2017 KIA Sorento

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

3 Recalls for 2017 KIA Sorento

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

September 21, 2017 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Sorento vehicles equipped with 3.3L engines. The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the crankshaft, and, as necessary, replace the engine sub assembly, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC153.

November 30, 2016 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | TRAILER HITCHES

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

Remedy:

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

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2017 KIA Sorento

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207 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2017 KIA Sorento

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11415164
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414076
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11406672
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11406261
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405925
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403032
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11403353
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403541
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403540
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11404342
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11405066
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11399465
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11399932
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398604
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11397934
ENGINE | STEERING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11397865
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10917574
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10917569
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10917367
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10908489
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11003183
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11001726
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10991253
SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10969106
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11010576
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10955039
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10948873
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10948851
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10948107
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10945678
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10947789
STEERING
ODI Number: 11389058
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11388450
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11387660
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389987
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11388416
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387594
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11385812
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11385764
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387522
STEERING
ODI Number: 11385526
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11382864
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11384258
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11378519
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10940441
STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11373726
STEERING
ODI Number: 11372520
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11374616
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11367015
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11374578
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374335
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11373832
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11366774
STEERING
ODI Number: 11366729
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363737
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361392
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11361814
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361232
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 11354387
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11351492
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351260
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11351002
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11350436
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11348882
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11348667
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11351061
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11342576
STEERING
ODI Number: 11343696
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11339795
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11339895
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 11337770
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11330773
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11330935
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11329595
STEERING
ODI Number: 11326740
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11326563
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11323344
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11322257
STEERING
ODI Number: 11322791
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320799
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321642
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321641
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321636
STEERING
ODI Number: 11321094
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321762
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11320265
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11317197
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11316628
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11316801
STEERING
ODI Number: 11310504
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11311225
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11316079
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307993
STEERING
ODI Number: 11308938
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11309090
STEERING
ODI Number: 11307118
STEERING
ODI Number: 11302323
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11301483
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11300029
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11300709
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11297150
STEERING
ODI Number: 11298294
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11292186
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290899
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11291425
STEERING
ODI Number: 11291731
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11291557
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11288102
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11288268
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11286797
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11287804
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281476
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11278093
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11270972
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11243358
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11240835
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11240493
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241445
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11232238
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11234040
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11268289
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11257920
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11257563
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11253395
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11255091
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204240
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11206009
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203574
STEERING
ODI Number: 11203184
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11229996
SEATS
ODI Number: 11230405
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11230523
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11221916
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11223037
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11222678
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219964
STEERING
ODI Number: 11172367
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11172681
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11172791
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11166464
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11171063
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11171045
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170499
STEERING
ODI Number: 11164414
STEERING
ODI Number: 11164486
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11162826
STEERING
ODI Number: 11157110
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11162142
STEERING
ODI Number: 11160766
STEERING
ODI Number: 11161244
STEERING
ODI Number: 11157233
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11160729
STEERING
ODI Number: 11162078
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11156992
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11140024
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11139745
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11138993
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11132008
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11130223
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11124354
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11101439
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11090815
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11089020
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11191588
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11192138
STEERING
ODI Number: 11186205
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11186630
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11184165
STEERING
ODI Number: 11182485
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183452
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11181452
STEERING
ODI Number: 11182712
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11182175
STEERING
ODI Number: 11174883
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11180022
STEERING
ODI Number: 11180957
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11180524
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11083517
STEERING
ODI Number: 11080299
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11080096
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11075088
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11154503
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11151469
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11144444
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11140745
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11115026
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11114948
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11110962
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11103569
STEERING
ODI Number: 11066534
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11064925
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11062773
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11058232
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11057204
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11056611
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11056570
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11048772
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11044636
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11041007
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11043107
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11034620
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11039263
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11033119
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11034181
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11015780
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11308800
STEERING
ODI Number: 11186200
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0 Investigations for 2017 KIA Sorento

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

251 Service Alerts for 2017 KIA Sorento

Date Description
July 20, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 20, 2022 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

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

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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July 14, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 14, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC234_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC234_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC234_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC234_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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July 12, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 12, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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June 23, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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April 20, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 4, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 30, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT AND MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS – 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 pitstop pro

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March 24, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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March 24, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 5, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 5, 2022 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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

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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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January 5, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 5, 2022 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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

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January 7, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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January 7, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

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

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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January 27, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 27, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: “FE” EMBLEM INSTALLATION (SA230) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the left margin area.

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May 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. UVO eServ

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May 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. UVO eServ

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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 29, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE – This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems.

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April 29, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE – This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems.

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September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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September 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 3, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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August 13, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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August 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 13, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 4, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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April 19, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TSB_BOD169_R2_CLOSED: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN CLOSED

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April 19, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB_BOD169_R2_CLOSED: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN CLOSED

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April 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC201_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC201_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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April 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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March 25, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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March 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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November 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 29, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE – This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems.

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November 25, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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November 25, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 25, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 12, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 27, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: “FE” EMBLEM INSTALLATION (SA230) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the left margin area.

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May 12, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. UVO eServ

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 25, 2020 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

PITSTOP – BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION – This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly.

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August 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP – BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION – This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly.

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July 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE – This bulletin provides information on setting the “Service Interval Reminder” feature available on most Kia vehicles. If the service interval reminder is set, the customer will be i

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August 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 24, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 12, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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August 12, 2020 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

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

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April 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to the correct transmission fluid type and fill quantity requ

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April 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 10, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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January 15, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 15, 2020 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

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

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

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

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October 15, 2019 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of t

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January 7, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317B/C) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Opti

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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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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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October 8, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSBCHA100): SERVICE ACTION: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE (AEB) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA400) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) control unit on some 2016

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November 8, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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November 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 8, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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September 30, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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September 30, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 5, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 16, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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July 5, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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

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

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June 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 21, 2019 010000 STEERING

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP

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June 21, 2019 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP

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June 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS – This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters.

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June 20, 2019 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS – This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters.

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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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February 4, 2019 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

TSB: DRIVER?S DOOR MODULE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Driver?s Door Module (DDM) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 4, 2016 through August 23, 2017, which

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February 15, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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February 15, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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February 15, 2019 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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November 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 20, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 12, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 20, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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January 18, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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January 4, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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January 18, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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January 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 16, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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November 16, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 22, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP – CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) – This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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May 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP – CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) – This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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July 25, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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

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

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July 25, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 25, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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July 16, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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July 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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July 16, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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July 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 7, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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October 17, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) PART NUMBER CHANGE – This Pitstop provides information regarding a change made to the software logic of the service part replacement Body Control Module (BCM) for the 2017MY Sorento (UMa). If the BCM is re

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October 17, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

PITSTOP: BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) PART NUMBER CHANGE – This Pitstop provides information regarding a change made to the software logic of the service part replacement Body Control Module (BCM) for the 2017MY Sorento (UMa). If the BCM is re

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October 3, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) PART NUMBER CHANGE – This Pitstop provides information regarding a part number change for the 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicle?s Body Control Module (BCM) to ensure the horn feedback function is retained after

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October 3, 2018 160000 STRUCTURE

PITSTOP: BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) PART NUMBER CHANGE – This Pitstop provides information regarding a part number change for the 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicle?s Body Control Module (BCM) to ensure the horn feedback function is retained after

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February 12, 2018 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH – REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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February 12, 2018 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH – REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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February 12, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH – REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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

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

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March 20, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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March 29, 2018 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

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

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March 2, 2018 010000 STEERING

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

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March 2, 2018 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 2, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 6, 2018 266000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING

PITSTOP – AEB VARIANT CODING – This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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February 6, 2018 266000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING

PITSTOP – LDWS/MFC Variant Coding – This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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February 6, 2018 275100 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

PITSTOP – LDWS/MFC Variant Coding – This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

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February 2, 2018 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

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

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January 16, 2018 103500 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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January 16, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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

January 16, 2018 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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January 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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December 15, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some

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December 15, 2017 200000 WHEELS

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some

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December 15, 2017 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TSB – TRA072/SA317 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA072A/SA317A

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

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

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December 6, 2016 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: DRIVER?S WINDOW RUN CHANNEL REPAIR (SA259) – This bulletin provides the procedure for inspecting and if necessary, repairing the driver’s window run channel on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 4, 2016 t

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December 6, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: DRIVER?S WINDOW RUN CHANNEL REPAIR (SA259) – This bulletin provides the procedure for inspecting and if necessary, repairing the driver’s window run channel on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 4, 2016 t

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December 7, 2016 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: FRONT BUMPER GRILL REPLACEMENT – SA244 – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front bumper grill on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 18, 2016 to September 2, 2016, which may experi

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

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

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July 21, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VOLTAGE REGULATOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT (SA278) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to increase the torque on the voltage regulator screws on some 2

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September 20, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

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

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September 7, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) – Revised – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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September 8, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

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

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June 14, 2017 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNSHADE ROLLER GUIDE ADJUSTMENT (SA291A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the panoramic sunshade roller guide on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 16, 2016 to February

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June 27, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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October 26, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA246) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 3.3L GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 26, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA246) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 3.3L GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 27, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA250) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 27, 2016 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA250) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 27, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA250) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 28, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA251) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.0T-GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 28, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA251) – This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.0T-GDI vehicles produced from Ap

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October 28, 2016 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUTO LOCK MODE CHANGE (SA255) – This bulletin provides the procedure to change the automatic door lock setting on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 7, 2016 to August 15, 2016, which may be defaulte

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October 28, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUTO LOCK MODE CHANGE (SA255) – This bulletin provides the procedure to change the automatic door lock setting on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 7, 2016 to August 15, 2016, which may be defaulte

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May 15, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNSHADE ROLLER GUIDE ADJUSTMENT (SA291)- This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the panoramic sunshade roller guide on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 16, 2016 to February 3

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May 15, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNSHADE ROLLER GUIDE ADJUSTMENT (SA291)- This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the panoramic sunshade roller guide on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 16, 2016 to February 3

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May 1, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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May 1, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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March 21, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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March 21, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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November 11, 2016 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUTO LOCK MODE CHANGE (SA255) – This bulletin provides the procedure to change the automatic door lock setting on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 7, 2016 to August 15, 2016, which may be defaulte

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October 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION – An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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

PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION – An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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October 4, 2016 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM DTC C180508 (SA243) – This bulletin provides information related to the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 5, 2016 to September

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March 23, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 13, 2017 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VOLTAGE REGULATOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT (SA278) – This bulletin provides the procedure to increase the torque on the voltage regulator screws on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa), produced from October 3, 2016 to January 24,

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

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

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March 8, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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January 6, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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January 20, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DRIVER?S SIDE HVAC TEMPERATURE OPTIMIZATION (SA274) – This bulletin provides information related to the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system on some 2017MY Sorento vehicles equipped with Dual Air Tempe

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January 10, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA269) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) on some Smart Cruise Control equipped 2017MY Sorent

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January 10, 2017 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA269) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) on some Smart Cruise Control equipped 2017MY Sorent

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November 15, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 15, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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November 15, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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May 27, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

SERVICE ACTION: “FE” EMBLEM INSTALLATION (SA230) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO ADD AN “FE” (FUEL EFFICIENT) EMBLEM TO THE EXISTING “AWD” EMBLEMS ON THE FRONT DOORS ON SPECIFIC 2017 MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL

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September 23, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC136): DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL TO UPDATE THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING ON THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) ON CERTAIN 2017 KIA SORENTO VEHICLES WI

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September 23, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC136): DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL TO UPDATE THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING ON THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) ON CERTAIN 2017 KIA SORENTO VEHICLES WI

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September 19, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC136): ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING AN EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN TO UPGRADE THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) IN SIXTY (60) 2017 MY SORENTO

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September 19, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC136): ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING AN EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN TO UPGRADE THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) IN SIXTY (60) 2017 MY SORENTO

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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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September 19, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: TCU UPGRADE – LAMBDA 3.3GDI 6AT TCU ROM ID MISMATCH (SC136) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SIXTY (60) 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES P

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September 19, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: TCU UPGRADE – LAMBDA 3.3GDI 6AT TCU ROM ID MISMATCH (SC136) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SIXTY (60) 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES P

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