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TSB List for the 2015 Kia Sorento

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

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 #TSB-ENG160R1

    NHTSA ID #10109774

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

    Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160

    NHTSA ID #10109683

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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  • TSB #TSBENG148R4

    NHTSA ID #10090819

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

    Summary: TSB REV4: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG), PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, AND SOME 20

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  • TSB #TSBENG148R3

    NHTSA ID #10089582

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

    Summary: TSB: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG), PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, AND SOME 2014~20

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  • TSB #TSBENG149

    NHTSA ID #10089301

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

    Summary: TSB: 2.4 GDI MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0263/ P0266/ P0269/ P0272 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL INJECTORS IN SOME SORENTO (XMA) PRODUCED 12/17/2012~12/11/2014, OPTIMA (QF) PRODUCED 07/28/2013~10/02/2015, OP

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  • TSB #PS417

    NHTSA ID #10089625

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: DTC P0315 - CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR VARIATION NOT LEARNED - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF ENGINE MISFIRE WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P0315 ¿ CRANKSHAFT

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  • TSB #TSBENG147

    NHTSA ID #10089617

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

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC1501) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO EXTRACTING ¿IN USE PERFORMANCE TRACKING¿ EMISSIONS DATA FROM THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) OF CERTAIN VEHICLES SOLD IN

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  • TSB #PS-417

    NHTSA ID #10058534

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

    Summary: KIA: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) VARIATION HAS NOT LEARNED CAUSING MISFIRE OF ENGINE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) TO COME IN DASH. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

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

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

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  • TSB #PS327

    NHTSA ID #10109673

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #PS539

    NHTSA ID #10133170

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

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #TSB-143REV1

    NHTSA ID #10056507

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

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION ON REPLACING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND CRANKSHAFT BOLT, ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK OR HAVE ENGINE NOISES COMING FROM FRONT CRANKSHAFT PULLEY DUE TO EXCESSIVE MATERIAL ON TIP OF CRANKSHAFT. MODEL 2015 OP

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

  • TSB #TSB-ENG143R1

    NHTSA ID #10109759

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 18 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA170) - This bulletin provides the information to replace the crankshaft pulley and crankshaft bolt on some 2015MY Optima (QF) and 2015MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced

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  • TSB #TSB-143REV1

    NHTSA ID #10056507

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

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION ON REPLACING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND CRANKSHAFT BOLT, ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK OR HAVE ENGINE NOISES COMING FROM FRONT CRANKSHAFT PULLEY DUE TO EXCESSIVE MATERIAL ON TIP OF CRANKSHAFT. MODEL 2015 OP

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

  • TSB #TSB-ENG143R1

    NHTSA ID #10109759

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 18 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA170) - This bulletin provides the information to replace the crankshaft pulley and crankshaft bolt on some 2015MY Optima (QF) and 2015MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSB-FUE033

    NHTSA ID #10109811

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: FILL LEVEL LIMIT VALVE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the fill level limit valve (FLLV) replacement on some Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from December 17, 2012 to December 11, 2014, which may exhibit a

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  • TSB #PS327R1

    NHTSA ID #10109760

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 08 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: XM 2.4L GDI MIL ON WITH DTC ? P0269 - On some 2012-2015MY Sorento (XM) equipped with 2.4L GDI engines, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) may illuminate with the ECM system-related DTC P0269. To correct this concern, replace the

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  • TSB #PS320

    NHTSA ID #10109657

    • Date Announced: MAY 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: ROUGH IDLE AFTER COLD START ON 3.3L GDI ENGINE - When addressing a customer complaint of rough idle, which occurs only on the first start of the day and lasts for 30-45 seconds, check for the possibility of poor injector performan

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  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

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

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

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • TSB #PS476_R1

    NHTSA ID #10133169

    • Date Announced: MARCH 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION - RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon accele

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #PS327R1

    NHTSA ID #10109760

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 08 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: XM 2.4L GDI MIL ON WITH DTC ? P0269 - On some 2012-2015MY Sorento (XM) equipped with 2.4L GDI engines, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) may illuminate with the ECM system-related DTC P0269. To correct this concern, replace the

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  • TSB #PS320

    NHTSA ID #10109657

    • Date Announced: MAY 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: ROUGH IDLE AFTER COLD START ON 3.3L GDI ENGINE - When addressing a customer complaint of rough idle, which occurs only on the first start of the day and lasts for 30-45 seconds, check for the possibility of poor injector performan

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  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

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

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

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING

  • TSB #TSB-FUE033

    NHTSA ID #10109811

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: FILL LEVEL LIMIT VALVE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the fill level limit valve (FLLV) replacement on some Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from December 17, 2012 to December 11, 2014, which may exhibit a

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

  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

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

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

  • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130104

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

    Summary: TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PS474

    NHTSA ID #10116101

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-FUE033

    NHTSA ID #10109811

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: FILL LEVEL LIMIT VALVE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the fill level limit valve (FLLV) replacement on some Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from December 17, 2012 to December 11, 2014, which may exhibit a

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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 #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ¿CHECK BSD SYSTEM¿ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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  • TSB #TSBELE085R1

    NHTSA ID #10089303

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

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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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 #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

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

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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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 #TSBELE090

    NHTSA ID #10089615

    • Date Announced: JULY 14 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ¿C¿ STATE ERROR MESSAGE ON VERSION 8.5 MAP UPDATE - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES AN SD CARD REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE FOR CUSTOMERS THAT HAVE A SPECIFIC ERROR DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT (SHOWN BELOW) AFTER PURCHASING AND INSTALLING A

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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 #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ¿ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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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 #TSBFUE028

    NHTSA ID #10089976

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ¿ SORENTO (XMA) 3.3 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P2096, P2098 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014-2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

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

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

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  • TSB #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 #PS377

    NHTSA ID #10089903

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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  • TSB #PS375

    NHTSA ID #10089908

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO CRANK/START - ON SOME 2014-2015MY SORENTO (XM), CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN RELATED TO AN INTERMITTENT NO CRANK/START, ESPECIALLY AFTER AN OVERNIGHT COLD SOAK. TO ADDRESS THIS CONCERN, REPLACE BOTH START 1 AN

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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 #TSB-GEN067

    NHTSA ID #10109650

    • Date Announced: MAY 02 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INFORMATION COLLECTION RELATED TO ELECTRICAL CONCERNS - To enhance communication of dealer findings regarding electrical concerns, a photo collection warranty time reimbursement program is being implemented.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS339

    NHTSA ID #10109761

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: REMOTE START SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC HOTLINE - When diagnosing remote start systems, refer to the table shown in this article for detailed information on applicable models, model year and system supplier; along with the applicable Hotlin

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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 #TSB-ELE128R1

    NHTSA ID #10109828

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA276) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the audio software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Sorento (XMa) vehicles to incorporate Bluetoo

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE129R1

    NHTSA ID #10109829

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA277) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Sorento (XMa) vehicles to incorporate Bluetooth

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

    NHTSA ID #10109774

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

    Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160

    NHTSA ID #10109683

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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  • TSB #TSBELE085R1

    NHTSA ID #10089303

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

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

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

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

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

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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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 #TSBELE087

    NHTSA ID #10089358

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

    Summary: TSB: ESERVICES DATA CANNOT BE TRANSMITTED - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM OF SOME 2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL 2, 2014 TO JULY 31, 2014. FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS

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  • TSB #TSBENG147

    NHTSA ID #10089617

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

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC1501) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO EXTRACTING ¿IN USE PERFORMANCE TRACKING¿ EMISSIONS DATA FROM THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) OF CERTAIN VEHICLES SOLD IN

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  • 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 #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ¿ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBFUE028

    NHTSA ID #10089976

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

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ¿ SORENTO (XMA) 3.3 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P2096, P2098 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014-2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (

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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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AIR BAGS

  • 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 #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 #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 #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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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #TSB-BOD106R1

    NHTSA ID #10109664

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PAINT PEELING OFF DOOR PANELS (SA166) - This bulletin provides information related to an inspection of the door panels on some 2015MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from April 21, 2014 through May 2, 2014, which may e

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSBBOD117R1

    NHTSA ID #10089462

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

    Summary: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: EXTERIOR REAR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP(S) REPLACEMENT (SA 200) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP OF SOME 2014~2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 1

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  • TSB #TSB BOD117_SA200

    NHTSA ID #10091948

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

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP OF SOME 2015-2015 MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 1, 2013 THROUGH MAY 14, 2014, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A LOOSE OR MISSING EXTERIOR REAR DOOR HA

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  • TSB #106

    NHTSA ID #10060134

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 #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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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS476_R1

    NHTSA ID #10133169

    • Date Announced: MARCH 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION - RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon accele

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  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

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

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

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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 #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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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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LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ¿CHECK BSD SYSTEM¿ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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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 #TSBELE145

    NHTSA ID #10133179

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

    Summary: TSB - HEAD UNIT MISMATCH WITH MICROPHONE - This bulletin provides information regarding correct 3.3 Volt and 8 Volt microphone (MIC) matching with head unit part numbers on some 2014-2015MY vehicles.

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  • TSB #TSBELE128_R2

    NHTSA ID #10133177

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the audio software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and So

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  • TSB #TSBELE129_R2

    NHTSA ID #10133178

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Soren

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  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ¿CHECK BSD SYSTEM¿ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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  • TSB #TSBBOD117R1

    NHTSA ID #10089462

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

    Summary: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: EXTERIOR REAR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP(S) REPLACEMENT (SA 200) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP OF SOME 2014~2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 1

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  • TSB #TSB BOD117_SA200

    NHTSA ID #10091948

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

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP OF SOME 2015-2015 MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 1, 2013 THROUGH MAY 14, 2014, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A LOOSE OR MISSING EXTERIOR REAR DOOR HA

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  • TSB #PS428

    NHTSA ID #10089047

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

    Summary: SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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  • TSB #TSBGEN078

    NHTSA ID #10089022

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

    Summary: PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ¿ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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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 #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

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

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

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  • TSB #PS377

    NHTSA ID #10089903

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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  • TSB #TSB-143REV1

    NHTSA ID #10056507

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

    Summary: KIA: INFORMATION ON REPLACING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND CRANKSHAFT BOLT, ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK OR HAVE ENGINE NOISES COMING FROM FRONT CRANKSHAFT PULLEY DUE TO EXCESSIVE MATERIAL ON TIP OF CRANKSHAFT. MODEL 2015 OP

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  • TSB #PS334

    NHTSA ID #10060171

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS327

    NHTSA ID #10109673

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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  • TSB #106

    NHTSA ID #10060134

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #PS428

    NHTSA ID #10089047

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

    Summary: SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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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 #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 #067

    NHTSA ID #10060124

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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

  • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

    NHTSA ID #10109836

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSBELE087

    NHTSA ID #10089358

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

    Summary: TSB: ESERVICES DATA CANNOT BE TRANSMITTED - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM OF SOME 2015MY SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL 2, 2014 TO JULY 31, 2014. FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS

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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 #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 #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 #PS377

    NHTSA ID #10089903

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • 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 #TSB-CLI024

    NHTSA ID #10109666

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: TESTING A/C COMPRESSOR FUNCTION USING GDS - This bulletin provides information on a new procedure to test A/C compressor function using the GDS.

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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 #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 #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 #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

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

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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  • TSB #TSBGEN078

    NHTSA ID #10089022

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

    Summary: PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB-BOD167

    NHTSA ID #10109833

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: EXTERIOR EMBLEM REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front and rear Kia emblems on some 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) and replace the front and if necessary, the rear emblems on some 2014-2015MY Sorento (XMa) veh

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  • 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-GEN057

    NHTSA ID #10109787

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

    Summary: TSB: GENERAL INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS FOR SMART KEY FOB SYSTEMS AND START/STOP BUTTONS - This bulletin provides information related to the Smart Key Systems on vehicles equipped with A/T (automatic transaxle) and Start/Stop Buttons (SSB).

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  • TSB #PS334

    NHTSA ID #10109749

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: WIND NOISE AFTER CROSS BAR INSTALLATION - Tips on diagnosing wind noise after cross bar installation. When diagnosing a concern related to wind noise coming from the roof area and the vehicle is equipped with the OE roof rack cross

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD106R1

    NHTSA ID #10109664

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PAINT PEELING OFF DOOR PANELS (SA166) - This bulletin provides information related to an inspection of the door panels on some 2015MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced from April 21, 2014 through May 2, 2014, which may e

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