TSB List for the 2008 Kia Sportage

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PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

  • TSB #KT-2008082201

    NHTSA ID #10026726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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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 #SC 080

    NHTSA ID #10037694

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

    Summary: KIA MOTORS: FOR FUEL ADAPTION IMPROVEMENT THERE IS A SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR THE 2007-2008 SPORTAGE. *RM

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

  • TSB #TSB-075

    NHTSA ID #10034511

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

    Summary: KIA: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION-ECM UPGRADE-MIL O WITH DTC P0130/P0150. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM/ECU/PCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP I

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PS382

    NHTSA ID #10092102

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

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  • TSB #TSB-075

    NHTSA ID #10034511

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

    Summary: KIA: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION-ECM UPGRADE-MIL O WITH DTC P0130/P0150. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM/ECU/PCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP I

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TT027

    NHTSA ID #10060662

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-075

    NHTSA ID #10034511

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

    Summary: KIA: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION-ECM UPGRADE-MIL O WITH DTC P0130/P0150. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM/ECU/PCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP I

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #PS382

    NHTSA ID #10092102

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #KT-2008082201

    NHTSA ID #10026726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

  • TSB #KT-2008082201

    NHTSA ID #10026726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBBOD095

    NHTSA ID #10090713

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

    Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

  • TSB #SC-084

    NHTSA ID #10034495

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

    Summary: KIA: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION TREATMENT FOR REAR FLOOR MEMBERS. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO CERTAIN VEHICLES FOR PROCEDURE TO APPLY ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION PROTECTION TO THE REAR FLOOR SIDE AND CROSS MEMBERS. *PE

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

  • TSB #TSB-SC104

    NHTSA ID #10109629

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC104) - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this bulletin to apply additional anti-corrosion protection to various vehicle underbody components o

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  • TSB #SC104DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109637

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles produced from June 24, 2004 through January 26,

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  • TSB #SC104OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109638

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to add additional anti-corrosion wax and undercoating to the underbody of certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles.

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  • TSB #SC104DP

    NHTSA ID #10109636

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a voluntary service campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the vehicle underbody on certain 2

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  • TSB #SC104QA

    NHTSA ID #10109639

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q AND A - SC104 ? 2005-2010 MY Sportage - Application of Additional Anti-Corrosion Material to Underbody of Vehicle Voluntary Service Campaign

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #SC104

    NHTSA ID #10055496

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

    Summary: SOME KIA SPORTAGE MODELS VEHICLES ARE AFFECTED BY CORROSION WHICH NEEDS ANTI CORROSION PROTECTION. 06/04/14*LJ

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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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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #TSB-027

    NHTSA ID #10034644

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

    Summary: KIA: TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) RECEIVER UPGRADE; CHANGE OF TPMS SOFTWARE (SA049). SOME VEHICLES HAVE LOW LINE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS). SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE ILLUMINATION OF THE TPMS WARNING LAMP INDICATI

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SEATS

  • TSB #021

    NHTSA ID #10024714

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SPORTAGE (KM) PASSIVE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM INFORMATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES SYSTEM INFORMATION RELATED TO SPORTAGE (KM) MODELS REGARDING PASSIVE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM (PODS) PRODUCED FROM 10/28/2004. *NJ

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TSBBOD095

    NHTSA ID #10090713

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

    Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #TSB-022

    NHTSA ID #10030290

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR THE NEW REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY (LCC) WHEN CERTAIN ACCESSORIES ARE ADDED TO A COMPLETED VEHICLE PRI0

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #TSB-SC104

    NHTSA ID #10109629

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC104) - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this bulletin to apply additional anti-corrosion protection to various vehicle underbody components o

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  • TSB #TT027

    NHTSA ID #10060662

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

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

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

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  • TSB #SC104QA

    NHTSA ID #10109639

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q AND A - SC104 ? 2005-2010 MY Sportage - Application of Additional Anti-Corrosion Material to Underbody of Vehicle Voluntary Service Campaign

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  • TSB #SC104OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10109638

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to add additional anti-corrosion wax and undercoating to the underbody of certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles.

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  • TSB #SC104DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109637

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles produced from June 24, 2004 through January 26,

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  • TSB #SC104DP

    NHTSA ID #10109636

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a voluntary service campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the vehicle underbody on certain 2

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