2013 KIA SOUL

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

2 Recalls for 2013 KIA SOUL

Recall Date Component Summary
February 22, 2019 ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
engines. High exhaust gas temperatures may damage the catalytic converter, possibly resulting in abnormal engine combustion and damage to one or more of the engine’s pistons and possible piston connecting rod failure.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the Catalytic Overheating Protection Engine Control Unit logic to prevent overheating of the catalytic converter. In addition, the catalytic converter will also be replaced if it has been damaged. Depending on the extent of any damage, the engine may also be replaced, free of charge. The recall began April 17, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC176.

December 29, 2014 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kia Soul vehicles manufactured January 8, 2009, to October 2, 2013, equipped with a sun roof. A headliner plate may detach during deployment of the curtain air bag.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will install industrial adhesive strips to secure the headliner plates, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC112.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2013 KIA SOUL

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329 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2013 KIA SOUL

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Date Component  
STEERING
ODI Number: 11282777
STEERING
ODI Number: 11415103
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414788
STEERING
ODI Number: 11330918
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11408041
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11408041
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404687
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403216
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399102
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399366
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11398160
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11398420
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398725
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11397055
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396626
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10916121
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11000341
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10990756
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10991941
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10992702
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10993204
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10969227
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10896670
SEAT BELTS | SERVICE BRAKES | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10895408
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10895402
STEERING
ODI Number: 10895354
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 10947248
STEERING
ODI Number: 11390686
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395601
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395562
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11389941
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390280
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389180
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387197
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | STEERING
ODI Number: 11386421
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386417
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11386160
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11377951
STEERING
ODI Number: 11383184
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383522
STEERING
ODI Number: 11383902
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11378002
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383499
STEERING
ODI Number: 11382821
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11377055
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377368
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11377130
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374229
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374809
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11373687
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11372443
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365188
STEERING
ODI Number: 11364892
STEERING
ODI Number: 11366767
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363529
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11361399
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11361388
STEERING
ODI Number: 11353123
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11352564
STEERING
ODI Number: 11352495
STEERING
ODI Number: 11352152
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11352703
STEERING
ODI Number: 11351757
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11350270
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11348745
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11350394
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350196
STEERING
ODI Number: 11343183
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11342650
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343594
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11343004
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11343546
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11338842
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11340660
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339893
STEERING
ODI Number: 11330918
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11328877
STEERING
ODI Number: 11327167
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11326617
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11327497
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321950
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11323750
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11321922
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321904
STEERING
ODI Number: 11324717
SEAT BELTS | SEATS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11322205
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11323440
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320349
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11319998
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11319446
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321378
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11320710
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321536
STEERING
ODI Number: 11319055
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11316535
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11316676
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11318693
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11317127
STEERING
ODI Number: 11315606
STEERING
ODI Number: 11307821
STEERING
ODI Number: 11308004
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11309804
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309794
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11310101
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11308233
STEERING
ODI Number: 11306696
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299775
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290145
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290257
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11287634
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11288131
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11282128
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281289
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279805
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279623
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11279080
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278315
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279888
STEERING
ODI Number: 11278399
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11270107
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11271459
STEERING
ODI Number: 11270256
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11270539
STEERING
ODI Number: 11269877
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245238
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245302
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244250
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244422
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11242620
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241747
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11234222
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267753
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268888
STEERING
ODI Number: 11269201
STEERING
ODI Number: 11257985
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11266028
STEERING
ODI Number: 11258439
STEERING
ODI Number: 11256924
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11257756
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255097
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11252458
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11207316
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11207840
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11206944
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207093
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11206877
STEERING
ODI Number: 11209307
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11205317
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204521
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204507
STEERING
ODI Number: 11204714
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204709
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204492
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204684
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203766
STEERING
ODI Number: 11204096
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203739
STEERING
ODI Number: 11203735
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11206544
STEERING
ODI Number: 11203425
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11202670
STEERING
ODI Number: 11203017
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203170
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11193249
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193555
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193553
STEERING
ODI Number: 11193860
STEERING
ODI Number: 11192541
STEERING
ODI Number: 11195483
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11194486
STEERING
ODI Number: 11231257
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11230579
STEERING
ODI Number: 11230185
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11222406
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11223078
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222221
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221482
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 11222172
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221430
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222103
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222098
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220114
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11219553
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219054
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11220774
STEERING
ODI Number: 11217807
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209661
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11210402
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11210031
STEERING
ODI Number: 11172545
STEERING
ODI Number: 11173724
STEERING
ODI Number: 11173679
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11172247
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11173637
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11170550
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163325
STEERING
ODI Number: 11163660
STEERING
ODI Number: 11156955
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11130771
STEERING
ODI Number: 11130602
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11129356
STEERING
ODI Number: 11129491
STEERING
ODI Number: 11130664
STEERING
ODI Number: 11128124
STEERING
ODI Number: 11124673
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11121162
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11120842
STEERING
ODI Number: 11096882
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11092304
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11092235
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11191115
STEERING
ODI Number: 11191018
STEERING
ODI Number: 11190315
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11191723
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11191206
STEERING
ODI Number: 11191546
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11192140
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184645
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184628
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 11185737
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184912
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11185989
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11181166
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11183671
STEERING
ODI Number: 11184004
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183293
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183279
STEERING
ODI Number: 11183066
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183909
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183535
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183188
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183355
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184035
STEERING
ODI Number: 11176497
STEERING
ODI Number: 11176634
STEERING
ODI Number: 11176164
STEERING
ODI Number: 11179923
STEERING
ODI Number: 11083344
STEERING
ODI Number: 11083142
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11080904
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11080728
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11075588
STEERING
ODI Number: 11074483
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11073641
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11154095
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11154020
STEERING
ODI Number: 11155386
STEERING
ODI Number: 11152095
STEERING
ODI Number: 11144187
STEERING
ODI Number: 11150236
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11141192
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141168
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11118851
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11115650
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11119715
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112510
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11102648
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 11058133
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11048101
STEERING
ODI Number: 11048842
STEERING
ODI Number: 11040905
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11022423
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11018769
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10887481
SEAT BELTS | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10882261
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10863386
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10865183
AIR BAGS | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
ODI Number: 10861762
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10861885
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10836676
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10823777
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10806204
STEERING
ODI Number: 10806444
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10806566
STEERING
ODI Number: 10783742
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10759447
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10745084
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10733190
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10731116
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10724553
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10717884
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10706368
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10713708
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10702480
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10700822
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10694088
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10689579
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10689859
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10679290
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10664441
STEERING
ODI Number: 10654680
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10659308
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10654390
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10650883
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10630786
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10630264
STEERING
ODI Number: 10608256
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | INTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10605256
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10605698
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10596227
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10594247
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
ODI Number: 10588798
STEERING
ODI Number: 10584218
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10575704
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10575071
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10563423
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10560216
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10558634
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10560123
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10561029
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 10558106
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10555115
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10551899
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10553062
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10550499
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10545701
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10537912
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10526393
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10523056
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10514982
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10514820
STEERING
ODI Number: 10513853
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10515045
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10501470
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10494499
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11331600
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11232700
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11103100
STEERING
ODI Number: 11098300
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102 Investigations for 2013 KIA SOUL

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

153 Service Alerts for 2013 KIA SOUL

Date Description
May 25, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: DTC P0011/ P0014/ P0016/ P0017 DUE TO INCORRECT CAMSHAFT RELUCTOR WHEEL CONFIGURATION – This Pitstop provides information on some 2010-2013MY Soul (AM), 2014-2019MY Soul (PS), and 2020~MY Soul (SK3) vehicles equipped with the engin

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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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April 6, 2021 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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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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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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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 20, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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September 20, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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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 15, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: 1.6L GDI WITH MIL ON DTC P050A ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA485) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) system on some 2014-2016MY Soul

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September 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: 1.6L GDI WITH MIL ON DTC P050A ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA485) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) system on some 2014-2016MY Soul

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September 15, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: 1.6L GDI WITH MIL ON DTC P050A ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA485) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) system on some 2014-2016MY Soul

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September 20, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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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 20, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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September 20, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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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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April 6, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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April 6, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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April 2, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A. The coverage has been

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April 2, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A. The coverage has been

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June 15, 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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June 9, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – 1.6L GDI KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin a

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April 15, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in January 2021 (PI2002A and PI2002B, August 2020) tit

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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 30, 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 (PI2002A). The warranty coverage information has been update

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March 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the notification to dealer Parts and Service Managers of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002A). Upon completion of this Pro

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March 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the notification to dealer principals of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002A). Upon completion of this Product Improvement Campaign, Kia w

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April 6, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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April 2, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A. The coverage has been

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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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December 22, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION – NU/GAMMA ENGINES – This bulletin provides information on diagnosing and/or repairing some 2012-2019MY Soul (AM/PS) vehicles (refer to table below for applicable engine), which may exhi

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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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January 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – 1.6L GDI KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin

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January 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – 1.6L GDI KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin

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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 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Communication to Kia Owners – IMPORTANT REMINDER OF ENGINE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINE LONGEVITY – Kia Motors America, Inc. is sending this notice to remind you in detail of the oil and oil filter maintenance requirements provided i

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July 31, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Communication to Kia Owners – IMPORTANT REMINDER OF ENGINE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINE LONGEVITY – Kia Motors America, Inc. is sending this notice to remind you in detail of the oil and oil filter maintenance requirements provided i

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April 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to the correct transmission fluid type and fill quantity requ

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October 15, 2019 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of t

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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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February 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE (PI2002A) – This document is the notification to the Dealer Service Manager advising of a new a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit

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February 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE (PI2002A) – This document is the notification letter to the Dealer Principals advising them of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Uni

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February 20, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection Sys

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February 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (PI2002A) – This document contains questions and answers regarding the Product Improvement Campaign.

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March 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI2002A) – IMPORTANT NOTICE to customers – On February 21, 2020, Kia Motors America, Inc. notified you that it was conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to protect the engine fr

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February 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (PI2002A) – This document is the owner notification letter advising of an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped

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May 3, 2019 010000 STEERING

REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM 2012-2013 MY Soul Vehicles Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Flexible Coupling Warranty Extension Program (WTY013) – If you have incurred expense to remedy this issue prior to the date of this notice, you may

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May 3, 2019 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM 2012-2013 MY Soul Vehicles Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Flexible Coupling Warranty Extension Program (WTY013) – If you have incurred expense to remedy this issue prior to the date of this notice, you may

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May 3, 2019 010000 STEERING

OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Soul Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. In order to maintain these standards, Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage, to all ow

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May 3, 2019 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Soul Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. In order to maintain these standards, Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage, to all ow

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April 30, 2019 010000 STEERING

Q & A: 2012-2013 MY SOUL AND 2014 MY CADENZA VEHICLES MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) FLEXIBLE COUPLING KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM

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April 30, 2019 010000 STEERING

Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers – Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage to all owners of vehicles listed below for the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Flexible Coupling from 5-years/6

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April 30, 2019 010000 STEERING

Attention: All Dealer Principals – Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage to all owners of vehicles listed below for the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Flexible Coupling from 5-years/60,000-miles

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April 29, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – This bulletin is issued to provide information about the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some vehicles which might experience a â¿¿knock⿝ noise originating from the

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April 29, 2019 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – This bulletin is issued to provide information about the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some vehicles which might experience a â¿¿knock⿝ noise originating from the

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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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July 3, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-

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July 3, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB – ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-

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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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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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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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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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February 16, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) – This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-

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May 22, 2014 010000 STEERING

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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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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June 11, 2014 010000 STEERING

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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June 11, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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June 11, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when tur

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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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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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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 21, 2012 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

PITSTOP: AUTO DOOR LOCK OPERATION – ON ALL 2012 AND 2013 SOUL VEHICLES, THE AUTO DOOR LOCK FEATURE FUNCTIONS IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER.

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November 21, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: AUTO DOOR LOCK OPERATION – ON ALL 2012 AND 2013 SOUL VEHICLES, THE AUTO DOOR LOCK FEATURE FUNCTIONS IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER.

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September 4, 2014 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

PITSTOP: REMOTE START SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC HOTLINE – When diagnosing remote start systems, refer to the table shown in this article for detailed information on applicable models, model year and system supplier; along with the applicable Hotlin

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February 5, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PIT STOP: OCV DAMAGE WHEN INSTALLING ENGINE COVER – When re-installing the engine cover on vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GDI engine, make sure not to apply any downward pressure in the area around the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to prevent caus

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February 5, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PIT STOP: OCV DAMAGE WHEN INSTALLING ENGINE COVER – When re-installing the engine cover on vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GDI engine, make sure not to apply any downward pressure in the area around the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to prevent caus

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October 8, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION ? RIO, SOUL 1.6 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128 (SA152) – This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) and some 2012-2013 Soul

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October 8, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION ? RIO, SOUL 1.6 GDI MIL ON WITH DTCS P0456/P0461/P050A/P2188/P2192/P0128 (SA152) – This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade for some 2012-2013MY Rio (UB) and some 2012-2013 Soul

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July 8, 2014 010000 STEERING

TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT – Rev 2 – This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS

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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 16, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE – DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) – This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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March 16, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE – DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) – This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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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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January 11, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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May 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

KIA: NEW INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR VEHICLES EXPERIENCING THE ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM WHICH SHOULD BE REP

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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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July 17, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: MANUAL HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA148) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2012-13MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 11, 2011 TO JUNE 22, 2012, AND EQUIPP

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July 17, 2013 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: MANUAL HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA148) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2012-13MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 11, 2011 TO JUNE 22, 2012, AND EQUIPP

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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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October 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 1, 2013 010000 STEERING

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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February 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2012 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2012 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2012 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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March 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

KIA: ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) THAT ILLUMINATES AND ECM NEEDS REPROGRAMMING WITH LATEST GDS DOWNLOAD. MODEL 2012-14 RIO, 2012-14 SOUL.

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December 13, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA140A). THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE 2013MY SOUL UVO SYSTEM. KIA IS REQUESTING THE COMPLETION OF THIS SERVICE ACTION ON ALL AFFECTED 2013MY SOUL VEHICLES PRIOR TO DELIVER

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December 15, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SERVICE ACTION: INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE(S) INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA205) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE(S) OF SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2012 THROU

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December 15, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE(S) INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA205) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE(S) OF SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2012 THROU

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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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December 20, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 22, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION ADJUSTMENT: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONS TO ADJUST THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION.

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February 22, 2013 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION ADJUSTMENT: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONS TO ADJUST THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION.

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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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July 1, 2015 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

KIA: AN ADDITIONAL APPLICATION OF ANTI-CORROSION PROTECTION WILL BE APPLIED ON SOME VEHICLES UNDERBODY COMPONENTS TO HELP PREVENT CORROSION. MODEL 2004-09 SPECTRA, 2006-10 OPTIMA, 2006-11 RIO 2007-10 RONDO AND 2010-13 SOUL. *PE

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2013 KIA SOUL

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