2021 KIA K5

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

3 Recalls for 2021 KIA K5

Recall Date Component Summary
June 14, 2021 LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: STEERING ASSIST | STEERING

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021-2022 K5 vehicles equipped with 2.5L T-GDI engines. The Rack-Mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS) system lacks the ability to diagnose communication faults. If a communication fault occurs while driving around a curve with Lane Following Assist (LFA) engaged, the steering assist level may not adjust properly, causing a sudden increase in the steering effort required.

Remedy:

Dealers will update the R-MDPS software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are were mailed June 24, 2021. Owner may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC213.

July 8, 2021 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Kia Motor America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021 Sorento and 2021-2022 K5 vehicles equipped with 2.5L turbocharged engines. Fuel may leak at the pipe connection between the high-pressure fuel pump and fuel rail.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and tighten, or replace the fuel pipe as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 21, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC214.

March 11, 2021 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021 Telluride, K5, and Forte vehicles. The Occupant Classification and Detection System (OCS/ODS) unit may not detect the presence of a child restraint system in the front passenger seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the OCS/ODS unit, free of charge. The recall began March 18, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC207.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2021 KIA K5

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9 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 KIA K5

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Date Component  
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11405416
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404009
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11399278
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11394262
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11389777
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11389188
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11385251
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11374198
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11374783
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80 Service Alerts for 2021 KIA K5

Date Description
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 26, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN:1.6L T-GDI WITH MIL ON DTC P00B7 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT & A/C TORQUE DEMAND – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) system on some 2021-2022MY K5 (DL3a

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April 26, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN:1.6L T-GDI WITH MIL ON DTC P00B7 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT & A/C TORQUE DEMAND – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) system on some 2021-2022MY K5 (DL3a

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April 26, 2022 061600 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN:1.6L T-GDI WITH MIL ON DTC P00B7 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT & A/C TORQUE DEMAND – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) system on some 2021-2022MY K5 (DL3a

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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 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 8 SPEED WET DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (WDCT) JUDDER EVALUATION – This bulletin provides information to inspect for judder in the 8-speed Wet Dual Clutch Transmission (WDCT) and possibly replace the Dual Clutch Ass

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January 19, 2022 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 8 SPEED WET DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (WDCT) JUDDER EVALUATION – This bulletin provides information to inspect for judder in the 8-speed Wet Dual Clutch Transmission (WDCT) and possibly replace the Dual Clutch Ass

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January 19, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 8 SPEED WET DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (WDCT) JUDDER EVALUATION – This bulletin provides information to inspect for judder in the 8-speed Wet Dual Clutch Transmission (WDCT) and possibly replace the Dual Clutch Ass

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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 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: POTENTIAL LOW OIL PRESSURE DUE TO FILTER DRAIN PLUG THAT WAS LEFT IN FILTER – Attention Dealership Service Managers, Service and Lube Techs, pay particular attention to this information. This Pitstop provides information regarding

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January 8, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

PITSTOP: FUEL DOOR STUCK CLOSED – ACTUATOR REMOVAL – This Pitstop provides information to show an alternative way to access and remove the fuel door actuator on 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles, to help minimize breaking of the fuel door lid when

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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 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

PITSTOP: APPEARANCE OF WATER LEAK AND/OR CONDENSATION IN REAR CENTER COMBINATION LAMP – This Pitstop provides clarification on what appears to be a water leak and/or condensation in the rear center combination lamp assembly on some 2021MY~

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October 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

PITSTOP: APPEARANCE OF WATER LEAK AND/OR CONDENSATION IN REAR CENTER COMBINATION LAMP – This Pitstop provides clarification on what appears to be a water leak and/or condensation in the rear center combination lamp assembly on some 2021MY~

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February 24, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: A/C DISCHARGE HOSE AND SUNVISOR CLIP CONFIRMATION (SA441) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in

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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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August 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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August 3, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

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

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August 13, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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August 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 13, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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June 24, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH MEMORY AND VOICE RECOGNITION CONCERN WITH AVN 5.0/W – This Pitstop provides information for resolving a memory concern with the AVN 5.0 Wide head unit while downloading the contact list from a paired phone. The concern al

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June 9, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMA SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA481) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, repair a left front bolt of the Panorama Sunroof tracking system on some 2021MY K

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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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June 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HEADLAMP SOFT CONNECTION INSPECTION – This bulletin provides information to inspect and ensure proper internal connections of the headlamp on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles produced from March 27, 2020 through Ap

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June 3, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HEADLAMP SOFT CONNECTION INSPECTION – This bulletin provides information to inspect and ensure proper internal connections of the headlamp on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles produced from March 27, 2020 through Ap

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June 4, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: CONSOLE SQUEAK NOISE INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA436) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a bl

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April 9, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 VALUE SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR WIRELESS CARPLAY IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in 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 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: CONSOLE SQUEAK NOISE INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA436) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a bl

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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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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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February 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC21) – 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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February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR WIRELESS CARPLAY ISSUE (SA460) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are

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February 24, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: A/C DISCHARGE HOSE AND SUNVISOR CLIP CONFIRMATION (SA441) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in

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November 20, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PITSTOP: VEHICLE AUTO-SHUT OFF SYSTEM – 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. Some 2021MY Seltos (SP2), K5 (DL3A) and Soren

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October 14, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC21) – 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 bulleti

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January 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR WIRELESS CARPLAY ISSUE (SA460) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the head unit software on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a), Sorento (MQ4a), and Sorento

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January 8, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

PITSTOP: FUEL DOOR STUCK CLOSED – ACTUATOR REMOVAL – This Pitstop provides information to show an alternative way to access and remove the fuel door actuator on 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles, to help minimize breaking of the fuel door lid when

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November 20, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: VEHICLE AUTO-SHUT OFF SYSTEM – 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. Some 2021MY Seltos (SP2), K5 (DL3A) and Soren

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September 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated

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September 3, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated

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September 3, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated

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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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September 2, 2020 220000 SEATS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT PASSENGER VENTILATED SEAT HARNESS INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT (SA434) – This bulletin provides information regarding the front passenger seat harness on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles produc

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September 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT PASSENGER VENTILATED SEAT HARNESS INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT (SA434) – This bulletin provides information regarding the front passenger seat harness on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles produc

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September 15, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: CONSOLE SQUEAK NOISE INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA436) – This bulletin provides information regarding a potential squeak noise between the Heating Ventilation Air Condition (HVAC) controller and the f

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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 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: REAR OCCUPANT ALERT (ROA) W/ REAR DOOR LOGIC – This Pitstop provides information regarding the Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) with Rear Door Logic system on 2021MY K5 (DL3a) and Seltos (SP2) models. This system is designed to help preve

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July 23, 2020 220000 SEATS

PITSTOP: REAR OCCUPANT ALERT (ROA) W/ REAR DOOR LOGIC – This Pitstop provides information regarding the Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) with Rear Door Logic system on 2021MY K5 (DL3a) and Seltos (SP2) models. This system is designed to help preve

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July 2, 2020 200000 WHEELS

PITSTOP: K5 ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS – This Pitstop provides information regarding alignment specifications for 2021MY~ K5 (DL3A) vehicles. In the event a wheel alignment is needed, ensure your alignment equipment has the correct specificat

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July 2, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: WIRELESS APPLE CARPLAY – The new 2021 Kia K5 (DL3A) will have wireless Apple CarPlay capability. This feature will be available on the UVO Link Audio Unit (Display Audio 2.0 Value) and will not be available on the UVO Link with Nav

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July 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: WIRELESS ANDROID AUTO – The new 2021 Kia K5 (DL3A) will have wireless Android capability. This feature will be available on the UVO Link Audio Unit (Display Audio 2.0 Value) and will not be available on the UVO Link with Navigation

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July 2, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: VEHICLE AUTO-SHUT OFF SYSTEM – Some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) and K5 (DL3A) models are equipped with a new Auto-Shut Off feature, which automatically shuts off the engine after a set time period. This feature will help reduce fuel consum

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October 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: DOOR SPEAKER DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE – 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 diagnostic information t

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October 20, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

PITSTOP: DOOR SPEAKER DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE – 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 diagnostic information t

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October 20, 2020 357500 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:TV/RADIO/SPEAKERS

PITSTOP: DOOR SPEAKER DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE – 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 diagnostic information t

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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 12, 2020 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by

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August 12, 2020 162810 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by

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August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by

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August 12, 2020 138700 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:ENGINE COOLANT HOSES AND FITTINGS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by

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August 3, 2020 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, repair the three (3) items listed in the table below

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August 3, 2020 162810 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, repair the three (3) items listed in the table below

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August 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, repair the three (3) items listed in the table below

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August 3, 2020 138700 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:ENGINE COOLANT HOSES AND FITTINGS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: HOOD RELEASE CABLE, INTERCOOLER CLAMP AND WINDSHIELD SIDE MOLDING (SA431) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, repair the three (3) items listed in the table below

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August 18, 2020 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: LOW PRESSURE FUEL LINE ROUTING INSPECTION AND/OR ADJUSTMENT (SA432) – This bulletin provides information to inspect and if necessary, adjust the low pressure fuel line routing on some 2021MY K5 (D

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August 18, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: LOW PRESSURE FUEL LINE ROUTING INSPECTION AND/OR ADJUSTMENT (SA432) – This bulletin provides information to inspect and if necessary, adjust the low pressure fuel line routing on some 2021MY K5 (D

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August 19, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5-WIDE NAVIGATION MAP PACKAGE SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA433) – This bulletin provides information to inspect and if necessary update the navigation software on some 2021 K5 (DL3a) vehicles produced fr

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August 19, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5-WIDE NAVIGATION MAP PACKAGE SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA433) – This bulletin provides information to inspect and if necessary update the navigation software on some 2021 K5 (DL3a) vehicles produced fr

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October 2, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: A/C DISCHARGE HOSE AND SUNVISOR CLIP CONFIRMATION (SA441) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and adjust the clearance between the A/C discharge hose and the A/C compressor pulley, i

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October 19, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: MULTIFUNCTION CAMERA (MFC) REPLACEMENT (SA442) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the multifunction camera (MFC) on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles produced between September 1, 2020

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October 19, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: MULTIFUNCTION CAMERA (MFC) REPLACEMENT (SA442) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the multifunction camera (MFC) on some 2021MY K5 (DL3a) vehicles produced between September 1, 2020

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