2016 KIA Soul

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

2 Recalls for 2016 KIA Soul

Recall Date Component Summary
2019-02-22 ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
engines. High exhaust gas temperatures may damage the catalytic converter, possibly resulting in abnormal engine combustion and damage to one or more of the engine’s pistons and possible piston connecting rod failure.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the Catalytic Overheating Protection Engine Control Unit logic to prevent overheating of the catalytic converter. In addition, the catalytic converter will also be replaced if it has been damaged. Depending on the extent of any damage, the engine may also be replaced, free of charge. The recall began April 17, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC176.

2017-09-29 STEERING

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

Remedy:

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

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

6 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 KIA Soul

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Date Component  
2022-07-16 other
2022-01-05 other
2021-04-06 engine
2021-03-24 engine
2019-06-13 NULL
2018-10-04

248 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 KIA Soul

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Date Component  
2021-05-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415539
2021-05-04 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11415093
2021-04-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414469
2021-04-28 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11414321
2021-04-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414288
2021-04-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412824
2021-04-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412800
2021-04-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412824
2021-04-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412800
2021-04-12 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11407717
2021-04-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11407407
2021-04-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11407134
2021-04-07 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11406911
2021-03-31 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11405811
2021-04-03 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11406190
2021-03-19 ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403965
2021-03-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404673
2021-03-18 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403647
2021-03-15 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11403147
2021-03-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404872
2021-03-09 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11400042
2021-03-09 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11400010
2021-03-09 SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11399986
2021-03-09 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11399895
2021-03-05 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399258
2021-03-07 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11399604
2021-03-04 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11399170
2021-02-27 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11398153
2021-03-02 ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11398734
2021-02-22 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11397460
2021-02-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11397308
2021-02-20 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11397076
2020-06-22 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330133
2020-06-22 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11330202
2021-02-12 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395999
2021-02-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395084
2017-07-18 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11006209
2017-06-14 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10995118
2017-06-12 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10994478
2017-05-02 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10983164
2017-03-23 SEATS
ODI Number: 10968008
2017-02-25 SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10956880
2017-02-10 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10953779
2021-02-03 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394537
2020-08-16 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11349669
2020-08-18 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11350152
2020-08-20 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350402
2020-12-10 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11382813
2020-12-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11385162
2020-12-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11384212
2020-12-14 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11383429
2020-12-16 AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11383822
2020-12-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11382874
2021-01-17 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11388538
2021-01-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387886
2021-01-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387466
2021-01-02 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11386148
2020-10-12 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363979
2020-10-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363728
2017-01-18 STEERING
ODI Number: 10945883
2017-01-03 STEERING
ODI Number: 10939501
2016-12-26 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10937496
2020-08-06 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11343744
2020-07-28 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 11341822
2020-08-02 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11342762
2020-07-30 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11342375
2020-08-09 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11344214
2020-07-30 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11342351
2020-08-05 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11343442
2020-09-26 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11361223
2020-11-21 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11375739
2020-12-06 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11378175
2020-11-24 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11376080
2020-11-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11376207
2020-12-04 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11377917
2020-12-07 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11378375
2020-11-30 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377164
2021-02-03 ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11394447
2021-01-26 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390077
2021-01-29 ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11390673
2021-02-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11391155
2021-02-01 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11391125
2021-01-26 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389978
2021-01-20 SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11389136
2021-02-02 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11394315
2021-02-03 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394464
2020-07-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339546
2020-07-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11341694
2020-10-30 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11372363
2020-10-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366658
2020-10-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366003
2020-10-29 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11367109
2020-10-21 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365617
2020-10-30 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11372421
2020-11-16 STEERING
ODI Number: 11374848
2020-11-18 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11375311
2020-11-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11375208
2020-09-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11353861
2020-08-28 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11351890
2020-07-06 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11337796
2020-07-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11337469
2020-06-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11331565
2020-07-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11332002
2020-06-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11331467
2020-06-28 ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11331280
2020-06-22 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330133
2020-06-09 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11328063
2020-06-22 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11330202
2020-05-20 STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 11325263
2020-05-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326289
2020-06-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11327337
2020-06-08 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11327713
2020-05-11 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11324102
2020-04-29 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11322750
2020-05-15 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11324668
2020-05-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11325140
2020-04-16 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321315
2020-04-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320027
2020-04-21 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321805
2020-04-22 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11321935
2020-04-03 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320135
2020-03-22 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11318957
2020-03-08 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11316827
2020-03-02 STEERING
ODI Number: 11315734
2020-02-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11311309
2020-02-27 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11311966
2020-02-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11311239
2020-03-04 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11316104
2020-02-21 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11310517
2020-02-16 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309531
2020-02-03 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11306615
2020-01-06 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11297390
2020-01-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11296648
2020-01-03 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11296975
2020-01-06 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297297
2020-01-10 STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11298460
2019-12-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290673
2019-12-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290049
2019-12-23 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11290796
2019-12-06 ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11287564
2019-11-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11282877
2019-11-27 SERVICE BRAKES | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11282657
2019-11-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11282386
2019-11-13 ENGINE | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11279838
2019-11-07 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 11278696
2019-11-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11280908
2019-11-12 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11279471
2019-11-05 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278299
2019-11-17 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11280572
2019-10-26 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11271214
2019-11-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278051
2019-11-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278022
2019-11-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11277688
2019-08-12 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11243417
2019-08-09 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11242856
2019-08-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244760
2019-08-13 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11243669
2019-07-31 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240785
2019-07-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11233756
2019-07-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11234348
2019-07-22 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11233947
2019-10-16 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11269042
2019-10-12 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268112
2019-10-11 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11267934
2019-10-17 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11269261
2019-10-02 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11265773
2019-09-12 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255080
2019-05-16 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11208026
2019-05-16 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11208008
2019-05-24 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11209691
2019-05-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209534
2019-05-16 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11208048
2019-05-08 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11206184
2019-05-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204901
2019-05-06 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11205897
2019-05-08 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11206221
2019-04-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11196072
2019-04-25 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11203771
2019-04-16 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11196640
2019-04-04 SEATS
ODI Number: 11193744
2019-04-03 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11193526
2019-04-03 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11193673
2019-04-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11194536
2019-07-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11230019
2019-07-03 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229343
2019-07-05 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229704
2019-07-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11231964
2019-07-07 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11229874
2019-07-05 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11229669
2019-06-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222208
2019-06-12 ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11219575
2019-06-18 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11221007
2019-06-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219893
2019-06-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219198
2019-06-14 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220230
2019-06-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11221272
2019-05-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210654
2019-06-03 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11217487
2019-05-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210467
2019-05-28 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11210227
2019-06-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218576
2019-06-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217701
2019-01-24 STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11171998
2019-01-12 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11166673
2019-01-08 AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11165917
2018-12-16 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11161895
2018-10-04 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11133366
2018-09-20 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11130522
2018-09-17 SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11129926
2018-06-14 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11101926
2018-05-13 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11093561
2019-03-20 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190267
2019-03-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11192446
2019-03-31 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11192701
2019-03-15 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11187165
2019-03-02 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11183631
2019-03-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183448
2019-03-01 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11183445
2019-02-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183257
2019-03-05 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11184373
2019-03-04 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11184198
2019-02-11 STEERING
ODI Number: 11176424
2019-02-16 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11180538
2019-02-08 STEERING
ODI Number: 11175731
2018-03-22 POWER TRAIN | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11080927
2018-02-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11073041
2018-12-05 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11156093
2018-12-02 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11155517
2018-12-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11156931
2018-11-21 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11153156
2018-11-09 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11150655
2018-11-05 SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11145337
2018-08-04 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11115729
2018-08-06 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11118177
2018-07-24 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11113330
2018-07-18 SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11112207
2017-12-17 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11055101
2017-12-04 STEERING
ODI Number: 11052344
2017-08-24 SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11019289
2016-07-29 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10891740
2016-07-18 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10885663
2016-01-30 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10823220
2017-02-27 AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10957400
2021-01-12 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11387700
2020-12-29 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11385400
2020-12-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11384500
2020-01-09 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11298200
2019-05-06 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11205900
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0 Investigations for 2016 KIA Soul

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

152 Service Alerts for 2016 KIA Soul

Date Description
2022-05-25 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: DTC P0011/ P0014/ P0016/ P0017 DUE TO INCORRECT CAMSHAFT RELUCTOR WHEEL CONFIGURATION – This Pitstop provides information on some 2010-2013MY Soul (AM), 2014-2019MY Soul (PS), and 2020~MY Soul (SK3) vehicles equipped with the engin

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2022-03-01 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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2021-04-06 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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2022-01-06 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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2022-01-06 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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2021-12-21 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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2021-12-21 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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2021-12-21 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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2021-01-27 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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2021-10-05 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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2016-04-21 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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2016-04-04 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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2016-04-04 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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2021-09-23 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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2021-09-20 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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2021-09-20 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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2021-09-13 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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2021-09-13 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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2021-09-15 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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2021-09-15 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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2021-09-15 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

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

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2021-09-20 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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2021-09-23 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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2021-09-20 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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2021-09-20 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is a renotification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them to have the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A performed.

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2021-09-10 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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2021-09-10 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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2021-09-01 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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2021-08-24 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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2021-04-06 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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2021-04-06 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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2021-04-02 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A. The coverage has been

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2021-04-02 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A. The coverage has been

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2021-06-15 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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2021-06-09 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – 1.6L GDI KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin a

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2021-04-15 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in January 2021 (PI2002A and PI2002B, August 2020) tit

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2021-03-25 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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2021-03-22 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the product improvement (PI2002B). The warranty coverage information has been update

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2021-03-24 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2014-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002B). Coverage has been expanded to

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2021-03-22 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the notification to dealer Parts and Service Managers of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002B). Upon completion of this Pro

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2021-03-22 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the notification to dealer principals of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002B). Upon completion of this Product Improvement Campaign, Kia w

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2021-03-30 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the product improvement (PI2002A). The warranty coverage information has been update

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2021-03-30 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the notification to dealer Parts and Service Managers of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002A). Upon completion of this Pro

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2021-03-30 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the notification to dealer principals of the updated warranty coverage for the product improvement (PI2002A). Upon completion of this Product Improvement Campaign, Kia w

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2021-04-06 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the owners of all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (“GDI”) engines to protect the engine from excessive connectin

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2021-04-02 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to the 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicle owners advising them of the updated warranty coverage for the Product Improvement campaign PI2002A. The coverage has been

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2021-03-11 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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2020-12-22 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION – NU/GAMMA ENGINES – This bulletin provides information on diagnosing and/or repairing some 2012-2019MY Soul (AM/PS) vehicles (refer to table below for applicable engine), which may exhi

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2020-11-04 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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2020-11-04 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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2020-11-04 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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2016-04-21 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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2016-04-04 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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2020-11-25 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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2020-11-25 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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2020-11-25 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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2021-01-27 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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2021-01-21 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU UPGRADE (PI2002B) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin a

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2021-01-21 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU UPGRADE (PI2002B) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin a

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2021-01-21 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – 1.6L GDI KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin

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2021-01-21 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – 1.6L GDI KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin

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2020-08-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI2002B) – NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sens

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2020-08-07 035000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This bulle

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2020-08-07 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This bulle

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2020-08-25 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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2020-08-25 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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2020-07-27 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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2020-08-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – Owner Letter – This document is the notice to customers advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to update the ECU in their vehicles. Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Cam

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2020-08-28 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – Owner Letter – This document is the notice to customers advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to update the ECU in their vehicles. Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Cam

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2020-08-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – QA document which contains frequently asked questions regarding a campaign.

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2020-08-27 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – QA document which contains frequently asked questions regarding a campaign.

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2020-08-27 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – QA document which contains frequently asked questions regarding a campaign.

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2020-08-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – Dealer Service Manager Letter – This document is the notice to the dealer service managers advising them that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (EC

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2020-08-27 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – Dealer Service Manager Letter – This document is the notice to the dealer service managers advising them that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (EC

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2020-08-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – Dealer Principal Notice – This document is the notice to the Dealer Principals advising of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from exce

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2020-08-27 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – Dealer Principal Notice – This document is the notice to the Dealer Principals advising of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from exce

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2020-07-31 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Communication to Kia Owners – IMPORTANT REMINDER OF ENGINE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINE LONGEVITY – Kia Motors America, Inc. is sending this notice to remind you in detail of the oil and oil filter maintenance requirements provided i

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2020-07-31 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Communication to Kia Owners – IMPORTANT REMINDER OF ENGINE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINE LONGEVITY – Kia Motors America, Inc. is sending this notice to remind you in detail of the oil and oil filter maintenance requirements provided i

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2020-10-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU UPGRADE (PI2002B) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black

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2020-10-28 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU UPGRADE (PI2002B) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black

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2020-04-24 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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2019-10-15 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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2020-01-21 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HALOGEN HEAD LAMP LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the procedure to repair the bulb connector on some 2010MY~ vehicles listed on the table below, which may exhibi

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2019-11-26 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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2019-11-26 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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2019-11-26 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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2020-02-19 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE (PI2002A) – This document is the notification to the Dealer Service Manager advising of a new a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit

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2020-02-19 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE (PI2002A) – This document is the notification letter to the Dealer Principals advising them of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Uni

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2019-12-04 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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2019-12-04 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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2019-12-04 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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2020-02-20 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2002) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection Sys

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2020-02-19 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (PI2002A) – This document contains questions and answers regarding the Product Improvement Campaign.

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2020-03-31 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI2002A) – IMPORTANT NOTICE to customers – On February 21, 2020, Kia Motors America, Inc. notified you that it was conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to protect the engine fr

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2020-02-21 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (PI2002A) – This document is the owner notification letter advising of an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2012-2016 MY Soul vehicles equipped

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2019-06-11 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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2019-01-18 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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2018-07-03 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-

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2018-07-03 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB – ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-

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2018-10-19 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2.0L Nu e

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2018-10-19 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2.0L Nu e

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2018-04-27 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

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

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2018-03-09 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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

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2018-03-09 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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

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2018-02-16 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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2018-03-02 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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2017-11-20 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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2018-01-03 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

PITSTOP – DUPLICATE CAMSHAFT PART NUMBERS – This Pitstop provides information regarding the duplicate exhaust camshaft part numbers available for 2014-2016MY Soul (PS) models, equipped with the 2.0L GDI engine. Both part numbers listed belo

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2018-01-03 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

PITSTOP – DUPLICATE CAMSHAFT PART NUMBERS – This Pitstop provides information regarding the duplicate exhaust camshaft part numbers available for 2014-2016MY Soul (PS) models, equipped with the 2.0L GDI engine. Both part numbers listed belo

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2015-08-12 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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2015-08-12 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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2017-09-07 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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2017-06-22 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

PITSTOP: HEADLIGHTS FLICKER/INTERMITTENTLY OPERATE OR REMAIN ON INDEFINITELY – If a customer has a concern regarding intermittent flickering, inoperative headlights, or that the headlights stay on indefinitely after the vehicle is turned of

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2017-06-27 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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2017-02-16 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) – This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-

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2017-03-21 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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2017-03-21 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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2015-09-25 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES – THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN WILL ADDRESS PROPER ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CUSTOMER AND SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES. THERE ARE UNIQUE EV RELATED SERVICE PROCEDURES, SPECIAL SERVICE TOO

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2015-09-25 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES – THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN WILL ADDRESS PROPER ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CUSTOMER AND SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES. THERE ARE UNIQUE EV RELATED SERVICE PROCEDURES, SPECIAL SERVICE TOO

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2016-11-09 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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2016-04-21 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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2016-04-21 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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2017-01-18 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS – If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

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2017-01-18 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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2017-01-18 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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2017-03-15 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION ? RESTRICTED FUEL LINE – Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon acceleration. The malfunction indicator lamp may not illuminate or DTC P0

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2017-03-15 073100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION ? RESTRICTED FUEL LINE – Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon acceleration. The malfunction indicator lamp may not illuminate or DTC P0

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2017-03-16 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE – DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) – This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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2017-03-16 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE – DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) – This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (

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2017-04-17 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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2016-11-15 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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2016-11-15 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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2016-11-15 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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2016-11-04 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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2016-11-04 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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2016-05-25 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) INDICATOR SHOWN ON CLUSTER WITHOUT DTC(S) – ON SOME 2016 MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, YOU MAY SEE A FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) INDICATOR MAY APPEAR ON THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WITH NO DTC’SPRESENT. THIS CONDITIO

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2015-10-09 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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2015-10-09 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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2015-10-06 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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2015-10-06 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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2015-10-13 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION: LOW VOLTAGE DC-DC CONVERTER (LDC) SYSTEM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA201) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPROGRAMMING OF THE LOW VOLTAGE DC-DC CONVERTER (LDC) SYSTEM OF SOME 2015~2016MY SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLE

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2015-10-19 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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2015-10-19 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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2015-11-12 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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2015-12-15 151200 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

SERVICE ACTION: 2014 – 2016 MY SOUL (PS) AND SOUL (PS EV) REAR CENTER SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE REPLACEMENT (SA206) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE FOR THE REAR CENTER SEAT IN 2014~201

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2015-12-15 152000 SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER

SERVICE ACTION: 2014 – 2016 MY SOUL (PS) AND SOUL (PS EV) REAR CENTER SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE REPLACEMENT (SA206) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE FOR THE REAR CENTER SEAT IN 2014~201

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2015-08-03 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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2015-08-12 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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2015-08-12 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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2016-09-30 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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2015-06-26 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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2015-06-26 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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