TSB List for the 2018 Kia Rio

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #TSBENG178_R3

    NHTSA ID #10163454

    • Date Announced: JULY 11 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting ⿿in use performance tracking⿝ emi

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  • TSB #TSBENG178_R2

    NHTSA ID #10159245

    • Date Announced: APRIL 16 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - 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 #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 #TSBENG178_R1

    NHTSA ID #10136500

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

    Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions da

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #TSBENG178

    NHTSA ID #10128583

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

    NHTSA ID #10152915

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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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 #PS529_R2

    NHTSA ID #10145151

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON, TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON, AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative Audio system, TPMS lamp ON, Trunk Open warning lamp ON (even while the trunk is closed), and/or Master

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  • TSB #TSBENG186

    NHTSA ID #10136501

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA342) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the spark plugs on some 2018MY Forte (YDm), produced from November 21, 2017 through April 12, 2018, and 2018MY Rio (SC) vehicles, both pr

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  • TSB #PS529_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128610

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE DURING PDI -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop co

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

  • TSB #PS529_R2

    NHTSA ID #10145151

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON, TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON, AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative Audio system, TPMS lamp ON, Trunk Open warning lamp ON (even while the trunk is closed), and/or Master

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  • TSB #PS529_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128610

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE DURING PDI -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop co

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #PS529_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128610

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE DURING PDI -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop co

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  • TSB #PS529

    NHTSA ID #10126421

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON DURING PDI - This Pitstop contains information regarding the TPMS lamp ON and Trunk Open warning lamp ON, or Master Warning Mode lamp ON in the cluster during PDI, even while the trunk is closed.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #PS529

    NHTSA ID #10126421

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON DURING PDI - This Pitstop contains information regarding the TPMS lamp ON and Trunk Open warning lamp ON, or Master Warning Mode lamp ON in the cluster during PDI, even while the trunk is closed.

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

  • TSB #PS529_R2

    NHTSA ID #10145151

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON, TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON, AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative Audio system, TPMS lamp ON, Trunk Open warning lamp ON (even while the trunk is closed), and/or Master

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #TSBCLI044

    NHTSA ID #10155382

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C REFRIGERANT OVERFILL (SA372) - This bulletin provides the procedure to recover and recharge the air conditioning system on certain 2019MY Niro Hybrid (DE HEV) and Niro Plug-in Hybrid (DE PHEV) vehicles, produced fro

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #TSBBOD177

    NHTSA ID #10123325

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

    Summary: TSB - ANTENNA POLE LOCATION DURING TRANSPORT - This bulletin provides information regarding the shipping location of the antenna pole in all 2018MY Forte (YDm) 5 Door SX and all 2018MY Rio (SC) vehicles at delivery to dealers and Transporta

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSBBOD175

    NHTSA ID #10119117

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - RIO (SC) FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET INSTALLATION - This bulletin provides information regarding the installation of the front license plate bracket on 2018MY~ Rio (SC) vehicles.

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