2018 KIA Sportage

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

2 Recalls for 2018 KIA Sportage

Recall Date Component Summary
March 4, 2021 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2021 Sportage and Cadenza vehicles. The electrical circuit in the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may short-circuit, which can cause a fire in the engine compartment.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace certain fuses in the electrical junction box. Vehicles equipped with an electronic parking brake (EPB) will also receive a HECU software update. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures as a precaution until the recall repair is complete. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC206.

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.

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

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44 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 KIA Sportage

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Date Component  
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407969
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11407735
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11372948
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11360161
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11354958
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11341254
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11327086
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307749
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11300239
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11297720
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11298235
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11288823
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11289105
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11242698
SEATS
ODI Number: 11243456
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243454
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11232675
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11256046
STEERING
ODI Number: 11254085
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11255041
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11208555
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11205235
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203287
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11196311
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11202781
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11230005
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11221187
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220588
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11173712
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11173197
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171075
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11165604
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11160722
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11138801
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11129365
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11122459
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11097858
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11190511
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190981
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11191137
SEATS
ODI Number: 11156657
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11142144
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11113458
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11187100
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0 Investigations for 2018 KIA Sportage

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148 Service Alerts for 2018 KIA Sportage

Date Description
April 20, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 7, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INOPERATIVE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN OPERATING – This bulletin provides information to improve the operation of the panoramic sunroof on some 2017-2022MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 4, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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March 1, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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December 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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December 21, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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December 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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January 27, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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October 5, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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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 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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April 28, 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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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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November 25, 2020 010000 STEERING

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

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November 25, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 25, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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January 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 12, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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August 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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April 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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June 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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April 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 15, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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January 15, 2020 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

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

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

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

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October 15, 2019 010000 STEERING

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

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January 21, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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November 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 7, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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December 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 14, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

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

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March 16, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 8, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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November 8, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 8, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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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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 5, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: 2.4GDI TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR SHIFT FLARE – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) 2.4L vehicles, produced from December 10, 2015 through Ap

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April 5, 2019 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

TSB: 2.4GDI TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR SHIFT FLARE – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) 2.4L vehicles, produced from December 10, 2015 through Ap

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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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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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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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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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July 30, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: REDUCED PERFORMANCE OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the Air Conditioner (A/C) and replace the A/C compressor, Evaporator Temperature Sensor (ETS), and/or External Control Valve (ECV), d

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July 30, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: REDUCED PERFORMANCE OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the Air Conditioner (A/C) and replace the A/C compressor, Evaporator Temperature Sensor (ETS), and/or External Control Valve (ECV), d

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June 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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August 30, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSBCLI046_R1: REDUCED PERFORMANCE OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the Air Conditioner (A/C) and replace the A/C compressor,

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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 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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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 17, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND/OR ECV REPLACEMENT (SA309) This bulletin has been closed.

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December 5, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – DTC P0449 VENT VALVE/SOLENOID CIRCUIT & P2422 VENT VALVE STUCK CLOSED – This bulletin has been revised – When addressing a concern related to P0449 (Evaporative Emission System ? Vent Valve / Solenoid Circuit) or P2422 (Evaporativ

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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 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP – INAUDIBLE TURN SIGNALS AND NO SEAT BELT AND KEY WARNING CHIME – This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative cluster speaker on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL). Customer concern may include inaudible turn signals and no se

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June 8, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP – FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the installation of the front lice

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June 8, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP – FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB/FCA – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the installation of the front lice

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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 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 1, 2018 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

PITSTOP – ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SELF-CHECK NOISE – This Pitstop provides information regarding a concern related to a single faint ?thud? type noise heard from the engine compartment at speeds of 18-20 MPH after initial start-up. Be

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March 1, 2018 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

PITSTOP – ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SELF-CHECK NOISE – This Pitstop provides information regarding a concern related to a single faint ?thud? type noise heard from the engine compartment at speeds of 18-20 MPH after initial start-up. Be

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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November 13, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

PITSTOP – Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) – This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro

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November 13, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PITSTOP – Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) – This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro

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January 12, 2018 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

PITSTOP – PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) – This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5.0) sy

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January 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC161 – TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) – This publication contains the repair procedures for the campaign.

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January 23, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC161 – TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) – This publication contains the repair procedures for the campaign.

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January 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC161 – QA – This document contains frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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January 23, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC161 – QA – This document contains frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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February 2, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC161 – OWNER LETTER – Owner Notification Letter advising of the Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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February 2, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC161 – OWNER LETTER – Owner Notification Letter advising of the Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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January 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC161 – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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January 23, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC161 – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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January 23, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC161 – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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January 23, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC161 – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.

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January 25, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 201

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January 25, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 201

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January 23, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

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

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December 6, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB – AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PRESSURE CHARACTERISTIC VALUES DATA TRANSFER – This bulletin provides information regarding data transfer of automatic transmission (A/T) characteristic values on 2015MY-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles equipped wi

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December 19, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) –

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December 14, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

PITSTOP – DTC P0449 VENT VALVE/SOLENOID CIRCUIT – When addressing a concern related to P0449 (Evaporative Emission System – Vent Valve / Solenoid Circuit) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) model vehicles, and the Canister Closed Valve (CCV) and

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October 26, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND/OR ECV REPLACEMENT (SA309) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Evaporator Temperature Sensor and /or ECV (External Control Valve) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) vehicle

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2018 KIA Sportage

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