2013 KIA Sportage

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 Sportage

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

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5 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2013 KIA Sportage

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265 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2013 KIA Sportage

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ENGINE
ODI Number: 11416191
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11415591
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414549
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11413438
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11408412
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407958
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11407308
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406948
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406470
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405375
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405460
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405175
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11404819
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404808
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404799
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404002
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11400404
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11400088
ENGINE | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11399550
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11397971
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396745
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10910177
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11002915
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10992470
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10986224
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10984525
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10979878
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10978950
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10971870
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10969408
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11014490
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11010682
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10894355
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394890
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11388213
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11388747
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386621
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11382899
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11378066
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377905
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377576
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377572
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11377412
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11376197
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10937192
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10938479
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10937403
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11373052
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11372944
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11364770
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11364734
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366669
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366422
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363521
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11362788
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361344
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361251
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361075
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11354399
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11355623
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11353882
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11352528
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11352894
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351194
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351166
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11349536
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350762
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343638
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338647
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11340556
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338241
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11331233
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11330445
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11328345
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11328943
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326621
SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11327394
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11319737
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320161
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11317638
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11312216
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11307652
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309165
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11310225
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11308880
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11302409
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11306883
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11306709
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307237
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11306344
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299497
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301417
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11296623
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297815
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11289330
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11291604
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11288530
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11288672
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281428
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11280194
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279384
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279833
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11271022
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244972
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11251882
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245240
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11246425
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11251955
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244874
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11246718
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11243931
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244402
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240515
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240828
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241792
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240588
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11268057
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267621
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11257996
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258312
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255180
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253209
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11252699
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11252660
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11254683
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11252445
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11254772
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207304
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207812
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11207440
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11208642
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11208266
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204015
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204374
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11205799
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204708
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203791
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11205570
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11196564
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203341
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11194242
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193845
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193317
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11231548
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11221384
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221849
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221842
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11228383
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220952
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11219297
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220731
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217488
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11217796
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210094
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218116
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209459
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218244
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ODI Number: 11171811
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11173165
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11174267
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171113
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11169843
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11163414
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11164447
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11164086
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11160662
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11161821
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11160615
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11162279
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11133357
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11133355
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11132686
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11139065
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11132313
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11131558
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11124537
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11124634
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11101041
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11101695
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11099433
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11101353
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11099365
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11093949
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11097131
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11097109
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11093453
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11089861
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11088980
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11186139
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11182742
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11182898
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11180907
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11179746
STEERING | SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11176379
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11175691
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11082625
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11080067
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11078814
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11079696
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11080708
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11080762
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11075964
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11075624
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11073428
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11154084
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11155544
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150885
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11152115
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11152243
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11151507
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11143850
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150334
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150315
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11149610
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11149606
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11143966
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141486
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141777
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11142587
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11115542
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11118691
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11119954
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11118816
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11115280
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11118748
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114945
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114188
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114689
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114150
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11113817
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11112273
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11110433
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11104162
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11066758
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11064143
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11060785
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11051410
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11051033
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11041488
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11034790
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11031995
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11033001
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11033480
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11030408
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11024230
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11016229
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10860134
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10852709
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10851635
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10762931
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10733104
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10733549
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10732716
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10725163
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10690025
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10679564
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10587061
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10585830
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10575207
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10532797
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10499483
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343600
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11328500
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11384100
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10645000
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1 Investigations for 2013 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.

185 Service Alerts for 2013 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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September 10, 2014 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

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

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September 10, 2014 045200 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

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

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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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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, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 1, 2014 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 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, 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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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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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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December 13, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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December 20, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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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 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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