2015 KIA Soul EV

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

2 Recalls for 2015 KIA Soul EV

Recall Date Component Summary
September 29, 2017 STEERING

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC155. Note: This recall supersedes campaigns 14V-332 and 15V-736. Vehicles previously remedied under those numbers are being recalled again under this campaign.

July 2, 2020 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Kia Soul Electric Vehicle (EV) vehicles. The parking mechanism may become damaged if the driver moves the gear shift lever into Park ‘P’ before the vehicle comes to a complete stop. If the parking mechanism is damaged, unintended vehicle movement may occur when the gear shift lever is in the Park ‘P’ position and the parking brake is not applied.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will update the electronic control unit software, free of charge. The recall began August 7, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC191.

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Date Component  

5 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2015 KIA Soul EV

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Date Component  
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10992957
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10971756
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11164351
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11089999
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11076517
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102 Investigations for 2015 KIA Soul EV

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS:SWITCH
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ENGINE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
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72 Service Alerts for 2015 KIA Soul EV

Date Description
April 7, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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April 7, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – 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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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 15, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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September 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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September 10, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the renotification to the 2014-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2002B) performed. Upon completion, Kia will warrant any

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September 10, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the renotification to the 2014-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2002B) performed. Upon completion, Kia will warrant any

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August 19, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – 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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June 4, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

PIT STOP: A/C DYE FOR E-COMPRESSOR EQUIPPED VEHICLES – This bulletin provides information on the proper non-conductive A/C system leak detection dye to be used in all EV, HEV, and PHEV models equipped with an electric A/C compressor.

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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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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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August 7, 2020 035000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – 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 bulle

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August 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – 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 bulle

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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 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AFTER REPLACEMENT OF BATTERY PACK OR BMS – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Manageme

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June 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR – ELECTRICAL A/C COMPRESSOR – This bulletin provides information regarding partial repair of the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor assembly on some 2011MY~ Optima (TF HEV, JF HEV/PHEV/EV), Soul (PS

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June 3, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR – ELECTRICAL A/C COMPRESSOR – This bulletin provides information regarding partial repair of the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor assembly on some 2011MY~ Optima (TF HEV, JF HEV/PHEV/EV), Soul (PS

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June 3, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR – ELECTRICAL A/C COMPRESSOR – This bulletin provides information regarding partial repair of the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor assembly on some 2011MY~ Optima (TF HEV, JF HEV/PHEV/EV), Soul (PS

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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 23, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the repair procedure for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system

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August 14, 2019 114005 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL

TSBCHA098: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR GUIDE FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin provides the repair guide for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system on some 2014-2019MY Kia EV/Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid vehicles listed (see table), whi

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May 17, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

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May 17, 2019 114300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

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May 17, 2019 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

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August 28, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TSBCHA098_R1: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the repair procedure for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system on some 2014-2

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December 20, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AFTER REPLACEMENT OF BATTERY PACK OR BMS – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2015-2017MY Soul EV (PSEV) vehicles, produced from July 15, 2014

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January 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY – This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?.

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June 12, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TSB – Combination TSB/SA: Battery Management System (BMS) Logic Improvement (ELE134/SA297) (Rev 1) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Battery Management Syst

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March 2, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

PITSTOP – EXTRACTING BMS DATA FOR RANGE CONCERNS PRIOR TO PERFORMING UPDATES – For any customers experiencing a range concern with their vehicle, all Battery Management System (BMS) current data should be extracted and reviewed to verify th

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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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November 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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August 12, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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October 25, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: OBC UPDATE, INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA306) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update, inspect, and if necessary, replace the On-Board Charger (OBC) on some 2015-17MY Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles, produced fro

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June 6, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE: BMS (BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA297) – This bulletin provides information related to the BMS (Battery Management System) software upgrade for some Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles produced from

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December 20, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT – This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 – 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 – 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to

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December 20, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT – This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 – 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 – 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to

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October 28, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as “high-voltage batteries” or H

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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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October 14, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: CHARGE PORT MANUAL RELEASE HANDLE CONCERNS – When attempting to use the manual/emergency release for the charge port on 2015MY Soul EV, it may appear as if the mechanism attached to the release handle has become detached from its m

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October 14, 2014 358100 EQUIPMENT:EMERGENCY:ESCAPE/EGRESS/EXIT

PITSTOP: CHARGE PORT MANUAL RELEASE HANDLE CONCERNS – When attempting to use the manual/emergency release for the charge port on 2015MY Soul EV, it may appear as if the mechanism attached to the release handle has become detached from its m

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October 8, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT ON SOUL EV – This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015MY Soul EV (PS EV).

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October 13, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: EV AND HYBRID A/C SYSTEM SERVICING REQUIREMENTS – The Soul Electric Vehicle (EV) and the Optima Hybrid use an A/C compressor that is driven by a high-voltage electric motor rather than by a belt. Both the motor and compressor are in on

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October 13, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: EV AND HYBRID A/C SYSTEM SERVICING REQUIREMENTS – The Soul Electric Vehicle (EV) and the Optima Hybrid use an A/C compressor that is driven by a high-voltage electric motor rather than by a belt. Both the motor and compressor are in on

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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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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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May 22, 2015 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

PITSTOP: CHECKING FOR BATTERY STATE OF HEALTH (SOH) AFTER RANGE PERFORMANCE COMPLAINTS – WHEN ENCOUNTERING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS RELATED TO LOWER THAN EXPECTED RANGE PERFORMANCE FROM THE VEHICLE, CHECK AND RECORD THE BATTERY STATE OF HEALTH

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June 18, 2015 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TSB: 12V AND HIGH-VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERY RECEIVING INSPECTION AND IN STORAGE MAINTENANCE – THIS BULLETIN OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE FOR CHARGING THE 12V AND THE HIGH-VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERIES ON SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLES WHILE IN DEALER INVENTORY. AL

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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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June 29, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROUGH JANUARY 14, 2015, TO RESOLVE CONCERNS RELATED T

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June 29, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROUGH JANUARY 14, 2015, TO RESOLVE CONCERNS RELATED T

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