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TSB List for the 2013 Kia Rio

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE067R1

    NHTSA ID #10109795

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through July 10, 2013, which may experience a momentary

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE067

    NHTSA ID #10109786

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through October 30, 2012, which may experience a momentar

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

  • TSB #TSB-CHA066R1

    NHTSA ID #10116819

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front stabilizer links of some Optima (TF/QF), Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) and Rio (UB) vehicles, which may experience an abnormal noise emanating from

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  • TSB #TSBCHA066

    NHTSA ID #10089422

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

    Summary: "FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE FRONT STABILIZER LINKS OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND RIO (UB) VEHICLES, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE AN ABNORMAL NOISE EM

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBENG164_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143468

    • Date Announced: JULY 03 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG164R1

    NHTSA ID #10109851

    • Date Announced: MARCH 16 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE - DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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  • TSB #PS296

    NHTSA ID #10109731

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: OCV DAMAGE WHEN INSTALLING ENGINE COVER - When re-installing the engine cover on vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GDI engine, make sure not to apply any downward pressure in the area around the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to prevent caus

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  • TSB #TSBENG146R1

    NHTSA ID #10089747

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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  • TSB #TSBENG146R1

    NHTSA ID #10092144

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBENG146

    NHTSA ID #10092088

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2013MY RIO (UB) AND SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) VEHICLES WHI

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  • TSB #TSBENG131R1

    NHTSA ID #10092090

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - TSB-ENG131 IS CLOSED. REFER TO TSB-ENG146

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  • TSB #TSB-146 REV 1

    NHTSA ID #10058402

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

    Summary: KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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  • TSB #124

    NHTSA ID #10060306

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBENG131

    NHTSA ID #10090436

    • Date Announced: MAY 06 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE - KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR ALL 2012-2013 MY RIO (UB) 1.6L VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A KNOCKING OR PINGING CONCERN UNDER MODERATE OR HEAVY ACCELERATION, E

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  • TSB #TSBENG125R2CLOSE

    NHTSA ID #10091472

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 17 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CLOSED - SUPERCEDED BY TSB-ENG127 (SA141).

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  • TSB #TSBENG127

    NHTSA ID #10091469

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 14 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION - INSPECTION FOR NOISE FROM ENGINE UNDER SPECIFIC CONDITIONS (SA141). THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO CERTAIN 2013MY RIO (UB) VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXHIBIT ABNORMAL ENGINE NOISES, INCLUDING "RATTLING" AND "C

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  • TSB #127

    NHTSA ID #10060309

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #125

    NHTSA ID #10060307

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #PS539

    NHTSA ID #10133170

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: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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  • TSB #TSBFUE040

    NHTSA ID #10136504

    • Date Announced: APRIL 18 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE (CCV) REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Canister Close Valve (CCV) on some 2012-2017MY Rio (UB) vehicles, produced from June 21, 2011 through March 28, 2016, which may exhibit the e

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #PS469

    NHTSA ID #10109813

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

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

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

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

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

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

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

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

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

    NHTSA ID #10089382

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10092147

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA049

    NHTSA ID #10090431

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

    NHTSA ID #10090604

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY BY MODEL - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY FOR KIA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SIX-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. REFER TO THE TABLE BELOW FOR

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

  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

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

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

  • TSB #PS507

    NHTSA ID #10119114

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - SHIFT LOCK INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE - Some 2012-2017MY Rio (UB) vehicles may exhibit a shifter that will intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin gives information on how to troubleshoot the issue.

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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 #PS474

    NHTSA ID #10116101

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

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

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

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-146 REV 1

    NHTSA ID #10058402

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

    Summary: KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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  • TSB #TSBELE076

    NHTSA ID #10090185

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - BLUETOOTH« CALL CUTS OFF - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE ON SOME 2014MY SORENTO (XMA) AND 2013MY RIO (UB) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES BELOW) WHICH MAY EXHI

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE067R1

    NHTSA ID #10109795

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through July 10, 2013, which may experience a momentary

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG131R1

    NHTSA ID #10109799

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for all 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) 1.6L vehicles which may exhibit a knocking or pinging concern under moderate or heavy acceleration, e

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE067

    NHTSA ID #10109786

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: IN PANEL MODULE (IPM) REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the In-Panel Module (IPM) of some Rio (UB) vehicles produced from November 7, 2011 through October 30, 2012, which may experience a momentar

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG118R2

    NHTSA ID #10109699

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 08 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION ? RIO, SOUL 1.6 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128 (SA152) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) and some 2012-2013 Soul

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  • TSB #PS230

    NHTSA ID #10060223

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBELE050

    NHTSA ID #10090122

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 28 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA133) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE AND MODIFY THE PHONE PAIRING LOGIC IN 2013MY RIO VEHICLES, WITH NAVIGATION SYSTEM (AVN) AND MANUAL TRANSMISSI

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  • TSB #TSBELE038

    NHTSA ID #10090007

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER┐S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. KIA UVO OWNERS HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE UPGRADES DIRECTLY FROM TH

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #067

    NHTSA ID #10057714

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

    Summary: KIA: 2012-2013 MY RIO: BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING IN PANEL MODULE REPLACEMENT - DTC C1611 ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN NOVEMBER 7, 2011 THROUGH JULY 10, 2013. *LJ

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSBENG164_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143468

    • Date Announced: JULY 03 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-

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  • TSB #TSBELE091R3

    NHTSA ID #10126423

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG164R1

    NHTSA ID #10109851

    • Date Announced: MARCH 16 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE - DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG164

    NHTSA ID #10109888

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080095

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

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY.

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  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBENG146R1

    NHTSA ID #10092144

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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  • TSB #TSBENG146R1

    NHTSA ID #10089747

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2014MY RIO (UB), SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) AND SOME 2014MY

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  • TSB #TSBENG146

    NHTSA ID #10092088

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ RIO, SOUL MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128/P0326/P0441 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2012~2013MY RIO (UB) AND SOME 2012~2013 SOUL (AM) VEHICLES WHI

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  • TSB #TSBENG131R1

    NHTSA ID #10092090

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - TSB-ENG131 IS CLOSED. REFER TO TSB-ENG146

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  • TSB #076

    NHTSA ID #10060130

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG131R1

    NHTSA ID #10109799

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for all 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) 1.6L vehicles which may exhibit a knocking or pinging concern under moderate or heavy acceleration, e

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG118R2

    NHTSA ID #10109699

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 08 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION ? RIO, SOUL 1.6 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128 (SA152) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) and some 2012-2013 Soul

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  • TSB #124

    NHTSA ID #10060306

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBENG131

    NHTSA ID #10090436

    • Date Announced: MAY 06 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE - KNOCK IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR ALL 2012-2013 MY RIO (UB) 1.6L VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A KNOCKING OR PINGING CONCERN UNDER MODERATE OR HEAVY ACCELERATION, E

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  • TSB #TSBELE050

    NHTSA ID #10090122

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 28 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA133) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE AND MODIFY THE PHONE PAIRING LOGIC IN 2013MY RIO VEHICLES, WITH NAVIGATION SYSTEM (AVN) AND MANUAL TRANSMISSI

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  • TSB #046-1

    NHTSA ID #10059899

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #050

    NHTSA ID #10060281

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-118-2

    NHTSA ID #10054190

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

    Summary: KIA: NEW INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR VEHICLES EXPERIENCING THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH SHOULD BE REP

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VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBBOD095

    NHTSA ID #10090713

    • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #TSBCLI020

    NHTSA ID #10090446

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR DURING A/C OPERATION ON SOME RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15TH, 2011 TO SEPTE

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #TSBBOD087

    NHTSA ID #10090586

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 02 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: LUGGAGE TRAY ASSEMBLY KIT INSTALLATION (SA130) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE MISSING LUGGAGE TRAY ASSEMBLY IN SOME 2013MY RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM JUNE 11, 2012 TO SEPTEMBER 6, 2012. TO CORRECT

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

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

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

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

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

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

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

    NHTSA ID #10080084

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

    Summary: TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. 6 FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUAT

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TSBCLI043

    NHTSA ID #10142242

    • Date Announced: MAY 17 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - A/C FAN CONTROL LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND COOLING FAN/COOLING FAN RESISTOR INSPECTION OR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect, and if necessary, replace the cooling fan resistor and/or the cooling fan motor, and t

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080095

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

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY.

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBELE076

    NHTSA ID #10090185

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - BLUETOOTH« CALL CUTS OFF - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE ON SOME 2014MY SORENTO (XMA) AND 2013MY RIO (UB) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES BELOW) WHICH MAY EXHI

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  • TSB #TSBCLI020

    NHTSA ID #10090446

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR DURING A/C OPERATION ON SOME RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15TH, 2011 TO SEPTE

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  • TSB #TSBBOD095

    NHTSA ID #10090713

    • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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  • TSB #PS244

    NHTSA ID #10060236

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS230

    NHTSA ID #10091585

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 20 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: 2013 KIA RIO CUSTOMER TIPS: IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS ABOUT SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR RECENTLY PURCHASED 2013 KIA VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BE FAMI

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  • TSB #PS230

    NHTSA ID #10060223

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBBOD087

    NHTSA ID #10090586

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 02 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: LUGGAGE TRAY ASSEMBLY KIT INSTALLATION (SA130) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE MISSING LUGGAGE TRAY ASSEMBLY IN SOME 2013MY RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM JUNE 11, 2012 TO SEPTEMBER 6, 2012. TO CORRECT

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  • TSB #046-1

    NHTSA ID #10059899

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #087

    NHTSA ID #10060293

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #087

    NHTSA ID #10060292

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBELE038

    NHTSA ID #10090007

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER┐S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. KIA UVO OWNERS HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE UPGRADES DIRECTLY FROM TH

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

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

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

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  • TSB #076

    NHTSA ID #10060130

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA051

    NHTSA ID #10109652

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

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

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  • TSB #050

    NHTSA ID #10060281

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #TSB-CLI020R1

    NHTSA ID #10109770

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - This bulletin provides information relating to the possible presence of moisture on the passenger side floor during A/C operation on some Rio (UB) vehicles, produced from June 21, 2011 to Marc

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  • TSB #PS266R1

    NHTSA ID #10090945

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBCLI020

    NHTSA ID #10090446

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR DURING A/C OPERATION ON SOME RIO VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15TH, 2011 TO SEPTE

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

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

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

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

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

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

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  • TSB #PS296

    NHTSA ID #10109731

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: OCV DAMAGE WHEN INSTALLING ENGINE COVER - When re-installing the engine cover on vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GDI engine, make sure not to apply any downward pressure in the area around the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to prevent caus

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

    NHTSA ID #10080095

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

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY.

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