TSB List for the 2010 Kia Sportage

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2010 Sportage 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.

  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • 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:ENGINE

    • TSB #TSB-078

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037347

      KIA: THERE IS A PROCEDURE TO RESET THE ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL VALUE. *RM Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA044

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090581

      TSB: 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET INSTALLATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME SPORTAGE AND SEDONA VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL 01, 2009 TO SEPTEMBER 16, 2011, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A NO-START ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSB-044

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10050659

      KIA: UNEVEN SHIFTING GEARS AND NO START CONDITION IN POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). PROCEDURE FOR THE INHIBITOR SWITCH TO HAVE AN INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET INSTALLED ON IT. MODELS 2010-2012 SPORTAGE, SEDONA. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 #PS382

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092102

      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 ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • 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 »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #PS382

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092102

      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 ... 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/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090713

      TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #SC-084

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034495

      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. Read More »

    STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB-SC104

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109629

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC104DP

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109636

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC104DPSM

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109637

      DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC104OWNER

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109638

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SC104QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109639

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

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #SC104

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055496

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

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090713

      TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT: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 »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • 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 #TSB-SC104

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109629

      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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • 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 #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 #SC104DP

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109636

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC104DPSM

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109637

      DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC104OWNER

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109638

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SC104QA

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109639

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

    • TSB #TSB-078

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037347

      KIA: THERE IS A PROCEDURE TO RESET THE ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL VALUE. *RM Read More »

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