TSB List for the 2018 Hyundai Kona

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2018 Kona are official communications between Hyundai & 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
  • STEERING:COLUMN
  • STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • STEERING:AUTOMATED/ADAPTIVE STEERING:MOTOR/ACTUATOR
  • SUSPENSION
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • WHEELS
  • FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
  • LANE DEPARTURE
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING

    • TSB #20-ST-003H-1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180985

      Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180981

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170896

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #19-ST-001H

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160106

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179244

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-003H

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179246

      Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft assembly. Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #20-ST-003H

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179246

      Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft assembly. Read More »

    STEERING:AUTOMATED/ADAPTIVE STEERING:MOTOR/ACTUATOR

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179244

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #20-SS-001H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172142

      This bulletin describes the requirements for all wheel alignment and/or vehicle tracking claims and best practices when diagnosing and conducting alignment-related repairs for all models and model years. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

    • TSB #20-AT-012H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173549

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a (Check Engine Light on) and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the input/output speed sensor and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #5NP-P4Y7D-08

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143794

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine Light on? and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the input/output speed sensor and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #20-FL-006H-1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178182

      This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Module (ECM) software logic update for DTC P0300-P0304 Misfire. This update addresses the intermittent misfire that may only occur at cold engine warmup. Read More »

    • TSB #20-FL-006H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177129

      This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Module (ECM) software logic update for DTC P0300-P0304 Misfire. This update addresses an incident of intermittent misfire that may only occur at cold engine warmup. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-C5F9C-08

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143791

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a Check Engine light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-M5G2M-08

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143793

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a complaint of ?Check Engine Light on? and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-J7B7P-04

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133165

      Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to the ECM software to update the cruise control setting logic on certain 2018 Model Year Kona equipped with 1.6T-GDI engine. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #20-AT-018H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176195

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with the following symptoms and DTC, follow the Service Procedure on Page 3. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-015H

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174800

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-007H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172225

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170899

      This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose and repair a transaxle for the following Incorrect Ratio DTC (transaxle clutch slipping more than 200 rpm in gear). Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-021H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170511

      If you are servicing a vehicle with a transmission slipping concern, follow the Service Procedure shown below and perform a stall test. This TSB provides a procedure to test each clutch in the transmission. Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-012H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163279

      This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose and repair a transaxle for the following Incorrect Ratio DTC (transaxle clutch slipping more than 200 rpm in gear). Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-010H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161750

      This bulletin provides a procedure to transfer pressure data to the ECU/TCU using GDS Mobile. This procedure is necessary to reduce the TCU learning time and improve the shift quality. Read More »

    • TSB #19-FL-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160098

      This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-F6W6P-05

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138235

      The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-G7W3S-05

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138237

      If a vehicle exhibits a harsh and/or delayed shift, follow the Service Procedure below to measure the shift engagement time. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #19-AT-010H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161750

      This bulletin provides a procedure to transfer pressure data to the ECU/TCU using GDS Mobile. This procedure is necessary to reduce the TCU learning time and improve the shift quality. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #20-BE-010H20-BE-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180990

      This bulletin provides an overview of how to receive map update software using the MapnSoft website. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179244

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-003H

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179246

      Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173545

      This bulletin describes the mandatory procedure to submit battery test data electronically for battery warranty claims by running the GDS Battery Claim App. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-007H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172225

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170883

      This bulletin provides guidelines to inspect the USB, head unit, and multi-box for common connection conditions. 2. This bulletin presents guidelines to inspect for common Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connection conditions. 3. Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-024H

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169380

      If you are servicing a vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165456

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine? light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #19-FL-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160098

      This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #19-BE-003H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154676

      Some vehicles equipped with the wireless charging pad may experience a no charging condition. This bulletin provides information of how to diagnose the no charging condition. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-X5N8S-05

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138246

      Some Kona (OS) vehicles may intermittently experience the FCA Malfunction Indicator Light ON with a message ?Check Forward Collision Avoidance Assist System? displayed on the instrument cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-J7B7P-04

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133165

      Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to the ECM software to update the cruise control setting logic on certain 2018 Model Year Kona equipped with 1.6T-GDI engine. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-R7V9J-04

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133167

      This bulletin provides information related to the ECM (Engine Control Module) software for KONA (OS) with 1.6T-GDI engines to update the cruise control setting logic. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #20-FL-006H-1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178182

      This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Module (ECM) software logic update for DTC P0300-P0304 Misfire. This update addresses the intermittent misfire that may only occur at cold engine warmup. Read More »

    • TSB #20-FL-006H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177129

      This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Module (ECM) software logic update for DTC P0300-P0304 Misfire. This update addresses an incident of intermittent misfire that may only occur at cold engine warmup. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #19-BE-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158803

      This bulletin provides information on the serviceable parts for the outside mirror assembly. When diagnosing and repairing the outside mirror, do not replace the entire assembly. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

    • TSB #19-BE-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158803

      This bulletin provides information on the serviceable parts for the outside mirror assembly. When diagnosing and repairing the outside mirror, do not replace the entire assembly. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #5NP-R7V9J-04

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133167

      This bulletin provides information related to the ECM (Engine Control Module) software for KONA (OS) with 1.6T-GDI engines to update the cruise control setting logic. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #5NP-Q5X7C-05

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138243

      Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to update the FCA(front collision avoidance assist)software on certain 2018 model year Kona vehicles. Service Campaign T2Y provides a service procedure to update the FCA software. Read More »

    • TSB #5NP-X5N8S-05

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138246

      Some Kona (OS) vehicles may intermittently experience the FCA Malfunction Indicator Light ON with a message ?Check Forward Collision Avoidance Assist System? displayed on the instrument cluster. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #19-BE-011H-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169370

      The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #19-BE-011H-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169370

      The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H-1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176178

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to help disinfect and protect vehicle exterior/interior surfaces using recommended safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-015H

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174800

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-007H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172225

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-021H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170511

      If you are servicing a vehicle with a transmission slipping concern, follow the Service Procedure shown below and perform a stall test. This TSB provides a procedure to test each clutch in the transmission. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165456

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine? light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-015H

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174800

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173546

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to disinfect and protect vehicle interior surfaces using certain safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #19-GI-006H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167253

      This bulletin provides instruction detailing the proper methodology for scanning and uploading captured GDS data files to the Techline Repository. Read More »

    • TSB #19-GI-006H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167253

      This bulletin provides instruction detailing the proper methodology for scanning and uploading captured GDS data files to the Techline Repository. Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165456

      If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine? light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness. Read More »

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