2016 Kia Cadenza TSBs

2016 Kia Cadenza

58 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2016 Kia Cadenza

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 Cadenza 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 #TSB_CHA091_R1

    NHTSA ID #10170773

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of t

  • TSB #TSBCHA091

    NHTSA ID #10151903

    TSB: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some models listed below, which may exhibit a ticking noise while turning the steering w

ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBENG148R4

    NHTSA ID #10090819

    TSB REV4: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG), PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, AND SOME 20

  • TSB #TSBENG148R3

    NHTSA ID #10089582

    TSB: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG), PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, AND SOME 2014~20

  • TSB #TSB ENG148_REV1

    NHTSA ID #10091941

    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014-2016 MY CADENZA VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM SOP THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A BRIEF CHATTERING OR RATTLING NOISE CONCERN FROM THE ENGI

  • TSB #TSBENG148R1

    NHTSA ID #10089469

    TSB: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SOP THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE

  • TSB #PS417

    NHTSA ID #10089625

    PITSTOP: DTC P0315 - CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR VARIATION NOT LEARNED - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF ENGINE MISFIRE WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P0315 ┐ CRANKSHAFT

  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

  • TSB #PS539

    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.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #PS469

    NHTSA ID #10109813

    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

  • TSB #TSB-ENG161

    NHTSA ID #10109775

    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

    NHTSA ID #10152915

    TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSB_TRA085

    NHTSA ID #10169700

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

  • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

    NHTSA ID #10089382

    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #PS496

    NHTSA ID #10116104

    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBCHA091

    NHTSA ID #10151903

    TSB: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some models listed below, which may exhibit a ticking noise while turning the steering w

  • TSB #PS474

    NHTSA ID #10116101

    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSBELE091R3

    NHTSA ID #10126423

    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.

  • TSB #TSB-ELE117

    NHTSA ID #10109682

    TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #TSB_ELE148

    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 exhibi

VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS464_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143404

    PITSTOP - NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - This Pitstop provides information relating to the vehicles listed below with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no co

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS-282-R1

    NHTSA ID #10079922

    PITSTOP: RATTLING, SQUEAKING OR CREAKING NOISES FROM ROOF AREA - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SERVICE PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW WHEN ADDRESSING A RATTLING, SQUEAKING AND/OR CREAKING NOISE CONCERN COMING FROM THE PANORAMA SUNROOF AREA.

STRUCTURE

  • TSB #TSBBOD171

    NHTSA ID #10127024

    TSB - CLUSTER FASCIA PANEL REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the replacement of the cluster fascia panel on some 2016MY Cadenza vehicles, produced from March 16, 2015 through January 1, 2016, which may exhibit wrink

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

  • TSB #PS464_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143404

    PITSTOP - NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - This Pitstop provides information relating to the vehicles listed below with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no co

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TSB_TRA085

    NHTSA ID #10169700

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

  • TSB #PS428

    NHTSA ID #10089047

    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

  • TSB #TSBGEN078

    NHTSA ID #10089022

    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #PS428

    NHTSA ID #10089047

    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSB-ELE117

    NHTSA ID #10109682

    TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

  • TSB #PS266R1

    NHTSA ID #10090945

    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T

EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #TSBENG161R1

    NHTSA ID #10119121

    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

  • TSB #TSBGEN078

    NHTSA ID #10089022

    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB_TRA085

    NHTSA ID #10169700

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

  • TSB #PS496

    NHTSA ID #10116104

    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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