2021 KIA Seltos

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

1 Recalls for 2021 KIA Seltos

Recall Date Component Summary
April 13, 2021 ENGINE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Soul, and 2021 Seltos vehicles equipped with 2.0L Nu MPI engines. The piston oil rings may not have been properly heat-treated, which may result in engine damage.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the engine, free of charge. In addition, Kia will deploy Piston Ring Noise Sensing System (PNSS) software. The recall is expected to begin June 11, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC209.

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

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Date Component  

24 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 KIA Seltos

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396218
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396218
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11395493
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11390953
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11389675
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11390211
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11378371
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11377869
SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11384213
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11376368
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11376883
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11376017
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377207
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11374915
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374712
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11365229
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11364580
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363763
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361711
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11363655
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11354905
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11351025
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11350656
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11331711
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0 Investigations for 2021 KIA Seltos

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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.

110 Service Alerts for 2021 KIA Seltos

Date Description
July 14, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON DTC P0605 AND/OR P2181 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA463) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar i

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July 14, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON DTC P0605 AND/OR P2181 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA463) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar i

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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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April 7, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SUBSEQUENT REPAIR ACTION: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR PISTON RING NOISE DTC P1327 (SC209Y) – 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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March 8, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SUBSEQUENT REPAIR ACTION: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR PISTON RING NOISE DTC P1327(SC209Y) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in (SC209A) titled “ECM Logic Improvement

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March 8, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBSEQUENT REPAIR ACTION: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR PISTON RING NOISE DTC P1327(SC209Y) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in (SC209A) titled “ECM Logic Improvement

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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 13, 2022 061600 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON DTC P0605 AND/OR P2181 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA463) – 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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January 13, 2022 119127 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:THERMAL MANAGEMENT:FLUID/COOLANT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON DTC P0605 AND/OR P2181 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA463) – 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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January 6, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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January 12, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DA 2.0V SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR WIRELESS CARPLAY FUNCTION (SA492) – This bulletin provides information to update the Display Audio 2.0V software for the wireless CarPlay function on the models listed

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January 12, 2022 353610 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DA 2.0V SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR WIRELESS CARPLAY FUNCTION (SA492) – This bulletin provides information to update the Display Audio 2.0V software for the wireless CarPlay function on the models listed

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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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February 1, 2021 275500 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: OTHER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA453) – 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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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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February 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON DTC P0605 AND/OR P2181 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA463) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) on some 2020-2021MY Soul (SK3) vehicles

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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 10, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin

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September 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin

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September 10, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin

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September 10, 2021 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin

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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 23, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) system on the vehicles listed below, which have had

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August 23, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) system on the vehicles listed below, which have had

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August 23, 2021 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE INSTALLATION – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) system on the vehicles listed below, which have had

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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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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 15, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

SC199 – Owner Letter – Seltos: Second notification to Seltos 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 T

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June 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SC199 – Owner Letter – Seltos: Second notification to Seltos 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 T

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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 29, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN:SERVICE ACTION: EPS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC C160404 (SA466) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the software logic of the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) and Soul

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April 26, 2021 220000 SEATS

PITSTOP: RATTLE/CLUNK NOISE FROM REAR SEAT – This Pitstop provides information regarding a rattle or clunk noise from the rear seat area on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles when driving over bumps or uneven road surfaces.

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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 29, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: RECONFIGURE TERMINAL LOCATION OF INTEGRATED MEMORY SEAT (IMS) CONNECTOR (SA467) – This bulletin provides the procedure to reconfigure the terminals location of the Integrated Memory Seat (IMS) con

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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 (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 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – SERVICE ACTION: MIL ON DTC P0605 AND/OR P2181 ECM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA463) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Module (ECM) on some 2020-2021MY Soul (SK3) vehicles

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February 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA453) – 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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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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December 17, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) DTC P060194 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA454) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2)

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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 – Notification to Seltos 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 Transmission (IV

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December 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SC199 – Owner Letter – Notification to Seltos 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 Transmission (IV

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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 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA453) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the front view camera software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles, produced from N

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December 14, 2020 264100 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA453) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the front view camera software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles, produced from N

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December 14, 2020 275100 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA453) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the front view camera software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles, produced from N

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December 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT (SA452) – This bulletin provides information on the inspection and replacement of the front camera of some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) produced from August 10, 2020 through S

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December 14, 2020 264100 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT (SA452) – This bulletin provides information on the inspection and replacement of the front camera of some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) produced from August 10, 2020 through S

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December 14, 2020 275100 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT VIEW CAMERA REPLACEMENT (SA452) – This bulletin provides information on the inspection and replacement of the front camera of some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) produced from August 10, 2020 through S

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December 10, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA451) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the head unit software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles produced from December 18, 2019 through Novem

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December 10, 2020 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA451) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the head unit software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles produced from December 18, 2019 through Novem

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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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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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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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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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May 22, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC21) – 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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September 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: ICU OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA435) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Integrated Central Control Unit (ICU) on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles, produced fro

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September 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: ICU OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA435) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Integrated Central Control Unit (ICU) on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles, produced fro

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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 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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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 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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April 29, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: IBU JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT UPDATE (SA423) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the judgement logic of the Integrated Body Control Unit (IBU) on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles

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April 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: BCW SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA422) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the logic of the Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles, produced from November 20, 20

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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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March 12, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT RADAR DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA414) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the front radar software on some 2021MY Seltos SX (SP2) vehicles equipped with 1.

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March 12, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT RADAR DTC JUDGEMENT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA414) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the front radar software on some 2021MY Seltos SX (SP2) vehicles equipped with 1.

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March 18, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: SELTOS AVN 5 WIDE SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA417) – This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 5 WIDE head unit software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles produced from November 26, 2019

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March 24, 2020 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: DISPLAY AUDIO 2.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA415) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the head unit software on some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles produced from November 21, 2019 through Janua

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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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February 28, 2020 010000 STEERING

PITSTOP: SELTOS ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS – This Pitstop provides information regarding alignment specifications for 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles. In the event a wheel alignment is needed, ensure your alignment equipment has the correct spec

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February 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: OVERHEAD CONSOLE UVO/INFO BUTTONS – This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the overhead console UVO buttons on some 2021MY Seltos SX (SP2) vehicles. With UVO Link activated, customers may experience and ‘U

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March 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: POWER DOOR LOCK OPERATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding the power door lock function on 2021MY Seltos (SP2) vehicles. The door lock system functions differently than on previous Kia models.

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March 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: VEHICLE AUTO-SHUT OFF SYSTEM – Some 2021MY Seltos (SP2) 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 consumption and prev

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2021 KIA Seltos

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