Please note: The TSB information displayed below are summaries. We do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

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 #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 #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 #TSBENG147

      NHTSA ID #10089617

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

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC1501) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO EXTRACTING ┐IN USE PERFORMANCE TRACKING┐ EMISSIONS DATA FROM THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) OF CERTAIN VEHICLES SOLD IN

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    • 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 #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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    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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    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 #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 #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: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 #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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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-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 #TSBELE078

      NHTSA ID #10089783

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

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT (SA184) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE UVO HEAD UNIT ON SOME OF 2015MY SOUL (PS), SPORTAGE (SL) SEDONA (YP) AND FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHIC

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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: SOFTWARE

    • 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-ELE129R1

      NHTSA ID #10109829

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

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA277) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Sorento (XMa) vehicles to incorporate Bluetooth

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE128R1

      NHTSA ID #10109828

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

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA276) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the audio software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Sorento (XMa) vehicles to incorporate Bluetoo

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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 #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 #TSBENG147

      NHTSA ID #10089617

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

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC1501) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO EXTRACTING ┐IN USE PERFORMANCE TRACKING┐ EMISSIONS DATA FROM THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) OF CERTAIN VEHICLES SOLD IN

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    • 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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    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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    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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    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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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 #TSBELE128_R2

      NHTSA ID #10133177

      • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the audio software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and So

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    • TSB #TSBELE129_R2

      NHTSA ID #10133178

      • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Soren

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    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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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 #PS428

      NHTSA ID #10089047

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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    • TSB #TSBGEN078

      NHTSA ID #10089022

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

      Summary: PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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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 #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 #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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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #PS428

      NHTSA ID #10089047

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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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 #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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    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 #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 #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 #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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    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 #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 #TSBGEN078

      NHTSA ID #10089022

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

      Summary: PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • 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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