TSB List for the 2012 Kia Sportage

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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 #TSBENG201_R1

    NHTSA ID #10159275

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR and 21101 2GK07QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) and Sportage (SL) vehicles. Due to process changes,

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  • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

    NHTSA ID #10159236

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection S

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  • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

    NHTSA ID #10159235

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection S

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  • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R2

    NHTSA ID #10154696

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 11 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previousl

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  • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R1

    NHTSA ID #10154695

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously

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  • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB

    NHTSA ID #10152488

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

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803) titled ?Knock Sensor Dete

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  • TSB #PT20201-0002R4

    NHTSA ID #10119116

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

    Summary: PARTS BULLETIN - THETA II ENGINE SAFETY RECALL (SC147) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage veh

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  • TSB #WTYCS201605RETIR

    NHTSA ID #10115243

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

    Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2016-05 - RETIRED FOR CERTAIN SPORAGE MODEL YEARS - SEE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2017-02. FOR OTHER SPORTAGE MODELS, SEE WTY BULLETIN 2017-09 (SC147).

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  • TSB #WTY007FORM

    NHTSA ID #10090108

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY007 - 2011┐2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMB

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  • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090095

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE S

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  • TSB #WTY007OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10090113

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI AND 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION - DEAR KIA SPORTAGE VEHICLE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MA

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  • TSB #TSBGEN076

    NHTSA ID #10089051

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 29 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO

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  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBSC114R1

    NHTSA ID #10089786

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

    Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 (SC114) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012~2014MY SORENTO, 2012~2013MY OPTIMA, AND 2

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  • TSB #SC114OWNERSPORTA

    NHTSA ID #10089792

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

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SPORTAGE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2013 MY SPORTAGE VEHICLES WHICH COULD OTHERWISE EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN ACCE

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  • TSB #SC114QA

    NHTSA ID #10089793

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

    Summary: Q AND A: SC114 ┐ ECU UPDATE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 / VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Q&A

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  • TSB #SC114DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10089788

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 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 ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 2012-2013

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  • TSB #SC114DEALERSM

    NHTSA ID #10089789

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 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 UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 20

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG130R1

    NHTSA ID #10109715

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? REFLASH AND EWGA ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE (SA 149) - On some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012, the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may illuminate with DTC P2562 and/or P2565. Inspect the

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  • TSB #TSB-130

    NHTSA ID #10053710

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT MIL ILLUMINATION, WITH DTC P2562 AND/OR P2565, INFORMATION PROCEDURE HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) UPGRADE REFLASH VEHICLE'S CONTROL UNIT AND CHECK AND/OR ADJUST ELECTRONIC WASTE GATE

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  • TSB #TSB-FUE025

    NHTSA ID #10116824

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0300 AND/OR P0301, P0302, P0303 AND P0304 (SA151) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2011-2012MY Optima (TF), produced from July 16 ,2010 to

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  • TSB #TSBENG130

    NHTSA ID #10090612

    • Date Announced: JULY 29 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ┐ REFLASH AND EWGA ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE (SA149) - ON SOME 2012 SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES WITH 2.0 T-GDI ENGINE PRODUCED FROM MAY 20, 2011 TO JANUARY 17, 2012 THE MIL MAY ILLUMINATE WITH DTC P2562 AND/OR P2565. TO PR

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  • TSB #PS240

    NHTSA ID #10090809

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: EWGA INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE - ON SOME SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0 T-GDI ENGINES, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ILLUMINATE WITH A STORED, OR ACTIVE, P2562 DTC - TURBOCHARGER BOOST CONTROL POSITIO

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  • TSB #PS240

    NHTSA ID #10060233

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-119 REV-1

    NHTSA ID #10044946

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: WHEN ENGINE IS AT 2000 RPM AND OPERATING TEMPERATURE, IT MAY EXPERIENCE, FROM THE BALANCE SHAFT MODULE (BSM), A WHISTLING NOISE. *PE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

    NHTSA ID #10160837

    • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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  • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

    NHTSA ID #10159249

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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  • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

    NHTSA ID #10159236

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection S

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  • TSB #TSBENG205

    NHTSA ID #10159248

    • Date Announced: APRIL 05 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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  • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_SPG

    NHTSA ID #10159234

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.0L Turbocharged GDI ("T-GDI") engines to

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  • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

    NHTSA ID #10159235

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection S

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  • TSB #DC_20190125

    NHTSA ID #10152908

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, January 25, 2019 Update - Dear Kia Retailer, At Kia, safety is a top priority and we wrote to you last August and again last October to provide you with updates regarding news reports about non-collision fires in K

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  • TSB #VPI1803_TSB_R1

    NHTSA ID #10152920

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine C

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  • 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 #WTY201709R4

    NHTSA ID #10115242

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

    Summary: WARRANTY BULLETIN: 2017-09.R4 - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - This Warranty Bulletin accompanies TSB SC147 Theta II Engine Inspection and/or Replacement and is provided to dealers for specific guidance with claim administration and p

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  • TSB #PT20201-0002R3

    NHTSA ID #10115238

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

    Summary: PARTS BULLLETIN: 20201-0002 (Revision 3.1) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage vehicles.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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  • TSB #TSB-025

    NHTSA ID #10053708

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: DUE TO SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED AND REPROGRAMMED WITH GDS DOWNLOADS TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT THIS SITUATION. MODELS

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

    NHTSA ID #10159275

    • Date Announced: APRIL 30 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR and 21101 2GK07QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) and Sportage (SL) vehicles. Due to process changes,

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #PS469

    NHTSA ID #10109813

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

    Summary: 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 (EVA

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

    NHTSA ID #10152915

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

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  • TSB #TSBENG172

    NHTSA ID #10127029

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY Opt

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  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

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

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

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  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10054197

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10054197

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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

  • TSB #TSB-026

    NHTSA ID #10054197

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2011-2014 OPTIMA

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

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

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

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBENG172

    NHTSA ID #10127029

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY Opt

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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 #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10092147

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

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

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  • TSB #TSBTRA049

    NHTSA ID #10090431

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 6-SPEED A/T TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET/RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE ECM/PCM.

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  • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

    NHTSA ID #10090604

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY BY MODEL - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY FOR KIA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SIX-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. REFER TO THE TABLE BELOW FOR

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  • TSB #TSBTRA044

    NHTSA ID #10090581

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 C

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

  • TSB #TSB-048

    NHTSA ID #10053709

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THE SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO DIFFICULT IN DEPRESSING A/T BUTTON, CAUSING A DECREASED CLEARANCE BETWEEN SHIFT BUTTON AND TRIM RING. MODELS 2011-2012 SPORTAGE. *PE

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

  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

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

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

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  • TSB #TSB-FUE025

    NHTSA ID #10116824

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0300 AND/OR P0301, P0302, P0303 AND P0304 (SA151) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2011-2012MY Optima (TF), produced from July 16 ,2010 to

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  • TSB #TSB-044

    NHTSA ID #10050659

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *P

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

  • TSB #TSB-TRA048

    NHTSA ID #10116822

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE (SA147) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the shift knob trim ring on some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 6, 2010 to June 8, 2011 (2011M

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

  • TSB #TSB-TRA048

    NHTSA ID #10116822

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE (SA147) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the shift knob trim ring on some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 6, 2010 to June 8, 2011 (2011M

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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 #TSBENG205_R1

    NHTSA ID #10159249

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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  • TSB #TSBENG205

    NHTSA ID #10159248

    • Date Announced: APRIL 05 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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  • TSB #VPI1803_TSB

    NHTSA ID #10147450

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - TSB - ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Eng

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  • TSB #VPI1803_OWNER_SP

    NHTSA ID #10147448

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 30 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.

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  • TSB #VPI1803_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10147425

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

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Attention: All Kia Dealer Service Managers, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect th

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  • TSB #VPI1803_QA

    NHTSA ID #10147449

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

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine

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  • 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-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

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

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

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  • TSB #PS329

    NHTSA ID #10109694

    • Date Announced: JULY 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: ADJUSTING REAR HATCH CLOSING EFFORT - When encountering a customer concern related to excessive rear hatch closing effort on some 2011MY to 2014MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, first, verify the customer concern by comparing the closing

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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 #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • 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. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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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 #TSBCHA047

    NHTSA ID #10089950

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

    Summary: TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH FEB

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

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

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

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  • TSB #PS387

    NHTSA ID #10092104

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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  • TSB #SC114OWNERSPORTA

    NHTSA ID #10089792

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

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SPORTAGE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2013 MY SPORTAGE VEHICLES WHICH COULD OTHERWISE EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN ACCE

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  • TSB #SC114DEALERSM

    NHTSA ID #10089789

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 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 UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 20

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  • TSB #SC114DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10089788

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 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 ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 2012-2013

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  • TSB #SC114QA

    NHTSA ID #10089793

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

    Summary: Q AND A: SC114 ┐ ECU UPDATE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 / VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Q&A

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  • TSB #TSBELE056R1

    NHTSA ID #10090179

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

    Summary: TSB: UVO UPGRADE ┐ RIO (UB), SPORTAGE (SL), SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON ALL 2012MY RIO (UB), SPORTAGE (SL), SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XM) VEHICLES

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG130R1

    NHTSA ID #10109715

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ECM UPGRADE ? REFLASH AND EWGA ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE (SA 149) - On some Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from May 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012, the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may illuminate with DTC P2562 and/or P2565. Inspect the

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  • TSB #TSB-FUE026

    NHTSA ID #10109702

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 - DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - This bulletin provides information related to some Optima (TF/QF), Sportage (SL), Sorento (XM) and Cadenza (VG) vehicles, which may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) illuminate

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  • TSB #TSBELE038

    NHTSA ID #10090007

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER┐S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. KIA UVO OWNERS HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE UPGRADES DIRECTLY FROM TH

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

  • TSB #TSB-022

    NHTSA ID #10042571

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

    Summary: KIA: PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE BATTERY POSITIVE CABLE TERMINAL ON SOME VEHICLES. *PE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

    NHTSA ID #10160837

    • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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  • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_SPG

    NHTSA ID #10159234

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.0L Turbocharged GDI ("T-GDI") engines to

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  • TSB #VPI1803_DP

    NHTSA ID #10147424

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

    Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine fro

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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 #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 #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • 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. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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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 #TSBSC114R1

    NHTSA ID #10089786

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

    Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 (SC114) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012~2014MY SORENTO, 2012~2013MY OPTIMA, AND 2

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  • TSB #056

    NHTSA ID #10060285

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-025

    NHTSA ID #10053708

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: DUE TO SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ILLUMINATION MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED AND REPROGRAMMED WITH GDS DOWNLOADS TO PREVENT AND/OR CORRECT THIS SITUATION. MODELS

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

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

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

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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

  • TSB #PS209R1

    NHTSA ID #10090168

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RATTLE NOISE FROM DASH OR GLOVE BOX AREA ABOVE 50 MPH - A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A STEADY RATTLE NOISE, WHICH INCREASES WITH INTENSITY ABOVE 50 MPH, MAY BE DUE TO WIND BUFFETING ACROSS THE INSULATOR AT THE REAR OPENING OF THE LEFT A

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

  • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

    NHTSA ID #10109817

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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  • TSB #SC141OWNERSL

    NHTSA ID #10109815

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE CAMPAIGN: OWNER LETTER - Advises Owners of certain 2011-2014 MY Sportage vehicles currently registered in the states where heavy amounts of road salt are used of a service campaign to add additional anti-corrosion material to underb

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  • TSB #TSB-SC141

    NHTSA ID #10109874

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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  • TSB #SC141DP

    NHTSA ID #10109875

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia 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

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  • TSB #SC141DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109876

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the u

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  • TSB #SC141QA

    NHTSA ID #10109877

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

  • TSB #PS329

    NHTSA ID #10109694

    • Date Announced: JULY 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: ADJUSTING REAR HATCH CLOSING EFFORT - When encountering a customer concern related to excessive rear hatch closing effort on some 2011MY to 2014MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, first, verify the customer concern by comparing the closing

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

  • TSB #TSB-SST033

    NHTSA ID #10109631

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being damaged

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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:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

  • TSB #PS329

    NHTSA ID #10060167

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

  • TSB #TSB-SST033

    NHTSA ID #10109631

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being damaged

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

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

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

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SEATS

  • TSB #PS224R1

    NHTSA ID #10090599

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: VENTILATED SEAT OPERATION - SOME VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH VENTILATED FRONT SEATS TO IMPROVE OCCUPANT COMFORT BY DRAWING INTERIOR VEHICLE AIR TEMPERATURE THROUGH THE SEATING SURFACES. THE CUSTOMER PERCEPTION MAY BE THAT THE SEAT I

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

    NHTSA ID #10080084

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

    Summary: TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. 6 FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUAT

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #WTY007FORM

    NHTSA ID #10090108

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY007 - 2011┐2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMB

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  • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090095

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI & 2.4L GDI ENGINE - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE S

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  • TSB #WTY007OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10090113

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY007 - 2011-2014 MY SPORTAGE 2.0L TURBO GDI AND 2.4L GDI ENGINE WARRANTY EXTENSION - DEAR KIA SPORTAGE VEHICLE OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MA

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  • TSB #TSBCHA047

    NHTSA ID #10089950

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

    Summary: TSB: AWD SYSTEM HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR OF SOME ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) EQUIPPED 2011~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2010 THROUGH FEB

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

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

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

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  • TSB #PS329

    NHTSA ID #10060167

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

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-048

    NHTSA ID #10053709

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: THE SHIFT KNOB TRIM RING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO DIFFICULT IN DEPRESSING A/T BUTTON, CAUSING A DECREASED CLEARANCE BETWEEN SHIFT BUTTON AND TRIM RING. MODELS 2011-2012 SPORTAGE. *PE

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  • 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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  • TSB #PS209R1

    NHTSA ID #10090168

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RATTLE NOISE FROM DASH OR GLOVE BOX AREA ABOVE 50 MPH - A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A STEADY RATTLE NOISE, WHICH INCREASES WITH INTENSITY ABOVE 50 MPH, MAY BE DUE TO WIND BUFFETING ACROSS THE INSULATOR AT THE REAR OPENING OF THE LEFT A

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  • TSB #TSBELE038

    NHTSA ID #10090007

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER┐S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. KIA UVO OWNERS HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE UPGRADES DIRECTLY FROM TH

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

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

    Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA051

    NHTSA ID #10109652

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 - This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing th

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  • TSB #056

    NHTSA ID #10060285

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS240

    NHTSA ID #10060233

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #PS387

    NHTSA ID #10092104

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

    Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

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

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

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  • TSB #PS266R1

    NHTSA ID #10090945

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

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

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #WTY201709R5

    NHTSA ID #10119127

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

    Summary: WTY - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - REVISED - Authorization of Claims Processing for SC147 - See this bulletin for specific handling procedures regarding SC147.

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

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

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

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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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