Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2018 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 #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 »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #VPI1802WX_TSB_R3

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

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

    • TSB #VPI1802_QA

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

      Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DP

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

      DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

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

      DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • 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 #TSBENG178_R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163454

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. 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"¿) and 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG178_R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159245

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - 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 #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 #TSBENG180

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127031

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) - 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

    • TSB #TSBENG178_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136500

      TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #TSBENG178

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128583

      TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold ... Read More »

    • 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 »

    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 #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: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 »

    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 #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 #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 #VSCSC161OWNER

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128635

      SC161 - OWNER LETTER - Owner Notification Letter advising of the Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG180_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128584

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161DSM

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128634

      SC161 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161QA

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128636

      SC161 - QA - This document contains frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161TSB

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128637

      SC161 - TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) - This publication contains the repair procedures for the campaign. 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: 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 #VSCSC161OWNER

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128635

      SC161 - OWNER LETTER - Owner Notification Letter advising of the Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161DP

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128633

      SC161 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161DSM

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128634

      SC161 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161QA

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128636

      SC161 - QA - This document contains frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161TSB

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128637

      SC161 - TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) - This publication contains the repair procedures for the campaign. 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 »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • 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 #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:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBBOD174

      Date Announced:
      NOV 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126422

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: WINDSHIELD MOLDING REPAIR FOR WIND NOISE (SA311) - This bulletin provides the procedure for applying LOCTITE between the front windshield molding lip and panoramic static roof glass on some 2018MY Sportage (QL) ... 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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    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 #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 #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 #TSBENG180_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128584

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VSCSC161DP

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128633

      SC161 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic. Read More »

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

    • 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #PS500_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128608

      PITSTOP - PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5. 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 »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • 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 »

    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 #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 »