2015 Kia Soul TSBs

2015 Kia Soul

168 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2015 Kia Soul

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2015 Soul are official communications between Kia & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW:CURTAIN
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
  • SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167301

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD133

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109822

      TSB: INSTRUMENT PANEL PAD NOISE REPAIR - This bulletin provides information relating to some 2014-2015MY Soul (PS) vehicles, produced from July 21, 2013 to February 14, 2015, which may experience a rattle sound from the upper area of the ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA054

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092083

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT END ALIGNMENT CORRECTION (SA186) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING A FRONT END ALIGNMENT CONCERN ON SOME 2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 9, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 10, 2015, WHICH ... Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

    • TSB #TSB_CHA098_R3

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179256

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #PS067_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147325

      PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG164_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143468

      TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG164R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109851

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

    • TSB #TSBENG156

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089605

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC P0128 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 18, 2014 THROUGH MAY 31, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS-417

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058534

      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 Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG147

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089617

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS400

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089987

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185030

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION - NU/GAMMA ENGINES - This bulletin provides information on diagnosing and/or repairing some 2012-2019MY Soul (AM/PS) vehicles (refer to table below for applicable engine), which may ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181984

      TSB - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU UPGRADE (PI2002B) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179254

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - Owner Letter - This document is the notice to customers advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to update the ECU in their vehicles. Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_DP

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179251

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - Dealer Principal Notice - This document is the notice to the Dealer Principals advising of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_DSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179252

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - Dealer Service Manager Letter - This document is the notice to the dealer service managers advising them that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_QA

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179253

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - QA document which contains frequently asked questions regarding a campaign. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_TSB

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181836

      TSB - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI2002B) - NU 2.0L GDI - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock ... Read More »

    • TSB #EngOil_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177729

      Communication to Kia Owners - IMPORTANT REMINDER OF ENGINE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINE LONGEVITY - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG219

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177751

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE - This bulletin provides information on setting the "Service Interval Reminder" feature available on most Kia vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002A_OWNR_UPD

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173535

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI2002A) - IMPORTANT NOTICE to customers - On February 21, 2020, Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002_TSB

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172065

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002A_DP

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172085

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE (PI2002A) - This document is the notification letter to the Dealer Principals advising them of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002A_DSM

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172092

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE (PI2002A) - This document is the notification to the Dealer Service Manager advising of a new a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133170

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBFUE038

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136503

      TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION AND AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-18MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS530

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128611

      PITSTOP - DUPLICATE CAMSHAFT PART NUMBERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding the duplicate exhaust camshaft part numbers available for 2014-2016MY Soul (PS) models, equipped with the 2.0L GDI engine. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS469

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109813

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

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSBFUE038_R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162048

      TSB: AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-2018MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152915

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS476

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109853

      PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION ? RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon acceleration. Read More »

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      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. Read More »

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

    • TSB #PS476_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133169

      PITSTOP - INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION - RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

    • TSB #PS476

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109853

      PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION ? RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon acceleration. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      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. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB_TRA046_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174520

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: - TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089382

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090431

      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. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130104

      TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002A_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172058

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (PI2002A) - This document is the owner notification letter advising of an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002A_QA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172060

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (PI2002A) - This document contains questions and answers regarding the Product Improvement Campaign. Read More »

    • TSB #PS474

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116101

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS472R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109781

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

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

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089401

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089312

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183433

      TSB - COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #PS425

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089046

      AVN DISPLAYS "UNABLE TO START VEHICLE" WARNING MESSAGE - ON SOME 2015~16MY SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLES, A CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN THAT A WARNING MESSAGE (┐UNABLE TO START VEHICLE┐) IS BEING DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SCREEN. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE094

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089021

      SERVICE ACTION: LOW VOLTAGE DC-DC CONVERTER (LDC) SYSTEM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA201) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPROGRAMMING OF THE LOW VOLTAGE DC-DC CONVERTER (LDC) SYSTEM OF SOME 2015~2016MY SOUL EV (PS EV) ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089354

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE083

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089822

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA192) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE AVN SYSTEM ON SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JUNE 1, 2013 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013, AS PART OF A KIA/ J. Read More »

    • TSB #PS402

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089842

      "PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #PS395

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089988

      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┐ ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC117R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092095

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ACU LOGIC UPDATE (SC117) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE UPDATE OF THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC OF SOME 2014~2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 21, 2013 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS365R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092100

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SC117OWNER

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092111

      OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SOUL OWNER - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC FOR ANTICIPATED ROLLOVER SITUATIONS FOR THE CURTAIN AND SIDE AIRBAGS IN CERTAIN ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC117DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092109

      DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA PARTS & SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT LOGIC FOR CERTAIN 2014-2015 MY SOUL VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #SC117QA

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092113

      Q AND A: 2014-2015 MY SOUL ACU LOGIC UPDATE VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC117) Read More »

    • TSB #PS387

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092104

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE078

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089783

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT (SA184) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE UVO HEAD UNIT ON SOME OF 2015MY SOUL (PS), SPORTAGE (SL) SEDONA (YP) AND FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS373R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089787

      PITSTOP: MODE SWITCHES FROM SIRIUSXM« OR FM TO AM - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS POSSIBLE CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #PS319

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060159

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #017

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060104

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #PS339

      Date Announced:
      SEP 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109761

      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 ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TSB-BOD133

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109822

      TSB: INSTRUMENT PANEL PAD NOISE REPAIR - This bulletin provides information relating to some 2014-2015MY Soul (PS) vehicles, produced from July 21, 2013 to February 14, 2015, which may experience a rattle sound from the upper area of the ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PI2002B_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179254

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - Owner Letter - This document is the notice to customers advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to update the ECU in their vehicles. Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_DP

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179251

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - Dealer Principal Notice - This document is the notice to the Dealer Principals advising of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_DSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179252

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - Dealer Service Manager Letter - This document is the notice to the dealer service managers advising them that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002B_QA

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179253

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - QA document which contains frequently asked questions regarding a campaign. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG164_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143468

      TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126423

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE128R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109828

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE129R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109829

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG164R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109851

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

    • TSB #TSB-ENG164

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109888

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

    • TSB #TSBENG156

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089605

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC P0128 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 18, 2014 THROUGH MAY 31, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089401

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089312

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079901

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG-152

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080098

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0128 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JUNE 14, 2014 THROUGH NOVEMBER 18, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089354

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG147

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089617

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE083

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089822

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA192) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE AVN SYSTEM ON SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JUNE 1, 2013 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013, AS PART OF A KIA/ J. Read More »

    • TSB #PS358

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060184

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE070

      Date Announced:
      NOV 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109796

      TSB:SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA172) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the navigation system software of some Sedona (YP), Soul (PS) and Optima (QF) vehicles to resolve concerns related to no ... Read More »

    • TSB #070

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060127

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSB_ELE148

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170778

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HALOGEN HEAD LAMP LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the procedure to repair the bulb connector on some 2010MY~ vehicles listed on the table below, which may ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #PS483

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116102

      PITSTOP: HEADLIGHTS FLICKER/INTERMITTENTLY OPERATE OR REMAIN ON INDEFINITELY - If a customer has a concern regarding intermittent flickering, inoperative headlights, or that the headlights stay on indefinitely after the vehicle is turned ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE093

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088704

      TSB: HEADLAMP BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT REPLACING THE BULB CONNECTOR IN THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY ON SOME SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH NON-PROJECTOR STYLE HEADLAMPS AND PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 26, ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

    • TSB #TSB-CLI-030

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079961

      TSB / UNEVEN WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER PERFORMANCE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSTALL VENT CLIPS ON SOME 2014~2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 21, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 5, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT UNEVEN WINDSHIELD ... Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #TSBSC117

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092097

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ACU LOGIC UPDATE (SC117) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE UPDATE OF THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC OF SOME 2014~2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 21, 2013 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC117DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092108

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC WHICH PREDICTS LIKELY ROLLOVER EVENTS AND DEPLOYS THE ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC117DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092109

      DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA PARTS & SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT LOGIC FOR CERTAIN 2014-2015 MY SOUL VEHICLES. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #SC117

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057850

      KIA 2014-2015MY SOUL: BULLETIN WHICH CONTAINS NEW /REVISED INFORMATION RELATED TO THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT OF CERTAIN 2014-2015 VEHICLES FROM JULY 2013-NOVEMBER2014. *LJ Read More »

    AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW:CURTAIN

    • TSB #TSBSC117R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092095

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ACU LOGIC UPDATE (SC117) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE UPDATE OF THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC OF SOME 2014~2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 21, 2013 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC117OWNER

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092111

      OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SOUL OWNER - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC FOR ANTICIPATED ROLLOVER SITUATIONS FOR THE CURTAIN AND SIDE AIRBAGS IN CERTAIN ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC117QA

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092113

      Q AND A: 2014-2015 MY SOUL ACU LOGIC UPDATE VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC117) Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

    • TSB #TSBBOD124

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088710

      SERVICE ACTION: 2014 - 2016 MY SOUL (PS) AND SOUL (PS EV) REAR CENTER SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE REPLACEMENT (SA206) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE FOR THE REAR CENTER SEAT IN ... Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER

    • TSB #TSBBOD124

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088710

      SERVICE ACTION: 2014 - 2016 MY SOUL (PS) AND SOUL (PS EV) REAR CENTER SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE REPLACEMENT (SA206) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE FOR THE REAR CENTER SEAT IN ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #PS476_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133169

      PITSTOP - INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION - RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS400

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089987

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA098_R3

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179256

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS067_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147325

      PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE128_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133177

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE129_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133178

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089401

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG-152

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080098

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0128 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JUNE 14, 2014 THROUGH NOVEMBER 18, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE093

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088704

      TSB: HEADLAMP BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT REPLACING THE BULB CONNECTOR IN THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY ON SOME SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH NON-PROJECTOR STYLE HEADLAMPS AND PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 26, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS428

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089047

      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) Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN078

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089022

      PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN072R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089052

      TSB: ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES - THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN WILL ADDRESS PROPER ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CUSTOMER AND SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES. Read More »

    • TSB #PS402

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089842

      "PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC117R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092095

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ACU LOGIC UPDATE (SC117) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE UPDATE OF THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC OF SOME 2014~2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 21, 2013 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS365R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092100

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC117

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092097

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ACU LOGIC UPDATE (SC117) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE UPDATE OF THE AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU) LOGIC OF SOME 2014~2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 21, 2013 THROUGH ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS358

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060184

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS319

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060159

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS357

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060183

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #017

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060104

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #PS428

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089047

      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) Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #070

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060127

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS353

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060181

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA051

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109652

      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 ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109836

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS373R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089787

      PITSTOP: MODE SWITCHES FROM SIRIUSXM« OR FM TO AM - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS POSSIBLE CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE083

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089822

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA192) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE AVN SYSTEM ON SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JUNE 1, 2013 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013, AS PART OF A KIA/ J. Read More »

    • TSB #PS387

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092104

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE070

      Date Announced:
      NOV 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109796

      TSB:SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA172) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the navigation system software of some Sedona (YP), Soul (PS) and Optima (QF) vehicles to resolve concerns related to no ... Read More »

    • TSB #070

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060127

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS353

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060181

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #PS530

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128611

      PITSTOP - DUPLICATE CAMSHAFT PART NUMBERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding the duplicate exhaust camshaft part numbers available for 2014-2016MY Soul (PS) models, equipped with the 2.0L GDI engine. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PI2002B_QA

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179253

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT - QA document which contains frequently asked questions regarding a campaign. Read More »

    • TSB #EngOil_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177729

      Communication to Kia Owners - IMPORTANT REMINDER OF ENGINE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINE LONGEVITY - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

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

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079901

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN078

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089022

      PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN072R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089052

      TSB: ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES - THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN WILL ADDRESS PROPER ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CUSTOMER AND SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA054

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092083

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT END ALIGNMENT CORRECTION (SA186) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING A FRONT END ALIGNMENT CONCERN ON SOME 2015MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 9, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 10, 2015, WHICH ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS472R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109781

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN057

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109787

      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). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS472R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109781

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS266R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090945

      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. Read More »

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