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TSB List for the 2014 Kia Forte

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STEERING

  • TSB #TSBCHA081

    NHTSA ID #10128618

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,

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  • TSB #TSBCHA074R1

    NHTSA ID #10090824

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB REV1: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MDPS MOTOR OF SOME VEHICLES WHICH MIGHT EXPERIENCE A ¿KNOCK¿ NOISE ORIGINATING FROM THE MDPS

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  • TSB #TSBCHA074

    NHTSA ID #10089591

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MDPS MOTOR OF SOME VEHICLES WHICH MIGHT EXPERIENCE A ¿KNOCK¿ NOISE ORIGINATING FROM THE MDPS, WHE

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R2

    NHTSA ID #10109691

    • Date Announced: JULY 08 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - Rev 2 - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

    NHTSA ID #10109665

    • Date Announced: JUNE 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044

    NHTSA ID #10109649

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

  • TSB #TSBCHA081

    NHTSA ID #10128618

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #TSBENG157R1

    NHTSA ID #10119119

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 26 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE (SA312) - REVISED - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the alternator pulley on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 1.8L and 2.0L Nu engines, produced from Fe

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  • TSB #PS336R1

    NHTSA ID #10090965

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - SOME 2014-2016MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLICKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN CARRYING A FULL LOAD OF PASSENGERS AND TURNING THE WHEEL IN EITHER DIRECTION AT LOW SPEEDS

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  • TSB #PS336

    NHTSA ID #10109750

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - Some 2014MY Forte vehicles, manufactured prior to September 2013, may exhibit a clicking type noise from the front suspension when carrying a full load of passengers and turning the wheel in e

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #PS336

    NHTSA ID #10060172

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBENG157

    NHTSA ID #10089389

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR PULLEY. SOME 2014-16MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES WITH 1.8L AND 2.0L NU ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE AN UNUSUAL ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE THAT IS SOMETIMES MOR

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  • TSB #TSBCHA065R3

    NHTSA ID #10089302

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AN

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  • TSB #TSBGEN076

    NHTSA ID #10089051

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 29 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO

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  • TSB #PS-417

    NHTSA ID #10058534

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

    Summary: KIA: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) VARIATION HAS NOT LEARNED CAUSING MISFIRE OF ENGINE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) TO COME IN DASH. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #PS354

    NHTSA ID #10057100

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

    Summary: KIA: MY FORTE 2014-2015 SOME MODELS MAY EXPERIENCE A HARD OR NO START WHILE STATIONARY. *LJ

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  • TSB #137

    NHTSA ID #10060310

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #137

    NHTSA ID #10060137

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS245

    NHTSA ID #10060237

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #PS539

    NHTSA ID #10133170

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBFUE038

    NHTSA ID #10136503

    • Date Announced: APRIL 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION AND AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-18MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1, 201

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #VERCSC150DSM

    NHTSA ID #10128587

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS - Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions

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  • TSB #VERCSC150DP

    NHTSA ID #10128586

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS - Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,

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  • TSB #VERCSC150OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10128629

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - OWNER LETTER - Notice to vehicle owners advising them of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards, to

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  • TSB #VERCSC150POC

    NHTSA ID #10128630

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 -PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD - Dealers to give customers in California and the S.177 States Proof of Correction Cards showing that the recall has been completed.

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  • TSB #PS469

    NHTSA ID #10109813

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG137R2

    NHTSA ID #10109738

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC005) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the engine control unit (ECU) in certain vehicles sold in

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG137R1

    NHTSA ID #10109700

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC005) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the engine control unit (ECU) in certain vehicles sold in

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  • TSB #137

    NHTSA ID #10060137

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

    • Date Announced: MAY 19 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Therefore, it is complet

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  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #PS354

    NHTSA ID #10109790

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO START OR HARD TO START CONCERNS - Some 2014~2015MY Forte Koup / 5 DR equipped with a 1.6L GDI Turbo and produced before July 14, 2014, may experience a hard to start concern or idle rpm fluctuations while stationary. If you enco

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

    • Date Announced: MAY 19 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Therefore, it is complet

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #PS354

    NHTSA ID #10109790

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO START OR HARD TO START CONCERNS - Some 2014~2015MY Forte Koup / 5 DR equipped with a 1.6L GDI Turbo and produced before July 14, 2014, may experience a hard to start concern or idle rpm fluctuations while stationary. If you enco

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

    NHTSA ID #10089382

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10092147

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

    Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

    Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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  • TSB #TSBTRA049

    NHTSA ID #10090431

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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

  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

    Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

  • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130104

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBCHA081

    NHTSA ID #10128618

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,

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  • TSB #VERCSC150DSM

    NHTSA ID #10128587

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS - Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions

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  • TSB #VERCSC150OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10128629

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - OWNER LETTER - Notice to vehicle owners advising them of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards, to

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  • TSB #VERCSC150DP

    NHTSA ID #10128586

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS - Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,

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  • TSB #PS474

    NHTSA ID #10116101

    • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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  • TSB #TSBCHA065R3

    NHTSA ID #10089302

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AN

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  • TSB #TSBELE085R1

    NHTSA ID #10089303

    • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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  • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

    NHTSA ID #10091949

    • Date Announced: MARCH 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE "INCOMING

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  • TSB #TSBELE101

    NHTSA ID #10089465

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

    Summary: "COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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  • TSB #TSB ELE101_SA223

    NHTSA ID #10091946

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

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORTE (YD) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY, PHONEBOOK DOWNL

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  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE090

    NHTSA ID #10089615

    • Date Announced: JULY 14 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ¿C¿ STATE ERROR MESSAGE ON VERSION 8.5 MAP UPDATE - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES AN SD CARD REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE FOR CUSTOMERS THAT HAVE A SPECIFIC ERROR DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT (SHOWN BELOW) AFTER PURCHASING AND INSTALLING A

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ¿ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH® ISSUES AFTER IPHONE® IOS 8 SOFTWARE UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BLUETOOTH CONCERNS WHEN USING AN IPHONE® WITH IOS 8.X (IOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, ETC.) WHILE PAIRED TO A HE

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  • TSB #TT062

    NHTSA ID #10060215

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-FUE027R1

    NHTSA ID #10109713

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

    Summary: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC P0461 (SA156) - This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for 2014MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 2.0L GDI engine, produced from January 31, 2013 to Septembe

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  • TSB #053

    NHTSA ID #10060115

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #137

    NHTSA ID #10060310

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS354

    NHTSA ID #10109790

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO START OR HARD TO START CONCERNS - Some 2014~2015MY Forte Koup / 5 DR equipped with a 1.6L GDI Turbo and produced before July 14, 2014, may experience a hard to start concern or idle rpm fluctuations while stationary. If you enco

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #PS537

    NHTSA ID #10128612

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - INSTANTANEOUS FUEL MILEAGE NOT PRESENT ON INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the instantaneous fuel mileage not displayed in the fuel economy menu of the trip computer in Type A instrument clu

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #VERCSC150DP

    NHTSA ID #10128586

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS - Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,

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  • TSB #VERCSC150DSM

    NHTSA ID #10128587

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS - Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions

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  • TSB #TSBELE091R3

    NHTSA ID #10126423

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

    NHTSA ID #10109837

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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  • TSB #TSBELE085R1

    NHTSA ID #10089303

    • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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  • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

    NHTSA ID #10091949

    • Date Announced: MARCH 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE "INCOMING

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA-065-R1

    NHTSA ID #10079963

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AND SO

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  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ¿ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE053R1

    NHTSA ID #10109727

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO UPGRADE ? SORENTO (XM) AND FORTE (YD) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014MY Sorento (XM), produced from January 22, 2013 through April 30, 2013, and 2014MY Forte (YD), produced from Janu

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  • TSB #054

    NHTSA ID #10060283

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-FUE027R1

    NHTSA ID #10109713

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

    Summary: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC P0461 (SA156) - This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for 2014MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 2.0L GDI engine, produced from January 31, 2013 to Septembe

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  • TSB #TSB-027

    NHTSA ID #10054804

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

    Summary: KIA: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND TO PREVENT OR CORRECT THIS CONDITION, THE ECM NEED TO BE REPROGRAMMED. MODEL 2015 FORTE. *PE

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  • TSB #027

    NHTSA ID #10059891

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #TSB BOD132

    NHTSA ID #10091942

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ON SOME 2014-2015 MY FORTE VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHICLE. THESE WATER DROPLETS ARE MORE VISIBLE AT NIGHT AND THE QUANTITY

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  • TSB #TSBBOD132

    NHTSA ID #10089463

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR COMBINATION TAIL LAMP(S) - ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHIC

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #TSB-BOD160

    NHTSA ID #10109769

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT (SA260) - This bulletin describes the procedure to replace both rear door power window motors on some 2014-15MY Forte (YD) vehicles, produced from February 1, 2013 throu

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD-126

    NHTSA ID #10079960

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT (SA214) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE BOTH REAR DOOR POWER WINDOW MOTORS ON SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH SEPTE

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VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

  • TSB #TSB-BOD160

    NHTSA ID #10109769

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT (SA260) - This bulletin describes the procedure to replace both rear door power window motors on some 2014-15MY Forte (YD) vehicles, produced from February 1, 2013 throu

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #TSBBOD132

    NHTSA ID #10089463

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR COMBINATION TAIL LAMP(S) - ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHIC

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  • TSB #PS396

    NHTSA ID #10089989

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: WATER LEAKING INTO TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA - ON SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO MAY 21, 2014, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF WATER LEAKING INTO THE TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA, AFTER A RAINSTORM OR A C

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #PS-449

    NHTSA ID #10079900

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: FRAMELESS WINDOW SHORT DROP FEATURE INOPERATIVE - SOME FORTE KOUP (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 2014, MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY WHEN OPENING/CLOSING THE DOORS IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES, DUE TO THE OPERATION OF THE SHORT

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD-126

    NHTSA ID #10079960

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT (SA214) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE BOTH REAR DOOR POWER WINDOW MOTORS ON SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH SEPTE

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

  • TSB #TSB-BOD-122

    NHTSA ID #10080093

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

    Summary: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: TRUNK STRIKER ADJUSTMENT (SA204) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO ADJUST THE TRUNK STRIKER OF SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2014, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT

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  • TSB #TSB-ACC008

    NHTSA ID #10109697

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: GAP BETWEEN FORTE SPOILER AND TRUNK LID (SA154) - Some 2014MY Forte vehicles produced from April 24, 2013 to August 27, 2013 and equipped with a Kia accessory spoiler, may exhibit a gap forming between the adhesive tape

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 04 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #TSBCHA058

    NHTSA ID #10089953

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 18, 2013 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A TPMS LIGHT ILLUMINATED IN T

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WHEELS

  • TSB #TSBCHA082

    NHTSA ID #10127027

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - FRONT WHEEL HUB BEARING AND CASTLE NUTS REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front wheel hub bearing and both front castle nuts on some 2014MY Forte (YD) vehicles, produced from February 18, 2013 through F

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  • TSB #PS336

    NHTSA ID #10109750

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - Some 2014MY Forte vehicles, manufactured prior to September 2013, may exhibit a clicking type noise from the front suspension when carrying a full load of passengers and turning the wheel in e

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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 #TSBELE145

    NHTSA ID #10133179

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - HEAD UNIT MISMATCH WITH MICROPHONE - This bulletin provides information regarding correct 3.3 Volt and 8 Volt microphone (MIC) matching with head unit part numbers on some 2014-2015MY vehicles.

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  • TSB #VERCSC150TSB_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128632

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) - This publication gives the dealers the instructions on how to do the repair.

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  • TSB #VERCSC150POC

    NHTSA ID #10128630

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 -PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD - Dealers to give customers in California and the S.177 States Proof of Correction Cards showing that the recall has been completed.

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  • TSB #VERCSC150QA

    NHTSA ID #10128631

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - QA - List of Campaign Questions and Answers

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  • TSB #TSBBOD132

    NHTSA ID #10089463

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR COMBINATION TAIL LAMP(S) - ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHIC

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  • TSB #TSB BOD132

    NHTSA ID #10091942

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ON SOME 2014-2015 MY FORTE VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHICLE. THESE WATER DROPLETS ARE MORE VISIBLE AT NIGHT AND THE QUANTITY

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ¿ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBCHA058

    NHTSA ID #10089953

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 18, 2013 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A TPMS LIGHT ILLUMINATED IN T

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  • TSB #PS396

    NHTSA ID #10089989

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: WATER LEAKING INTO TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA - ON SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO MAY 21, 2014, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF WATER LEAKING INTO THE TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA, AFTER A RAINSTORM OR A C

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH® ISSUES AFTER IPHONE® IOS 8 SOFTWARE UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BLUETOOTH CONCERNS WHEN USING AN IPHONE® WITH IOS 8.X (IOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, ETC.) WHILE PAIRED TO A HE

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

    NHTSA ID #10109665

    • Date Announced: JUNE 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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  • TSB #TT062

    NHTSA ID #10060215

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #053

    NHTSA ID #10060115

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #053

    NHTSA ID #10059636

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #027

    NHTSA ID #10059891

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #008

    NHTSA ID #10059885

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS245

    NHTSA ID #10060237

    • 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 #TSBELE145_R1

    NHTSA ID #10136499

    • Date Announced: APRIL 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - HEAD UNIT MISMATCH WITH MICROPHONE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding correct 3.3 Volt and 8 Volt microphone (MIC) matching with head unit part numbers on

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA051

    NHTSA ID #10109652

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 - This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing th

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  • TSB #054

    NHTSA ID #10060283

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS223

    NHTSA ID #10060217

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

    NHTSA ID #10109836

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

    NHTSA ID #10109837

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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  • TSB #TSBELE101

    NHTSA ID #10089465

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

    Summary: "COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN065

    NHTSA ID #10109739

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION UNIT PART NUMBER AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - This bulletin provides information regarding navigation unit part numbers, and compatible SD Card part numbers, for some Cadenza (VG), Sorento (XMa) and Forte (YD) vehicles.

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  • TSB #PS318

    NHTSA ID #10109670

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: DIAGNOSING SIRIUS TRAFFIC ISSUES - This article provides diagnostic information in regards to specific Sirius traffic customer complaints, as detailed in this Article.

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #PS266R1

    NHTSA ID #10090945

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSB-CLI024

    NHTSA ID #10109666

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: TESTING A/C COMPRESSOR FUNCTION USING GDS - This bulletin provides information on a new procedure to test A/C compressor function using the GDS.

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #VERCSC150LABEL

    NHTSA ID #10128628

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - EMISSIONS LABEL - to affix under the hood of the vehicle once the campaign has been completed.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #VERCSC150TSB_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128632

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) - This publication gives the dealers the instructions on how to do the repair.

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  • TSB #VERCSC150QA

    NHTSA ID #10128631

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC150 - QA - List of Campaign Questions and Answers

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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  • TSB #PS-449

    NHTSA ID #10079900

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: FRAMELESS WINDOW SHORT DROP FEATURE INOPERATIVE - SOME FORTE KOUP (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 2014, MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY WHEN OPENING/CLOSING THE DOORS IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES, DUE TO THE OPERATION OF THE SHORT

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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  • TSB #TT062

    NHTSA ID #10109646

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

    Summary: TECH TIP: System Setting DTC P0461A - This article provides the repair procedure for System Setting DTC P0461A.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 04 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #TSB-GEN057

    NHTSA ID #10109787

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: GENERAL INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS FOR SMART KEY FOB SYSTEMS AND START/STOP BUTTONS - This bulletin provides information related to the Smart Key Systems on vehicles equipped with A/T (automatic transaxle) and Start/Stop Buttons (SSB).

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

    NHTSA ID #10109665

    • Date Announced: JUNE 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE053R1

    NHTSA ID #10109727

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO UPGRADE ? SORENTO (XM) AND FORTE (YD) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014MY Sorento (XM), produced from January 22, 2013 through April 30, 2013, and 2014MY Forte (YD), produced from Janu

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