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TSB List for the 2016 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.

STEERING

  • TSB #PS547

    NHTSA ID #10133172

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem

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  • TSB #073

    NHTSA ID #10058127

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

    Summary: KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ

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STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

  • TSB #PS547

    NHTSA ID #10133172

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #PS419

    NHTSA ID #10089622

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING - WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER SH

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  • TSB #PS378

    NHTSA ID #10089907

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO THE PC

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #PS390

    NHTSA ID #10092103

    • Date Announced: MARCH 11 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "PITSTOP: CREAKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A CREAKING OR POPPING NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHILE ACCELERATING OR DECELERATING, INSPECT THE TWO (2) REARMOST SUB-FRAME BOLTS (A) TO VE

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

  • TSB #TSB-CHA073

    NHTSA ID #10116820

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT (SA242) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both left and right front lower ball joints on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, originally sold in one of twenty-ei

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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 #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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  • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143472

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

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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  • TSB #VPI1802_DP

    NHTSA ID #10143471

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

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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  • TSB #TSBENG159

    NHTSA ID #10090818

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

    Summary: TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 27, 2014 TO JUNE 14, 2016, 2016MY OPTIMA (JF/JFA)

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  • TSB #TSBENG158

    NHTSA ID #10089391

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TH

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG-154-R1

    NHTSA ID #10079920

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA220) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBE

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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 #PS415R2

    NHTSA ID #10092154

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST

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  • TSB #PS415R2

    NHTSA ID #10089764

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST

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  • TSB #SC118OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10089996

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

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 MY SORENTO SX LIMITED (SXL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L

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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 #TSB-ENG159R1

    NHTSA ID #10109850

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

    Summary: TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG158R2

    NHTSA ID #10109773

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

    Summary: TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

  • TSB #TSBCLI027

    NHTSA ID #10089782

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES,

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #TSB-ENG161

    NHTSA ID #10109775

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 09 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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

  • TSB #TSBENG174

    NHTSA ID #10123329

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), pr

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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  • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143472

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

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG169

    NHTSA ID #10109866

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L

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  • TSB #TSBTRA069

    NHTSA ID #10109868

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from August 28, 2015 thro

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  • 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 #PS419

    NHTSA ID #10089622

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING - WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER SH

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #TSBENG169R1

    NHTSA ID #10116120

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa)

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  • TSB #TSBTRA069R1

    NHTSA ID #10116122

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from September 11, 2015

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

  • TSB #SC118DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10089994

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

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO REPROGRAM THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC)

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  • TSB #TSBSC118

    NHTSA ID #10089985

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

    Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX LIMITE

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  • TSB #SC118QA

    NHTSA ID #10089997

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

    Summary: Q AND A: SC118 ┐ 2016 MY SORENTO PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN

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  • TSB #SC118DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10089993

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 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 UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC TO IMPROVE THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE ADVANCED SMART CRUIS

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  • TSB #SC118

    NHTSA ID #10058125

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

    Summary: KIA 2016 MY SORENTO SXL: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM)LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L V6 ENGINE. *LJ

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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-ENG169

    NHTSA ID #10109866

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

    Summary: TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG158R2

    NHTSA ID #10109773

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

    Summary: TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

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  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

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

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

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  • TSB #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 #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

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

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

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  • 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 #TSBELE096R2

    NHTSA ID #10088821

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE - SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE PR

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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 #PS423

    NHTSA ID #10089105

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: CENTRAL GATEWAY OVERVIEW - THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) IS EQUIPPED WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK (CAN) COMMUNICATION SYSTEM. THIS NEW SYSTEM UTILIZES A ┐CENTRAL GATEWAY┐ WHICH IS INTEGRATED INTO THE IPM. THE REDESIGNED

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  • TSB #PS401R1

    NHTSA ID #10089383

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY

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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 #PS402

    NHTSA ID #10089842

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4.0 (UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT) EQUIPPED VEHICLES REGARDING THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS: ┐H UN

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  • TSB #PS401

    NHTSA ID #10089986

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY L

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  • TSB #SC118QA

    NHTSA ID #10089997

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

    Summary: Q AND A: SC118 ┐ 2016 MY SORENTO PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN

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  • TSB #PS395

    NHTSA ID #10089988

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STYLE FUSES IN NEW VEHICLES - TECHNICIANS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), 2015MY K900 (KH), 2015MY SOUL (PS), 2015MY SOUL EV (PS EV) AND 2015MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES ARE NOW EQUIPPED WITH MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STY

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  • TSB #PS397

    NHTSA ID #10089990

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: - ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR LOGIC - THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE OPERATION LOGIC FOR THE ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE INDICATOR WILL ILLUMINATE (A) WHEN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DROPS BELOW 40░F (4░C) TO

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  • TSB #TSBGEN073

    NHTSA ID #10092084

    • Date Announced: MARCH 25 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME FAMILIA

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  • TSB #PS384

    NHTSA ID #10092101

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) HAS

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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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #PS541

    NHTSA ID #10130092

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - INOPERATIVE SHIFT LOCK RELEASE AND/OR IGNITION IN ACCESSORY MODE - This pitstop provides the procedure to inspect the Key Interlock Switch contact on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles experience one of the following:1. An in

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #TSB-ELE106

    NHTSA ID #10109826

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

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

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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  • TSB #VPI1802_DP

    NHTSA ID #10143471

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

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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  • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143472

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

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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  • TSB #TSBELE091R3

    NHTSA ID #10126423

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE106

    NHTSA ID #10109826

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE123R1

    NHTSA ID #10109884

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

    Summary: TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE123

    NHTSA ID #10109807

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

    Summary: TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE115

    NHTSA ID #10109805

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

    Summary: TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4.0 (Audio/Video/Navigation) software on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles that frequently display

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  • TSB #TSBENG158

    NHTSA ID #10089391

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TH

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  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

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

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

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  • 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 #TSB-ENG-154-R1

    NHTSA ID #10079920

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA220) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBE

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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 #TSBSC118

    NHTSA ID #10089985

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

    Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX LIMITE

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS498

    NHTSA ID #10109858

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

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

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  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBBOD114R1

    NHTSA ID #10089041

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY E

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  • TSB #PS412

    NHTSA ID #10092158

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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  • TSB #PS412

    NHTSA ID #10089766

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSBBOD125R2

    NHTSA ID #10116110

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

    Summary: TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY Sorento

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD125R1

    NHTSA ID #10109880

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

    Summary: TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY Sorento

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  • TSB #TSBBOD125

    NHTSA ID #10089590

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

    Summary: TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR A PANORAMIC SUNROOF THAT EXHIBITS A SLOW TO CLOSE CONDITION AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING, ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO

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  • TSB #PS360

    NHTSA ID #10089846

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: AIR INTAKE MODE CHANGES WHEN OPENING SUNROOF - WHEN ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS REGARDING THE AIR INTAKE MODE SWITCHING FROM RECIRCULATION TO FRESH AIR MODE WITHOUT CUSTOMER INPUT; ON THE APPLICABLE VEHICLES IN THIS PITSTOP, THE

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #PS409

    NHTSA ID #10089843

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: ADDITION OF PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON SXL MODELS - A RUNNING PRODUCTION CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), SXL TRIM ONLY, TO INCLUDE PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BACKS AND ON THE SHIFT KNO

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSB-BOD166

    NHTSA ID #10109832

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT (SA283) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the left and right front outside door handle assemblies on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

  • TSB #TSBBOD137

    NHTSA ID #10089304

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014

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  • TSB #PS411

    NHTSA ID #10089768

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF

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  • TSB #PS411

    NHTSA ID #10092163

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF

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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 #TSBBOD112R1

    NHTSA ID #10089061

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER D

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  • TSB #TSB-112 REV-1

    NHTSA ID #10074739

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

  • TSB #PS551

    NHTSA ID #10133175

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

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

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #SC118OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10089996

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

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 MY SORENTO SX LIMITED (SXL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #TSB-CHA075

    NHTSA ID #10109882

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

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT (SA279) - This bulletin provides information regarding Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from February 2, 2016 to November 3, 201

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  • TSB #TSBCHA061

    NHTSA ID #10088705

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, 20

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WHEELS

  • TSB #PS378

    NHTSA ID #10089907

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO THE PC

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

  • TSB #TSBBOD170

    NHTSA ID #10109862

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

    Summary: TSB: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both front seat headrests of some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2014 through June 15, 2015, which may exhibit detachment of t

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  • TSB #TSBBOD113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089054

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 23 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPAIR (SA196) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT HEADRESTS OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

  • TSB #073

    NHTSA ID #10058127

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

    Summary: KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

  • TSB #PS-4444

    NHTSA ID #10080041

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

    Summary: FRONT SEAT HEATER INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE STEPS TO FOLLOW WHEN DIAGNOSING A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF AN INOPERATIVE SEAT HEATER, FIRST, IDENTIFY THE TYPE OF SYSTEM THE VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH ┐ SEAT HEATER ONLY, OR SEAT HEATER

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LANE DEPARTURE

  • TSB #PS545

    NHTSA ID #10130096

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - LDWS VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING

  • TSB #PS545

    NHTSA ID #10130096

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - LDWS VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

  • TSB #PS499

    NHTSA ID #10109859

    • Date Announced: MAY 26 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP : BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD) VARIANT CODING OPTIONS - Following the replacement of a Blind Spot Detection (BSD) module, select the appropriate variant code, based on the trim level of the vehicle being serviced.

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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 #073

    NHTSA ID #10058127

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

    Summary: KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #PS551

    NHTSA ID #10133175

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE123

    NHTSA ID #10109807

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

    Summary: TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-ELE123R1

    NHTSA ID #10109884

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

    Summary: TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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INTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #PS384

    NHTSA ID #10092101

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) HAS

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TSBENG175_R3

    NHTSA ID #10133180

    • Date Announced: MARCH 20 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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  • TSB #TSBENG175_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130103

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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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 #TSBBOD125

    NHTSA ID #10089590

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

    Summary: TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR A PANORAMIC SUNROOF THAT EXHIBITS A SLOW TO CLOSE CONDITION AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING, ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO

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  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBBOD137

    NHTSA ID #10089304

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014

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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 #TSBBOD114R1

    NHTSA ID #10089041

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

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY E

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  • TSB #TSBBOD112R1

    NHTSA ID #10089061

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER D

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  • TSB #PS401R1

    NHTSA ID #10089383

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY

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  • TSB #PS412

    NHTSA ID #10089766

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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  • TSB #PS412

    NHTSA ID #10092158

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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  • TSB #PS411

    NHTSA ID #10092163

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF

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  • TSB #PS411

    NHTSA ID #10089768

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF

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  • TSB #PS409

    NHTSA ID #10089843

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: ADDITION OF PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON SXL MODELS - A RUNNING PRODUCTION CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), SXL TRIM ONLY, TO INCLUDE PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BACKS AND ON THE SHIFT KNO

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  • TSB #PS402

    NHTSA ID #10089842

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

    Summary: "PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4.0 (UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT) EQUIPPED VEHICLES REGARDING THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS: ┐H UN

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  • TSB #PS401

    NHTSA ID #10089986

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY L

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  • TSB #PS397

    NHTSA ID #10089990

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: - ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR LOGIC - THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE OPERATION LOGIC FOR THE ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE INDICATOR WILL ILLUMINATE (A) WHEN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DROPS BELOW 40░F (4░C) TO

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  • TSB #TSBGEN073

    NHTSA ID #10092084

    • Date Announced: MARCH 25 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME FAMILIA

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  • TSB #PS374

    NHTSA ID #10089924

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER IDENTIFICATION - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO PART NUMBER AND FITMENT IDENTIFICATION FOR THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER ON SORENTO (UMA). REFER TO THE TABLE BELOW TO QUICKLY IDENTIFY THE C

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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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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 #TSB-ELE115

    NHTSA ID #10109805

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

    Summary: TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4.0 (Audio/Video/Navigation) software on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles that frequently display

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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 #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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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #PS498

    NHTSA ID #10109858

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

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

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  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

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

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

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  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

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

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

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  • TSB #PS266R1

    NHTSA ID #10090945

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBCLI027

    NHTSA ID #10089782

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES,

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSBENG175R1

    NHTSA ID #10119124

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s

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  • TSB #TSBENG159R2

    NHTSA ID #10119120

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

    Summary: TSB - E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - REVISED - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and 2016-2017

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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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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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  • TSB #TSBENG161R1

    NHTSA ID #10119121

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

    Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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  • TSB #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-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 #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-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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