Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 Sorento are official communications between Kia & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R7

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189545

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA091_R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174693

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA091_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170773

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167301

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163445

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162044

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R4

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154663

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R3

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152912

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152913

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R2

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152895

      TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151902

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS547

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133172

      PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after ... Read More »

    • TSB #073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058127

      KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163445

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162044

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #PS547

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133172

      PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #PS419

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089622

      PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING - WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS378

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089907

      PITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA). Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #PS390

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092103

      "PITSTOP: CREAKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A CREAKING OR POPPING NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHILE ACCELERATING OR DECELERATING, INSPECT THE TWO (2) REARMOST SUB-FRAME BOLTS (A) TO ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

    • TSB #TSB-CHA073

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116820

      TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT (SA242) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both left and right front lower ball joints on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, originally sold in one of ... Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

    • TSB #047

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058121

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #VPI1802WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154694

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143474

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DP

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143471

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143472

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG159

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090818

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG158

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089391

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG-154-R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079920

      TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA220) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS417

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089625

      PITSTOP: DTC P0315 - CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR VARIATION NOT LEARNED - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF ENGINE MISFIRE WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P0315 ┐ ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS415R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089764

      PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). Read More »

    • TSB #PS415R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092154

      PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). Read More »

    • TSB #SC118OWNER

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089996

      OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 MY SORENTO SX LIMITED (SXL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SC201_TSB

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191023

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 2.0L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC201) - This bulletin provides the procedure for the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SC201_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191019

      SC201_OWNR: OWNER NOTIFICATION - This document is the notification to customers that Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC201_DP

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191017

      SC201_DP: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO - This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC201_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191018

      SC201_DPSM: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO - This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC201_QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191021

      SC201_QA: QUESTION AND ANSWER - This document is the Question and Answer guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC201). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189272

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186041

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802YZ_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183312

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R12

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179250

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - TSB_PI1802_R2 - Knock Sensor Detection System - ECU Logic Improvement - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG219

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177751

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE - This bulletin provides information on setting the "Service Interval Reminder" feature available on most Kia vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802YZ_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177731

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z_Rev3) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177730

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z_Rev2) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R11

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176911

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS608_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176068

      PITSTOP: UPDATED SPARK PLUG FOR 2.0T THETA-II - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the updated spark plug for vehicles listed below, equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG205_C

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174518

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - CLOSED - SUPERSEDED BY PI1802YZ/1803YZ. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802YZ_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174429

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R7C

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174388

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB_R7 - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - CLOSED - SUPERSEDED BY PI1802Y/Z. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R10

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173255

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - REV 10 - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R9

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172149

      TSB - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) Rev. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R7

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170766

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R8

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168840

      TSB - Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168948

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN PI1802W/X (Rev 6) - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R7

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165611

      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 System ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_OWNR2_SOR

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162056

      PI1802_OWNR2_SOR: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2015 MY Sorento vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159231

      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 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159230

      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 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152918

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN:KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802WX_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152919

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20190125

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152908

      RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, January 25, 2019 Update - Dear Kia Retailer, At Kia, safety is a top priority and we wrote to you last August and again last October to provide you with updates regarding news reports about non-collision fires in ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_OWNER_SO

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152906

      Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2016-2018 MY Sorento vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (?GDI?) and 2. Read More »

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133170

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG159R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109850

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG158R2

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109773

      TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG154R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183436

      TSB - VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA 220) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #PI1802YZ_TSB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173256

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #TSBCLI027

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089782

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #TSB-ENG161

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109775

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #SC201_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10195286

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 2.0L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC201) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152915

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBENG174

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123329

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB_TRA046_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174520

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: - TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_TRA085

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169700

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143474

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143472

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG169

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109866

      TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA069

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109868

      TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089382

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS419

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089622

      PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING - WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSBENG169R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116120

      TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA069R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116122

      TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBSC118

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089985

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC118DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089993

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC TO IMPROVE THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE ADVANCED SMART ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC118DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089994

      DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO REPROGRAM THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC118QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089997

      Q AND A: SC118 ┐ 2016 MY SORENTO PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Read More »

    • TSB #SC118

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058125

      KIA 2016 MY SORENTO SXL: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM)LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L V6 ENGINE. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130104

      TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS663

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182529

      PITSTOP: MFC, CONCERNS FOR DISABLED OPERATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding concerns with disabled operation of Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some Kia vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R12

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179250

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - TSB_PI1802_R2 - Knock Sensor Detection System - ECU Logic Improvement - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R11

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176911

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R9

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172149

      TSB - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) Rev. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R7

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165611

      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 System ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS600

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160612

      PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PS608

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160615

      PITSTOP: UPDATED SPARK PLUG FOR 2.0T THETA-II - This Pitstop provides information regarding the updated spark plug for 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) 2.0T and 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152904

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152903

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - This TSB has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152902

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151902

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS474

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116101

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG169

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109866

      TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG158R2

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109773

      TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS472R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109781

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS465

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090966

      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: ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089401

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089312

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183433

      TSB - COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE096R2

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088821

      SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE - SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #PS423

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089105

      PITSTOP: CENTRAL GATEWAY OVERVIEW - THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) IS EQUIPPED WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK (CAN) COMMUNICATION SYSTEM. THIS NEW SYSTEM UTILIZES A ┐CENTRAL GATEWAY┐ WHICH IS INTEGRATED INTO THE IPM. Read More »

    • TSB #PS401R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089383

      "PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS402

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089842

      "PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #PS401

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089986

      PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. Read More »

    • TSB #SC118QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089997

      Q AND A: SC118 ┐ 2016 MY SORENTO PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Read More »

    • TSB #PS395

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089988

      PITSTOP: MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STYLE FUSES IN NEW VEHICLES - TECHNICIANS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), 2015MY K900 (KH), 2015MY SOUL (PS), 2015MY SOUL EV (PS EV) AND 2015MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES ARE NOW EQUIPPED WITH MICRO 2┐ ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS397

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089990

      PITSTOP: - ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR LOGIC - THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE OPERATION LOGIC FOR THE ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092084

      TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS384

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092101

      PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS387

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092104

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R7

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170766

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #PS541

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130092

      PITSTOP - INOPERATIVE SHIFT LOCK RELEASE AND/OR IGNITION IN ACCESSORY MODE - This pitstop provides the procedure to inspect the Key Interlock Switch contact on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles experience one of the following:1. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TSB-ELE106

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109826

      TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R8

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168840

      TSB - Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159231

      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 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159230

      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 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143474

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DP

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143471

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143472

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126423

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE106

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109826

      TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE123R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109884

      TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE123

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109807

      TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE115

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109805

      TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG158

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089391

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089401

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089312

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079901

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG-154-R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079920

      TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA220) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC118

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089985

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS590

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154661

      PITSTOP: BLOCKED WINDSHIELD WASHER NOZZLES ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WASHER HEATERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding blocked windshield wiper nozzles on some 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa) and 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109858

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD114R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089041

      SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS412

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089766

      PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS412

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092158

      PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBBOD125R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116110

      TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD125R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109880

      TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD125

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089590

      TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR A PANORAMIC SUNROOF THAT EXHIBITS A SLOW TO CLOSE CONDITION AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING, ON SOME 2016MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS360

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089846

      PITSTOP: AIR INTAKE MODE CHANGES WHEN OPENING SUNROOF - WHEN ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS REGARDING THE AIR INTAKE MODE SWITCHING FROM RECIRCULATION TO FRESH AIR MODE WITHOUT CUSTOMER INPUT; ON THE APPLICABLE VEHICLES IN THIS PITSTOP, ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #PS600

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160612

      PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #PS590

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154661

      PITSTOP: BLOCKED WINDSHIELD WASHER NOZZLES ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WASHER HEATERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding blocked windshield wiper nozzles on some 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa) and 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #PS409

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089843

      "PITSTOP: ADDITION OF PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON SXL MODELS - A RUNNING PRODUCTION CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), SXL TRIM ONLY, TO INCLUDE PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BACKS AND ON THE SHIFT ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSBBOD112_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155381

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - This Bulletin has been CLOSED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD166

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109832

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT (SA283) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the left and right front outside door handle assemblies on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #TSBBOD137

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089304

      SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS411

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089768

      PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS411

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092163

      PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB_BOD137_R1C

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174676

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA 234) - CLOSED Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD112_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155381

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - This Bulletin has been CLOSED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #TSBBOD112_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155381

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - This Bulletin has been CLOSED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD112_CLOSED

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157047

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - This bulletin has been closed. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD112R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089061

      SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-112 REV-1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074739

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

    • TSB #PS551

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133175

      PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #SC118OWNER

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089996

      OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 MY SORENTO SX LIMITED (SXL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3. Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #TSB-CHA075

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109882

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT (SA279) - This bulletin provides information regarding Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from February 2, 2016 to November 3, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA061

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088705

      SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, ... Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #PS378

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089907

      PITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA). Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

    • TSB #TSBBOD170

      Date Announced:
      MAY 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109862

      TSB: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both front seat headrests of some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2014 through June 15, 2015, which may exhibit detachment of ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD113R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089054

      SERVICE ACTION: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPAIR (SA196) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT HEADRESTS OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, ... Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058127

      KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

    • TSB #PS-4444

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080041

      FRONT SEAT HEATER INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE STEPS TO FOLLOW WHEN DIAGNOSING A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF AN INOPERATIVE SEAT HEATER, FIRST, IDENTIFY THE TYPE OF SYSTEM THE VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH ┐ SEAT HEATER ONLY, OR SEAT ... Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #PS545

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130096

      PITSTOP - LDWS VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING

    • TSB #PS545

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130096

      PITSTOP - LDWS VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #PS499

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109859

      PITSTOP : BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD) VARIANT CODING OPTIONS - Following the replacement of a Blind Spot Detection (BSD) module, select the appropriate variant code, based on the trim level of the vehicle being serviced. Read More »

    • TSB #PS465

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090966

      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: ... Read More »

    • TSB #073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058127

      KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #PS551

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133175

      PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE123

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109807

      TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_ELE205

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179233

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REAR VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the rear view camera on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) produced from SOP through July 9, 2020, due to distortion and/or blue screen ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE123R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109884

      TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2. Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #PS384

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092101

      PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SC201_POC

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191020

      SC201_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD Read More »

    • TSB #SC201_STKR

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191022

      SC201_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER Read More »

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE205

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179233

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REAR VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the rear view camera on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) produced from SOP through July 9, 2020, due to distortion and/or blue screen ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R11

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176911

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_TRA085

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169700

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG175_R3

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133180

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG175_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130103

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS465

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090966

      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: ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD125

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089590

      TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR A PANORAMIC SUNROOF THAT EXHIBITS A SLOW TO CLOSE CONDITION AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING, ON SOME 2016MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089401

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD137

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089304

      SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS428

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089047

      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) Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN078

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089022

      PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD114R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089041

      SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD112R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089061

      SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS401R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089383

      "PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. Read More »

    • TSB #PS412

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089766

      PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS412

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092158

      PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS411

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089768

      PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS411

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092163

      PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS402

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089842

      "PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #PS409

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089843

      "PITSTOP: ADDITION OF PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON SXL MODELS - A RUNNING PRODUCTION CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), SXL TRIM ONLY, TO INCLUDE PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BACKS AND ON THE SHIFT ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS401

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089986

      PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. Read More »

    • TSB #PS397

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089990

      PITSTOP: - ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR LOGIC - THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE OPERATION LOGIC FOR THE ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092084

      TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS374

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089924

      PITSTOP: FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER IDENTIFICATION - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO PART NUMBER AND FITMENT IDENTIFICATION FOR THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER ON SORENTO (UMA). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #PS428

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089047

      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) Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      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 ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109836

      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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSB-ELE115

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109805

      TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS387

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092104

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSBENG175R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119124

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG159R2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119120

      TSB - E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - REVISED - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R7

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170766

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143474

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG161R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119121

      TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079901

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN078

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089022

      PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSB_ELE205

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179233

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REAR VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the rear view camera on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) produced from SOP through July 9, 2020, due to distortion and/or blue screen ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_TRA085

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169700

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS472R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109781

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSBCLI027_CLOSED

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154665

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN CLOSED. Read More »

    • TSB #PS498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109858

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS472R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109781

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS266R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090945

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI027

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089782

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) ... Read More »