2016 KIA Forte

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

2 Recalls for 2016 KIA Forte

Recall Date Component Summary
August 9, 2021 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LATCH

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forte 4-door, Forte Koup 2-door, and 2018-2019 Rio 4-door vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, “Internal Trunk Release.”

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 5, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC216.

August 9, 2021 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LATCH

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forte, Forte Koup, and 2018-2019 Rio vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, “Internal Trunk Release.”

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 5, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC216.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 KIA Forte

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65 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 KIA Forte

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Date Component  
STEERING
ODI Number: 11416192
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11404153
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403582
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10906732
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10905091
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10899658
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10894766
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10965755
SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10966009
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10954860
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10947874
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10884639
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10876374
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10938228
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11378627
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11382928
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10924524
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10927327
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10918920
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11325252
STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11320021
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11310562
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11299954
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11281550
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268482
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11256621
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11221479
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11218088
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11217756
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253076
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11242108
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11232895
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11192582
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11193384
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11187456
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183134
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11206159
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11194250
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11195684
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11141847
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11120726
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11113694
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11105012
STRUCTURE:BODY | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11081890
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11075353
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11079434
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11175758
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11175024
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11173477
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11166052
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11060738
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 11058265
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11123873
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11092948
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11093443
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11092062
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11092058
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11046922
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11006028
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10875650
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10872288
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11389222
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389328
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11384216
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11385722
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0 Investigations for 2016 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.

118 Service Alerts for 2016 KIA Forte

Date Description
March 23, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SUBSEQUENT REPAIR ACTION: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2105Y/Z) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published (PI2105) titled “Nu 2.0L GDI – Knock Sensor Detection Sy

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March 23, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBSEQUENT REPAIR ACTION: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2105Y/Z) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published (PI2105) titled “Nu 2.0L GDI – Knock Sensor Detection Sy

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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September 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign (PI2105) to perform a software update on 2016 MY Kia Forte and Forte Koup vehicles equ

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August 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2105).

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August 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 24, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the mar

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August 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2105) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor D

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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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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

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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 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 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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December 4, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

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December 4, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

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December 4, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

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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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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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March 9, 2018 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

PITSTOP – INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION – RESTRICTED FUEL LINE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon accele

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March 9, 2018 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

PITSTOP – INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION – RESTRICTED FUEL LINE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon accele

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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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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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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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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 7, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB – DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) – REVISED – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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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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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 9, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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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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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: 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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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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October 9, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE – THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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October 9, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE – THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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October 6, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM – ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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October 6, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM – ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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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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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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