2013 Kia Sportage TSBs

2013 Kia Sportage

141 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2013 Kia Sportage

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2013 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.

  • STEERING
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS
  • PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)
  • STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • SEATS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING

    • 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 »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #045

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060113

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

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #TSB-CHA045

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109754

      TSB: GROANING NOISE FROM BRAKE SYSTEM (SA169) - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the front brake pads on some 2013MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from November 1, 2012 through December 8, 2012, which ... Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #TSB-CHA045

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109754

      TSB: GROANING NOISE FROM BRAKE SYSTEM (SA169) - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the front brake pads on some 2013MY Sportage (SL) vehicles, produced from November 1, 2012 through December 8, 2012, which ... Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

    • TSB #047

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058121

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159275

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159236

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159235

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154696

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154695

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152488

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PT20201-0002R4

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119116

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTYCS201605RETIR

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115243

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090095

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007FORM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090108

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007OWNER

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090113

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN076

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089051

      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. 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 »

    • TSB #TSBSC114R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089786

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114OWNERSPORTA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089792

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089788

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERSM

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089789

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114QA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089793

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • 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 #PI1803_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168949

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167227

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803). This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160837

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159236

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_SPG

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159234

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159235

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20190125

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152908

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152920

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - 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 »

    • TSB #WTY201709R4

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115242

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PT20201-0002R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115238

      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. Read More »

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

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

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

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

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159275

      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. 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 #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 #TSBENG172

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127029

      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 ... 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 »

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

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

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

    • TSB #TSB-026

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054197

      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. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #TSB-026

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054197

      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. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSB-026

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054197

      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. 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 #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG172

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127029

      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 ... 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 #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092147

      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, ... 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 »

    • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090604

      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. Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      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, ... 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 #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_TSB

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147450

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_OWNER_SP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147448

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_DSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147425

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_QA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147449

      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 ... 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 #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 #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109694

      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 ... 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 #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 #TSBCHA047

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089950

      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 ... 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 #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 #SC114OWNERSPORTA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089792

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089788

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERSM

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089789

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114QA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089793

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

    • TSB #TSB-FUE026

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109702

      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) ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE048R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091463

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION - UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA137A) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE 2013 MYSYSTEM. KIA IS REQUESTING THE COMPLETION OF THIS SERVICE AQCTION ON ALLAFFECTED 2013 MY RIO VEHICLES PRIOR TO DELIVERY. Read More »

    • TSB #PS228

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060221

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

    • TSB #TSBELE038

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090007

      TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER┐S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160837

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_SPG

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159234

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_DP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147424

      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 ... 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-ELE-081-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080095

      TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY. 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 #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 #TSBSC114R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089786

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #048

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060278

      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 »

    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:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109817

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC141OWNERSL

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109815

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-SC141

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109874

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC141DP

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109875

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC141DPSM

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109876

      SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC141QA

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109877

      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109694

      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 ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109631

      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 ... 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 »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060167

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

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109631

      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 ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • 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 »

    SEATS

    • TSB #PS224R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090599

      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. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080084

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090095

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007FORM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090108

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY007OWNER

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090113

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080095

      TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA047

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089950

      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 ... 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 #045

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060113

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

    • TSB #PS329

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060167

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

    • 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 »

    • TSB #PS228

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091580

      PITSTOP: 2013 KIA SPORTAGE CUSTOMER TIPS: IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS ABOUT SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR RECENTLY PURCHASED 2013 KIA VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS228

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060221

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

    • TSB #048

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060278

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

    • TSB #TSBELE038

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090007

      TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER┐S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • 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 #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: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 #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 »

    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 »

    • 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 »

    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 #WTY201709R5

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119127

      WTY - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - REVISED - Authorization of Claims Processing for SC147 - See this bulletin for specific handling procedures regarding SC147. 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 #PS228

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091580

      PITSTOP: 2013 KIA SPORTAGE CUSTOMER TIPS: IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS ABOUT SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR RECENTLY PURCHASED 2013 KIA VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • 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 #TSBTRA086

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168851

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING - This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on ... Read More »

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      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
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    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
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      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080095

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