2012 Kia Rio TSBs

2012 Kia Rio

16 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2012 Kia Rio

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSB-146 REV 1

    NHTSA ID #10058402

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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

  • TSB #TSB-107

    NHTSA ID #10042646

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-146 REV 1

    NHTSA ID #10058402

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #067

    NHTSA ID #10057714

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: 2012-2013 MY RIO: BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING IN PANEL MODULE REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN NOVEMBER 7, 2011 THROUGH JULY 10, 2013. *LJ

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  • TSB #067

    NHTSA ID #10057099

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA:MY RIO 2012-2013. THE IN-PANEL (IPM) MAY EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN POWER STEERING ASSIST. *LJ

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSB-118-2

    NHTSA ID #10054190

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: NEW INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR VEHICLES EXPERIENCING THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH SHOULD BE REP

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  • TSB #TSB-107

    NHTSA ID #10042646

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

  • TSB #PS203

    NHTSA ID #10043655

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: 5-DOOR REAR HATCH OUTER DOOR HANDLE (MANUAL RELEASE) REPAIR. *KB

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

  • TSB #PS203

    NHTSA ID #10043655

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: 5-DOOR REAR HATCH OUTER DOOR HANDLE (MANUAL RELEASE) REPAIR. *KB

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

  • TSB #TSB-107

    NHTSA ID #10042646

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

    NHTSA ID #10080084

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. 6 FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUAT

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #020

    NHTSA ID #10059886

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS244

    NHTSA ID #10060236

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #056

    NHTSA ID #10060285

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #020

    NHTSA ID #10059886

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-107

    NHTSA ID #10042646

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS ON SOFTWARE UPGRADE TO IMPROVE ACC (AUTO CRUISE CONTROL) LOGIC AND A/C (AIR CONDITIONER) PERFORMANCE. *PE

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