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TSB List for the 2017 Kia Forte

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

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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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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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #PS067_R1

    NHTSA ID #10147325

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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), * 2.0L Nu e

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  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128585

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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  • TSB #TSBENG170

    NHTSA ID #10116121

    • Date Announced: JUNE 19 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET FOR DTC P0016 - This bulletin provides the procedure to reset adaptive values on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) 2.0L MPI vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 through April 26, 2017, which may experience a malfunction in

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  • TSB #TSBENG162

    NHTSA ID #10116117

    • Date Announced: JUNE 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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  • TSB #TSBENG165R1

    NHTSA ID #10116118

    • Date Announced: JUNE 05 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P030X (SA285) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles equipped with 2.0L MPI engine, produced fr

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  • TSB #PS481

    NHTSA ID #10109854

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

    Summary: PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS - All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s

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  • TSB #PS461R1

    NHTSA ID #10090961

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: DTC P0014 ┐ EXHAUST CAMSHAFT POSITION TIMING OVER-ADVANCED OR SYSTEM PERFORMANCE - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH ON SOME 2017MY FORTE (YDM) WITH A 2.0L NU MPI ENGINE, CHE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #TSBENG170_R1

    NHTSA ID #10144233

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 08 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET FOR DTC P0016 - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to reset adaptive values on some 2017-2018MY Forte (YDm) 2.0L MPI vehicles, produced from May

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  • 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: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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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBTRA067

    NHTSA ID #10127034

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

    Summary: TSB - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PRESSURE CHARACTERISTIC VALUES DATA TRANSFER - This bulletin provides information regarding data transfer of automatic transmission (A/T) characteristic values on 2015MY-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles equipped wi

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  • TSB #PS481

    NHTSA ID #10109854

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

    Summary: PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS - All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130105

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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  • TSB #TSBTRA066

    NHTSA ID #10115240

    • Date Announced: JULY 05 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT (SA281) - This bulletin provides information related to the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) equipped on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) 5 Door 1.6T vehicles, produced from September 22, 2016

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128585

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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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 #TSBTRA072A_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128585

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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  • TSB #TSBENG162R1

    NHTSA ID #10119122

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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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-ENG165

    NHTSA ID #10109839

    • Date Announced: APRIL 11 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P030X (SA285) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles equipped with 2.0L MPI engine, produced fr

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE124R1

    NHTSA ID #10109885

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 23 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264A) - This bulletin has been revised and republished on February 23, 2017. The revisions include an updated Labor Op Code and a revised VIN list. This bulletin provides th

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE124

    NHTSA ID #10109808

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 30 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the Base Audio Gen 3.0 Type A software on some 2017 Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 16, 2016 to November

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  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE112

    NHTSA ID #10109680

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE BLUETOOTH PAIRING ISSUE (SA239) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 to August 12,

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  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130105

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #TSBENG181

    NHTSA ID #10127032

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: IGNITION COIL OR COIL RFI SPRING REPLACEMENT FOR DTC P030X (SA321) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace all four (4) ignition coils or replace all four (4) coil radio frequency interference (RFI) springs o

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128585

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130105

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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  • 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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  • TSB #TSB-ELE106

    NHTSA ID #10109826

    • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSB-ELE106

    NHTSA ID #10109826

    • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE124R2

    NHTSA ID #10109827

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the Base Audio Gen 3.0 Type A software on some 2017 Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 16, 2016 to November

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE124R1

    NHTSA ID #10109885

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 23 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264A) - This bulletin has been revised and republished on February 23, 2017. The revisions include an updated Labor Op Code and a revised VIN list. This bulletin provides th

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE112R1

    NHTSA ID #10109771

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE BLUETOOTH PAIRING ISSUE (SA239) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 to August 12,

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  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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LIGHTING (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBBOD181

    NHTSA ID #10128616

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION (SA327) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 23, 2016 to August 1

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

  • TSB #TSBBOD157_CLOSED

    NHTSA ID #10128613

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

    Summary: TSB - BOD157/SA256 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB BOD181/SA327

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD157

    NHTSA ID #10116814

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

    Summary: TSB -SERVICE ACTION: REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - SA256 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outer rear combination lamp pads on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 24, 2016 to October 13, 2016,

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

  • TSB #TSBBOD157_CLOSED

    NHTSA ID #10128613

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

    Summary: TSB - BOD157/SA256 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB BOD181/SA327

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS498

    NHTSA ID #10109858

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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  • 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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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSB-BOD156

    NHTSA ID #10109768

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WITH HIGH EFFORT TO OPEN/CLOSE (SA254) - This bulletin provides the procedure to lubricate the rear door checkers on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from September 7, 2016 to October 6, 2016, which

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

  • TSB #PS463

    NHTSA ID #10090962

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: TRUNK LID LINER DELETED ON LX MANUAL TRANSMISSION MODELS - ALL 2017MY FORTE (YDM) LX MODELS EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION DO NOT INCLUDE A TRUNK LINER ON THE UNDERSIDE OF TRUNK LID. IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THIS COMPONENT

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

  • TSB #PS551

    NHTSA ID #10133175

    • Date Announced: MARCH 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #PS551

    NHTSA ID #10133175

    • Date Announced: MARCH 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #PS067_R1

    NHTSA ID #10147325

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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), * 2.0L Nu e

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  • TSB #PS564

    NHTSA ID #10141384

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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  • TSB #PS475

    NHTSA ID #10109688

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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  • TSB #PS463

    NHTSA ID #10090962

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: TRUNK LID LINER DELETED ON LX MANUAL TRANSMISSION MODELS - ALL 2017MY FORTE (YDM) LX MODELS EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION DO NOT INCLUDE A TRUNK LINER ON THE UNDERSIDE OF TRUNK LID. IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THIS COMPONENT

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  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TSBENG176

    NHTSA ID #10119125

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 25 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: ELECTRIC THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT (SA308) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the electric thermostat on 2017MY Forte (YDm) 2.0L MPI vehicles, produced from May 23, 2016 through March 15, 2017, which may ex

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

  • TSB #TSB-ELE124

    NHTSA ID #10109808

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 30 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the Base Audio Gen 3.0 Type A software on some 2017 Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 16, 2016 to November

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE112

    NHTSA ID #10109680

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE BLUETOOTH PAIRING ISSUE (SA239) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 to August 12,

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #PS498

    NHTSA ID #10109858

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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  • 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 #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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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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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #PS475

    NHTSA ID #10109688

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #PS512

    NHTSA ID #10115237

    • Date Announced: JULY 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: QUICK START GUIDE (QSG) DISCOLORATION - Some 2017-2018MY Forte (YDm) vehicles may experience some fading/discoloring (yellowing) of the Quick Start Guide (QSG) installed prior to delivery to your dealer. In the event you encounter

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD168

    NHTSA ID #10109824

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET INSTALLATION - This bulletin provides information on front license plate bracket installation on some 2017MY Forte (YD, YDm) 5-Door vehicles which may not have corresponding dimples for the insertion of the

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  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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