Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 Soul 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_CHA102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169701

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: EPS DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA409) - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply improved Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) judgement logic for the Electronic Power ... 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 #PS609

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160616

      PITSTOP: SOUL (SK3) ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - This Pitstop provides information regarding alignment specifications for 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSB_ENG214

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170780

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: SK3 1.6T GDI ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA413) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles equipped with 1. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG213

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170779

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC20) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting "in use performance tracking" emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of ... 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 #TSBENG203

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156536

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P0606 (SA377) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) 1. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG203

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157050

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P0606 (SA377) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) 1. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA084

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168852

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: REPLACEMENT OF 7-SPEED DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY (SA396) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) assembly on some 2019-2020MY Soul ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS617

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163440

      PITSTOP: DCT OIL LEVEL INSPECTION PROCEDURE - This Pitstop provides information regarding the procedural change made when inspecting the oil level on a Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) for 2020MY~ Soul (SK3) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PS605

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159239

      PITSTOP: DIFFICULT TO SHIFT INTO 1ST GEAR - This Pitstop provides information regarding a possible difficult to shift into 1st gear concern on 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles equipped with manual transmissions. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBENG203

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156536

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P0606 (SA377) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) 1. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_CHA102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169701

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: EPS DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA409) - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply improved Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) judgement logic for the Electronic Power ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE190

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167298

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSBELE190: SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5 WIDE SOFTWARE UPDATE VOICE RECOGNITION ISSUE (SA405) - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 5 WIDE software on some 2020MY Telluride (ON) produced from ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS611

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163436

      PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: MOOD LAMP SK3 - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Sound Mood Lamp logic available only on the 2020MY Soul GT-Line 1.6T (SK3) with the Comfort and Convenience Package. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE180_R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162000

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5 WIDE SOFTWARE UPDATE BLUETOOTH MEMORY ISSUE (SA386) - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 5 WIDE software on some 2020MY Telluride (ON) produced from March 23, 2019 through April 30, 2019 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS613

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162043

      PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS - This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE180

      Date Announced:
      MAY 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160759

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5 WIDE BLUETOOTH MEMORY ISSUE (SA386) - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 5 WIDE software on some 2020MY Telluride (ON) produced from March 23, 2019 through April 30, 2019 and Soul (SK3) ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD190

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160617

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: INOPERATIVE HORN REPLACEMENT (SA384) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the horn assembly on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles produced from December 10, 2018 through January 11, 2019 which may exhibit a ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS601

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155379

      PITSTOP: EXTEND REAR CAMERA USE FEATURE - This bulletin provides information regarding the "Extend Rear Camera Use" feature available on the AVN 5.0 Wide and Display Audio head units. Read More »

    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #PS613

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162043

      PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS - This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB_CHA102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169701

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: EPS DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA409) - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply improved Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) judgement logic for the Electronic Power ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB_BOD203

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170772

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: RE-TIGHTENING WIPER ARM NUTS (SA412) - This bulletin provides the procedure to re-tighten the wiper arm nuts to the torque specification on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles produced from November ... Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #PS609

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160616

      PITSTOP: SOUL (SK3) ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - This Pitstop provides information regarding alignment specifications for 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #PS601

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157046

      PITSTOP: EXTEND REAR CAMERA USE FEATURE - This Pitstop provides information regarding the "Extend Rear Camera Use" feature available on the AVN 5.0 Wide and Display Audio head units. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #PS601

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155379

      PITSTOP: EXTEND REAR CAMERA USE FEATURE - This bulletin provides information regarding the "Extend Rear Camera Use" feature available on the AVN 5.0 Wide and Display Audio head units. Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #PS611

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163436

      PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: MOOD LAMP SK3 - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Sound Mood Lamp logic available only on the 2020MY Soul GT-Line 1.6T (SK3) with the Comfort and Convenience Package. Read More »

    COMMUNICATIONS:HORN ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBBOD190

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160617

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: INOPERATIVE HORN REPLACEMENT (SA384) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the horn assembly on some 2020MY Soul (SK3) vehicles produced from December 10, 2018 through January 11, 2019 which may exhibit a ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSB_CHA102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169701

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: EPS DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA409) - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply improved Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) judgement logic for the Electronic Power ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA084

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168852

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: REPLACEMENT OF 7-SPEED DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY (SA396) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) assembly on some 2019-2020MY Soul ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #TSBELE180

      Date Announced:
      MAY 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160759

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5 WIDE BLUETOOTH MEMORY ISSUE (SA386) - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 5 WIDE software on some 2020MY Telluride (ON) produced from March 23, 2019 through April 30, 2019 and Soul (SK3) ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSB_CHA102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169701

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: EPS DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA409) - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply improved Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) judgement logic for the Electronic Power ... 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 »