2012 KIA Sportage

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

4 Recalls for 2012 KIA Sportage

Recall Date Component Summary
February 15, 2019 ENGINE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Kia Sportage vehicles. The engine oil pan may leak and, if not addressed, the loss of oil may result in engine damage.

Remedy:

Kia has notified owners, and dealers will replace the oil pressure switch with an improved one, free of charge. In addition, dealers will inspect the oil pan for any oil leaks, replacing it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 3, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC174.

December 19, 2018 ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Optima, 2012-2017 Sorento and 2011-2018 Sportage vehicles that previously received an engine replacement under recall number 17V-224, warranty, or the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) Product Improvement Campaign. The high pressure fuel pipe that connects to the fuel pump outlet may have been damaged, misaligned or improperly torqued during the engine replacement procedure, possibly causing a fuel leak.

Remedy:

Kia has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pipe, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 17, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC172.

March 31, 2017 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 20, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC147.

December 2, 2020 ENGINE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul, and 2012 Sportage vehicles. An engine compartment fire can occur while driving.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine compartment for fuel and/or engine oil leaks, perform an engine test and make any repairs, including engine replacement, as necessary, free of charge. In addition, Kia dealers will update the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) software, free of charge. The KSDS software update is not yet available for 2014-2015 Forte and Forte Koup and 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid vehicles. A second letter will be sent to those vehicle owners once the software update is available. The recall began January 27, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC200.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2012 KIA Sportage

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313 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 KIA Sportage

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ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415937
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415937
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11090477
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415050
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405573
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405703
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389211
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398944
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11397789
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395916
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10924163
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10915643
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10911087
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11003697
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11002799
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11000764
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11003228
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10994480
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10992670
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10991094
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10991919
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10992507
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10993062
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10984458
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10981480
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10981127
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10980415
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10981194
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10979929
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10971599
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11013511
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11013480
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11014160
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11010641
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11011188
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11011632
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11010832
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11011894
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10899745
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10894262
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389215
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389211
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387824
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386067
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11384850
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11384133
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11378359
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11378156
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383642
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10937279
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10938677
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11373535
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11374214
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11373674
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11364429
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366460
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365485
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366217
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360985
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361696
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11362426
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11363302
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363597
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363282
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361746
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360460
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351876
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351147
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11348877
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11348854
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350301
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11341679
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11339775
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338642
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339384
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11340436
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338389
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339805
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11337077
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11331681
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11331673
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11325724
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11324845
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326550
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11325425
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11323226
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11324280
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11323448
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320967
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11319002
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11317023
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11316259
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11318688
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11318104
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11315883
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11310717
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11311025
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11315468
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11315926
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11315590
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11311704
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11310587
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11308003
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11308506
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309145
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307493
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299161
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299456
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299415
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11300095
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11296626
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11296745
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290015
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290180
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11291514
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290799
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11287458
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11288868
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281231
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11280486
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11280451
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11280433
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279653
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11271689
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11276873
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245766
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245267
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11246285
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11251944
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245833
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244544
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244533
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11243863
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241954
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11243985
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240384
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241744
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240858
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241501
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240629
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11235331
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240954
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240591
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11232027
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11233492
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11231817
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11269006
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267748
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267230
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11265960
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11259073
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258905
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11266824
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11266021
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11258427
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11265649
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11256796
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255550
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255534
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253438
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209374
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11206604
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11208784
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207538
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207363
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203882
ENGINE | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11206342
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11205058
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11205564
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203687
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11194244
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193942
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11231367
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229771
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11230793
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11230775
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221586
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221870
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11228475
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222894
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222144
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218496
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220326
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218990
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217654
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217205
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210372
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217010
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11174445
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11166715
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171319
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170248
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170246
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171116
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11169855
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170454
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163511
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11165831
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163763
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11165692
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11165148
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11157058
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11161262
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11139268
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11132322
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11133279
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11139189
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11139888
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11129855
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11131602
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11128445
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11123283
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11121265
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11121115
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11122115
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11123109
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11099328
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11096812
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11096624
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11097901
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11092175
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11092240
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11088364
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11090477
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190571
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11187312
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190690
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190669
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11192115
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11185919
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184371
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11186190
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184178
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11183490
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11183294
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11176452
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11179925
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11078455
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11080142
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11075541
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11076114
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11076549
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11067083
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11073206
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 11156783
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11155954
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11154692
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11155566
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11151775
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11152463
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11143848
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11143475
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11143775
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11144105
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11142236
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141582
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11140625
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11142947
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141842
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11119374
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11115794
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11119681
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11115058
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11114074
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114225
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112182
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11113247
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112910
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114153
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112287
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114798
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11111721
ENGINE | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11111135
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11110625
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11111339
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11103725
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11065829
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11056711
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11055332
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11053653
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11052659
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11051058
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11048115
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11048085
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11051379
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11034261
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11040348
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11024652
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11024909
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11022884
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11022867
STEERING
ODI Number: 11019231
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10849878
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10840083
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10781245
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10695490
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 10661631
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10598256
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10578489
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 10574623
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10569079
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10568550
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10572950
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10552315
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10495354
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10485272
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY/WIPER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10474447
STEERING
ODI Number: 10453522
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10450350
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10432967
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10425730
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10424659
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11110800
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1 Investigations for 2012 KIA Sportage

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

196 Service Alerts for 2012 KIA Sportage

Date Description
April 20, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: INJECTOR HARNESS ROUTING FOR PI1802Y/Z AND PI1803Y/Z ENGINE REPLACEMENTS – This bulletin provides information to address a no-start or hard start with poor running condition after engine replacement under PI1802Y/Z or PI1803Y/Z. So

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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November 4, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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January 6, 2022 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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December 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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November 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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November 4, 2021 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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January 27, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES – 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 bu

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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October 5, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar

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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 23, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) – 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.

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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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September 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) – 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.

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September 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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July 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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July 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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July 23, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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July 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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April 20, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: THETA 2.4L MPI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2103) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2011-2013 MY Kia Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.4-l

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April 19, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2103).

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April 19, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engin

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April 19, 2021 061600 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect

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March 25, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar

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March 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES – 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 bul

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November 4, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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November 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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November 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black 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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November 25, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black ba

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November 25, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black ba

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November 25, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black ba

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January 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES – 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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November 12, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin a

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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: 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 Servi

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November 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: 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 Servi

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November 7, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: 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 Servi

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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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. This bulletin provides informatio

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November 7, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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. This bulletin provides informatio

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August 25, 2020 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

PITSTOP – BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION – This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly.

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August 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP – BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION – This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly.

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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z_Rev3) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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April 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – CLOSED – SUPERSEDED BY PI1802YZ/1803YZ.

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June 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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June 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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April 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin pr

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – CLOSED – This bulletin has been superseded by PI1803Y/Z.

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January 21, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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 exhibi

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November 26, 2019 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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November 26, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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November 26, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – CANISTER INSPECTION AND AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC184) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the evaporative system’s existing canister for noise caused

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – CANISTER INSPECTION AND AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC184) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the evaporative system’s existing canister for noise caused

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – COMPLETION STICKER – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Mass

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March 19, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – COMPLETION STICKER – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Mass

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – REV 5 -KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update t

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATOR CANISTER – PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland,

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March 19, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATOR CANISTER – PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland,

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – OWNER LETTER – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister K

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March 19, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – OWNER LETTER – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister K

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – QA – This document is a Question and Answer guide for the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – QA – This document is a Question and Answer guide for the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Aux

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Aux

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – Announces the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister Kit t

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – Announces the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister Kit t

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October 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 8, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

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 s

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November 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 s

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November 8, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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 s

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April 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 5, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 3, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 3, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 30, 2019 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

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

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April 30, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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May 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 16, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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April 3, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 3, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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February 11, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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February 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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January 18, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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January 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 9, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 31, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 25, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 30, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 25, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 25, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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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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February 16, 2018 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

TSB – DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY – This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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November 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.

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December 13, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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December 13, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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September 5, 2013 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

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

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September 5, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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September 30, 2013 103300 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

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

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September 30, 2013 103400 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

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

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August 12, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 10, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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July 26, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 14, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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September 1, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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June 27, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION – When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.

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September 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 15, 2014 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

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

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April 15, 2014 176100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

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

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May 19, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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May 19, 2014 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

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

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May 22, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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December 5, 2016 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

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

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December 5, 2016 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

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

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December 5, 2016 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 – SERVICE CAMPAIGN – Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals – Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the

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December 6, 2016 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

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

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September 29, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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January 25, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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November 15, 2012 220000 SEATS

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

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November 14, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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January 17, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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September 1, 2013 102300 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

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

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September 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 1, 2013 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

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

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September 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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January 17, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 17, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 9, 2013 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

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

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October 9, 2013 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

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

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October 9, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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October 2, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 3, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 3, 2016 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

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

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May 29, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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January 18, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS – If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

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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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March 21, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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March 21, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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February 28, 2017 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

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

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January 3, 2017 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

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

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October 31, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 31, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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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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September 1, 2013 072000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

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

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September 1, 2013 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

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

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September 1, 2013 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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

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April 1, 2015 052310 PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *LJ

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March 7, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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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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August 24, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 24, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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August 24, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 19, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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October 19, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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November 1, 2011 111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

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

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December 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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July 1, 2014 174200 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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July 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 3, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

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August 12, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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September 30, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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February 6, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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February 6, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 1, 2012 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

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

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February 11, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 11, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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February 9, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS – KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 20

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February 9, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS – KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 20

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February 9, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS – KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 2012-2013

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February 9, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS – KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 2012-2013

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February 27, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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February 27, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 26, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

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

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June 26, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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