2018 KIA Soul

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

1 Recalls for 2018 KIA Soul

Recall Date Component Summary
January 25, 2022 AIR BAGS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Sedona, Soul, Soul EV, 2017-2018 Forte, and 2017 Forte Koup vehicles. The Air Bag Control Unit (ACU) cover may contact a memory chip on the printed circuit board and damage the electrical circuit. Circuit damage may result in deactivated air bags that will not deploy in a crash.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect the ACU, and either update the software or replace the unit, as necessary. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 21, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC226.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2018 KIA Soul

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Date Component  

58 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 KIA Soul

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414714
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11414417
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398886
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396878
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396789
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394646
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11390399
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387668
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11388259
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11388931
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389953
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386699
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386695
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377230
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377741
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11362737
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361636
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11362515
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11354380
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11354572
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351542
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11350865
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11350993
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11343985
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338396
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11328760
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11299322
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11297073
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11289735
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11286788
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281431
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11277080
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11269238
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11265252
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11257976
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11265696
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11256156
STEERING
ODI Number: 11207230
STEERING
ODI Number: 11204925
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11204331
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11193681
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11229007
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11218382
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11219298
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11210516
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11172782
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11139248
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11131703
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11129352
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11101360
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11190055
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11176640
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11082237
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150429
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11144286
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11113338
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11113971
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11271100
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0 Investigations for 2018 KIA Soul

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

104 Service Alerts for 2018 KIA Soul

Date Description
May 25, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 5, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SUBSEQUENT REPAIR ACTION: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2107Y/Z) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published (PI2107) titled “Nu 2.0L GDI – Knock Sensor Detection Sy

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November 16, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2017-2019 MY Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 2.0-liter

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November 16, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2017-2019 MY Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 2.0-liter

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November 11, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 11, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 2, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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December 2, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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December 2, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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December 2, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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December 2, 2021 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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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 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2107) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a bla

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November 22, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2107) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a bla

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November 22, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2107) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a bla

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November 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2107) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor D

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November 11, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2107) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor D

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November 11, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: NU 2.0L GDI – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI2107) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor D

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November 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2107).

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November 11, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2107).

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November 11, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Product Improvement Campaign (PI2107).

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November 16, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2017-2019 MY Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 2.0-liter

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November 16, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on 2017-2019 MY Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 2.0-liter

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November 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 11, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

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

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November 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 11, 2021 061610 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM):SOFTWARE

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

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October 6, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: REPLACEMENT OF MOBIS C-MDPS SMALL BEARING – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the small bearing of the Column Motor Driven Power Steering (C-MDPS) unit on the vehicles listed below, which may exhibi

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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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November 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 1.6L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC190) – This bulletin provides the procedure on the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2017-2019MY Soul (PS) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L T-GDI e

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November 2, 2020 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

SC190_STICKER – This document is the Completion Sticker that will get affixed under the hood of vehicles requiring certification that the campaign has been completed.

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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 24, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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August 24, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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August 24, 2021 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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August 24, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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August 24, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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August 24, 2021 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT FOR DTC C160449 & C160649 – 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. T

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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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December 22, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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November 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 1.6L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC190) – This bulletin provides the procedure on the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2017-2019MY Soul (PS) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L T-GDI e

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November 2, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 1.6L T-GDI AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION (SC190) – This bulletin provides the procedure on the installation of an add-on auxiliary canister on some 2017-2019MY Soul (PS) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L T-GDI e

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November 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC190_STICKER – This document is the Completion Sticker that will get affixed under the hood of vehicles requiring certification that the campaign has been completed.

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November 2, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC190_STICKER – This document is the Completion Sticker that will get affixed under the hood of vehicles requiring certification that the campaign has been completed.

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November 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN : PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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November 2, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN : PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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November 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – QA – This document is a Question and Answer document with information regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative system performance on c

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November 2, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – QA – This document is a Question and Answer document with information regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative system performance on c

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November 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN -OWNER LETTER – This document is notice to owners advising 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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November 4, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN -OWNER LETTER – This document is notice to owners advising 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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November 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – This document is notice to dealer parts and service managers advising that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to instal

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November 2, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – This document is notice to dealer parts and service managers advising that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to instal

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November 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – This document is notice to dealer principals that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve ev

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November 2, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – This document is notice to dealer principals that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve ev

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November 2, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SC190 – EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – This document is notice to dealer principals that Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve ev

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November 25, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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November 25, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 25, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 7, 2020 035000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

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

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August 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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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July 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 31, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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April 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 15, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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January 21, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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November 26, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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November 26, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 26, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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April 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) – 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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June 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: SRS DTC B176200 AND/OR B168400- This Pitstop provides information regarding a possible mismatch of a SRSCM (Supplemental Restraint System Control Module) and driver seat belt buckle that may set the SRS DTC(s) B168400 and/or B17620

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June 11, 2019 150000 SEAT BELTS

PITSTOP: SRS DTC B176200 AND/OR B168400- This Pitstop provides information regarding a possible mismatch of a SRSCM (Supplemental Restraint System Control Module) and driver seat belt buckle that may set the SRS DTC(s) B168400 and/or B17620

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July 11, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting â¿¿in use performance tracking⿝ emi

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June 11, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: TRANSMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to optimize the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on 2017-2018MY Soul (PS) and Forte (YDm) and 2016-2018MY Optima (JFa) vehicles equipped with 1.6T GDI th

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June 11, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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January 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY – This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?.

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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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October 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 19, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 27, 2018 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

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

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April 17, 2018 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

TSB – DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions da

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

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

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March 2, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

PITSTOP – EXTRACTING BMS DATA FOR RANGE CONCERNS PRIOR TO PERFORMING UPDATES – For any customers experiencing a range concern with their vehicle, all Battery Management System (BMS) current data should be extracted and reviewed to verify th

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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 28, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP – BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (AUDIO 4.0 A/B) WITH SIRI EYES FREE VOICE RECOGNITION – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Ba

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February 28, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

PITSTOP – BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (AUDIO 4.0 A/B) WITH SIRI EYES FREE VOICE RECOGNITION – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Ba

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