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.

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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    • TSB #TSBENG162

      NHTSA ID #10116117

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

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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    • TSB #TSBENG159

      NHTSA ID #10090818

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

      Summary: TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 27, 2014 TO JUNE 14, 2016, 2016MY OPTIMA (JF/JFA)

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    • TSB #TSBSST045

      NHTSA ID #10089386

      • Date Announced: JULY 22 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAK DETECTOR - THE LD-2 ARCTIC PRO LEAK DETECTOR, SUPPLIED WITH THE MAHLE ACX-1299 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT, CAN AID IN LOCATING R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAKS.

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    • TSB #TSBSST044

      NHTSA ID #10089388

      • Date Announced: JULY 22 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234YF OIL AND DYE INJECTORS - USING FLUORESCENT LEAK DETECTION DYE IN VEHICLE¿S A/C SYSTEM COULD AID IN LOCATING REFRIGERANT LEAKS. R1234YF A/C SYSTEMS OIL AND DYE INJECTOR KITS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH SNAP-ON BUSINESS SOLUTIONS.

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    • TSB #TSBCLI029

      NHTSA ID #10088701

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NEW R1234YF REFRIGERANT INITIALLY BEING RELEASED WITH THE 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL), AND APPLICABLE TO FUTURE MODELS. GOVERNMENTAL STANDARDS TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF T

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSB-ENG159R1

      NHTSA ID #10109850

      • Date Announced: MARCH 23 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)

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    • TSB #TSBSST043

      NHTSA ID #10088702

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234F REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE INTRODUCTION OF R1234YF RECOVERY, RECYCLING, AND RECHARGING EQUIPMENT. THIS EQUIPMENT IS DESIGNED TO MEET SAE J2843 REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICING VEHICLES C

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS532

      NHTSA ID #10127021

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 14 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - DTC P0449 VENT VALVE/SOLENOID CIRCUIT - When addressing a concern related to P0449 (Evaporative Emission System - Vent Valve / Solenoid Circuit) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) model vehicles, and the Canister Closed Valve (CCV) and

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    • 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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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA067

      NHTSA ID #10127034

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PRESSURE CHARACTERISTIC VALUES DATA TRANSFER - This bulletin provides information regarding data transfer of automatic transmission (A/T) characteristic values on 2015MY-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles equipped wi

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130105

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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

    • TSB #TSB-TRA065

      NHTSA ID #10109780

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

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA257) - This bulletin provides information related to the TCU (Transmission Control Unit) software upgrade of some 2017MY Sportage (QL) 2.0T-GDI/2.4GDI vehicles produced f

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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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 #PS526

      NHTSA ID #10128609

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - BROKEN CHARACTERS AND SYMBOLS ON BASE AUDIO - This Pitstop contains information to repair vehicles in which the following customer concern occurs on a 2017MY Sportage (QL) with Base Audio (Audio 3.0 B): * ?When turning on the vehi

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    • TSB #PS451_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128607

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE AEB - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. On 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped with Autonom

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    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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    • TSB #TSBENG162R1

      NHTSA ID #10119122

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

      Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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    • 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 #PS472R1

      NHTSA ID #10109781

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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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 #TSBELE113R1

      NHTSA ID #10089401

      • Date Announced: JULY 20 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO¿/APPLE CARPLAY¿ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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    • TSB #TSBCLI033

      NHTSA ID #10089416

      • Date Announced: JULY 07 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA238) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 22, 2016, A

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    • TSB #PS453

      NHTSA ID #10089340

      • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - SOME 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AM/FM RADIO STATIC, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE VEHICLE DRIVES OVER BUMPS. THIS CONDITION CAN BE CAUSED BY LOOSE CONNECTIONS AT THE BASE OF THE ANTENNA. FO

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    • TSB #TSBELE104R1

      NHTSA ID #10089321

      • Date Announced: JUNE 02 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: APPLE CARPLAY¿ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY AND ANDROID AUTO ON 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) AND THE LAUNCH OF APPLE CARPLAY ON 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2017MY SP

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    • TSB #PS450

      NHTSA ID #10089430

      • Date Announced: MAY 25 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SIRIUS XM DATA NOT LOADING ON UVO ESERVICES HEAD UNIT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO SERVICE IN REGARDS TO THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER CONCERNS: SIRIUS XM DATA WILL NOT LOAD; HEAD UNIT DISPLAY SHOWS "N

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    • TSB #PS452

      NHTSA ID #10089433

      • Date Announced: MAY 12 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: ANDROID AUTO¿/UVO ESERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROIDES DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO:ANDROID AUTO¿ WILL NOT LAUNCH WHEN A SAMSUNG ANDROID PHONE IS CONNECTED TO THE VEHICLE. UVO ESERVICES SETUP

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130105

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130105

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PS528

      NHTSA ID #10126420

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

      Summary: PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE118

      NHTSA ID #10109679

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BCM UPGRADE-FUEL DOOR OPEN LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA247) - This bulletin provides information related to the BCM (Body Control Module) software upgrade on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles to improve the fuel door open logic. T

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    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      NHTSA ID #10089401

      • Date Announced: JULY 20 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO¿/APPLE CARPLAY¿ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS498

      NHTSA ID #10109858

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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    • 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:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSB-BOD152R1

      NHTSA ID #10116813

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

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DELTA GARNISH AND FRONT BUMPER GAP/WIND NOISE ADJUSTMENT (SA248) - This bulletin provides the information for applying soundproof padding to the Delta Garnish on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December 10,

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    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBCLI031

      NHTSA ID #10089467

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

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA 226) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2016, A

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    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE

    • TSB #TSB-BOD153

      NHTSA ID #10109677

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT POWER SEAT BACK BOARD STRAP REPOSITIONING (SA249) - This bulletin provides information related to the repositioning of the front power seat back board strap for 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD152

      NHTSA ID #10109766

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 19 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DELTA GARNISH AND FRONT BUMPER GAP/WIND NOISE ADJUSTMENT (SA248) - This bulletin provides the information for applying soundproof padding to the Delta Garnish on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December 10,

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSBBOD142

      NHTSA ID #10089415

      • Date Announced: JULY 13 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR FRAME MOLDING REPLACEMENT (SA236) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING THE REAR DOOR FRAME MOLDING ON CERTAIN SPORTAGE (QL) SX TRIM LEVEL VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 24, 2015 THROUGH JANUAR

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    • TSB #TSBBOD136

      NHTSA ID #10089426

      • Date Announced: MAY 27 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA229) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH MARCH 11, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT I

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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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    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD153

      NHTSA ID #10109677

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT POWER SEAT BACK BOARD STRAP REPOSITIONING (SA249) - This bulletin provides information related to the repositioning of the front power seat back board strap for 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December

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    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #TSB-BOD153

      NHTSA ID #10109677

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT POWER SEAT BACK BOARD STRAP REPOSITIONING (SA249) - This bulletin provides information related to the repositioning of the front power seat back board strap for 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December

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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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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBENG175_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130103

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 02 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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    • TSB #PS451_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128607

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE AEB - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. On 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped with Autonom

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    • TSB #TSB-SST043R2

      NHTSA ID #10109841

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

      Summary: TSB: R1234yf REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - This bulletin provides information relating to the introduction of R1234yf recovery, recycling, and recharging equipment. This equipment is designed to meet SAE J2843 requirements for servicing vehicles

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE118

      NHTSA ID #10109679

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BCM UPGRADE-FUEL DOOR OPEN LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA247) - This bulletin provides information related to the BCM (Body Control Module) software upgrade on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles to improve the fuel door open logic. T

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    • TSB #PS475

      NHTSA ID #10109688

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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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 #TSBSST045

      NHTSA ID #10089386

      • Date Announced: JULY 22 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAK DETECTOR - THE LD-2 ARCTIC PRO LEAK DETECTOR, SUPPLIED WITH THE MAHLE ACX-1299 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT, CAN AID IN LOCATING R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAKS.

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    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      NHTSA ID #10089401

      • Date Announced: JULY 20 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO¿/APPLE CARPLAY¿ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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    • TSB #TSBBOD142

      NHTSA ID #10089415

      • Date Announced: JULY 13 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR FRAME MOLDING REPLACEMENT (SA236) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING THE REAR DOOR FRAME MOLDING ON CERTAIN SPORTAGE (QL) SX TRIM LEVEL VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 24, 2015 THROUGH JANUAR

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    • TSB #TSBCLI033

      NHTSA ID #10089416

      • Date Announced: JULY 07 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA238) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 22, 2016, A

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    • TSB #TSBBOD136

      NHTSA ID #10089426

      • Date Announced: MAY 27 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA229) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH MARCH 11, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT I

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    • TSB #PS451

      NHTSA ID #10089429

      • Date Announced: MAY 25 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB - ON 2017 MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE (AEB), THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET IS INSTALLED IN ONE OF TWO DIFFERENT POSITIO

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    • TSB #PS450

      NHTSA ID #10089430

      • Date Announced: MAY 25 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SIRIUS XM DATA NOT LOADING ON UVO ESERVICES HEAD UNIT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO SERVICE IN REGARDS TO THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER CONCERNS: SIRIUS XM DATA WILL NOT LOAD; HEAD UNIT DISPLAY SHOWS "N

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    • TSB #TSBCLI029

      NHTSA ID #10088701

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NEW R1234YF REFRIGERANT INITIALLY BEING RELEASED WITH THE 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL), AND APPLICABLE TO FUTURE MODELS. GOVERNMENTAL STANDARDS TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF T

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    • TSB #TSBSST043

      NHTSA ID #10088702

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234F REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE INTRODUCTION OF R1234YF RECOVERY, RECYCLING, AND RECHARGING EQUIPMENT. THIS EQUIPMENT IS DESIGNED TO MEET SAE J2843 REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICING VEHICLES C

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

    • TSB #PS526

      NHTSA ID #10128609

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - BROKEN CHARACTERS AND SYMBOLS ON BASE AUDIO - This Pitstop contains information to repair vehicles in which the following customer concern occurs on a 2017MY Sportage (QL) with Base Audio (Audio 3.0 B): * ?When turning on the vehi

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    • TSB #PS528

      NHTSA ID #10126420

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

      Summary: PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro

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    • TSB #PS453R1

      NHTSA ID #10116100

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - Some 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles may experience AM/FM radio static, especially when the vehicle drives over bumps. This condition can be caused by loose connections at the base of the antenna and

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    • TSB #PS453

      NHTSA ID #10089340

      • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - SOME 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AM/FM RADIO STATIC, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE VEHICLE DRIVES OVER BUMPS. THIS CONDITION CAN BE CAUSED BY LOOSE CONNECTIONS AT THE BASE OF THE ANTENNA. FO

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSBCLI041

      NHTSA ID #10123326

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND/OR ECV REPLACEMENT (SA309) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Evaporator Temperature Sensor and /or ECV (External Control Valve) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) vehicle

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    • TSB #PS498

      NHTSA ID #10109858

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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    • 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 #TSB-CLI035

      NHTSA ID #10109825

      • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR CORE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the A/C evaporator core replacement on certain 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced between December 10, 2015 and December 12, 2016, which may exhibit poor A

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    • TSB #PS472R1

      NHTSA ID #10109781

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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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 #TSBSST044

      NHTSA ID #10089388

      • Date Announced: JULY 22 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: R1234YF OIL AND DYE INJECTORS - USING FLUORESCENT LEAK DETECTION DYE IN VEHICLE¿S A/C SYSTEM COULD AID IN LOCATING REFRIGERANT LEAKS. R1234YF A/C SYSTEMS OIL AND DYE INJECTOR KITS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH SNAP-ON BUSINESS SOLUTIONS.

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    • TSB #TSB CLI031_ SA22

      NHTSA ID #10091944

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

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017 MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2016, AND EQUIPPED WITH AUTO (FATC) OR MANUAL HVAC CONTROLS. THE ECU

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    • TSB #TSBCLI031

      NHTSA ID #10089467

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

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA 226) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2016, A

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    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSBENG175R1

      NHTSA ID #10119124

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s

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    • TSB #TSBENG175

      NHTSA ID #10119123

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 09 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on some 2016-2

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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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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PS475

      NHTSA ID #10109688

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE-104

      NHTSA ID #10079884

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

      Summary: TSB: APPLE CARPLAY¿ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY¿ AND ANDROID AUTO ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) OR UVO ESERVICES (UVO 3.0) SYSTEMS.

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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-BOD152

      NHTSA ID #10109766

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 19 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DELTA GARNISH AND FRONT BUMPER GAP/WIND NOISE ADJUSTMENT (SA248) - This bulletin provides the information for applying soundproof padding to the Delta Garnish on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December 10,

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    • TSB #PS472R1

      NHTSA ID #10109781

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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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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