2016 KIA Sorento

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

7 Recalls for 2016 KIA Sorento

Recall Date Component Summary
August 10, 2022 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2016 Sedona and Sorento vehicles. The vehicles may have been manufactured with faulty automatic transmission shift lever assembly components, preventing the shift lever from locking, which can allow the vehicle to rollaway.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and replace the automatic transmission shift lever assembly components, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 7, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC246.

December 19, 2018 ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Optima, 2012-2017 Sorento and 2011-2018 Sportage vehicles that previously received an engine replacement under recall number 17V-224, warranty, or the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) Product Improvement Campaign. The high pressure fuel pipe that connects to the fuel pump outlet may have been damaged, misaligned or improperly torqued during the engine replacement procedure, possibly causing a fuel leak.

Remedy:

Kia has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pipe, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 17, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC172.

November 30, 2016 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | TRAILER HITCHES

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to August 25, 2016, and 2017 Sportage vehicles manufactured December 10, 2015, to August 26, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, ” Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the trailer tow hitch harness, free of charge. The recall began January 18, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC142.

October 24, 2016 SEATS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured March 3, 2016 to March 21, 2016. The driver’s seatback frame may have been produced with inadequate weld joints and, as a result, the seatback may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds and replace the driver seatback frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 9, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC140.

June 29, 2016 SUSPENSION:REAR

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles. A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross-member, replacing the rear cross-member assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 27, 2016. Owners may contact Kia Customer Service Department at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC137.

July 14, 2015 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured October 23, 2014, to December 10, 2014. The affected vehicles have a front passenger seat belt whose buckle latch assembly may prevent the front passenger from fastening the seat belt.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat belt buckle cover, free of charge. The recall began on August 18, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC123.

February 13, 2015 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 19, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC115.

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4 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 KIA Sorento

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334 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 KIA Sorento

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11416174
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415979
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415414
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11412909
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11408324
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11407173
STEERING
ODI Number: 11407460
STEERING
ODI Number: 11407374
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11407197
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11406983
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396426
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406728
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406399
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406400
STEERING
ODI Number: 11406349
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11402922
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11403257
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403084
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403906
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404545
STEERING
ODI Number: 11404895
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11405196
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11400293
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399888
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11400246
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11399005
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11397593
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11397642
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396426
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396865
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396426
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11396717
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11396059
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10907351
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10908432
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10904942
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10990533
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10990627
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10991605
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10983615
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10970888
STEERING
ODI Number: 10959011
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10957517
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10948171
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10947297
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11000480
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 10995636
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10993030
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10993088
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10893348
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10891549
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10888145
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10884095
POWER TRAIN | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10885159
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10943848
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10946188
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10929412
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11377859
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377118
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11377603
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11376778
STEERING
ODI Number: 11377758
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11378188
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11378242
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11382785
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:BULBS
ODI Number: 11375343
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374807
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11366739
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11366555
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11366970
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365154
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11372993
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11372715
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11364138
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363234
STEERING
ODI Number: 11364637
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11362845
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11362844
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11361765
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11355363
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11361338
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360914
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11361258
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361252
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11362115
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361668
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361592
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10927051
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10918513
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11354461
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11355205
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11351647
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350224
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11351686
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11352245
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11343266
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11342974
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11342613
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11342879
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 11349078
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343781
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11341885
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 11341875
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11342048
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11338644
STEERING
ODI Number: 11331039
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11330137
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11330963
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11331108
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11327573
STEERING
ODI Number: 11326686
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11324002
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11320835
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320498
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11321948
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11322056
STEERING
ODI Number: 11322975
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11319864
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11319956
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11316972
STEERING
ODI Number: 11310695
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11308862
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11310826
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11303001
STEERING
ODI Number: 11307010
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11306702
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11306787
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11306480
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11300114
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11301809
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301533
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11302678
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11301902
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11298663
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11297553
STEERING
ODI Number: 11298503
STEERING
ODI Number: 11298071
STEERING
ODI Number: 11299269
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11298551
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299802
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11299586
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11299475
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11292048
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11292015
STEERING
ODI Number: 11292319
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11291297
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11289713
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11283083
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11282304
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11286348
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278395
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11270432
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11268447
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11268655
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268360
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11266658
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11266977
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11265921
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11257173
STEERING
ODI Number: 11255246
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255717
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255707
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11254444
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11231283
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11231988
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11229511
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11228973
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11229824
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229955
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219836
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11218647
STEERING
ODI Number: 11218333
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11252752
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11251987
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 11251963
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11253262
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11253228
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11244137
STEERING
ODI Number: 11244963
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11244643
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11241493
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11240491
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240263
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11240303
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193491
STEERING
ODI Number: 11186213
STEERING
ODI Number: 11183813
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183481
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11180588
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11181246
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11182156
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11181299
STEERING
ODI Number: 11182197
STEERING
ODI Number: 11176470
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11210047
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11206269
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11205689
STEERING
ODI Number: 11204136
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11203273
STEERING
ODI Number: 11202534
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203042
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11196645
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11194067
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11195882
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11152918
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11150250
ENGINE | SEATS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11150346
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11142388
STEERING
ODI Number: 11142375
STEERING
ODI Number: 11144581
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11142903
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11120930
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11115123
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11115350
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11113425
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11118212
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11115749
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11111193
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11111110
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11110349
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11110474
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11104174
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11085077
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11085053
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11084479
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11082492
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11080013
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11081109
STEERING
ODI Number: 11080648
STEERING
ODI Number: 11074389
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11173111
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11173574
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11172326
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11172325
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11170444
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11171606
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170577
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11172508
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11165746
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11164280
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11063217
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11062264
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11063683
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11058476
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11058141
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11058525
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11058260
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11057448
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11057422
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11057421
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11057411
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11057405
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11055951
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11139706
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11141057
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11132413
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11132836
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11128744
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11128731
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11129303
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11129977
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11123090
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11122239
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11121787
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11123623
SEATS
ODI Number: 11124202
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11101127
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11093688
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11091946
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11092368
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11091446
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11091574
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11052902
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11046657
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11043974
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11044978
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11044513
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11032654
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11033167
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11030375
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11024932
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11031983
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11031865
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11021721
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11024699
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11024228
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11018774
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11006672
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11001798
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10871359
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10865192
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10854091
SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10860599
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10825373
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10825364
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10837655
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10818332
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10818710
ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10816108
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 10808874
STEERING
ODI Number: 10808248
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10808918
STEERING
ODI Number: 10806207
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10806192
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10789287
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10785584
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10782062
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10758978
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
ODI Number: 10748410
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10744244
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10734793
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10721462
STEERING
ODI Number: 10715078
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10713088
SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10702705
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11326700
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387815
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11388191
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11384633
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:BULBS
ODI Number: 11384576
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11390697
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11390630
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386205
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386467
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11384089
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11395143
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11387185
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11385521
STEERING
ODI Number: 11383286
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383116
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394586
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394366
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11388417
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11388679
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282 Service Alerts for 2016 KIA Sorento

Date Description
July 20, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: TRAILER HITCH ACCESSORY FUSE REQUIREMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the trailer hitch accessory installation on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Note that the Kia trailer hitch accesso

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

July 20, 2022 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: TRAILER HITCH ACCESSORY FUSE REQUIREMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the trailer hitch accessory installation on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Note that the Kia trailer hitch accesso

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

July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: 2.4L GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC234) – This bulletin provides the procedure for the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles equipped with

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

July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: 2.4L GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC234) – This bulletin provides the procedure for the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles equipped with

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

July 14, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an auxiliary evaporative canister in your vehicle to ensure

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

July 14, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an auxiliary evaporative canister in your vehicle to ensure

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

July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC234).

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

July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC234).

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC234_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC234_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC234_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC234_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporat

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporat

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June 23, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: 2.0L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC201) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the marg

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April 20, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: INJECTOR HARNESS ROUTING FOR PI1802Y/Z AND PI1803Y/Z ENGINE REPLACEMENTS – This bulletin provides information to address a no-start or hard start with poor running condition after engine replacement under PI1802Y/Z or PI1803Y/Z. So

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April 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: REIMBURSEMENT FORM – This document is a Reimbursement Request form for 14-18 MY Sorento customers which was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same matt

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April 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs that may be necessary to address an Oil Pressure Switch leak in 2014-2018 MY Sorent

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April 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the warranty extension (WTY026).

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April 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY026. Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage

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April 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY026. Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the repairs related to the O

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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November 4, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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March 24, 2022 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MDPS WARNING LAMP DIAGNOSTIC INSPECTION & SINGLE PARTS REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the diagnosis of Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS), also known as Electronic Power Steering (EPS)

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March 24, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MDPS WARNING LAMP DIAGNOSTIC INSPECTION & SINGLE PARTS REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the diagnosis of Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS), also known as Electronic Power Steering (EPS)

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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 5, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the Motor Dri

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January 5, 2022 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the Motor Dri

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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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January 5, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited War

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January 5, 2022 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited War

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January 7, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: REIMBURSEMENT FORM – This document is a Reimbursement Request form that was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same matter prior to the warranty extensi

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January 7, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to owners of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs related to the Motor Driven Power Stee

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the warranty extension (WTY023). Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warra

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited War

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the Motor Dri

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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November 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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November 4, 2021 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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January 27, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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October 5, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar

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April 7, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA 220) – 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 provides information

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April 7, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA 220) – 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 provides information

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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 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: FRONT RADAR SENSOR MOUNTING INSPECTION (PS704) – This pitstop provides information regarding front radar sensor alignment on 2014MY and later vehicles that may exhibit a warning light ON related to radar sensor alignment errors in

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August 3, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

PITSTOP: FRONT RADAR SENSOR MOUNTING INSPECTION (PS704) – This pitstop provides information regarding front radar sensor alignment on 2014MY and later vehicles that may exhibit a warning light ON related to radar sensor alignment errors in

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August 13, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF THE DUAL PINION MOTOR DRIVER POWER STEERING SYSTEM – This bulletin provides information regarding the availability of partial repair (depending on faulty components) of the Dual Pinion Motor Dri

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August 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF THE DUAL PINION MOTOR DRIVER POWER STEERING SYSTEM – This bulletin provides information regarding the availability of partial repair (depending on faulty components) of the Dual Pinion Motor Dri

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August 13, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF THE DUAL PINION MOTOR DRIVER POWER STEERING SYSTEM – This bulletin provides information regarding the availability of partial repair (depending on faulty components) of the Dual Pinion Motor Dri

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June 4, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 2.0L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC201) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Th

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April 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 2.0L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER KIT INSTALLATION (SC201) – This bulletin provides the procedure for the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles equipped with the 2.0L

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April 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC201_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC201_QA: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC201).

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April 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC201_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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April 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC201_OWNR: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to customers that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative system performanc

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC201_DPSM: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canist

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC201_DP: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative syst

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March 25, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar

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March 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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November 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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November 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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April 7, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA 220) – 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 provides information

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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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October 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: MFC, CONCERNS FOR DISABLED OPERATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding concerns with disabled operation of Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some Kia vehicles. When normal operation is not possible due to certain outside e

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January 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 12, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/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 ar

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB_R7 – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – CLOSED – SUPERSEDED BY PI1802Y/Z.

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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN PI1802W/X (Rev 6) – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Se

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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 2, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA 234) – CLOSED

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August 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – TSB_PI1802_R2 – Knock Sensor Detection System – ECU Logic Improvement – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margi

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August 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – TSB_PI1802_R2 – Knock Sensor Detection System – ECU Logic Improvement – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margi

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April 24, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly o

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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z_Rev3) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin

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June 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z_Rev2) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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May 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: UPDATED SPARK PLUG FOR 2.0T THETA-II – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the updated spark plug for vehicles listed below, equipped with 2.0T Theta-II engi

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August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REAR VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the rear view camera on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) produced from SOP through July 9, 2020, due to distortion and/or blue screen c

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August 12, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REAR VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the rear view camera on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) produced from SOP through July 9, 2020, due to distortion and/or blue screen c

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August 12, 2020 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REAR VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the rear view camera on some 2016-2020MY Sorento (UMa) produced from SOP through July 9, 2020, due to distortion and/or blue screen c

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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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April 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – CLOSED – SUPERSEDED BY PI1802YZ/1803YZ.

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June 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to

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June 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to

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June 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to

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April 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previou

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January 10, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on

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January 15, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previous

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January 15, 2020 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previous

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January 15, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previous

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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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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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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the En

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November 7, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the En

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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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February 14, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) Rev.9 – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detecti

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February 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) Rev.9 – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detecti

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March 17, 2020 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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March 16, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – REV 10 – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update

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November 8, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING – This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on s

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November 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING – This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on s

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November 8, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PARTIAL REPAIR OF 4WD COUPLING – This bulletin provides the procedure information regarding the partial repair of the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Coupling Assembly, Pressure Sensor, Actuator Motor or 4WD harness on s

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September 30, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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September 30, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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April 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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April 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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April 5, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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April 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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May 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: UPDATED SPARK PLUG FOR 2.0T THETA-II – This Pitstop provides information regarding the updated spark plug for 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) 2.0T and 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.0T vehicles, which may not yet be available in the Electro

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May 16, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE – This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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May 16, 2019 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE – This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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July 5, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: ECU UPGRADE – STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2012-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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July 5, 2019 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

TSB: ECU UPGRADE – STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2012-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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June 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PI1802_OWNR2_SOR: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2015 MY Sorento vehicles equipped with 2.4L GDI engines and all 2016-2018 MY Sorento vehicles equipped with 2

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June 21, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: REPLACEMENT 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 Driven Power Steering (MDP

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June 21, 2019 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

TSB: REPLACEMENT 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 Driven Power Steering (MDP

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April 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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April 10, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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April 3, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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April 3, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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March 13, 2019 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) – This bulletin has been closed.

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February 11, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously

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February 18, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) – THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN CLOSED.

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February 15, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Aug

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February 15, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP: BLOCKED WINDSHIELD WASHER NOZZLES ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WASHER HEATERS – This Pitstop provides information regarding blocked windshield wiper nozzles on some 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa) and 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped wit

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February 15, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

PITSTOP: BLOCKED WINDSHIELD WASHER NOZZLES ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WASHER HEATERS – This Pitstop provides information regarding blocked windshield wiper nozzles on some 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa) and 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped wit

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November 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Dear Kia Sorento Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2016-2018 MY Sorento vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (?GDI?) and 2.0L Turboc

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December 20, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (

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December 12, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – This TSB has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS)

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December 4, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the

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December 20, 2018 010000 STEERING

TSB – ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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January 18, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

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January 4, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electroni

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January 18, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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January 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, January 25, 2019 Update – Dear Kia Retailer, At Kia, safety is a top priority and we wrote to you last August and again last October to provide you with updates regarding news reports about non-collision fires in K

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November 16, 2018 010000 STEERING

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU – This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column mounte

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November 16, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU – This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column mounte

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March 13, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) – This Bulletin has been CLOSED.

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March 13, 2019 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) – This Bulletin has been CLOSED.

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March 13, 2019 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) – This Bulletin has been CLOSED.

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July 25, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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July 25, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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July 25, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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July 25, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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July 16, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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July 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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July 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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July 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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July 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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June 9, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from September 11, 2015

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June 9, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa)

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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 20, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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March 29, 2018 175200 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

PITSTOP – RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) – This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.

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March 29, 2018 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

PITSTOP – RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) – This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.

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March 2, 2018 010000 STEERING

PITSTOP – EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY – This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem

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March 2, 2018 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

PITSTOP – EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY – This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem

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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 2, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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February 9, 2018 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

PITSTOP – LDWS VARIANT CODING – This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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February 9, 2018 271000 LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING

PITSTOP – LDWS VARIANT CODING – This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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February 2, 2018 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

PITSTOP – INOPERATIVE SHIFT LOCK RELEASE AND/OR IGNITION IN ACCESSORY MODE – This pitstop provides the procedure to inspect the Key Interlock Switch contact on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles experience one of the following:1. An in

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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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December 21, 2016 021540 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT (SA242) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both left and right front lower ball joints on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, originally sold in one of twenty-ei

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October 16, 2017 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), pr

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September 20, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – REVISED – This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s

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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 8, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB – E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT – REVISED – This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and 2016-2017

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June 13, 2017 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING – This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY Sorento

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June 27, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION – When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.

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February 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) – This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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February 20, 2017 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) – This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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February 14, 2017 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT (SA279) – This bulletin provides information regarding Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from February 2, 2016 to November 3, 201

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February 27, 2017 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING – This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY Sorento

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May 24, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from August 28, 2015 thro

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May 24, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L

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May 24, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L

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May 15, 2017 221300 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

TSB: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both front seat headrests of some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2014 through June 15, 2015, which may exhibit detachment of t

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May 26, 2017 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

PITSTOP : BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD) VARIANT CODING OPTIONS – Following the replacement of a Blind Spot Detection (BSD) module, select the appropriate variant code, based on the trim level of the vehicle being serviced.

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May 1, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING – Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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May 1, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING – Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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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 20, 2015 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER D

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September 20, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER D

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September 23, 2015 221300 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

SERVICE ACTION: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPAIR (SA196) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT HEADRESTS OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH

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July 21, 2015 020000 SUSPENSION

PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING – WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER SH

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July 21, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING – WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER SH

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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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November 18, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA240A) – This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

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November 18, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA240A) – This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

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April 7, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA220) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBE

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April 7, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA220) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBE

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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 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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September 1, 2015 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 23, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)

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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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April 12, 2017 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT (SA283) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the left and right front outside door handle assemblies on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2

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March 8, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh

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March 8, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh

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January 10, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) – This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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January 10, 2017 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) – This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience

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January 6, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? – This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4.0 (Audio/Video/Navigation) software on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles that frequently display

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January 6, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? – This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4.0 (Audio/Video/Navigation) software on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles that frequently display

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November 15, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION – Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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November 15, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION – Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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November 15, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION – Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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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 1, 2015 010000 STEERING

KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ

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March 1, 2015 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ

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March 1, 2015 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ

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April 1, 2015 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

KIA 2016 MY SORENTO SXL: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM)LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L V6 ENGINE. *LJ

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April 1, 2015 052310 PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC:ACTUATOR

KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *LJ

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June 10, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON – WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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June 10, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON – WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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June 19, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER – WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST

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June 22, 2016 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014

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June 22, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014

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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 1, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY E

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October 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY E

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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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April 30, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT – ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY L

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April 30, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT – ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY L

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April 15, 2015 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX LIMITE

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April 15, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX LIMITE

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November 12, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE – SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE PR

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December 16, 2015 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, 20

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July 20, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA240) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TH

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July 20, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA240) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TH

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August 21, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT – ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY

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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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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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May 6, 2015 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

PITSTOP: AIR INTAKE MODE CHANGES WHEN OPENING SUNROOF – WHEN ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS REGARDING THE AIR INTAKE MODE SWITCHING FROM RECIRCULATION TO FRESH AIR MODE WITHOUT CUSTOMER INPUT; ON THE APPLICABLE VEHICLES IN THIS PITSTOP, THE

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May 21, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: ADDITION OF PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON SXL MODELS – A RUNNING PRODUCTION CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), SXL TRIM ONLY, TO INCLUDE PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BACKS AND ON THE SHIFT KNO

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February 20, 2015 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES,

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February 20, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES,

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June 3, 2015 162500 STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS – WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF

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June 3, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS – WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF

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June 10, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON – WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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June 10, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON – WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS

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June 19, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER – WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST

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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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March 19, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED – IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) HAS

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March 19, 2015 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED – IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) HAS

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March 25, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS – IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME FAMILIA

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March 25, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS – IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME FAMILIA

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