Affected Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Date Published
NOV 06, 2019
NHTSA TSB #
10168843
TSB Document
Summary
DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1806): This document is the Service Manager Notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign on some 2020 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.4-liter Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) and 2.0-liter Turbocharged GDI (T-GDI) engines, produced from December 27, 2018 through September 18, 2019, to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.