TSB List for the 2011 Kia Sorento

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #TSB-CHA041

    NHTSA ID #10109622

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT STRUT AND DUST COVER REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure for replacing the front struts and dust covers on some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XM) vehicles, produced from October 26, 2009 through January 21, 2013, which may

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

  • TSB #SC-091 REV 2

    NHTSA ID #10041266

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THE COIL SPRINGS MAY COLLECT ROCKS IN THE FRONT STRUT AND CAUSE DAMAGE. THERE MAY ALSO BE A SQUEAKING NOISE. 2011 SORENTO. *RM UPDATED 1/23/12. *PE

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

  • TSB #TSBCHA042CLOSED

    NHTSA ID #10089900

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

    Summary: TSB-CHA042 IS CLOSED AS OF 1/12/2015. REFER TO CHA051.

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  • TSB #TSBCHA051

    NHTSA ID #10089901

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: FRONT STRUT BEARING REPLACEMENT (SA178) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING THE FRONT STRUT BEARINGS ON SOME 2011- 2013MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009 THROUGH JA

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  • TSB #042

    NHTSA ID #10060112

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA041

    NHTSA ID #10109622

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT STRUT AND DUST COVER REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure for replacing the front struts and dust covers on some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XM) vehicles, produced from October 26, 2009 through January 21, 2013, which may

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  • TSB #041

    NHTSA ID #10060111

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS269

    NHTSA ID #10090425

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: GRINDING OR CREAKING NOISE WHEN TURNING - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING A POTENTIAL GRINDING OR CREAKING NOISE HEARD FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE WHEN TURNING THE WHEEL QUICKLY AT SLOW SPEEDS, ON SOME 2011 - 2013MY S

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #PS269

    NHTSA ID #10060255

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

  • TSB #VSC148TSB

    NHTSA ID #10109848

    • Date Announced: MAY 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HOUSING COVER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC148) - VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to inspect, clean and seal or, if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor (WS

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  • TSB #VSC148OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109846

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

    Summary: SC148OWNER - OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER -Notifying owners that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011-2015 MY Sorento 2-

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  • TSB #VSC148DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109845

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148DPSM - DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011 -

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  • TSB #VSC148DP

    NHTSA ID #10109844

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148DP - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011 - 2015 MY Sorento

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

  • TSB #VSC148OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109846

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

    Summary: SC148OWNER - OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER -Notifying owners that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011-2015 MY Sorento 2-

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  • TSB #VSC148DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109845

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148DPSM - DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011 -

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  • TSB #VSC148DP

    NHTSA ID #10109844

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148DP - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011 - 2015 MY Sorento

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PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

  • TSB #047

    NHTSA ID #10058121

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

    Summary: KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *LJ

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #DC_20180828

    NHTSA ID #10145149

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS - Dear Kia Retailer, You and your customers may have seen recent media reports regarding thermal incidents in Kia vehicles or NHTSA?s announcement of the opening of a Defect Petition for fire

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  • TSB #SC106DP

    NHTSA ID #10109659

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: KIA DEALER PRINCIPALS - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2011-2013 MY Sorento vehicles with the 3.5 liter engine, to upgrade the Engine Control Module (?ECM?) L

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  • TSB #SC106OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109661

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER: Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to reprogram the Engine Control Module in certain 2011-2013 model year Sorento vehicles.

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  • TSB #SC106DSM

    NHTSA ID #10109660

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the Engine Control Module (?ECM?) logic on certain 2011-2013 MY Kia Sorento vehicles equipped

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG140R1

    NHTSA ID #10109730

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 3.5 L MPI - COLD ENGINE START-UP CHATTER - This bulletin provides information related to some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, equipped with the 3.5 L engine and produced from October 26, 2009 to July 14, 2012, which may exhibit a c

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  • TSB #140

    NHTSA ID #10060138

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT035

    NHTSA ID #10060193

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT038

    NHTSA ID #10109723

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH TIP: Oil Leak in Rear Main Seal Area - Most oil leaks on this engine are found in the top of the engine, under the intake manifold. In some cases, oil may leak from the filter housings where they mate with the block, or from the oil pr

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  • TSB #TSB-133

    NHTSA ID #10053737

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATING WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH NEEDS TO HAVE SOFTWARE UPGRADED TO CORRECT OR PREVENT THIS CONDITION. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENT

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG139R1

    NHTSA ID #10109701

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: VCMA DIAGNOSIS - MIL ON WITH DTC P200A - This bulletin provides information for some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, equipped with a 3.5L MPI engine, which may exhibit a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) with DTC P200A,

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  • TSB #TSB-139

    NHTSA ID #10053711

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

    Summary: KIA: AFTER ENGINE HAS STARTED, WOULD HAVE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), CAUSED BY AN INOPERATIVE VCM ACTUATOR, ON SOME VEHICLES, OR AN INOPERATIVE VALVE LINKAGE IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENTO.

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  • TSB #TSB-129

    NHTSA ID #10052608

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

    Summary: KIA: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN ILLUMINATED MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. THE ETC ACTUATOR MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. *JS

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  • TSB #PS-271

    NHTSA ID #10053707

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

    Summary: KIA: A REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE IS IN PLACE FOR VARIABLE CHARGE MOTION ACTUATOR (VCMA), ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXPERIENCING ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) AND CONCERNS ABOUT DRIVABILITY. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENTO. *

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  • TSB #PS271

    NHTSA ID #10060312

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS162R1

    NHTSA ID #10090167

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: SORENTO (XM) WITH DTC CODES P0449 OR P2422 - SOME SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES MAY SET A DTC FLOW P0449 OR P2422 WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY SPIDER WEBS IN AND AROUND THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS VENT LINES CREATING THE SET DTC. TO REPAIR THIS CO

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  • TSB #PS-211

    NHTSA ID #10044560

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

    Summary: KIA: DUE TO DESIGN OF DRAIN HOLES IN VALLEY OF LAMBDA V6 ENGINES, A MISDIAGNOSE OF A POSSIBLE OIL LEAK SOURCE IN REAR MAIN SEAL OR OIL PAN, WHEN ACTUAL LEAKS COMING FROM ENGINE VALLEY,OIL FILTER HOUSING, OIL PRESSURE SWITCH, AND/OR GASKET

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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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  • TSB #TSBCLI026

    NHTSA ID #10089784

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES ON PAGE 3), WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #TSB-083

    NHTSA ID #10041635

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE

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  • TSB #SC-082 REV 3

    NHTSA ID #10034494

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INTERMEDIATE SHAFT NOISE. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.4L ENGINES AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. ALTHOUGH SOME MIGHT NOT HAVE A DIRECT COMPLAINT RELATED TO A CLUNK OR SQUEALING NOISE FROM THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT

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  • TSB #PS-138

    NHTSA ID #10034237

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: PITSTOP-NO DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS. SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.5L PRODUCED PRIOR TO 4/8/10 MAY SET A P0300 DTC WITH NO INDICATION OF ENGINE ROUGHNESS OR MIS-FIRE. DURING VEHICLE INVESTIGATION AND TESTING THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR P/N

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #PS162

    NHTSA ID #10037695

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA MOTORS: THERE MAY BE EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM FAULT CODES CAUSED BY SPIDER WEBS AROUND THE AIR FILTER. *RM

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSB-083

    NHTSA ID #10041635

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

  • TSB #TSB-BOD099R1

    NHTSA ID #10109709

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

    Summary: TSB: SORENTO FUEL FILLER DOOR OPERATION UPGRADE - This bulletin provides information related to some Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from October 15, 2009 to September 29, 2011, which may exhibit a hard to open fuel filler door.

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

  • TSB #099

    NHTSA ID #10060300

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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  • TSB #TSBTRA045R1

    NHTSA ID #10090582

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 13 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET INSTALLATION (SA126) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 27, 2009 TO FEBRUARY 25, 2011 WHICH MAY EXPERI

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10034635

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SOFTWARE UPGRADE AVAILABLE FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION. THIS SOFTWARE UPGRADE WILL COR4RECT A CONCERN WHICH MAY CAUSE THE HAC (HILL START ASSIST CON

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #SC-082

    NHTSA ID #10034147

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INTERMEDIATE SHAFT NOISE. CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS BE REPAIRED FOR THIS CONCERN. TWO COUNTERMEASURES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED SIMULTANEOUSLY TO CORRECT THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT NOISE. *PE UPDATED 11/22/10. *PE UP

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  • TSB #SC-082 REV 3

    NHTSA ID #10034494

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INTERMEDIATE SHAFT NOISE. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.4L ENGINES AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. ALTHOUGH SOME MIGHT NOT HAVE A DIRECT COMPLAINT RELATED TO A CLUNK OR SQUEALING NOISE FROM THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT

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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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  • TSB #TSB-045(REV 1)

    NHTSA ID #10050640

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

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION REGARDING INSTALLING AN INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET ON INHIBITOR SWITCH DUE TO AN UNEVEN ENGAGEMENT WHEN SHIFTING GEARS OR A NO START CONDITION IN POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). MODELS 2011-2012 SORENTO.

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  • TSB #TSB-101

    NHTSA ID #10041078

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA MOTORS: 2011-2012 SORENTO. MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES. *RM

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  • TSB #093

    NHTSA ID #10037691

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THE MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH AN INTERNAL TROUBLE CODE STORED. THEERE IS A PROCEDURE FOR UPDATING THE POWER CONTROL MODULE. 2011 SORENTO. *RM

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  • TSB #TSB-087

    NHTSA ID #10037641

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE. *RM

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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 #WTY012_REIMB_XM

    NHTSA ID #10159260

    • Date Announced: APRIL 22 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM - WTY012 â¿¿ 2011-2013 MY SORENTO HEADLAMP LOW BEAM CONNECTOR WIRING HARNESS NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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  • TSB #WTY012_OWNR_XM

    NHTSA ID #10159258

    • Date Announced: APRIL 22 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dear Kia Sorento Owner - Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. In order to maintain these standards, Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage, to all owners of 201

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  • TSB #TSBELE179

    NHTSA ID #10159244

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: HALOGEN LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the halogen low beam bulb connector on some 2011 - 2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, wh

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  • TSB #WTY012_DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10159257

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

    Summary: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage to all owners of the 2011-2013 MY Kia Sorento vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, f

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  • TSB #WTY012_DP

    NHTSA ID #10159256

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

    Summary: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage to all owners of the 2011-2013 MY Kia Sorento vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, for the halo

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  • TSB #WTY012_QA

    NHTSA ID #10159259

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

    Summary: Q & A - 2011-2013 MY SORENTO HEADLAMP LOW BEAM CONNECTOR NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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  • TSB #DC_20180828

    NHTSA ID #10145149

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS - Dear Kia Retailer, You and your customers may have seen recent media reports regarding thermal incidents in Kia vehicles or NHTSA?s announcement of the opening of a Defect Petition for fire

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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 #VSC149DP

    NHTSA ID #10109869

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149DP - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on certain 2012 MY Sorento vehicles manufactured from April 25,

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  • TSB #VSC149DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109870

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149DPSM - DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer parts and service managers of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on certain 2012 MY Sorento ve

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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 #TSBELE108

    NHTSA ID #10089307

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

    Summary: TSB: AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY ON 2011MY ┐ 2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES. IF THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT IS ON WITH ANY OF THE DTCS LISTED BELOW, FOLLOW

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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 #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

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

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSBELE051R2

    NHTSA ID #10092142

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

    Summary: TSB: DRIVER┐S SIDE POWER WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 28, 2010 THROUGH MAY 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERABLE DRIVER┐S SIDE WINDOW. TO COR

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  • TSB #TSBCHA047

    NHTSA ID #10089950

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH FEB

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  • TSB #PS387

    NHTSA ID #10092104

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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  • TSB #PS235R1

    NHTSA ID #10109668

    • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: HORN ANSWER BACK OR PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE/SMK FOB - When addressing a customer complaint related to an inoperative parking light confirmation flash, and/or audible answer back when locking the vehicle with

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  • TSB #TT059

    NHTSA ID #10060213

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT059

    NHTSA ID #10109644

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

    Summary: TECH TIP: Difficulty Programming SMK - Process to troubleshoot difficulty programming SMK because the vehicle won?t power up.

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG133R2

    NHTSA ID #10109712

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC P0638 AND ETC MOTOR CLEANING (SA153) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2011-2013MY Sorento 3.5L MPI vehicles, produced from October 25, 2009

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG139R1

    NHTSA ID #10109701

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: VCMA DIAGNOSIS - MIL ON WITH DTC P200A - This bulletin provides information for some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, equipped with a 3.5L MPI engine, which may exhibit a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) with DTC P200A,

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  • TSB #PS252

    NHTSA ID #10090438

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: 2011MY SORENTO STOP LAMP SWITCH INOPERATIVE AFTER PERFORMING CAMPAIGN SC098 - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING A SMALL NUMBER OF NONFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCHES IN SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES, AFTER PERFORMING VOLUNTARY SAF

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  • TSB #PS-138

    NHTSA ID #10034237

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: PITSTOP-NO DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS. SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.5L PRODUCED PRIOR TO 4/8/10 MAY SET A P0300 DTC WITH NO INDICATION OF ENGINE ROUGHNESS OR MIS-FIRE. DURING VEHICLE INVESTIGATION AND TESTING THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR P/N

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

  • TSB #TSB-015

    NHTSA ID #10041265

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA MOTORS: INSTALLING AN ADDITIONAL GROUND CABLE TO THE BATTERY MAY CAUSE SENSOR PROBLEMS. *RM

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

  • TSB #TSB-014

    NHTSA ID #10037245

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THERE MAY BE A CONDITION WHERE THE BATTERY LIGHT/CHARGING SYSTEM WILL BE ILLUMINATED. THERE COULD BE NO CHARGE AND THERE IS A PROCESS FOR REPLACING THE ALTERNATOR. *RM UPDATED ON 06/08/2011. *KB

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID

  • TSB #TSB-013

    NHTSA ID #10034011

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: SERVICE ACTION-STARTER SOLENOID WIRE CONTACT WITH COOLANT LINE BRACKET. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.4L ENGINES. THERE MAY BE INTERMITTENT WIRE CONTACT ON THE STEEL COOLANT PIPE FLANGE, WHERE THE ST

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • TSB #VSC149TSBR1

    NHTSA ID #10109873

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

    Summary: TSB: SC149R1 - HALOGEN HEADLAMP LOW BEAM CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SC149) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on some 2011-2012MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from Apri

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  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10060194

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10109722

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH TIP: Finding the correct wiring diagram for reverse input into audio head unit - If this vehicle is equipped with Navigation, then see wiring diagram for ?Back-Up Lamps? and you will see the Back-Up input into the audio unit. Also veri

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

  • TSB #SC-079

    NHTSA ID #10033367

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: IN SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.4L ENGINE PRODUCED 10/23/09-12/14/09 AND VEHICLES WITH 3.5L ENGINE PRODUCED 10/23/09-01/21/10, AN EMS CONNECTOR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY SNAPPED INTO PLACE. KIA HAS IDENTIFIED TWO FIELD VEHICLES WHICH DID NO

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • 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 #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 #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

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

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSB-SC106

    NHTSA ID #10109651

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - ECM LOGIC UPGRADE ? SORENTO (XMA) 3.5L MPI (SC106) - This bulletin provides information related to an upgrade of the ECM software on some 2011~2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from July 12, 2010 through J

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG133R2

    NHTSA ID #10109712

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC P0638 AND ETC MOTOR CLEANING (SA153) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2011-2013MY Sorento 3.5L MPI vehicles, produced from October 25, 2009

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  • TSB #TSB-133

    NHTSA ID #10053737

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATING WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH NEEDS TO HAVE SOFTWARE UPGRADED TO CORRECT OR PREVENT THIS CONDITION. MODELS 2011-2013 SORENT

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  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10034635

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SOFTWARE UPGRADE AVAILABLE FOR SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION. THIS SOFTWARE UPGRADE WILL COR4RECT A CONCERN WHICH MAY CAUSE THE HAC (HILL START ASSIST CON

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #TSBELE179_R1

    NHTSA ID #10160758

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: HALOGEN LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the halogen low beam bulb connector on some 2011 - 2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, wh

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  • TSB #WTY012_OWNR_XM

    NHTSA ID #10159258

    • Date Announced: APRIL 22 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dear Kia Sorento Owner - Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. In order to maintain these standards, Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage, to all owners of 201

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  • TSB #WTY012_REIMB_XM

    NHTSA ID #10159260

    • Date Announced: APRIL 22 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM - WTY012 â¿¿ 2011-2013 MY SORENTO HEADLAMP LOW BEAM CONNECTOR WIRING HARNESS NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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  • TSB #TSBELE179

    NHTSA ID #10159244

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: HALOGEN LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the halogen low beam bulb connector on some 2011 - 2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, wh

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  • TSB #WTY012_DP

    NHTSA ID #10159256

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

    Summary: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage to all owners of the 2011-2013 MY Kia Sorento vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, for the halo

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  • TSB #WTY012_DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10159257

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

    Summary: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage to all owners of the 2011-2013 MY Kia Sorento vehicles, produced from October 24, 2009 through January 31, 2013, f

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  • TSB #WTY012_QA

    NHTSA ID #10159259

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

    Summary: Q & A - 2011-2013 MY SORENTO HEADLAMP LOW BEAM CONNECTOR NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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  • TSB #VSC149DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109870

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149DPSM - DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer parts and service managers of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on certain 2012 MY Sorento ve

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  • TSB #VSC149DP

    NHTSA ID #10109869

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149DP - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on certain 2012 MY Sorento vehicles manufactured from April 25,

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  • TSB #PS252

    NHTSA ID #10090438

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: 2011MY SORENTO STOP LAMP SWITCH INOPERATIVE AFTER PERFORMING CAMPAIGN SC098 - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING A SMALL NUMBER OF NONFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCHES IN SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES, AFTER PERFORMING VOLUNTARY SAF

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  • TSB #TSB-058

    NHTSA ID #10034248

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: EXTERIOR BULB REPLACEMENT. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO VEHICLES BUILT THAT MAY EXPERIENCE REDUCED LIFE FOR SOME OF THE EXTERIOR BULBS. EVEN THOUGH A CUSTOMER'S INITIAL CONCERN IS ONLY IN REGARDS TO A SINGLE BULB, ITS RECOMMENDED

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

  • TSB #VSC149TSBR1

    NHTSA ID #10109873

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

    Summary: TSB: SC149R1 - HALOGEN HEADLAMP LOW BEAM CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SC149) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on some 2011-2012MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from Apri

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  • TSB #VSC149DP

    NHTSA ID #10109869

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149DP - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on certain 2012 MY Sorento vehicles manufactured from April 25,

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  • TSB #VSC149DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109870

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149DPSM - DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer parts and service managers of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the halogen headlamp low beam connector wiring harnesses on certain 2012 MY Sorento ve

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #PS-252

    NHTSA ID #10053712

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

    Summary: KIA: SOME VEHICLES HAVE AN INCORRECT STOP LAMP SWITCH, THAT IS INOPERATIVE, DUE TO AN IMPROPER REPAIR OF STOP LAMP SWITCH UNDER RECALL CAMPAIGN SC098 WAS PERFORMED. MODEL 2011 SORENTO. *PE

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

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

    Summary: TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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VISIBILITY/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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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #TSBELE051R2

    NHTSA ID #10092142

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

    Summary: TSB: DRIVER┐S SIDE POWER WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 28, 2010 THROUGH MAY 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERABLE DRIVER┐S SIDE WINDOW. TO COR

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  • TSB #TSBELE051R2

    NHTSA ID #10089746

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

    Summary: TSB: DRIVER┐S SIDE POWER WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 28, 2010 THROUGH MAY 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERABLE DRIVER┐S SIDE WINDOW. TO COR

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  • TSB #TSBELE051R1

    NHTSA ID #10090437

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DRIVER'S SIDE POWER WINDOW MOTOR REFLASH PROCEDURE (SA143A) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 28, 2010 TO MAY 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERABLE DRIVER┐S

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #WTY003_REIMB

    NHTSA ID #10164383

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This document is a Request for Reimbursement Form sent to the owners along with the notification letter to be used if the customer has paid for repairs to the airbag clock spring assembly.

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  • TSB #WTY003_OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10164382

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WTY003_OWNER: This document is the owner notification letter advising the owners of the warranty extension on the 2011-2015 My Sorento Airbag Clock Spring Assembly.

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  • TSB #WTY003BULLETIN

    NHTSA ID #10094565

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

    Summary: WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY003 - 2011-2015 MY SORENTO DRIVER'S FRONT AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY003) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE DRIVER┐S FRONT AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY ON T

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  • TSB #WTY003OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10094570

    • Date Announced: JUNE 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY003 - DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER: KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE DRIVER┐S FRONT AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY TO 15 YEARS WITH UNLIMITED MILEAGE, STARTING FROM THE DATE OF FIRST SERVICE. THE CLOCKSPRING IS AN ELE

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  • TSB #WTY003FORM

    NHTSA ID #10094568

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

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY003 - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY REPLACED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SOME OR ALL OF THAT EXPENSE. MAIL THIS COMPLETED REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM TO KIA, A

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  • TSB #WTY003DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10094567

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

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: WTY003 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE DRIVER┐S FRONT AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY ON 2011-2015 MY SORENTO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM 10/24/2009 THROUGH 12/17/2014, TO FIFTEEN (1

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  • TSB #WTY003QA

    NHTSA ID #10094571

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

    Summary: Q AND A: WTY003 - 2011-2015 MY SORENTO DRIVER┐S FRONT AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION Q & A

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  • TSB #TSBELE108

    NHTSA ID #10089307

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

    Summary: TSB: AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY ON 2011MY ┐ 2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES. IF THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT IS ON WITH ANY OF THE DTCS LISTED BELOW, FOLLOW

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  • TSB #WTY003DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10094569

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

    Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY003 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE DRIVER┐S FRONT AIRBAG CLOCK SPRING ASSEMBLY ON THE 2011-2015 MY SORENTO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM 10/24/2009 THROUGH 12/17

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  • TSB #TSB-072

    NHTSA ID #10037244

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THE AIR BAG OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM IN CERTAIN VEHICLES IS SENSITIVE AND CAN BE DEFEATED BY ELECTRONIC DEVICES OR WATER. *RM

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  • TSB #TSB-062

    NHTSA ID #10034231

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: CAUTION DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT SERVICING. DESCRIBES PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) RELATED DIAGNOSIS/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT DURING SERVICING. AS AN ADDED SAFETY FEATURE

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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

  • TSB #TSB-062

    NHTSA ID #10034231

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: CAUTION DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT SERVICING. DESCRIBES PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY DURING AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) RELATED DIAGNOSIS/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT DURING SERVICING. AS AN ADDED SAFETY FEATURE

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SEAT BELTS:REAR

  • TSB #093

    NHTSA ID #10060131

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #TSBBOD099

    NHTSA ID #10090482

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SORENTO FUEL FILLER DOOR OPERATION UPGRADE (SA146) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15, 2009 TO SEPTEMBER 29, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A HARD

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

  • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

    NHTSA ID #10109817

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

    Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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  • TSB #SC141OWNERXM

    NHTSA ID #10109878

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

    Summary: SC141 - SORENTO OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain 2011-2014 MY Sorento vehicles that

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  • TSB #TSB-SC141

    NHTSA ID #10109874

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

    Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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  • TSB #SC141QA

    NHTSA ID #10109877

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

    Summary: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT

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  • TSB #SC141DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109876

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

    Summary: SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the u

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  • TSB #SC141DP

    NHTSA ID #10109875

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

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSBBOD150

    NHTSA ID #10089586

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT DOOR LATCH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1603) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION, UPGRADE AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF DOOR LATCHES ON 2011MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT AFTER EXTENDED

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  • TSB #TSBBOD118

    NHTSA ID #10088708

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE PEELING (SA203) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE INSIDE CHROME DOOR HANDLE(S) ON SOME 2011MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY, 2010 THROUGH FEBRUARY, 2011 WHICH

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

  • TSB #TSB-SST033

    NHTSA ID #10109631

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being damaged

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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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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • TSB #TSB-BOD150R1

    NHTSA ID #10109802

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT DOOR LATCH - CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1603) - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection, upgrade and/or replacement of door latches on 2011MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles. Kia has determined that after extende

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  • TSB #TSBBOD150

    NHTSA ID #10089586

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT DOOR LATCH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1603) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION, UPGRADE AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF DOOR LATCHES ON 2011MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT AFTER EXTENDED

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  • TSB #CS1603DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090046

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: CS1603 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE DOOR LATCHES IN 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICLES. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT AFTER EXTENDED USAGE

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  • TSB #CS1603OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10090049

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: CS1603 - CUSTOMER SATISFACTION/WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR PURCHASING A KIA SORENTO. BECAUSE KIA VALUES YOU AS OUR CUSTOMER, WE ARE CONDUCTING A CUS

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  • TSB #CS1603FORM

    NHTSA ID #10090048

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: CS1603 - 2011MY KIA SORENTO DOOR LATCHES CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FRONT AND/OR REAR DOOR LATCHES REPAIRED OR REPLACED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURS

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  • TSB #CS1603DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10090045

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: CS1603 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE DOOR LATCHES IN 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICLES. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT AFTER EXTENDED USAGE OVER YEARS, THE

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  • TSB #CS1603QA

    NHTSA ID #10090051

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q AND A: CS1603 ┐ 2011 MY KIA SORENTO DOOR LATCHES CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM Q & A

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  • TSB #PS235R1

    NHTSA ID #10109668

    • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: HORN ANSWER BACK OR PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE/SMK FOB - When addressing a customer complaint related to an inoperative parking light confirmation flash, and/or audible answer back when locking the vehicle with

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

  • TSB #TSB-SST033

    NHTSA ID #10109631

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being damaged

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TIRES:VALVE

  • TSB #SC119

    NHTSA ID #10058126

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

    Summary: KIA 2011 SORENTO, 2010 SOUL, 2010 FORTE : PROCEDURES TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVES STEMS TO PREVENT LOSS OF TIRE PRESSURE IN SOME VEHICLES. THE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLY IN WHEELS WILL CRACK IF BECOME CORRODED. *LJ UPDATED 10/02/15. *PE

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  • TSB #SC119OWNERSORENT

    NHTSA ID #10090002

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

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLIES IN CERTAIN 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICLES THAT WERE ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERE

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  • TSB #SC119QA

    NHTSA ID #10090005

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

    Summary: "Q AND A: FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC119) 2010 MY FORTE, 2010 MY SOUL, AND 2011 MY SORENTO REPLACEMENT OF THE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLY"

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  • TSB #SC119DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10089999

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

    Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA PARTS & SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLIES TO PREVENT GRADUAL LOSS OF TIRE PRESSURE IN C

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  • TSB #SC119DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10089998

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

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLIES IN CERTAIN 2010 MY SOUL, 2010 MY FORTE, AND 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICL

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #SC119

    NHTSA ID #10058126

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

    Summary: KIA 2011 SORENTO, 2010 SOUL, 2010 FORTE : PROCEDURES TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVES STEMS TO PREVENT LOSS OF TIRE PRESSURE IN SOME VEHICLES. THE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLY IN WHEELS WILL CRACK IF BECOME CORRODED. *LJ UPDATED 10/02/15. *PE

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  • TSB #TSBSC119R1

    NHTSA ID #10089831

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

    Summary: "TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - AS A PREVENTATIVE MEASURE, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC119 HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ┐ALL STATES┐. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVE STEMS TO PREVE

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WHEELS

  • TSB #VSC148TSB

    NHTSA ID #10109848

    • Date Announced: MAY 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HOUSING COVER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC148) - VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to inspect, clean and seal or, if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor (WS

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  • TSB #VSC148OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109846

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

    Summary: SC148OWNER - OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER -Notifying owners that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011-2015 MY Sorento 2-

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  • TSB #VSC148DP

    NHTSA ID #10109844

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148DP - DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011 - 2015 MY Sorento

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  • TSB #VSC148DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109845

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148DPSM - DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Notifies dealer principals of a Voluntary Service Campaign to inspect, clean, and seal, or if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor housing covers on certain 2011 -

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WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB

  • TSB #TSBCHA059

    NHTSA ID #10089353

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 2WD HUB/REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR WHEEL HUBS OF SOME OF SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH APRIL 4TH, 2012, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBL

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SEATS

  • TSB #TSBBOD093R5

    NHTSA ID #10092136

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

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2011-2013MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009 TO NOVEMBER 5, 2012, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN RELATED TO THE

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD093R3

    NHTSA ID #10109783

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - This bulletin provides information related to some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from October 26, 2009 to November 5, 2012, which may exhibit a concern related to the

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD090R1

    NHTSA ID #10109758

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

    Summary: TSB: DRIVER?S SIDE POWER SEAT TRIM COVER REPLACEMENT AND WASHER RELOCATION - This bulletin provides information about some 2011~12MY Sorento models produced before November 1, 2011 that may experience a loose or disengaged driver?s side sea

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  • TSB #TT046

    NHTSA ID #10060202

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS224R1

    NHTSA ID #10090599

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: VENTILATED SEAT OPERATION - SOME VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH VENTILATED FRONT SEATS TO IMPROVE OCCUPANT COMFORT BY DRAWING INTERIOR VEHICLE AIR TEMPERATURE THROUGH THE SEATING SURFACES. THE CUSTOMER PERCEPTION MAY BE THAT THE SEAT I

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  • TSB #SC-085

    NHTSA ID #10036844

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: VEHICLES BUILT 4/6/10-7/16-10. SEAT U BRACKET INSTALLATION. THE STRUCTURAL TUBE UNDER THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT MAY HAVE BEEN OVER EXPANDED, CAUSING PRESSURE ON AND DEFORMATION OF THE INBOARD BRACKET. *PE

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SEATS:BARRIERS

  • TSB #SC-085

    NHTSA ID #10036844

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: VEHICLES BUILT 4/6/10-7/16-10. SEAT U BRACKET INSTALLATION. THE STRUCTURAL TUBE UNDER THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT MAY HAVE BEEN OVER EXPANDED, CAUSING PRESSURE ON AND DEFORMATION OF THE INBOARD BRACKET. *PE

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

  • TSB #TT046

    NHTSA ID #10109733

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 04 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH TIP: Passenger seat not as warm as the driver?s seat - There will be a difference in temperature between the RH and LH cushions. The same heaters are used in the cushions of both seats, but the RH cushion has a body sensor mat applied

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  • TSB #PS284

    NHTSA ID #10060257

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSBBOD093R5

    NHTSA ID #10089743

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

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2011-2013MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009 TO NOVEMBER 5, 2012, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN RELATED TO THE

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  • TSB #TSBBOD093R5

    NHTSA ID #10092136

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

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2011-2013MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009 TO NOVEMBER 5, 2012, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN RELATED TO THE

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD093R3

    NHTSA ID #10109783

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - This bulletin provides information related to some 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from October 26, 2009 to November 5, 2012, which may exhibit a concern related to the

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  • TSB #TSBBOD093R1

    NHTSA ID #10090814

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

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - REVISED - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2011-2013MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009 TO NOVEMBER 5, 2012, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN RELA

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

  • TSB #VSC148TSB

    NHTSA ID #10109848

    • Date Announced: MAY 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HOUSING COVER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC148) - VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to inspect, clean and seal or, if necessary, replace the rear wheel speed sensor (WS

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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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COMMUNICATIONS:HORN ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS235R1

    NHTSA ID #10109668

    • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: HORN ANSWER BACK OR PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE/SMK FOB - When addressing a customer complaint related to an inoperative parking light confirmation flash, and/or audible answer back when locking the vehicle with

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #WTY003_REIMB

    NHTSA ID #10164383

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This document is a Request for Reimbursement Form sent to the owners along with the notification letter to be used if the customer has paid for repairs to the airbag clock spring assembly.

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  • TSB #WTY003_OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10164382

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WTY003_OWNER: This document is the owner notification letter advising the owners of the warranty extension on the 2011-2015 My Sorento Airbag Clock Spring Assembly.

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  • TSB #DC_20181026

    NHTSA ID #10147324

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, OCTOBER 26 2018 UPDATE - Dear Kia Retailer, We wrote to you in late August to provide you with an update regarding news reports regarding non-collision fires in Kia vehicles and NHTSA?s annou

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  • TSB #DC_20180828

    NHTSA ID #10145149

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS - Dear Kia Retailer, You and your customers may have seen recent media reports regarding thermal incidents in Kia vehicles or NHTSA?s announcement of the opening of a Defect Petition for fire

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  • TSB #CS1603DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090046

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: CS1603 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE DOOR LATCHES IN 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICLES. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT AFTER EXTENDED USAGE

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  • TSB #CS1603OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10090049

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: CS1603 - CUSTOMER SATISFACTION/WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR PURCHASING A KIA SORENTO. BECAUSE KIA VALUES YOU AS OUR CUSTOMER, WE ARE CONDUCTING A CUS

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  • TSB #CS1603DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10090045

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: CS1603 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE DOOR LATCHES IN 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICLES. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT AFTER EXTENDED USAGE OVER YEARS, THE

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  • TSB #CS1603FORM

    NHTSA ID #10090048

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: CS1603 - 2011MY KIA SORENTO DOOR LATCHES CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FRONT AND/OR REAR DOOR LATCHES REPAIRED OR REPLACED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURS

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  • TSB #CS1603QA

    NHTSA ID #10090051

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q AND A: CS1603 ┐ 2011 MY KIA SORENTO DOOR LATCHES CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM Q & A

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  • TSB #TSBBOD118

    NHTSA ID #10088708

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE PEELING (SA203) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE INSIDE CHROME DOOR HANDLE(S) ON SOME 2011MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY, 2010 THROUGH FEBRUARY, 2011 WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBELE051R2

    NHTSA ID #10089746

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

    Summary: TSB: DRIVER┐S SIDE POWER WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 28, 2010 THROUGH MAY 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERABLE DRIVER┐S SIDE WINDOW. TO COR

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  • TSB #TSBCHA047

    NHTSA ID #10089950

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH FEB

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  • TSB #SC119OWNERSORENT

    NHTSA ID #10090002

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

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLIES IN CERTAIN 2011 MY SORENTO VEHICLES THAT WERE ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERE

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  • TSB #SC119QA

    NHTSA ID #10090005

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

    Summary: "Q AND A: FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC119) 2010 MY FORTE, 2010 MY SOUL, AND 2011 MY SORENTO REPLACEMENT OF THE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLY"

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  • TSB #SC119DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10089999

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

    Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA PARTS & SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE TIRE VALVE STEM ASSEMBLIES TO PREVENT GRADUAL LOSS OF TIRE PRESSURE IN C

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  • TSB #042

    NHTSA ID #10060112

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT059

    NHTSA ID #10060213

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #041

    NHTSA ID #10060111

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT046

    NHTSA ID #10060202

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10060194

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT038

    NHTSA ID #10109723

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH TIP: Oil Leak in Rear Main Seal Area - Most oil leaks on this engine are found in the top of the engine, under the intake manifold. In some cases, oil may leak from the filter housings where they mate with the block, or from the oil pr

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  • TSB #TT035

    NHTSA ID #10060193

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS284

    NHTSA ID #10060257

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBBOD102

    NHTSA ID #10090623

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 30 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SEAT BACK COVER REMOVAL PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE FRONT SEAT BACK COVERS ON OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XMA).

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  • TSB #TSBBOD093R1

    NHTSA ID #10090814

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

    Summary: TSB: SECOND ROW SEAT INOPERATIVE OR DIFFICULT TO RELEASE - REVISED - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2011-2013MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009 TO NOVEMBER 5, 2012, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN RELA

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  • TSB #TSBBOD099

    NHTSA ID #10090482

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SORENTO FUEL FILLER DOOR OPERATION UPGRADE (SA146) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 15, 2009 TO SEPTEMBER 29, 2011, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A HARD

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  • TSB #099

    NHTSA ID #10060300

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS269

    NHTSA ID #10060255

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS271

    NHTSA ID #10060312

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 #093

    NHTSA ID #10060295

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #093

    NHTSA ID #10060131

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA051

    NHTSA ID #10109652

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

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

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  • TSB #051

    NHTSA ID #10060282

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

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

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

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

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #PS387

    NHTSA ID #10092104

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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  • TSB #TT036

    NHTSA ID #10060194

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #TSB-CLI026R1

    NHTSA ID #10109835

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

    Summary: TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the evaporator temperature sensor of some 2011-2014MY Optima (TF/QF) and 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles ONLY (see production dates on

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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 #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 #TSBCLI026

    NHTSA ID #10089784

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES ON PAGE 3), WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE

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  • TSB #TT035

    NHTSA ID #10109721

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH TIP: DTC P200A returns after VCMA replacement and reflash procedure - Test the vehicle battery with the GR8. If the battery fails the test then it should be replaced and the VCMA relearn procedure should be performed with the GDS.

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #DC_20181026

    NHTSA ID #10147324

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, OCTOBER 26 2018 UPDATE - Dear Kia Retailer, We wrote to you in late August to provide you with an update regarding news reports regarding non-collision fires in Kia vehicles and NHTSA?s annou

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  • TSB #VSC148QA

    NHTSA ID #10109847

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC148QA - CAMPAIGN QUESTION AND ANSWERS REGARDING SC148QA

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  • TSB #VSC149OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109871

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

    Summary: SC149OWNER - OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER REGARDING SC149.

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  • TSB #VSC149QA

    NHTSA ID #10109872

    • Date Announced: MAY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SC149QA -CAMPAIGN QUESTION AND ANSWER REGARDING SC149.

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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 #SC106DP

    NHTSA ID #10109659

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: KIA DEALER PRINCIPALS - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2011-2013 MY Sorento vehicles with the 3.5 liter engine, to upgrade the Engine Control Module (?ECM?) L

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  • TSB #SC106OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109661

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER: Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to reprogram the Engine Control Module in certain 2011-2013 model year Sorento vehicles.

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  • TSB #SC106QA

    NHTSA ID #10109662

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q AND A - SC106 - 2011-2013 MY SORENTO ECM LOGIC UPGRADE VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN

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  • TSB #SC106DSM

    NHTSA ID #10109660

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the Engine Control Module (?ECM?) logic on certain 2011-2013 MY Kia Sorento vehicles equipped

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  • TSB #TT059

    NHTSA ID #10109644

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

    Summary: TECH TIP: Difficulty Programming SMK - Process to troubleshoot difficulty programming SMK because the vehicle won?t power up.

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  • TSB #TT016

    NHTSA ID #10060652

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD090R1

    NHTSA ID #10109758

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

    Summary: TSB: DRIVER?S SIDE POWER SEAT TRIM COVER REPLACEMENT AND WASHER RELOCATION - This bulletin provides information about some 2011~12MY Sorento models produced before November 1, 2011 that may experience a loose or disengaged driver?s side sea

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  • TSB #TSB-SC106

    NHTSA ID #10109651

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - ECM LOGIC UPGRADE ? SORENTO (XMA) 3.5L MPI (SC106) - This bulletin provides information related to an upgrade of the ECM software on some 2011~2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from July 12, 2010 through J

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

  • TSB #PS162R1

    NHTSA ID #10090167

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: SORENTO (XM) WITH DTC CODES P0449 OR P2422 - SOME SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES MAY SET A DTC FLOW P0449 OR P2422 WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY SPIDER WEBS IN AND AROUND THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS VENT LINES CREATING THE SET DTC. TO REPAIR THIS CO

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