2020 KIA Forte

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0 Recalls for 2020 KIA Forte

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2020 KIA Forte

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12 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2020 KIA Forte

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11416048
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403194
ENGINE | LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11400072
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11397278
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11397278
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11374917
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11374644
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11353364
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11353191
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11318580
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11316571
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11257242
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0 Investigations for 2020 KIA Forte

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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.

103 Service Alerts for 2020 KIA Forte

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July 21, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in th

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January 24, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: BATTERY DEALER (SHIPPING)/CUSTOMER MODE SWITCH – 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 provides informa

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April 7, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Transmission Control Module (TCM) software logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Tran

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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 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 24, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: BATTERY DEALER (SHIPPING)/CUSTOMER MODE SWITCH – 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 provides informa

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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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November 11, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in th

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November 11, 2021 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in th

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

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in th

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November 11, 2021 103110 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in th

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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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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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June 15, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199 – Owner Letter – Forte: Second notification to Forte vehicle owners advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Tra

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June 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC199 – Owner Letter – Forte: Second notification to Forte vehicle owners advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Tra

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June 9, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PIT STOP: LOG FILE COLLECTION FOR AVN 5.0/W AND DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 – 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 contai

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April 23, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FUEL TANK INLET CHECK VALVE (ICV) MODIFICATION – This bulletin provides information on the modification of the fuel tank Inlet Check Valve (ICV) on some 2019-2021MY Forte (BDm) vehicles produced from July 9, 2018

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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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April 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE REMINDER SETTING RESET PROCEDURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This bulletin pr

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March 23, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: BATTERY DEALER / CUSTOMER MODE SWITCH – 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 provides information rega

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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 12, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: LOG FILE COLLECTION FOR AVN 5.0/W & DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 – This Pitstop contains information regarding the log file collection procedure for 2020MY~ models equipped with AVN 5.0/W or Display Audio 2.0 head units.

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March 11, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE REMINDER SETTING RESET PROCEDURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This bulletin p

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February 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC20). 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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December 16, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace Dual Clutch Assembly and upgrade the TCU on some 2016-2020MY Kia vehicles listed on the table

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December 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace Dual Clutch Assembly and upgrade the TCU on some 2016-2020MY Kia vehicles listed on the table

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December 16, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace Dual Clutch Assembly and upgrade the TCU on some 2016-2020MY Kia vehicles listed on the table

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December 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199_TSB: VOLUNTARY EMMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – (This bulletin was previously referred as ‘SA424’ or ‘ELE 200’.) This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Transmi

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December 2, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SC199_TSB: VOLUNTARY EMMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SC199) – (This bulletin was previously referred as ‘SA424’ or ‘ELE 200’.) This bulletin provides the procedure to update the Transmi

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December 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199_STCKR – Completion Sticker

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December 2, 2020 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

SC199_STCKR – Completion Sticker

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December 2, 2020 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SC199_POC – Proof of Completion Card

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December 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199_POC – Proof of Completion Card

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December 3, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199 – Owner Letter – Forte: Notification to Forte vehicle owners advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Transmissi

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December 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC199 – Owner Letter – Forte: Notification to Forte vehicle owners advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Transmissi

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December 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199 – Questions and Answers: Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) on

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December 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC199 – Questions and Answers: Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) on

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December 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199 – Dealer Parts and Service Manager Notice: Notification to Dealer Parts and Service Managers advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the

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December 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC199 – Dealer Parts and Service Manager Notice: Notification to Dealer Parts and Service Managers advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the

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December 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SC199 – Dealer Parts and Service Manager Notice: Notification to Dealer Parts and Service Managers advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the

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December 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199 – Dealer Principal Notice: Notification to Dealer Principals advising them of a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and, if necessary, replace the Intelligent Variable Transmissi

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December 3, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB_ELE200_CLOSED: Technical Service Bulletin superseded by SC199_TSB

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December 3, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB_ELE200_CLOSED: Technical Service Bulletin superseded by SC199_TSB

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December 3, 2020 061600 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

TSB_ELE200_CLOSED: Technical Service Bulletin superseded by SC199_TSB

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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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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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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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September 24, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE REMINDER SETTING RESET PROCEDURE – This bulletin provides the procedure to turn OFF the service reminder lamp, at the first service interval reminder alert that will display on the instrument cluster.

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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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April 9, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – PARTIAL REPAIR; COMPRESSOR FIELD COIL ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding A/C Compressor Field Coil Assembly inspection and replacement on some 2017-2020 Forte (YD

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April 9, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – PARTIAL REPAIR; COMPRESSOR FIELD COIL ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding A/C Compressor Field Coil Assembly inspection and replacement on some 2017-2020 Forte (YD

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July 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE

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July 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the Transmission C

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June 29, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the Transmission C

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June 29, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the Transmission C

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June 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and if necessary, replace the Intelligen

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June 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the Transmission Control Module (TCM) logic and if necessary, replace the Intelligen

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October 6, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP: CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS – 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. When servicing windshield wi

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October 6, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

PITSTOP: CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS – 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. When servicing windshield wi

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August 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN NU 2.0L MPI MIL ON DTC P010100 AND/OR P010600 AND/OR P006800 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) software and clean the Electronic Throt

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August 14, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN NU 2.0L MPI MIL ON DTC P010100 AND/OR P010600 AND/OR P006800 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) software and clean the Electronic Throt

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August 14, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN NU 2.0L MPI MIL ON DTC P010100 AND/OR P010600 AND/OR P006800 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) software and clean the Electronic Throt

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August 14, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN NU 2.0L MPI MIL ON DTC P010100 AND/OR P010600 AND/OR P006800 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) software and clean the Electronic Throt

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August 14, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – 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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August 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – 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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August 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IVT SOFTWARE LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AND/OR IVT REPLACEMENT (SA424) – 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 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 15, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: GAMMA 1.6L-T GDI ULEV MIL ON DTC P0128 AND/OR DTC P0300~304 JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA419) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on som

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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 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC20) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting “in use performance tracking” emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of cer

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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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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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September 23, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: DISTINGUISHING ADAS SYSTEM COMPONENTS – This Pitstop provides information regarding the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) on 2019-2020MY Forte vehicles, which come with Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA) as standard equipment

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September 23, 2019 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

PITSTOP: DISTINGUISHING ADAS SYSTEM COMPONENTS – This Pitstop provides information regarding the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) on 2019-2020MY Forte vehicles, which come with Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA) as standard equipment

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