2007 KIA Sorento

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

6 Recalls for 2007 KIA Sorento

Recall Date Component Summary
September 7, 2011 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE

KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 SORENTO PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 15, 2006 THROUGH NOVEMBER 27, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG MAY BE TURNED OFF WHEN AN ADULT IS IN THE PASSENGER SEAT. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG IS DESIGNED TO BE TURNED OFF IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES INCLUDING WHEN CHILDREN AND SMALL ADULTS ARE SEATED IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, THERE IS A CHILD RESTRAINT IN THAT SEAT OR THE SEAT IS NOT OCCUPIED. THE VEHICLE’S OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS), WHICH CLASSIFIES THE OCCUPANT IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, MAY MISCLASSIFY AN ADULT PASSENGER AS A CHILD OR CHILD SEAT AND IMPROPERLY TURN OFF THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG. WHEN THE AIR BAG IS DEACTIVATED THE “PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF” LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE ON THE CENTER INSTRUMENT PANEL.

Remedy:

KIA WILL UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN THE SORENTO OCS CONTROL MODULE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL REMEDY IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE UNDER SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC076. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-333-4542.

April 1, 2013 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Remedy:

Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s recall campaign number is SC098.

February 14, 2020 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2006-2010 Sedona and 2007-2009 Sorento vehicles. Moisture may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will install a relay in the main junction box to prevent power from being directed to the HECU when the vehicle’s ignition switch is turned off, free of charge. The recall began June 5, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC186.

April 1, 2013 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Remedy:

Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s recall campaign number is SC098.

September 7, 2011 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 SORENTO PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 15, 2006 THROUGH NOVEMBER 27, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG MAY BE TURNED OFF WHEN AN ADULT IS IN THE PASSENGER SEAT. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG IS DESIGNED TO BE TURNED OFF IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES INCLUDING WHEN CHILDREN AND SMALL ADULTS ARE SEATED IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, THERE IS A CHILD RESTRAINT IN THAT SEAT OR THE SEAT IS NOT OCCUPIED. THE VEHICLE’S OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS), WHICH CLASSIFIES THE OCCUPANT IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, MAY MISCLASSIFY AN ADULT PASSENGER AS A CHILD OR CHILD SEAT AND IMPROPERLY TURN OFF THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG. WHEN THE AIR BAG IS DEACTIVATED THE “PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF” LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE ON THE CENTER INSTRUMENT PANEL.

Remedy:

KIA WILL UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN THE SORENTO OCS CONTROL MODULE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL REMEDY IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE UNDER SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC076. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-333-4542.

April 17, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

HUYNDAI-KIA IS RECALLING 139,844 MY 2006-2007- SEDONA, SPORTAGE, SORENTO AND MY RONDO AND AMANTI VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 17, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA’S CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2007 KIA Sorento

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161 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2007 KIA Sorento

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10225345
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10220294
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10210475
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10212064
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10207765
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10208998
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10208491
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10207076
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10201075
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10198364
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10196225
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10191370
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10189448
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10609600
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10917735
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10983158
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10971521
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10971206
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11010978
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10905589
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10905099
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10899620
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10926392
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11366308
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11364482
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11355554
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11354282
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11351617
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11352310
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11341773
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 11329061
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321109
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321223
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321057
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11251858
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11255821
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11209242
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11098892
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11190193
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11186836
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11071930
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11150806
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11152949
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11118771
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 11111117
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11032964
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11024825
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11021024
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11020595
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10855108
SUSPENSION | TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10853828
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10854993
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10825926
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10819315
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10807141
SEAT BELTS | STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10758669
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10746394
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10734408
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10712584
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10705041
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10673015
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10662445
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10632129
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10629272
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10630884
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10629465
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10628169
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10619512
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10608267
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10597819
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10594565
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10586631
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10577846
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10557041
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10552040
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10532905
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10532115
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10523432
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10504664
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10504353
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10503985
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10492842
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10481037
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10469335
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10464476
TIRES
ODI Number: 10458106
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10455640
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10448472
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10445471
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10443703
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10434312
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10430318
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10429434
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10425220
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10418624
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10417825
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10414046
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10401863
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10396555
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10384268
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10366470
EQUIPMENT | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10358543
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10357711
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10351371
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10329660
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10315271
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10307723
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10289164
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10280383
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10281407
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10263991
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10259657
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10250419
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10244590
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10239898
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10240311
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10237210
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10234196
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10234685
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS | TIRES
ODI Number: 10235319
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10230315
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10229883
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10225345
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10222109
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10222227
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10223642
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10220027
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10218976
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10220294
STEERING
ODI Number: 10217395
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10213705
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10213546
AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10213408
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10210416
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10212064
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10212529
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10213071
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10210475
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10208491
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10208782
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10208998
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10207638
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10207765
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10207397
WHEELS:HUB
ODI Number: 10206143
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10205099
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10207076
TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10202909
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10201075
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10201724
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10198364
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10196225
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10196330
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 10190763
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10191370
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10189448
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10187104
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10609600
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10733000
SERVICE BRAKES | STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10625700
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10456300
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6 Investigations for 2007 KIA Sorento

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
AIR BAGS
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

32 Service Alerts for 2007 KIA Sorento

Date Description
April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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April 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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April 4, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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October 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2.0L Nu e

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October 19, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2.0L Nu e

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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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May 8, 2009 141000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

KIA MOTORS: THESE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A PROBLEM WITH THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS). THE OCS IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PASSENGERS SEAT CUSHION, AND MAY MISCLASSIFY THE PRESENCE OF CERTAIN ADULT PASSENGERS BASED ON A COMIBINA

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May 8, 2009 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

KIA MOTORS: THESE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A PROBLEM WITH THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS). THE OCS IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PASSENGERS SEAT CUSHION, AND MAY MISCLASSIFY THE PRESENCE OF CERTAIN ADULT PASSENGERS BASED ON A COMIBINA

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November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

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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November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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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January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

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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January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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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November 1, 2007 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) UPGRADE FOR 2007 SORENTO (BL) 3.8L MODELS (P0110 REPROGRAM). *NJ

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April 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

LAMBDA ENGINE NOISES. *KB

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February 1, 2007 114100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

SERVICE CAMPAIGN ECU REPROGRAM. *KB

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March 22, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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March 22, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

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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February 1, 2010 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

KIA MOTORS: SOME VEHICLES WITH A 3.8L ENGINE MAY EXPERIENCE A BUMPING SYMPTOM DURING ENGAGEMENT OF THE DAMPER CLUTCH (TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK UP CLUTCH), AND A BUCKING SYMPTOM WHEN THE DAMPER CLUTCH IS FULLY ENGAGED. *PE UPDATED 8/16/10.

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February 1, 2010 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

KIA MOTORS: SOME VEHICLES WITH A 3.8L ENGINE MAY EXPERIENCE A BUMPING SYMPTOM DURING ENGAGEMENT OF THE DAMPER CLUTCH (TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK UP CLUTCH), AND A BUCKING SYMPTOM WHEN THE DAMPER CLUTCH IS FULLY ENGAGED. *PE UPDATED 8/16/10.

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April 1, 2007 151000 SEAT BELTS:FRONT

FRONT SEAT BELT GUIDE RATTLE. *KB

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January 1, 2007 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

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May 1, 2008 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

2007-2008MY SORENTO (BL) TCM REPROGRAM. *NJ

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September 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

KIA: PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON SOME VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE IDLE IRREGULARITY WITH BRAKE PEDAL APPLIED/DEPRESSED. *PE

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September 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

KIA: PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON SOME VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE IDLE IRREGULARITY WITH BRAKE PEDAL APPLIED/DEPRESSED. *PE

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May 1, 2009 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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

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January 1, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

KIA: THERE MAY BE ERRATIC SHIFTING, SHIFT SHOCK, AND A MALFUNCTION LIGHT ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES. THIS IS CAUSED BY A PROBLEM WITHIN THE TRANSFER MOTOR. *RM

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May 1, 2008 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME CUSTOMERS OF 2006-2007 SEDONA (VQ), 2007 AMANTI (GH), OR 2007 SORENTO (BL) MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN OF A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (MIL) BEING ON. 02 SENSOR (HO2S) CODES. *PE

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August 28, 2008 053000 PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

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

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August 28, 2008 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

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

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August 28, 2008 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

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

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