2021 KIA Sportage

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 Sportage

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

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

Remedy:

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

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

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3 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 KIA Sportage

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403369
LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST
ODI Number: 11400384
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11384033
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50 Service Alerts for 2021 KIA Sportage

Date Description
July 27, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: PARASITIC BATTERY DRAW/ALARM WARNING W/ ILLUMINATED DOOR SILL PLATES ACCESSORY – This Pitstop provides information regarding a parasitic battery draw concern on some 2020-2022MY Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped with Illuminated door

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April 7, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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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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February 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – 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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February 3, 2021 264100 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – 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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October 5, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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November 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) on some Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December

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November 30, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) on some Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December

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November 30, 2020 275100 LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) on some Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December

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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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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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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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July 30, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This Pitstop provides information to diagnose common areas of concern related to wind noise on some 2020-2022MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, and possible repairs to alleviate the noise once the source of noise has been identified. These concerns

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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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May 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER OIL LEVEL CHECK/DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (SA480) – This bulletin provides the procedure to check the rear differential carrier lacks oil level on the five (5) 2021MY Spor

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May 22, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER OIL LEVEL CHECK/DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (SA480) – This bulletin provides the procedure to check the rear differential carrier lacks oil level on the five (5) 2021MY Spor

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May 22, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER OIL LEVEL CHECK/DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (SA480) – This bulletin provides the procedure to check the rear differential carrier lacks oil level on the five (5) 2021MY Spor

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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 25, 2021 010000 STEERING

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

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March 11, 2021 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 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – 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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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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November 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) on some Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December

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November 30, 2020 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT CAMERA OPERATION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA449) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software of the Front Camera (FR_CMR) on some Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced from December

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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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October 26, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: AVN SOFTWARE UPDATE (SA444) – This bulletin provides information to update the AVN software on some 2021MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from May 17, 2020 through May 22, 2020 which may display

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