Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2017 Sportage 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_R8

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10202226

      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_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 #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 »

    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 »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

    • TSB #TSBCHA078

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142239

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: HECU BOLTS INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OR HECU ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (SA287) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) module mounting bolts or ... Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R5

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10206642

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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 #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 #TSBTRA072A_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128585

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

    • TSB #TSBENG162

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116117

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in ... 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 #TSBSST045

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089386

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

    • TSB #TSBSST044

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089388

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

    • TSB #TSBCLI029

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088701

      TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NEW R1234YF REFRIGERANT INITIALLY BEING RELEASED WITH THE 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL), AND APPLICABLE TO FUTURE MODELS. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #PS720

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210431

      PITSTOP: INJECTOR HARNESS ROUTING FOR PI1802Y/Z AND PI1803Y/Z ENGINE REPLACEMENTS - This bulletin provides information to address a no-start or hard start with poor running condition after engine replacement under PI1802Y/Z or PI1803Y/Z. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R6

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10209438

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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 #PI1802YZ_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      DEC 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205865

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

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205426

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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 #PI1802YZ_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203658

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

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R3

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201158

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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_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 #PI1802_OWN#3_SPG

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169799

      Owner Letter - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) **THIRD NOTICE** - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. 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_SPO

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162057

      PI1802_OWNR2_SPO: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2014-2018 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection ("┬┐┬┐GDI"┬┐┬Ł) and 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 #PS532_R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152892

      PITSTOP - DTC P0449 VENT VALVE/SOLENOID CIRCUIT & P2422 VENT VALVE STUCK CLOSED - This bulletin has been revised - When addressing a concern related to P0449 (Evaporative Emission System ? Vent Valve / Solenoid Circuit) or P2422 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_OWNER_SP

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152907

      Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2016-2018 MY Sportage 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 #TSBSST043

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088702

      TSB: R1234F REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE INTRODUCTION OF R1234YF RECOVERY, RECYCLING, AND RECHARGING EQUIPMENT. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R5

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10206642

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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 »

    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:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS532

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127021

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

    • TSB #PS469

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109813

      PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • 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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB_TRA072_R3

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170781

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317B/C) - 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 #TSBTRA076

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159250

      TSB: 2.4GDI TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR SHIFT FLARE - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) 2. 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 #TSBTRA067

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127034

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

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130105

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA076

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159250

      TSB: 2.4GDI TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR SHIFT FLARE - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA065

      Date Announced:
      NOV 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109780

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA257) - This bulletin provides information related to the TCU (Transmission Control Unit) software upgrade of some 2017MY Sportage (QL) 2.0T-GDI/2. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128585

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage ... 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_ELE254

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10212197

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) INSPECTION & REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information associated with the "Warranty Extension Program" (WTY027) to inspect and, if necessary, replace the Airbag Control Unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE231_R3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205425

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE231_R2

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200550

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 #PS704

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200525

      PITSTOP: FRONT RADAR SENSOR MOUNTING INSPECTION (PS704) - This pitstop provides information regarding front radar sensor alignment on 2014MY and later vehicles that may exhibit a warning light ON related to radar sensor alignment errors ... 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 #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 #PS610

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162040

      PITSTOP: SRS DTC B176200 AND/OR B168400- This Pitstop provides information regarding a possible mismatch of a SRSCM (Supplemental Restraint System Control Module) and driver seat belt buckle that may set the SRS DTC(s) B168400 and/or ... 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 #PS569

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143397

      PITSTOP - INAUDIBLE TURN SIGNALS AND NO SEAT BELT AND KEY WARNING CHIME - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative cluster speaker on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL). Read More »

    • TSB #PS569

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143265

      PITSTOP - INAUDIBLE TURN SIGNALS AND NO SEAT BELT AND KEY WARNING CHIME - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative cluster speaker on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL). Read More »

    • TSB #PS564

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141384

      PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA078

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142239

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: HECU BOLTS INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OR HECU ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (SA287) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) module mounting bolts or ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS451_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128607

      PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE AEB - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS526

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128609

      PITSTOP - BROKEN CHARACTERS AND SYMBOLS ON BASE AUDIO - This Pitstop contains information to repair vehicles in which the following customer concern occurs on a 2017MY Sportage (QL) with Base Audio (Audio 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128585

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

    • TSB #TSBENG162R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119122

      TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain ... 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 #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 #TSBCLI033

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089416

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

    • TSB #PS453

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089340

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

    • TSB #TSBELE104R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089321

      TSB: APPLE CARPLAY┐ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY AND ANDROID AUTO ON 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) AND THE LAUNCH OF APPLE CARPLAY ON 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2017MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS450

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089430

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

    • TSB #PS450

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183596

      PITSTOP: SIRIUS XM DATA NOT LOADING ON UVO eSERVICES HEAD UNIT - This bulletin provides information related to Sirius XM satellite radio service in regards to the following customer concerns: Sirius XM Data will not load; Head unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS452

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183600

      PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE - This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE104

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183434

      TSB - APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems. Read More »

    • TSB #PS452

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089433

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130105

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. 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:SWITCH

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128585

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130105

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. 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 #PS528

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126420

      PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE118

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109679

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

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSB_BOD055_R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201529

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE - 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_ELE148

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170778

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HALOGEN HEAD LAMP LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the procedure to repair the bulb connector on some 2010MY~ vehicles listed on the table below, which may ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #TSB_BOD207

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176915

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WINDOW REGULATOR DRUM GEAR REPLACEMENT (SA418) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the window regulator drum/gear on some 2017 MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December 15, ... Read More »

    • 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 »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSB-BOD152R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116813

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

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBCLI031

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089467

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

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #TSB_ELE254

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10212197

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) INSPECTION & REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information associated with the "Warranty Extension Program" (WTY027) to inspect and, if necessary, replace the Airbag Control Unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY027_OWNR_QL

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210588

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: OWNER NOTIFICATION - This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs related to the illumination of the Airbag Warning Light in 2017 MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY027_REIMB_QL

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210590

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: REIMBURSEMENT FORM - This document is a Reimbursement Request form for 17 MY Sportage customers which was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY027_DP

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210585

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO - This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the repairs related to the Airbag Warning Light ON for 2017 MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY027_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210586

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO - This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the repairs related to the Airbag ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY027_QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210587

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: QUESTION AND ANSWER - This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the warranty extension (WTY027). Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

    • TSB #TSB-BOD153

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109677

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

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #PS610

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162040

      PITSTOP: SRS DTC B176200 AND/OR B168400- This Pitstop provides information regarding a possible mismatch of a SRSCM (Supplemental Restraint System Control Module) and driver seat belt buckle that may set the SRS DTC(s) B168400 and/or ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB_BOD306

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2022
      NHTSA ID:
      #10210220

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INOPERATIVE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN OPERATING - This bulletin provides information to improve the operation of the panoramic sunroof on some 2017-2022MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_BOD055_R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201529

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE - 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 »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD152

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109766

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

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSBBOD142

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089415

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

    • TSB #TSBBOD136

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089426

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

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #WTY020_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189304

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: OWNER NOTIFICATION - Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY2020_REIMB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189306

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: REIMBURSEMENT FORM - This document is a Reimbursement Request form that was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same matter prior to the warranty ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY020_TSB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189307

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the replacement of Front and/or Rear Door Latches associated with the Warranty Extension Program (WTY020) on some 2017MY Sportage (QL) ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY020_DP

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189302

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the warranty coverage for the door latches, for the original or subsequent owners of certain 2017 MY Sportage vehicles, from 5-years/60,000-miles to ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY020_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189303

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the warranty coverage for the door latches, for the original or subsequent owners of certain 2017 MY Sportage vehicles, from ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY020_QA

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189305

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: QUESTION AND ANSWER - This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the warranty extension (WTY020). 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 »

    • TSB #TSB_BOD136

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183603

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA229) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the door latches on certain Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December 10, 2015 through March 11, 2016, which ... 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 #TSB_ELE231_R3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205425

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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_ELE231_R2

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200550

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD153

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109677

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

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #TSB-BOD153

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109677

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

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

    • TSB #PS546

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133171

      PITSTOP - ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SELF-CHECK NOISE - This Pitstop provides information regarding a concern related to a single faint ?thud? type noise heard from the engine compartment at speeds of 18-20 MPH after initial start-up. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #TSB_ELE231_R3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205425

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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_ELE231_R2

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200550

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 #PS704

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200525

      PITSTOP: FRONT RADAR SENSOR MOUNTING INSPECTION (PS704) - This pitstop provides information regarding front radar sensor alignment on 2014MY and later vehicles that may exhibit a warning light ON related to radar sensor alignment errors ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE231_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191059

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #TSB_ELE231_R3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205425

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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_ELE231_R2

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200550

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 »

    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • 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 »

    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 #PS546

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133171

      PITSTOP - ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SELF-CHECK NOISE - This Pitstop provides information regarding a concern related to a single faint ?thud? type noise heard from the engine compartment at speeds of 18-20 MPH after initial start-up. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205426

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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 #PI1802YZ_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203658

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

    • TSB #TSB_SST067_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203695

      This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). 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 #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_BOD207

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176915

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WINDOW REGULATOR DRUM GEAR REPLACEMENT (SA418) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the window regulator drum/gear on some 2017 MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December 15, ... 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 #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 #TSBCLI046

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163448

      TSB: REDUCED PERFORMANCE OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the Air Conditioner (A/C) and replace the A/C compressor, Evaporator Temperature Sensor (ETS), and/or External Control Valve (ECV), ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI041_CLOSED

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152896

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND/OR ECV REPLACEMENT (SA309) This bulletin has been closed. Read More »

    • TSB #PS578

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144230

      PITSTOP: IDENTIFYING A SEIZED COMPRESSOR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the diagnosis of an A/C related concern on 2017-2019MY Sportage (QL) and 2015-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles that may have a seized compressor. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI033_CLOSED

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143266

      TSB - HVAC Control Unit Logic Improvement (CLI033/SA238) (Closed) - This TSB is CLOSED. Refer to TSB CLI041/SA309. Read More »

    • TSB #PS451_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143393

      PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS451_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143261

      PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS564

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141384

      PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles. 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 #PS451_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128607

      PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE AEB - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-SST043R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109841

      TSB: R1234yf REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - This bulletin provides information relating to the introduction of R1234yf recovery, recycling, and recharging equipment. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE118

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109679

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

    • TSB #PS475

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109688

      PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). 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 #TSBSST045

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089386

      TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAK DETECTOR - THE LD-2 ARCTIC PRO LEAK DETECTOR, SUPPLIED WITH THE MAHLE ACX-1299 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT, CAN AID IN LOCATING R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAKS. 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 #TSBBOD142

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089415

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

    • TSB #TSBCLI033

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089416

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

    • TSB #TSBBOD136

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089426

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

    • TSB #PS451

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089429

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

    • TSB #PS450

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089430

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

    • TSB #PS451

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183599

      PITSTOP: FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB - On 2017 MY Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped with Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB), the front license plate bracket is installed in one of two ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS450

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183596

      PITSTOP: SIRIUS XM DATA NOT LOADING ON UVO eSERVICES HEAD UNIT - This bulletin provides information related to Sirius XM satellite radio service in regards to the following customer concerns: Sirius XM Data will not load; Head unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS452

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183600

      PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE - This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE104

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183434

      TSB - APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI029

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088701

      TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NEW R1234YF REFRIGERANT INITIALLY BEING RELEASED WITH THE 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL), AND APPLICABLE TO FUTURE MODELS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST043

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088702

      TSB: R1234F REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE INTRODUCTION OF R1234YF RECOVERY, RECYCLING, AND RECHARGING EQUIPMENT. Read More »

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

    • TSB #PS526

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128609

      PITSTOP - BROKEN CHARACTERS AND SYMBOLS ON BASE AUDIO - This Pitstop contains information to repair vehicles in which the following customer concern occurs on a 2017MY Sportage (QL) with Base Audio (Audio 3. Read More »

    • TSB #PS528

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126420

      PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3. Read More »

    • TSB #PS453R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116100

      PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - Some 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles may experience AM/FM radio static, especially when the vehicle drives over bumps. Read More »

    • TSB #PS453

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089340

      PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - SOME 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AM/FM RADIO STATIC, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE VEHICLE DRIVES OVER BUMPS. THIS CONDITION CAN BE CAUSED BY LOOSE CONNECTIONS AT THE BASE OF THE ANTENNA. 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 #TSBENG175

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119123

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on some ... 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 #PS475

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109688

      PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-104

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079884

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

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R4

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205426

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA 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_ELE231_R3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205425

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 #PI1802YZ_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10203658

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

    • TSB #TSB_ELE231_R2

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10200550

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 - 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 #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 #PS451_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143393

      PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. 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 #TSB-BOD152

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109766

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

    • TSB #PS451

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183599

      PITSTOP: FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB - On 2017 MY Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped with Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB), the front license plate bracket is installed in one of two ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS450

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183596

      PITSTOP: SIRIUS XM DATA NOT LOADING ON UVO eSERVICES HEAD UNIT - This bulletin provides information related to Sirius XM satellite radio service in regards to the following customer concerns: Sirius XM Data will not load; Head unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS452

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183600

      PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE - This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE104

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183434

      TSB - APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSBCLI046_R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164376

      TSBCLI046_R1: REDUCED PERFORMANCE OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI046

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163448

      TSB: REDUCED PERFORMANCE OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the Air Conditioner (A/C) and replace the A/C compressor, Evaporator Temperature Sensor (ETS), and/or External Control Valve (ECV), ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI033_CLOSED

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143398

      TSB - HVAC Control Unit Logic Improvement (CLI033/SA238) (Closed) - This TSB is CLOSED. Refer to TSB CLI041/SA309. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123326

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND/OR ECV REPLACEMENT (SA309) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Evaporator Temperature Sensor and /or ECV (External Control Valve) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) ... 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 #TSB-CLI035

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109825

      TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR CORE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the A/C evaporator core replacement on certain 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced between December 10, 2015 and December 12, 2016, which may exhibit poor ... 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 #TSBSST044

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089388

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

    • TSB #TSB CLI031_ SA22

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091944

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

    • TSB #TSBCLI031

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089467

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