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TSB List for the 2018 Kia Stinger

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #VSC166_TSB

    NHTSA ID #10143480

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Voluntary Service Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing dam

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #TSBTRA074_R1

    NHTSA ID #10143469

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: THETA 2.0L TURBO ATF WARMER CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SA333) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) warme

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  • TSB #PS558

    NHTSA ID #10143263

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - STINGER (CK) ENGINE OIL CAPACITY & GRADE SPECS - This Pitstop provides information regarding the required engine oil capacity for 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with either 2.0T-GDI THETA-II or 3.3T-GDI LAMBDA-II turbo en

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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 #TSBTRA074

    NHTSA ID #10130106

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: THETA 2.0L TURBO ATF WARMER CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SA333) -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) warmer connector on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with the

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

  • TSB #TSBTRA074_R1

    NHTSA ID #10143469

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: THETA 2.0L TURBO ATF WARMER CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SA333) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) warme

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBENG178_R1

    NHTSA ID #10136500

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions da

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #TSBENG178

    NHTSA ID #10128583

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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  • TSB #TSBENG182

    NHTSA ID #10127033

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EMISSIONS LABEL REPLACEMENT (SA324) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Emissions Label on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles equipped with Theta 2.0-T engines, produced from September 29, 2017 through

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBTRA077_R1

    NHTSA ID #10144236

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 16 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FAST STATIC GEAR SHIFT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA341) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on so

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  • TSB #TSBTRA074_R1

    NHTSA ID #10143469

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: THETA 2.0L TURBO ATF WARMER CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SA333) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) warme

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  • TSB #VSC166_TSB

    NHTSA ID #10143480

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Voluntary Service Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing dam

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  • TSB #TSBTRA077

    NHTSA ID #10142247

    • Date Announced: MAY 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T FAST STATIC GEAR SHIFT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA341) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) 2.0T vehicles, produced from Septembe

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #TSBTRA074

    NHTSA ID #10130106

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: THETA 2.0L TURBO ATF WARMER CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SA333) -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) warmer connector on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with the

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PS549_R1

    NHTSA ID #10143262

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - BATTERY TESTING PROCEDURE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding how to properly test the 12V battery on 18MY Stinger (CK) and Niro (DE PHEV) using the GR8 o

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  • TSB #PS566

    NHTSA ID #10143264

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP -Stinger (CK) Remote Start Logic (PS566) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the logic of Remote Start installed on some 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #PS549_R1

    NHTSA ID #10143394

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - BATTERY TESTING PROCEDURE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding how to properly test the 12V battery on 18MY Stinger (CK) and Niro (DE PHEV) using the GR8 o

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  • TSB #PS549

    NHTSA ID #10133174

    • Date Announced: MARCH 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - BATTERY INSPECTION AND TESTING PROCEDURE USING GR8 (PS549) - This Pitstop provides information regarding how to properly inspect and test the battery on 18MY Stinger (CK) using GR8.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #VSC166_TSB

    NHTSA ID #10143480

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Voluntary Service Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing dam

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

  • TSB #TSBELE142

    NHTSA ID #10128620

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: HEADLAMP ?WELCOME BLINK? OPERATION ? ICU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA331) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Integrated Central Control Unit (ICU) on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS299_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143403

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to r

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VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

  • TSB #PS299_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143403

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to r

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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR

  • TSB #PS552

    NHTSA ID #10136618

    • Date Announced: APRIL 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - CALIBRATING THE COMPASS IN THE ACCESSORY REAR VIEW MIRROR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the compass calibration procedure of the accessory rear view mirror after installation.

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STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

  • TSB #TSBBOD178A

    NHTSA ID #10130098

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers, install a guide bumper mounting kit and to inspect/adjust the striker on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, pro

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  • TSB #PS544

    NHTSA ID #10130095

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOK CAP - This Pitstop provides the procedure to inspect and adjust the tow hook cap alignment on the front bumper cover on 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with the 3.3T-GDI LAMBDA-II engines.

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  • TSB #TSBBOD178_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128614

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers and install a guide bumper mounting kit on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced from September 21, 2017 th

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

  • TSB #TSBBOD178_R1

    NHTSA ID #10130097

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION - RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (BOD178) (Rev 1) (Closed) - See TSB-BOD178A. This bulletin has been closed.

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  • TSB #TSBBOD178_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128614

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers and install a guide bumper mounting kit on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced from September 21, 2017 th

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  • TSB #TSBBOD178

    NHTSA ID #10127025

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers and install a guide bumper mounting kit on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced from September 21, 2017 th

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

  • TSB #TSBBOD184

    NHTSA ID #10136497

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: REAR HATCH RATTLE REPAIR BY STRIKER ADJUSTMENT (SA347) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or adjust the rear hatch striker on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced from September 21, 2017 throu

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • TSB #PS536

    NHTSA ID #10127022

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

    Summary: PITSTOP - ACCESSING DRIVER DOOR LOCK CYLINDER - This pitstop provides information on the location and procedure to operate the driver's door lock cylinder on all 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #PS558

    NHTSA ID #10143395

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - STINGER (CK) ENGINE OIL CAPACITY & GRADE SPECS - This Pitstop provides information regarding the required engine oil capacity for 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with either 2.0T-GDI THETA-II or 3.3T-GDI LAMBDA-II turbo en

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  • TSB #PS564

    NHTSA ID #10141384

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #PS573

    NHTSA ID #10144227

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: SOUND SETTINGS (FADER) MOVES TO REAR - This Pitstop provides information related to sound settings (fader) which move to the rear automatically and/or after a phone call.

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  • TSB #PS566

    NHTSA ID #10143396

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP -Stinger (CK) Remote Start Logic (PS566) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the logic of Remote Start installed on some 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles.

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  • TSB #PS557R1

    NHTSA ID #10141383

    • Date Announced: MAY 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - STINGER SOUND SYSTEM SETTINGS - This Pitstop provides information about some of the sound system settings available in the 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles with Premium Navigation (720-watt Harmon/Kardon Quantum Logic Surround Sound

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

  • TSB #PS557

    NHTSA ID #10136622

    • Date Announced: APRIL 04 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - STINGER SOUND SYSTEM SETTINGS - This Pitstop provides information about some of the sound system settings available in the Stinger (CK) vehicles with Premium Navigation (720-watt Harmon/Kardon Quantum Logic Surround Sound System w

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #PS500_R1

    NHTSA ID #10128608

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5.0) sy

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #TSBENG182

    NHTSA ID #10127033

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

    Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EMISSIONS LABEL REPLACEMENT (SA324) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Emissions Label on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles equipped with Theta 2.0-T engines, produced from September 29, 2017 through

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #VSC166_OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10143478

    • Date Announced: JULY 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER - This document is the Owner Notificationfor the new Voluntary Service Campaign to provide information regarding the repaint of areas of the 2018 MY Sunset Yellow Stinger vehicles.

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  • TSB #VSC166_TSB

    NHTSA ID #10143480

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Voluntary Service Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing dam

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  • TSB #VSC166_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143479

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the Voluntary Service Campaign to repaint areas of the 2018 MY Sunset Yellow Stinger vehicles.

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  • TSB #VSC166_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143477

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER - This notice advised the service manager of the new Voluntary Service Campaign to repaint areas of the 2018 MY Sunset Yellow Stinger vehicles.

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  • TSB #VSC166_DP

    NHTSA ID #10143476

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Voluntary Service Campaign to repaint areas of the 2018 MY Sunset Yellow Stinger vehicles.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #PS566

    NHTSA ID #10143396

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP -Stinger (CK) Remote Start Logic (PS566) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the logic of Remote Start installed on some 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles.

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  • TSB #PS552

    NHTSA ID #10136618

    • Date Announced: APRIL 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP - CALIBRATING THE COMPASS IN THE ACCESSORY REAR VIEW MIRROR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the compass calibration procedure of the accessory rear view mirror after installation.

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