2016 KIA Sportage

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 Sportage

Recall Date Component Summary
February 2, 2022 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2016-2018 K900 and 2014-2016 Sportage vehicles. The Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) module could malfunction and cause an electrical short, which could result in an engine compartment fire.

Remedy:

Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. Dealers will install a new fuse for the HECU circuit board, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 31, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC227.

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.

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

1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 KIA Sportage

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Date Component  
fuel system

37 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 KIA Sportage

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404008
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11402767
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11402588
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398664
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10983332
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10965902
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10993194
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11378542
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11342820
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11331986
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11328816
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11289135
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11286404
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11276987
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11258484
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11223185
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11246583
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253432
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11183330
STEERING
ODI Number: 11180068
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11208679
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209271
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11196924
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11196527
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11105067
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11173110
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11171342
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11166418
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11061318
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11132388
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11122233
AIR BAGS | STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11043829
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11035826
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11039736
SEATS
ODI Number: 11031540
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10872433
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10850519
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0 Investigations for 2016 KIA Sportage

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.

154 Service Alerts for 2016 KIA Sportage

Date Description
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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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 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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January 21, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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November 26, 2019 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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November 26, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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November 26, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

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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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December 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Owner Letter – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) **THIRD NOTICE** – Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2014-2018 MY Sportage veh

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March 19, 2020 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC185): TSB – EMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the emission related logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) with an improved version on some 2014-2016MY Sport

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March 24, 2020 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC185): ENGINE CONTROL MODULE UPDATE – CAMPAIGN STICKER – this sticker is placed in the engine compartment of the vehicle once the Emissions Service Campaign has been completed on vehicles registered in

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March 24, 2020 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184) – PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD – This card is provided to vehicle owners whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States to show that the recall has been completed on their vehicles. The S.1

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March 24, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC185) OWNER LETTER: EMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT- This document is the owner letter advising of the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign.

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC185): Q and A – EMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT- This document is a question and answer guide related to the a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Sportage vehicles equipped wi

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC185): DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – EMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT- This memo is to advise the dealer service managers that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC185): DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – EMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT- This memo is to advise the dealer principals that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Sport

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – CANISTER INSPECTION AND AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC184) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the evaporative system’s existing canister for noise caused

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – CANISTER INSPECTION AND AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC184) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the evaporative system’s existing canister for noise caused

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – COMPLETION STICKER – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Mass

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March 19, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – COMPLETION STICKER – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Mass

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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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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATOR CANISTER – PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland,

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March 19, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATOR CANISTER – PROOF OF COMPLETION CARD – To be filled out and provided to the customers whose vehicles are registered in one of the S.177 States ( Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland,

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March 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – OWNER LETTER – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister K

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March 19, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – OWNER LETTER – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister K

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – QA – This document is a Question and Answer guide for the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – QA – This document is a Question and Answer guide for the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Aux

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice is to announce a new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Aux

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March 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – Announces the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister Kit t

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March 17, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC184): EVAPORATIVE CANISTER – DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – Announces the new Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect the evaporative canister and, if necessary, install an Auxiliary Canister Kit t

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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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June 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PI1802_OWNR2_SPO: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2014-2018 MY Sportage vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (“¿¿GDI”¿) and 2.0L Turb

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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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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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November 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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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 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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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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February 16, 2018 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

TSB – DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY – This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES – In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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November 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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August 12, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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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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October 21, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE – NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY – This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

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October 21, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE – NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY – This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

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March 21, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING – Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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March 21, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING – Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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September 29, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO

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

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

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November 15, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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November 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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October 11, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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October 11, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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

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

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April 21, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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January 18, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

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

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January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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

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

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November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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October 9, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 9, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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October 6, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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October 19, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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October 19, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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August 3, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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August 12, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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September 30, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER – DESICCANT REPLACEMENT – IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T

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June 26, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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June 26, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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