2014 KIA Forte

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

3 Recalls for 2014 KIA Forte

Recall Date Component Summary
December 1, 2017 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Forte and Forte Koup vehicles. The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. This will allow the brake lights to remain illuminated continuously. It can also allow the shift lever to be moved without depressing the brake pedal, or activate the engine management brake pedal override feature.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 30, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC158.

January 16, 2015 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Forte vehicles manufactured December 5, 2012, to April 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and for vehicles produced from December 5, 2012 to January 27, 2014, dealers will replace the cooling fan resistor and multi-fuse unit. For vehicles produced from January 28, 2014 to April 17, 2014, dealers will replace the multi-fuse unit only. Owners of vehicles with a 1.8L engine will also have the engine control unit software updated. The recall began on February 20, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC113.

December 2, 2020 ENGINE

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

Remedy:

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

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2014 KIA Forte

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253 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2014 KIA Forte

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Date Component  
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11415949
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415717
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11415626
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414589
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414306
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11413459
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412970
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412970
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406722
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11407470
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406722
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405496
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405787
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403400
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11403533
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403958
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404874
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399978
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398567
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11399622
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398567
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11398075
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398201
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11397828
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11396922
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11396990
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11397163
ENGINE | LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST
ODI Number: 11396862
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10925694
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10918082
SEATS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10970429
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11014496
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10906827
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10899806
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10893736
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11395381
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11395641
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11395241
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394525
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11388903
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389042
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389720
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390040
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390509
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11390262
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11390435
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387588
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11378248
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11377904
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11382819
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11375324
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11376122
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10933944
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10926973
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374104
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365425
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11364778
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11365195
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11366584
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11361386
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363472
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11362334
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11355250
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11360370
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11352425
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11353495
STEERING
ODI Number: 11351443
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11352871
STEERING
ODI Number: 11352866
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11349931
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11344280
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343637
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11341458
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339948
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11328392
AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 11327687
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11328540
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11327760
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329597
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11326909
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11320821
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11317643
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11316712
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11318075
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11315635
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309527
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307654
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11308652
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307736
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307084
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11301908
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11302988
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11302615
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11300280
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301489
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297880
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297590
AIR BAGS | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11298870
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11291467
STEERING
ODI Number: 11288979
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11281391
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11281555
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11282363
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11281777
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281286
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11280338
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11279583
STEERING
ODI Number: 11278110
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11270091
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11269915
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11252047
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11252031
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11244579
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11244081
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241992
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11242438
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11232590
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11233448
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11232783
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11234448
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11269552
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267068
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258933
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258720
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255202
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11253783
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253160
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11205133
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204101
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11205174
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11196002
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11193851
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11193636
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11229054
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11229223
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221325
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11221999
STEERING
ODI Number: 11221321
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11228424
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218307
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11220246
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11210660
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11210226
SEAT BELTS | SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11172713
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11172678
STEERING
ODI Number: 11173914
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171973
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11163665
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11164617
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11132568
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11131511
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11130517
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11120494
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11101534
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11092293
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11092181
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11090123
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11085167
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11084680
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11090319
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11191449
STEERING
ODI Number: 11190324
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11185864
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11184172
STEERING
ODI Number: 11183468
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11182791
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 11176611
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11179793
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11176074
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11175085
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11081884
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11080068
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11080377
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11079461
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 11078148
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11078387
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11154793
STEERING
ODI Number: 11151044
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11149473
STEERING
ODI Number: 11141332
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11142328
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141568
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11141374
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11118352
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11119941
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11118836
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11112815
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11112375
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11114396
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11114043
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112156
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11112469
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11113392
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11102522
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11064999
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11065434
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11065605
STEERING
ODI Number: 11054698
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11046543
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 11029688
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10885161
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10860329
SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10854338
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10850671
TIRES
ODI Number: 10816160
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10811378
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
ODI Number: 10777688
TIRES
ODI Number: 10749173
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10746997
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10726592
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10712412
POWER TRAIN | STEERING | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10703084
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10700697
TIRES
ODI Number: 10694572
TIRES
ODI Number: 10693342
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10692201
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10692949
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10689467
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10682837
SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10683076
SEATS | STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10679193
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10672819
TIRES
ODI Number: 10671014
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10671490
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10662832
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10661087
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10641716
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10639468
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10633424
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10626778
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10619114
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10614825
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10616561
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10608748
STRUCTURE:BODY | TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10597922
STRUCTURE:BODY | TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10597920
STRUCTURE:BODY | TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10597919
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
ODI Number: 10594872
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10592296
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10586259
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10579416
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 10579471
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10576713
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10578310
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10575916
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10575749
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SEATS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10563944
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10565838
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10549909
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 10875300
SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10954000
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11154200
STEERING
ODI Number: 11120400
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0 Investigations for 2014 KIA Forte

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

184 Service Alerts for 2014 KIA Forte

Date Description
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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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 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – 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 bulletin prov

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April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area.

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September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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September 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area.

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September 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Th

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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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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: CLOCKSPRING REPLACEMENT FOR AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON – DTC B1346/B1481 – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the

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March 11, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: CLOCKSPRING REPLACEMENT FOR AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON – DTC B1346/B1481 – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the

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December 3, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: CLOCKSPRING REPLACEMENT FOR AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON â¿¿ DTC B1346/B1481 – This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the driverâ¿¿s airbag clock spring assembly on some 2012-2013MY Ri

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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 21, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – 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 bulletin prov

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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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 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE – This bulletin provides information on setting the “Service Interval Reminder” feature available on most Kia vehicles. If the service interval reminder is set, the customer will be 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 23, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: This document is the Request for Reimbursement form for the 2014-2015 MY Kia Forte and Forte Koup vehicle owners to use in the event they incurred expenses related to this Extended Warranty Program prior to t

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October 23, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

WARRANTY EXTENSION – NOTICE TO FORTE AND FORTE KOUP VEHICLE OWNERS – This document is notice to the owners of the 2014-2015 MY Kia Forte and Forte Koup vehicles of the warranty extension on the driver’s front airbag clock spring assembly to

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October 14, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

WARRANTY EXTENSION: QA – This document is the frequently asked question and answer document for the warranty extension (WTY017) on the driver’s front airbag clock spring assembly to fifteen (15) years with unlimited mileage, starting from

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October 14, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

WARRANTY EXTENSION – NOTICE TO DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS – This document is notice to the dealer parts and service managers of the warranty extension on the driver’s front airbag clock spring assembly on 2012-2013 MY Rio and 2014-20

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October 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

WARRANTY EXTENSION – NOTICE TO DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS – This document is notice to the dealer parts and service managers of the warranty extension on the driver’s front airbag clock spring assembly on 2012-2013 MY Rio and 2014-20

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October 14, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

WARRANTY EXTENSION – NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS – This document is notice to the dealer principals of the warranty extension on the driver’s front airbag clock spring assembly on 2012-2013 MY Rio and 2014-2015 MY Forte and Forte Koup vehic

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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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September 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – NU 2.0L GDI SULEV CATALYST HEATING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SC180) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Engine Control Module (ECM) software on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) Nu 2.0L GDI SULEV v

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September 10, 2019 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – NU 2.0L GDI SULEV CATALYST HEATING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SC180) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Engine Control Module (ECM) software on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) Nu 2.0L GDI SULEV v

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September 13, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC180 Owner Notification Letter – Dear Kia Forte Owner, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on the Engine Control Module. Kia has become aware that certain 2014-2

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September 13, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC180 Owner Notification Letter – Dear Kia Forte Owner, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on the Engine Control Module. Kia has become aware that certain 2014-2

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September 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC180 Owner Notification Letter – Dear Kia Forte Owner, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on the Engine Control Module. Kia has become aware that certain 2014-2

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April 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROL MALFUNCTION – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the clock spring assembly on some 2014-2018MY Forte (YD/YDm) vehicles, produced from February 20, 2013 throug

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April 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROL MALFUNCTION – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the clock spring assembly on some 2014-2018MY Forte (YD/YDm) vehicles, produced from February 20, 2013 throug

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April 5, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TSB: STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROL MALFUNCTION – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the clock spring assembly on some 2014-2018MY Forte (YD/YDm) vehicles, produced from February 20, 2013 throug

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June 11, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TSB: AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-2018MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1

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September 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC180 – This document is the dealer principal notification advising of a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine, to update the catalyst heating logic

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September 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC180 – This document contains questions and answers regarding the SC180 Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine to update the catalyst heating logic in th

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September 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC180 – This document contains questions and answers regarding the SC180 Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine to update the catalyst heating logic in th

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September 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC180 – This document contains questions and answers regarding the SC180 Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine to update the catalyst heating logic in th

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September 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC180 – This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification of the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine to update the catalyst heating logic in the

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September 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC180 – This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification of the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine to update the catalyst heating logic in the

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September 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC180 – This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification of the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte vehicles equipped with the 2.0-liter GDI SULEV engine to update the catalyst heating logic in the

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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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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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April 27, 2018 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

TSB – CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION AND AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-18MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1, 201

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April 6, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TSB – HEAD UNIT MISMATCH WITH MICROPHONE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding correct 3.3 Volt and 8 Volt microphone (MIC) matching with head unit part numbers on

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March 12, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – HEAD UNIT MISMATCH WITH MICROPHONE – This bulletin provides information regarding correct 3.3 Volt and 8 Volt microphone (MIC) matching with head unit part numbers on some 2014-2015MY vehicles.

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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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January 9, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SC150 – OWNER LETTER – Notice to vehicle owners advising them of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards, to

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January 9, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC150 – OWNER LETTER – Notice to vehicle owners advising them of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards, to

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January 9, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

SC150 – EMISSIONS LABEL – to affix under the hood of the vehicle once the campaign has been completed.

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January 25, 2018 010000 STEERING

TSB – STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,

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January 25, 2018 013000 STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

TSB – STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,

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January 25, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,

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January 31, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

PITSTOP – INSTANTANEOUS FUEL MILEAGE NOT PRESENT ON INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY – This Pitstop provides information regarding the instantaneous fuel mileage not displayed in the fuel economy menu of the trip computer in Type A instrument clu

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January 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC150 – TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) – This publication gives the dealers the instructions on how to do the repair.

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January 22, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SC150 – TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) – This publication gives the dealers the instructions on how to do the repair.

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January 9, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC150 – QA – List of Campaign Questions and Answers

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January 9, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SC150 – QA – List of Campaign Questions and Answers

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January 9, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SC150 -PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD – Dealers to give customers in California and the S.177 States Proof of Correction Cards showing that the recall has been completed.

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January 9, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC150 -PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD – Dealers to give customers in California and the S.177 States Proof of Correction Cards showing that the recall has been completed.

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January 9, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SC150 – NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS – Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions

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January 9, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC150 – NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS – Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions

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January 9, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC150 – NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS – Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions

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January 9, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SC150 – NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS – Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,

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January 9, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC150 – NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS – Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,

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January 9, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC150 – NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS – Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,

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December 6, 2017 200000 WHEELS

TSB – FRONT WHEEL HUB BEARING AND CASTLE NUTS REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front wheel hub bearing and both front castle nuts on some 2014MY Forte (YD) vehicles, produced from February 18, 2013 through F

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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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September 26, 2017 020000 SUSPENSION

TSB – COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE (SA312) – REVISED – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the alternator pulley on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 1.8L and 2.0L Nu engines, produced from Fe

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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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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 1, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TECH TIP: System Setting DTC P0461A – This article provides the repair procedure for System Setting DTC P0461A.

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June 6, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

PITSTOP: DIAGNOSING SIRIUS TRAFFIC ISSUES – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to specific Sirius traffic customer complaints, as detailed in this Article.

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June 20, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: TESTING A/C COMPRESSOR FUNCTION USING GDS – This bulletin provides information on a new procedure to test A/C compressor function using the GDS.

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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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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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November 30, 2016 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT (SA260) – This bulletin describes the procedure to replace both rear door power window motors on some 2014-15MY Forte (YD) vehicles, produced from February 1, 2013 throu

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November 30, 2016 137200 VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WINDOW MOTOR REPLACEMENT (SA260) – This bulletin describes the procedure to replace both rear door power window motors on some 2014-15MY Forte (YD) vehicles, produced from February 1, 2013 throu

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August 20, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION – Some 2014MY Forte vehicles, manufactured prior to September 2013, may exhibit a clicking type noise from the front suspension when carrying a full load of passengers and turning the wheel in e

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August 20, 2014 200000 WHEELS

PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION – Some 2014MY Forte vehicles, manufactured prior to September 2013, may exhibit a clicking type noise from the front suspension when carrying a full load of passengers and turning the wheel in e

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August 6, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB: NAVIGATION UNIT PART NUMBER AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY – This bulletin provides information regarding navigation unit part numbers, and compatible SD Card part numbers, for some Cadenza (VG), Sorento (XMa) and Forte (YD) vehicles.

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August 22, 2014 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC005) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the engine control unit (ECU) in certain vehicles sold in

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February 28, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: UVO UPGRADE ? SORENTO (XM) AND FORTE (YD) – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014MY Sorento (XM), produced from January 22, 2013 through April 30, 2013, and 2014MY Forte (YD), produced from Janu

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February 28, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: UVO UPGRADE ? SORENTO (XM) AND FORTE (YD) – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014MY Sorento (XM), produced from January 22, 2013 through April 30, 2013, and 2014MY Forte (YD), produced from Janu

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November 15, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC P0461 (SA156) – This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for 2014MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 2.0L GDI engine, produced from January 31, 2013 to Septembe

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November 15, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ECM UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC P0461 (SA156) – This bulletin provides information related to an ECM software upgrade for 2014MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 2.0L GDI engine, produced from January 31, 2013 to Septembe

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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 17, 2013 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC005) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the engine control unit (ECU) in certain vehicles sold in

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October 11, 2013 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: GAP BETWEEN FORTE SPOILER AND TRUNK LID (SA154) – Some 2014MY Forte vehicles produced from April 24, 2013 to August 27, 2013 and equipped with a Kia accessory spoiler, may exhibit a gap forming between the adhesive tape

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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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November 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

KIA: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND TO PREVENT OR CORRECT THIS CONDITION, THE ECM NEED TO BE REPROGRAMMED. MODEL 2015 FORTE. *PE

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April 21, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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April 21, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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April 28, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

PITSTOP: FRAMELESS WINDOW SHORT DROP FEATURE INOPERATIVE – SOME FORTE KOUP (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 2014, MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY WHEN OPENING/CLOSING THE DOORS IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES, DUE TO THE OPERATION OF THE SHORT

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April 28, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PITSTOP: FRAMELESS WINDOW SHORT DROP FEATURE INOPERATIVE – SOME FORTE KOUP (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 2014, MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY WHEN OPENING/CLOSING THE DOORS IN FREEZING TEMPERATURES, DUE TO THE OPERATION OF THE SHORT

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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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April 17, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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April 17, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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April 17, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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October 14, 2014 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

PITSTOP: NO START OR HARD TO START CONCERNS – Some 2014~2015MY Forte Koup / 5 DR equipped with a 1.6L GDI Turbo and produced before July 14, 2014, may experience a hard to start concern or idle rpm fluctuations while stationary. If you enco

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October 14, 2014 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

PITSTOP: NO START OR HARD TO START CONCERNS – Some 2014~2015MY Forte Koup / 5 DR equipped with a 1.6L GDI Turbo and produced before July 14, 2014, may experience a hard to start concern or idle rpm fluctuations while stationary. If you enco

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October 14, 2014 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

PITSTOP: NO START OR HARD TO START CONCERNS – Some 2014~2015MY Forte Koup / 5 DR equipped with a 1.6L GDI Turbo and produced before July 14, 2014, may experience a hard to start concern or idle rpm fluctuations while stationary. If you enco

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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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October 7, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: GENERAL INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS FOR SMART KEY FOB SYSTEMS AND START/STOP BUTTONS – This bulletin provides information related to the Smart Key Systems on vehicles equipped with A/T (automatic transaxle) and Start/Stop Buttons (SSB).

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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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March 15, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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March 2, 2016 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

TSB: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR COMBINATION TAIL LAMP(S) – ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHIC

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March 2, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

TSB: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR COMBINATION TAIL LAMP(S) – ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHIC

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March 2, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR COMBINATION TAIL LAMP(S) – ON SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHIC

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June 23, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE – MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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June 23, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE – MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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June 29, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AN

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June 29, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: COMBINED TSB /SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON WITH DTC C1212 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA216) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF SOME 2014~2015MY FORTE (YD), PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 7, 2013 TO APRIL 16, 2015, AN

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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, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

KIA: MY FORTE 2014-2015 SOME MODELS MAY EXPERIENCE A HARD OR NO START WHILE STATIONARY. *LJ

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September 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 1, 2012 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 1, 2014 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 1, 2013 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 17, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE “INCOMING

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March 17, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE “INCOMING

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April 3, 2015 160000 STRUCTURE

PITSTOP: WATER LEAKING INTO TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA – ON SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO MAY 21, 2014, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF WATER LEAKING INTO THE TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA, AFTER A RAINSTORM OR A C

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April 3, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: WATER LEAKING INTO TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA – ON SOME 2014MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO MAY 21, 2014, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF WATER LEAKING INTO THE TRUNK AND/OR REAR FLOORBOARD AREA, AFTER A RAINSTORM OR A C

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September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR PULLEY. SOME 2014-16MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES WITH 1.8L AND 2.0L NU ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE AN UNUSUAL ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE THAT IS SOMETIMES MOR

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August 3, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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August 12, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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September 2, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION – SOME 2014-2016MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLICKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN CARRYING A FULL LOAD OF PASSENGERS AND TURNING THE WHEEL IN EITHER DIRECTION AT LOW SPEEDS

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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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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 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

KIA: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) VARIATION HAS NOT LEARNED CAUSING MISFIRE OF ENGINE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) TO COME IN DASH. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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