TSB List for the 2014 Kia Forte

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2014 Forte 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
  • STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
  • STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • WHEELS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R8

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10202226

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R7

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189545

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2019
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA074_R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159268

      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 â¿¿knock⿝ noise originating from ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA081

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128618

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA074R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090824

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA074

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089591

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R2

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109691

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109665

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109649

      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 ... Read More »

    STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

    • TSB #TSBCHA081

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128618

      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, ... Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBCHA074_R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159268

      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 â¿¿knock⿝ noise originating from ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #TSBENG157R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119119

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS336R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090965

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS336

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109750

      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 ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #PS336

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060172

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #PS067_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147325

      PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG157

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089389

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA065R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089302

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN076

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089051

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS-417

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058534

      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 Read More »

    • TSB #PS400

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS354

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057100

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

    • TSB #137

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060137

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #137

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060310

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS245

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060237

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #PI2002YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201615

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R3

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201158

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002YZ_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10197951

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG219

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177751

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE - This bulletin provides information on setting the "Service Interval Reminder" feature available on most Kia vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165613

      SC180 Owner Notification Letter - Dear Kia Forte Owner, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on the Engine Control Module. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_DSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165616

      SC180 - This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification of the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_QA

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165617

      SC180 - This document contains questions and answers regarding the SC180 Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_DP

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165591

      SC180 - This document is the dealer principal notification advising of a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_TSB

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165614

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN - NU 2.0L GDI SULEV CATALYST HEATING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SC180) - This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Engine Control Module (ECM) software on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) Nu 2. Read More »

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBFUE038

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136503

      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, ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #VERCSC150DP

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128586

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150DSM

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128587

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150POC

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128630

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150OWNER

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128629

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS469

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG137R2

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109738

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG137R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109700

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #137

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060137

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #SC180_TSB

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165614

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN - NU 2.0L GDI SULEV CATALYST HEATING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SC180) - This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Engine Control Module (ECM) software on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) Nu 2. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSBFUE038_R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162048

      TSB: AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-2018MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152915

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

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

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #PS354

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109790

      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. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      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. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #PS354

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109790

      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. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB_TRA046_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174520

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: - TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092147

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090431

      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. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      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, ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130104

      TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_ELE218_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189271

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: CLOCKSPRING REPLACEMENT FOR AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON - DTC B1346/B1481 - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165613

      SC180 Owner Notification Letter - Dear Kia Forte Owner, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on the Engine Control Module. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_DSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165616

      SC180 - This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification of the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_QA

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165617

      SC180 - This document contains questions and answers regarding the SC180 Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE159

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159240

      TSB: STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROL MALFUNCTION - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the clock spring assembly on some 2014-2018MY Forte (YD/YDm) vehicles, produced from February 20, 2013 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA081

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128618

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150DP

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128586

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150DSM

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128587

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150OWNER

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128629

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS474

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2017
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

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

    • TSB #TSBCHA065R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089302

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE085R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089303

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089312

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183433

      TSB - COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091949

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB ELE101_SA223

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091946

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE101

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089465

      "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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE090

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089615

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE085

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089825

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS365R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092100

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TT062

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060215

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-FUE027R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109713

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #053

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060115

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #137

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060310

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #PS354

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109790

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #PS537

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128612

      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 ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #VERCSC150DP

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128586

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150DSM

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128587

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109837

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE085R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089303

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089312

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079901

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091949

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA-065-R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079963

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE085

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089825

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE053R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109727

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #054

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060283

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-FUE027R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109713

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-027

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054804

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #027

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059891

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSB_BOD055_R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201529

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE148

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      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 ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #TSB BOD132

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091942

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD132

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089463

      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 ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      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. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD160

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109769

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD-126

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079960

      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 ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

    • TSB #TSB-BOD160

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109769

      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 ... Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #TSB_ELE218_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189271

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: CLOCKSPRING REPLACEMENT FOR AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON - DTC B1346/B1481 - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ELE218

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184998

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: CLOCKSPRING REPLACEMENT FOR AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON â¿¿ DTC B1346/B1481 - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the driverâ¿¿s airbag clock spring assembly on some 2012-2013MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY017_OWNR_YD

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182042

      WARRANTY EXTENSION - NOTICE TO FORTE AND FORTE KOUP VEHICLE OWNERS - This document is notice to the owners of the 2014-2015 MY Kia Forte and Forte Koup vehicles of the warranty extension on the driver's front airbag clock spring assembly ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY017_REIMB_YD

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182045

      REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: This document is the Request for Reimbursement form for the 2014-2015 MY Kia Forte and Forte Koup vehicle owners to use in the event they incurred expenses related to this Extended Warranty Program prior to ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY017_DP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182036

      WARRANTY EXTENSION - NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS - This document is notice to the dealer principals of the warranty extension on the driver's front airbag clock spring assembly on 2012-2013 MY Rio and 2014-2015 MY Forte and Forte Koup ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY017_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182038

      WARRANTY EXTENSION - NOTICE TO DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS - This document is notice to the dealer parts and service managers of the warranty extension on the driver's front airbag clock spring assembly on 2012-2013 MY Rio and ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY017_QA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182040

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: QA - This document is the frequently asked question and answer document for the warranty extension (WTY017) on the driver's front airbag clock spring assembly to fifteen (15) years with unlimited mileage, starting ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB_BOD055_R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201529

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD132

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089463

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS396

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089989

      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 ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #PS-449

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079900

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD-126

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079960

      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 ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    • TSB #TSB-BOD-122

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080093

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ACC008

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109697

      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 ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      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?. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #PS400

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      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. Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #TSBCHA058

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089953

      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 ... Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #TSBCHA082

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127027

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS336

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109750

      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 ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080084

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #WTY017_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182038

      WARRANTY EXTENSION - NOTICE TO DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS - This document is notice to the dealer parts and service managers of the warranty extension on the driver's front airbag clock spring assembly on 2012-2013 MY Rio and ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165613

      SC180 Owner Notification Letter - Dear Kia Forte Owner, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on the Engine Control Module. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_DSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165616

      SC180 - This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification of the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SC180_QA

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165617

      SC180 - This document contains questions and answers regarding the SC180 Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE159

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159240

      TSB: STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROL MALFUNCTION - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the clock spring assembly on some 2014-2018MY Forte (YD/YDm) vehicles, produced from February 20, 2013 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS067_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147325

      PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE145

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133179

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128632

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

    • TSB #VERCSC150POC

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128630

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150QA

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128631

      SC150 - QA - List of Campaign Questions and Answers Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183433

      TSB - COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB BOD132

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091942

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD132

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089463

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE085

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089825

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA058

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089953

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS396

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089989

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS365R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092100

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109665

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TT062

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060215

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #053

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060115

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #053

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059636

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #008

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059885

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #027

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059891

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS245

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060237

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #TSBELE159

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159240

      TSB: STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROL MALFUNCTION - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the clock spring assembly on some 2014-2018MY Forte (YD/YDm) vehicles, produced from February 20, 2013 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE145_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136499

      TSB - HEAD UNIT MISMATCH WITH MICROPHONE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding correct 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA051

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109652

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #054

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060283

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS223

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060217

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109836

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109837

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE101

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089465

      "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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN065

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109739

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS318

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109670

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

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #VERCSC150LABEL

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128628

      SC150 - EMISSIONS LABEL - to affix under the hood of the vehicle once the campaign has been completed. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PI2002YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201615

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #VERCSC150TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128632

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

    • TSB #VERCSC150QA

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128631

      SC150 - QA - List of Campaign Questions and Answers Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

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

    • TSB #PS-449

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079900

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079901

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TT062

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109646

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

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      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?. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN057

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109787

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109665

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE053R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109727

      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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS266R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CLI024

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109666

      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. Read More »

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