONE« WITH IOS 8.X (IOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, ETC.) WHILE PAIRED TO A HE

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    • TSB #PS387

      NHTSA ID #10092104

      • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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    • TSB #PS377

      NHTSA ID #10089903

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #PS339

      NHTSA ID #10109761

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 04 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: REMOTE START SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC HOTLINE - When diagnosing remote start systems, refer to the table shown in this article for detailed information on applicable models, model year and system supplier; along with the applicable Hotlin

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #TT006

      NHTSA ID #10060266

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R2

      NHTSA ID #10145156

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) - TSB - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Dete

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    • 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 #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 #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-ELE101R3

      NHTSA ID #10109837

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

      Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

      NHTSA ID #10109774

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE117

      NHTSA ID #10109682

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

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    • TSB #TSB-ENG160

      NHTSA ID #10109683

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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    • TSB #TSBELE085R1

      NHTSA ID #10089303

      • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      NHTSA ID #10089312

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      NHTSA ID #10079901

      • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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    • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

      NHTSA ID #10091949

      • Date Announced: MARCH 17 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE "INCOMING

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    • TSB #TSB-CHA-065-R1

      NHTSA ID #10079963

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AND SO

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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-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 #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10089742

      • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #TSBELE085

      NHTSA ID #10089825

      • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ┐ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS493

      NHTSA ID #10109855

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

      Summary: TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #PS290

      NHTSA ID #10109718

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SUCTION CUP RESIDUE ON WINDSHIELD - Residue from installation of the windshield may cause four markings in the shape of suction cups to appear on the surface of the windshield, as shown below.

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    • TSB #PS290

      NHTSA ID #10060143

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

      NHTSA ID #10109817

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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    • TSB #SC141OWNERSL

      NHTSA ID #10109815

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 03 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SERVICE CAMPAIGN: OWNER LETTER - Advises Owners of certain 2011-2014 MY Sportage vehicles currently registered in the states where heavy amounts of road salt are used of a service campaign to add additional anti-corrosion material to underb

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    • TSB #TSB-SC141

      NHTSA ID #10109874

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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    • TSB #SC141DPSM

      NHTSA ID #10109876

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

      Summary: SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the u

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    • TSB #SC141QA

      NHTSA ID #10109877

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

      Summary: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT

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    • TSB #SC141DP

      NHTSA ID #10109875

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #PS329

      NHTSA ID #10109694

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: ADJUSTING REAR HATCH CLOSING EFFORT - When encountering a customer concern related to excessive rear hatch closing effort on some 2011MY to 2014MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, first, verify the customer concern by comparing the closing

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      NHTSA ID #10109631

      • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being damaged

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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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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

    • 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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    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      NHTSA ID #10109631

      • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being damaged

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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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    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #TSBCHA057

      NHTSA ID #10089951

      • Date Announced: APRIL 14 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS ON SOME 2014MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 THROUGH JULY 1, 2014, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A TPMS LIGHT ILLUMINATED IN THE C

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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 #VPI1802_TSB_R2

      NHTSA ID #10145156

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) - TSB - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Dete

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    • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10090095

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE S

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    • TSB #WTY007OWNER

      NHTSA ID #10090113

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI AND 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION - DEAR KIA SPORTAGE VEHICLE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MA

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    • TSB #WTY007FORM

      NHTSA ID #10090108

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY007 - 2011┐2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMB

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE-092

      NHTSA ID #10080099

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

      Summary: TSB: SIRIUS AUDIO MUTES (DROPS OUT) INTERMITTENTLY IN OPEN SPACES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SHARK-FIN STYLE ROOF ANTENNA OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROUG

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    • TSB #TSBELE085

      NHTSA ID #10089825

      • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ┐ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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    • TSB #TSBCHA047

      NHTSA ID #10089950

      • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH FEB

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    • TSB #TSBCHA057

      NHTSA ID #10089951

      • Date Announced: APRIL 14 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS ON SOME 2014MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 THROUGH JULY 1, 2014, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A TPMS LIGHT ILLUMINATED IN THE C

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    • TSB #PS365R1

      NHTSA ID #10092100

      • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH« ISSUES AFTER IPHONE« IOS 8 SOFTWARE UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BLUETOOTH CONCERNS WHEN USING AN IPHONE« WITH IOS 8.X (IOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, ETC.) WHILE PAIRED TO A HE

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    • TSB #PS377

      NHTSA ID #10089903

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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    • 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 #PS327

      NHTSA ID #10109673

      • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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    • TSB #PS290

      NHTSA ID #10060143

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #TT006

      NHTSA ID #10060266

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 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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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

      NHTSA ID #10109836

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

      Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

      NHTSA ID #10109837

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

      Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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    • TSB #TSBELE101

      NHTSA ID #10089465

      • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSB-ELE117

      NHTSA ID #10109682

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

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    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10089742

      • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10092132

      • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #PS387

      NHTSA ID #10092104

      • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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    • TSB #PS377

      NHTSA ID #10089903

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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    • TSB #PS318

      NHTSA ID #10109670

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: DIAGNOSING SIRIUS TRAFFIC ISSUES - This article provides diagnostic information in regards to specific Sirius traffic customer complaints, as detailed in this Article.

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS493

      NHTSA ID #10109855

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

      Summary: TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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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 #TSB-CLI024

      NHTSA ID #10109666

      • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: TESTING A/C COMPRESSOR FUNCTION USING GDS - This bulletin provides information on a new procedure to test A/C compressor function using the GDS.

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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 #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 #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 #TSB-ELE-100R2

      NHTSA ID #10079901

      • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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    • TSB #WTYCS201702

      NHTSA ID #10115247

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

      Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN: 2017-02 - 2014 MY SPORTAGE (SL) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION - The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information related to the extension of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for the Engine Short

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    • 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 #TSB-ELE-0921-R1

      NHTSA ID #10080020

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

      Summary: TSB / SIRIUS AUDIO MUTES (DROPS OUT) INTERMITTENTLY IN OPEN SPACES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SHARK-FIN STYLE ROOF ANTENNA OF SOME 2014~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROU

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE-092

      NHTSA ID #10080099

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

      Summary: TSB: SIRIUS AUDIO MUTES (DROPS OUT) INTERMITTENTLY IN OPEN SPACES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SHARK-FIN STYLE ROOF ANTENNA OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROUG

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    • TSB #TSB-GEN057

      NHTSA ID #10109787

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: GENERAL INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS FOR SMART KEY FOB SYSTEMS AND START/STOP BUTTONS - This bulletin provides information related to the Smart Key Systems on vehicles equipped with A/T (automatic transaxle) and Start/Stop Buttons (SSB).

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    • TSB #PS307

      NHTSA ID #10109633

      • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PIT STOP: PROGRAMMING A THIRD SMART KEY ON CERTAIN 2014-15MY VEHICLES - In past Smart Key systems, the maximum amount of keys that could be programmed to a vehicle was 2. On certain 2014-15MY Kia vehicles, the amount of keys that can be pro

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