2013 Kia Sorento TSBs

2013 Kia Sorento

53 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB List for the 2013 Kia Sorento

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

  • TSB #042

    NHTSA ID #10060112

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #041

    NHTSA ID #10060111

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #PS269

    NHTSA ID #10060255

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

  • TSB #047

    NHTSA ID #10058121

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

    Summary: KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *LJ

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #140

    NHTSA ID #10060138

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT035

    NHTSA ID #10060193

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-133

    NHTSA ID #10053737

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATING WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH NEEDS TO HAVE SOFTWARE UPGRADED TO CORRECT OR PREVENT THIS CONDITION. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENT

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  • TSB #124

    NHTSA ID #10060306

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-139

    NHTSA ID #10053711

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

    Summary: KIA: AFTER ENGINE HAS STARTED, WOULD HAVE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), CAUSED BY AN INOPERATIVE VCM ACTUATOR, ON SOME VEHICLES, OR AN INOPERATIVE VALVE LINKAGE IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENTO.

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  • TSB #TSB-129

    NHTSA ID #10052608

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

    Summary: KIA: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN ILLUMINATED MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. THE ETC ACTUATOR MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. *JS

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  • TSB #PS-271

    NHTSA ID #10053707

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

    Summary: KIA: A REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE IS IN PLACE FOR VARIABLE CHARGE MOTION ACTUATOR (VCMA), ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXPERIENCING ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) AND CONCERNS ABOUT DRIVABILITY. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENTO. *

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  • TSB #PS271

    NHTSA ID #10060312

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #126

    NHTSA ID #10073234

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #126

    NHTSA ID #10060308

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS-211

    NHTSA ID #10044560

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

    Summary: KIA: DUE TO DESIGN OF DRAIN HOLES IN VALLEY OF LAMBDA V6 ENGINES, A MISDIAGNOSE OF A POSSIBLE OIL LEAK SOURCE IN REAR MAIN SEAL OR OIL PAN, WHEN ACTUAL LEAKS COMING FROM ENGINE VALLEY,OIL FILTER HOUSING, OIL PRESSURE SWITCH, AND/OR GASKET

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10054197

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

    Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10054197

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

    Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10054197

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

    Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PS229

    NHTSA ID #10060222

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10060194

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-082-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080097

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA) AND FORTE (TD) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH®

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080095

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY.

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  • TSB #TSB-133

    NHTSA ID #10053737

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATING WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH NEEDS TO HAVE SOFTWARE UPGRADED TO CORRECT OR PREVENT THIS CONDITION. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENT

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  • TSB #PS229

    NHTSA ID #10060222

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #047

    NHTSA ID #10060276

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #126

    NHTSA ID #10060308

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS257

    NHTSA ID #10060246

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

  • TSB #077

    NHTSA ID #10057239

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

    Summary: KIA OPTIMA /SORENTO: 2012-2014 REAR VIEW CAMERA REQUIRES REPLACEMENT ON SPECIFIC MODELS. *LJ

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SEAT BELTS:REAR

  • TSB #093

    NHTSA ID #10060131

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

  • TSB #TT015

    NHTSA ID #10060275

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SEATS

  • TSB #TT046

    NHTSA ID #10060202

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

  • TSB #PS284

    NHTSA ID #10060257

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 #TSB-ELE-081-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080095

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY.

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  • TSB #042

    NHTSA ID #10060112

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #041

    NHTSA ID #10060111

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT046

    NHTSA ID #10060202

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT035

    NHTSA ID #10060193

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10060194

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS284

    NHTSA ID #10060257

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT015

    NHTSA ID #10060275

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS257

    NHTSA ID #10060246

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS269

    NHTSA ID #10060255

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS271

    NHTSA ID #10060312

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS239

    NHTSA ID #10060232

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #093

    NHTSA ID #10060131

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #093

    NHTSA ID #10060295

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS229

    NHTSA ID #10060222

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #047

    NHTSA ID #10060276

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-082-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080097

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA) AND FORTE (TD) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH®

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  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10060194

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #TT016

    NHTSA ID #10060652

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080095

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY.

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