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 2016 Kia Soul EV 5dr Wgn

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MSRP: $33,950
Invoice: $31,727

Gas Mileage:
CTY: N/A    HWY: N/A    CMB: N/A
Engine/Fuel: Electric Motor /Electric
Transmission: Automatic
Door/Body Style: /Hatchback,Small Wagon
Drive Type: Front Wheel Drive

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  • General
  • MSRP: $33,950
  • Invoice Price: $31,727
  • Destination Charge: $0
  • Warranty
  • Basic (Month): 60
  • Basic (Mileage): 60,000
  • Powertrain (Month): 120
  • Powertrain (Mileage): 100,000
  • Rust (Month):  
  • Rust (Mileage):  

Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • Electric Motor
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: Electric Motor
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 109 @ 8000
  • Torque @ RPM: 210 @ 2730
  • Fuel Type: Electric

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 62
  • Track Rear: 62.4
  • Ground Clearance (in): 5.9
  • Overall Length (in): 163
  • Overall Width (in): 70.9
  • Overall Height (in): 63
  • Wheelbase (in): 101.2
  • Curb weight (lbs): 3289
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 5
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 5
  • Headroom front (in): 39.6
  • Headroom rear (in): 39.5
  • Hip room front (in): 53.2
  • Hip room rear (in): 49.3
  • Leg room front (in): 40.9
  • Leg room rear (in): 36
  • Shoulder room front (in): 55.5
  • Shoulder room rear (in): 54.7

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
    • Body-Colored Grille
    • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
    • LED Brakelights
    • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Tires: 205/60R16
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Wheels: 16" Alloy w/Full Wheel Covers
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • A/C
    • Climate Control
    • Multi-Zone A/C
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • 6 Speakers
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Bluetooth Connection
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • MP3 Player
    • Premium Sound System
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 Audio w/Navigation -inc: illuminated USB/auxiliary port, UVO EV Services and SiriusXM satellite radio
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation and Internal Memory
    • Real-Time Traffic Display
    • Satellite Radio
    • Smart Device Integration
    • Wireless Streaming
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Wheel Covers
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Power Mirror(s)
    • Power Windows
    • Privacy Glass
    • Rear Defrost

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Brake Assist
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Emergency S.O.S
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Anti-Theft
  • Keyless Entry
  • Power Door Locks
  • Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • ABS

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    Service Bulletins for 2016 Kia

    2016 KIA CADENZA
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS-282-R1
    PITSTOP: RATTLING, SQUEAKING OR CREAKING NOISES FROM ROOF AREA - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SERVICE PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW WHEN ADDRESSING A RATTLING, SQUEAKING AND/OR CREAKING NOISE CONCERN COMING FROM THE PANORAMA SUNROOF AREA.
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS417
    PITSTOP: DTC P0315 - CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR VARIATION NOT LEARNED - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF ENGINE MISFIRE WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P0315 ┐ CRANKSHAFT
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS464_R2
    PITSTOP - NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - This Pitstop provides information relating to the vehicles listed below with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no co
    Bulletin Number: PS465
    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS496
    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD171
    TSB - CLUSTER FASCIA PANEL REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the replacement of the cluster fascia panel on some 2016MY Cadenza vehicles, produced from March 16, 2015 through January 1, 2016, which may exhibit wrink
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE117
    TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG148R1
    TSB: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SOP THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG148R3
    TSB: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG), PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, AND SOME 2014~20
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG148R4
    TSB REV4: CHATTER/RATTLE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD SOAK - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014~16MY CADENZA (VG), PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, AND SOME 20
    Bulletin Number: TSB ENG148_REV1
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER REPLACEMENT ON SOME 2014-2016 MY CADENZA VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM SOP THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A BRIEF CHATTERING OR RATTLING NOISE CONCERN FROM THE ENGI
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    2016 KIA FORTE
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS336R1
    PITSTOP: CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - SOME 2014-2016MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLICKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN CARRYING A FULL LOAD OF PASSENGERS AND TURNING THE WHEEL IN EITHER DIRECTION AT LOW SPEEDS
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS476_R1
    PITSTOP - INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION - RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon accele
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS537
    PITSTOP - INSTANTANEOUS FUEL MILEAGE NOT PRESENT ON INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the instantaneous fuel mileage not displayed in the fuel economy menu of the trip computer in Type A instrument clu
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA081
    TSB - STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some 2014-2017MY Forte (YD), produced from February 18, 2013 through November 15, 2016,
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-100R2
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE100R4
    TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG157
    TSB: ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR PULLEY. SOME 2014-16MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES WITH 1.8L AND 2.0L NU ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE AN UNUSUAL ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE THAT IS SOMETIMES MOR
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG157R1
    TSB - COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE (SA312) - REVISED - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the alternator pulley on some 2014-2016MY Forte (YD) vehicles with 1.8L and 2.0L Nu engines, produced from Fe
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSBFUE034
    SERVICE ACTION: HESITATION, LACK OF POWER AND/OR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON (SA227) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO ADD A FUEL ADDITIVE TO SOME 2016MY FORTE (YD) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL 1, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MA
    Bulletin Number: TSBFUE038
    TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION AND AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-18MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1, 201
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN076
    TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150DP
    SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER PRINCIPALS - Notice to Dealer Principals of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards,
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150DSM
    SC150 - NOTICE TO DEALER SERVICE MANAGERS - Notice to dealer service managers of a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150LABEL
    SC150 - EMISSIONS LABEL - to affix under the hood of the vehicle once the campaign has been completed.
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150OWNER
    SC150 - OWNER LETTER - Notice to vehicle owners advising them of the Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on certain 2014-2016 MY Kia Forte SULEV vehicles equipped with the 1.8L engine and designed to meet California emissions standards, to
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150POC
    SC150 -PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD - Dealers to give customers in California and the S.177 States Proof of Correction Cards showing that the recall has been completed.
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150QA
    SC150 - QA - List of Campaign Questions and Answers
    Bulletin Number: VERCSC150TSB_R1
    SC150 - TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) - This publication gives the dealers the instructions on how to do the repair.
    2016 KIA FORTE KOUP
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    2016 KIA K900
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS299_R2
    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to r
    Bulletin Number: PS299_R3
    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on the listed vehicles below during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to raise the wiper arms to the fully vertical position i
    Bulletin Number: PS353R1
    PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to
    Bulletin Number: PS387
    PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS465
    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS472R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS496
    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance
    Bulletin Number: PS497R1
    PIT STOP: UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hy
    Bulletin Number: PS497R2
    PITSTOP - UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: PS578
    PITSTOP: IDENTIFYING A SEIZED COMPRESSOR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the diagnosis of an A/C related concern on 2017-2019MY Sportage (QL) and 2015-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles that may have a seized compressor. To confirm the
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG163
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? CRUISE CONTROL LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA268) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU (Engine Control Unit) software upgrade for some K900 (KH) vehicles produced from October 15, 2015 through Fe
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSC130
    MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SC130) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCH (SEE BELOW) IN CERTAIN 2015~2016MY K900 (KH) LUXURY V8 VEHICLES,EQUIPPED WITH LED HEADLIGHTS, AND PRODUCED FROM DEC
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA067
    TSB - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PRESSURE CHARACTERISTIC VALUES DATA TRANSFER - This bulletin provides information regarding data transfer of automatic transmission (A/T) characteristic values on 2015MY-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles equipped wi
    Bulletin Number: VSC156
    SC156 - OWNER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.
    Bulletin Number: VSC156DP
    SC156 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.
    Bulletin Number: VSC156DSM
    SC156 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.
    Bulletin Number: VSC156QA
    SC156 - QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker FAQs.
    Bulletin Number: VSC156TSB
    SC156 - TSB - Technical Service Bulletin regarding the K900 Seatbelt Anchor Pretensioner Sticker.
    2016 KIA OPTIMA
    Bulletin Number: DEALERPSC128
    DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC128) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN (SC128) ON CERTAIN 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EITHER THE 2.0 L TURBO ENGINE (ULEV ┐ 50 STATE EMISSIONS), OR THE 2.4
    Bulletin Number: DEALERPSMSC128
    DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC128) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN (SC128) ON CERTAIN 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EITHER THE 2.0 L TURBO ENGINE (ULEV ┐ 50 STATE EMISSIO
    Bulletin Number: OWNERSC128
    OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC128) - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER AND/OR EVAPORATIVE CANISTER IN YOUR VEHICLE.
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS299R1
    CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE TO BE USED TO RAISE THE WIPER ARMS TO THE FULLY VERTICAL POSITION.
    Bulletin Number: PS299_R2
    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to r
    Bulletin Number: PS299_R3
    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on the listed vehicles below during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to raise the wiper arms to the fully vertical position i
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS415R2
    PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS438
    OPTIMA (JFA) - ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO T
    Bulletin Number: PS440
    OPTIMA (JFA) - FRONT LICENSE PLATE INSTALLATION - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT LICENSE PLATE INSTALLATION ON 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA).
    Bulletin Number: PS452
    ANDROID AUTO┐/UVO ESERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROIDES DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO:ANDROID AUTO┐ WILL NOT LAUNCH WHEN A SAMSUNG ANDROID PHONE IS CONNECTED TO THE VEHICLE. UVO ESERVICES SETUP
    Bulletin Number: PS457
    PITSTOP: VARIANT CODING INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNITS (IBAU) - WHEN REPLACING THE INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT, IT IS NECESSARY TO PERFORM VARIANT CODING OF THE NEW MODULE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO VARIANT CODING CLICK TH
    Bulletin Number: PS465
    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS472R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS475
    PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i
    Bulletin Number: PS481
    PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS - All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS496
    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance
    Bulletin Number: PS524
    PITSTOP - OPTIMA TRUNK TORSION BAR ADJUSTMENT - On some 2016-2018MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, there may be a concern with the trunk not opening as designed when using transmitter key fob or Smart Trunk feature. This may be caused by improper a
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: QASC128
    "QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (SC128) ┐ 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN Q AND A"
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD131
    SERVICE ACTION: REAR SEAT LATCH CABLE INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 219) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO
    Bulletin Number: TSB BOD131_SA219
    THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD134
    SERVICE ACTION: HEADLINER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 225) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHIC
    Bulletin Number: TSB BOD134_SA225
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A DELAMINATING HEADLINER. FOLLOW THE INSPECTION PROC
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD147
    TSB: SUNROOF POPPING NOISE REPAIR - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 TO FEBRUARY 23, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A POP OR CLICK NOISE WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS OR TURNING
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD148
    TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 TO JUNE 20, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A BUZZING NOISE THAT MAY INCREASE WITH INTENSITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD148R1
    TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 20, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may increase with intensity in conjunction with
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD161
    TSB - LUGGAGE SIDE TRIM REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the luggage side trims on 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 16, 2016, which may experience a concern with high cabi
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD164
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 8, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may i
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD164R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) REV 1 - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to September 26, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA061
    SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, 20
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI038
    TSB: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply a HVAC control unit logic improvement on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015 through September 30, 2016, and some 2016MY O
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-098-R2
    SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT (SA211) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE BASE AUDIO HEAD UNIT OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SOP THROUGH NOVEMBER 10, 2015 WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A HEAD U
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-100R2
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-104
    TSB: APPLE CARPLAY┐ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY┐ AND ANDROID AUTO ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) OR UVO ESERVICES (UVO 3.0) SYSTEMS.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE104R1
    TSB: APPLE CARPLAY┐ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY AND ANDROID AUTO ON 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) AND THE LAUNCH OF APPLE CARPLAY ON 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2017MY SP
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE126
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) - This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE126R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) - This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE130
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ANTENNA INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA272) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the antenna assembly on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 1, 2016,
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE143
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP HARNESS REPLACEMENT (SA334) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp harness on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 2
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG158R2
    TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG159
    TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 27, 2014 TO JUNE 14, 2016, 2016MY OPTIMA (JF/JFA)
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG159R1
    TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG159R2
    TSB - E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - REVISED - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and 2016-2017
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG168
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG168R1
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG174
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), pr
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on some 2016-2
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175_R2
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175_R3
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV
    Bulletin Number: TSBFUE032
    SERVICE ACTION: INACCURATE READING FROM FUEL GAUGE (SA 212) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT FUEL GAUGE LEVEL INDICATOR ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 THROUGH OCTOBER 22, 2015 WHICH M
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN076
    TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSC128
    VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: 2016MY OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL (SC 128) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016MY KIA OPTIMA
    Bulletin Number: TSB SC128
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA (JFA) 2.0L TURBO (ULEV - 50 STATE EMISSIONS) AND THE 2.4 L GDI (SULEV VEHICLES - CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS), PRODUCED
    Bulletin Number: TSB-SC-131
    "VOLUNTARY SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN: DRIVER┐S FRONTAL AIRBAG MODULE REPLACEMENT (SC131) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DRIVER┐S FRONTAL AIRBAG MODULE OF SEVENTEEN (17) 2016 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 10,
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSB-TRA060R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AXLE DRIVESHAFT REPLACEMENT (SA241) - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced in South Korea from March 24, 2016 to April 8, 2016, which may exhibit a noise originating from the
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA069
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from August 28, 2015 thro
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA069R1
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from September 11, 2015
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A_R2
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_DP
    DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_DSM
    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_QA
    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.
    2016 KIA OPTIMA HYBRID
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS391
    PITSTOP: OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) WITH DTC B1695 - LOST COMMUNICATION WITH E-COMP - WHEN ADDRESSING A CUSTOMER CONCERN RELATED TO AN A/C SYSTEM NOT BLOWING COLD AIR AND DTC B1695 IS ACTIVE IN THE A/C CONTROL UNIT, THIS COULD BE THE RESULT OF
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS502
    PITSTOP: UNABLE TO CONNECT TO UVO ESERVICES - This Pitstop provides information about customer complaints regarding: * ?Unable to connect to UVO eServices using an iPhone?, * ?Connection Error and unable to sync with the UVO App with my iPh
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD172
    TSB - OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from August 12, 2010 through July 23, 2015, and some 2011
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA067
    TSB: ECU UPGRADE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC C1356 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014~2016MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH
    Bulletin Number: TSB CHA067
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014-2016 MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH JULY 22, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUN
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE044R1
    TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as "high-voltage batteries" or H
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE100R4
    TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE147
    TSB - BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P1B70 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2011-2016MY Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) vehicles, produced from February 15, 2011 through July 2
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE151
    TSB: BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AFTER HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2011-2016MY Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) vehicles, produced from February
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA059
    HCU/TCU UPGRADE - FOR 100 MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS -THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF THE HYBRID CONTROL UNIT (HCU) AND THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) OF SOME 2011-2016 MY OPTIMA HYB
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA059R2
    TSB:HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100 MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HCU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) of some 2011~2016MY Optima
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA059_R3
    TSB - HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HCU)
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA059_R4
    TSB - HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100MESH SOLENOID - EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HC
    2016 KIA OPTIMA PHEV
    Bulletin Number: VSC152_DP
    EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 2016, and some 2017 M
    Bulletin Number: VSC152_DSM
    EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) - DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 2016,
    Bulletin Number: VSC152_OWNER_TFE
    EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) - OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Optima Hybrid Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 20
    Bulletin Number: VSC152_QA
    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - SC152 ? VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL (VECI) LABEL REPLACEMENT VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN
    2016 KIA RIO
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS498
    PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f
    Bulletin Number: PS507
    PITSTOP - SHIFT LOCK INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE - Some 2012-2017MY Rio (UB) vehicles may exhibit a shifter that will intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin gives information on how to troubleshoot the issue.
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD110
    TSB: RIO (UB) 4DR LICENSE PLATE HOLDER INSTALLATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY THE LICENSE PLATE HOLDER OF SOME 2016MY RIO (UB) 4DR VEHICLES FOR PROPER FITMENT, PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. THE MODIFICATION OF THE GUIDE PINS
    Bulletin Number: TSB-CLI020R1
    TSB: PASSENGER FLOOR WET DURING A/C OPERATION - This bulletin provides information relating to the possible presence of moisture on the passenger side floor during A/C operation on some Rio (UB) vehicles, produced from June 21, 2011 to Marc
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE096R2
    SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE - SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE PR
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG164
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG164R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE - DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG164_R2
    TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-
    Bulletin Number: TSBFUE038
    TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION AND AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-18MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1, 201
    Bulletin Number: TSBFUE040
    TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE (CCV) REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Canister Close Valve (CCV) on some 2012-2017MY Rio (UB) vehicles, produced from June 21, 2011 through March 28, 2016, which may exhibit the e
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    2016 KIA SEDONA
    Bulletin Number: DEALERPSC127
    DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC127) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSTALL A BRACKET IN CERTAIN 2015 AND 2016 MY SEDONA L, LX, AND EX VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 17, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBER 7, 201
    Bulletin Number: DEALERPSMSC127
    DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC127) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSTALL A BRACKET IN CERTAIN 2015 -2016 MY SEDONA L, LX, AND EX VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 16, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBE
    Bulletin Number: OWNERSC127
    OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC127) - DEAR KIA SEDONA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSTALL A BRACKET IN CERTAIN 2015-2016 MY SEDONA VEHICLES TO MAINTAIN AN APPROPRIATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE POW
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS417
    PITSTOP: DTC P0315 - CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR VARIATION NOT LEARNED - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF ENGINE MISFIRE WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P0315 ┐ CRANKSHAFT
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS-441
    HARSH UPSHIFT AFTER PERFORMING TSB TRA 058/SA208 - KMA HAS RECENTLY IDENTIFIED AN INCREASE IN TECHLINE CASES WITH A COMPLAINT RELATED TO ┐A/T UP-SHIFTING HARD┐ IN MOST GEARS. FURTHER INVESTIGATION HAS REVEALED THAT MOST OF THESE OCCURRED AF
    Bulletin Number: PS465
    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254
    Bulletin Number: PS472R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS498
    PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: QASC127
    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (SC127) - 2015-2016 MY KIA SEDONA L, LX, AND EX VEHICLES POWER STEERING HOSE VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Q & A
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD116
    SERVICE ACTION: POWER SLIDING DOOR (PSD) INSPECTION AND/OR REPAIR (SA210) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND/OR REPAIR THE POWER SLIDING DOORS (PSD) OF SOME 2015~2016MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 6, 2015
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD116R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: POWER SLIDING DOOR (PSD) INSPECTION AND/OR REPAIR (SA210) - 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
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD119
    COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: FUEL FILLER DOOR ADJUSTMENT (SA202) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO ADJUST THE FUEL FILLER DOOR SPRING OF SOME 2015~2016MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JULY 29, 2014 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD-127
    SERVICE ACTION: OVERHEAD CONSOLE INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA215) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE OVERHEAD CONSOLE OF SOME 2015~2016MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3,
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD158
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION - 2ND ROW STAND-UP SEAT LEVER MOUNTING BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA258) - This TSB provides information about how to replace the stand-up seat lever mounting bolt for the 2nd row seats on Sedona (YP) vehicles produced from July
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD165
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: POWER SLIDING DOOR (PSD) DRIVE UNIT REPLACEMENT (SA271) - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the power sliding door (PSD) drive unit on some 2015-2017MY Sedona (YP) vehicles, whi
    Bulletin Number: TSB-CLI-028
    TSB: WINDSHIELD COWL, BLOWER MOTOR AND/OR RESISTOR REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE WINDSHIELD COWL, BLOWER MOTOR AND/OR RESISTOR OF SOME 2015~2016MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUG
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI036
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: A/C DISCHARGE HOSE REPLACEMENT (SA267) - This bulletin provides information about the A/C discharge hose replacement on certain 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP) vehicles produced from March 1, 2015 through March
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI036R1
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: A/C DISCHARGE HOSE REPLACEMENT (SA267) - This bulletin provides information about the A/C discharge hose replacement on certain 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP) vehicles produced from March 1, 2015 through Marc
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE096R2
    SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE - SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE PR
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-100R2
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE100R4
    TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE106
    TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSB-SC-127
    POWER STEERING HOSE ┐ BRACKET INSTALLATION (SC127) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLATION OF A BRACKET TO HOLD THE POWER STEERING HOSE IN 2015 AND 2016MY SEDONA (YP) L, LX AND EX VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JUNE 17, 2014 THROUG
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA058R3
    SERVICE ACTION: TCM SHIFT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA208) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE TCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2016MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE TRANSMISSION ┐SHIFT-FEEL┐ WHEN DOWNSHIFTING (3-2) AND TO IMPROVE ┐B
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    Bulletin Number: 047
    KIA 2011-2016 MY SPORTAGE : THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR ON CERTAIN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EQUIPPED SPORTAGE VEHICLES, WILL EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE AWD SYSTEM WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *LJ
    Bulletin Number: 073
    KIA 2016 MY SORENTO: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES ARE: DRIVE MODE INTEGRATED CONTROL SYSTEM, BLIND SPOT DETECTING, LANE DEPARTURE SYSTEM, BLUETOOTH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, STEERING WHEEL CONTROL, ETC. *LJ
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS360
    PITSTOP: AIR INTAKE MODE CHANGES WHEN OPENING SUNROOF - WHEN ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS REGARDING THE AIR INTAKE MODE SWITCHING FROM RECIRCULATION TO FRESH AIR MODE WITHOUT CUSTOMER INPUT; ON THE APPLICABLE VEHICLES IN THIS PITSTOP, THE
    Bulletin Number: PS374
    PITSTOP: FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER IDENTIFICATION - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO PART NUMBER AND FITMENT IDENTIFICATION FOR THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER ON SORENTO (UMA). REFER TO THE TABLE BELOW TO QUICKLY IDENTIFY THE C
    Bulletin Number: PS378
    PITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO THE PC
    Bulletin Number: PS384
    PITSTOP: INTERIOR LIGHTING KIT WILL ONLY ILLUMINATE IN RED - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER MATCH THE FACTORY LIGHTING COLOR ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) MODELS, THE LOGIC FOR THE PORT/DEALER INSTALLED INTERIOR LIGHTING OPTION KIT (P/N C6F55 AC100) HAS
    Bulletin Number: PS387
    PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL
    Bulletin Number: PS390
    "PITSTOP: CREAKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF A CREAKING OR POPPING NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHILE ACCELERATING OR DECELERATING, INSPECT THE TWO (2) REARMOST SUB-FRAME BOLTS (A) TO VE
    Bulletin Number: PS395
    PITSTOP: MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STYLE FUSES IN NEW VEHICLES - TECHNICIANS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), 2015MY K900 (KH), 2015MY SOUL (PS), 2015MY SOUL EV (PS EV) AND 2015MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES ARE NOW EQUIPPED WITH MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STY
    Bulletin Number: PS397
    PITSTOP: - ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR LOGIC - THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE OPERATION LOGIC FOR THE ICY ROAD WARNING INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE INDICATOR WILL ILLUMINATE (A) WHEN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DROPS BELOW 40░F (4░C) TO
    Bulletin Number: PS401
    PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY L
    Bulletin Number: PS401R1
    PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT NO SOUND FROM HEAD UNIT - ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AVN 4.0 NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF THE AUDIO SYSTEM HAVING NO SOUND, INTERMITTENTLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY
    Bulletin Number: PS402
    PITSTOP: UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) FUNCTIONALITY AND REQUIRED USE OF USB CABLE - FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON AVN 4.0 (UVO ESERVICES W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT) EQUIPPED VEHICLES REGARDING THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS: ┐H UN
    Bulletin Number: PS409
    PITSTOP: ADDITION OF PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON SXL MODELS - A RUNNING PRODUCTION CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE TO THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), SXL TRIM ONLY, TO INCLUDE PIANO BLACK ACCENTS ON THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BACKS AND ON THE SHIFT KNO
    Bulletin Number: PS411
    PITSTOP: POWER TAIL GATE FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO POWER TAIL GATE (PTG) FUNCTIONALITY ON 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED PRIOR TO JANUARY 13, 2015, CLOSELY INSPECT CONNECTOR RR01 FOR EVIDENCE OF
    Bulletin Number: PS412
    PITSTOP: SUN VISOR LIGHTS ARE INOPERABLE OR STAY ON - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATED TO INOPERABLE, OR CONSTANTLY ON, SUN VISOR COURTESY LIGHTS, CHECK THE CONDITION OF THE INTERIOR LAMP 10A FUSE. IF THE FUSE IS BLOWN, INSPECT THE HARNESS
    Bulletin Number: PS415R2
    PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST
    Bulletin Number: PS417
    PITSTOP: DTC P0315 - CRANKSHAFT POSITION (CKP) SENSOR VARIATION NOT LEARNED - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF ENGINE MISFIRE WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P0315 ┐ CRANKSHAFT
    Bulletin Number: PS419
    PITSTOP: NOISE FROM REAR ON HARD ACCELERATION OR WHEN TURNING - WHEN DIAGNOSING AN UNUSUAL NOISE FROM THE REAR OF A 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), EQUIPPED WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 18TH, 2015, INSPECT THE REAR PROPELLER SH
    Bulletin Number: PS423
    PITSTOP: CENTRAL GATEWAY OVERVIEW - THE 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) IS EQUIPPED WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK (CAN) COMMUNICATION SYSTEM. THIS NEW SYSTEM UTILIZES A ┐CENTRAL GATEWAY┐ WHICH IS INTEGRATED INTO THE IPM. THE REDESIGNED
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS-4444
    FRONT SEAT HEATER INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE STEPS TO FOLLOW WHEN DIAGNOSING A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF AN INOPERATIVE SEAT HEATER, FIRST, IDENTIFY THE TYPE OF SYSTEM THE VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH ┐ SEAT HEATER ONLY, OR SEAT HEATER
    Bulletin Number: PS465
    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254
    Bulletin Number: PS472R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS498
    PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f
    Bulletin Number: PS499
    PITSTOP : BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD) VARIANT CODING OPTIONS - Following the replacement of a Blind Spot Detection (BSD) module, select the appropriate variant code, based on the trim level of the vehicle being serviced.
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: PS541
    PITSTOP - INOPERATIVE SHIFT LOCK RELEASE AND/OR IGNITION IN ACCESSORY MODE - This pitstop provides the procedure to inspect the Key Interlock Switch contact on some 2016-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles experience one of the following:1. An in
    Bulletin Number: PS545
    PITSTOP - LDWS VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) unit (A) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: PS547
    PITSTOP - EPS RECOGNTION / SAS CALIBRATION OF C-MDPS STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY - This Pitstop provides information regarding the Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) calibration and EPS type recognition after replacem
    Bulletin Number: PS551
    PITSTOP - RATTLE NOISE FROM REAR OF THE VEHICLE (PS551) - This Pitstop contains information regarding a rattle type noise heard from the rear of the vehicle when closing a door or trunk on some 2016MY-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: SC118
    KIA 2016 MY SORENTO SXL: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM)LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L V6 ENGINE. *LJ
    Bulletin Number: SC118DEALERP
    DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC TO IMPROVE THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE ADVANCED SMART CRUIS
    Bulletin Number: SC118DEALERPSM
    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO REPROGRAM THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC)
    Bulletin Number: SC118OWNER
    OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL IN CERTAIN 2016 MY SORENTO SX LIMITED (SXL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.3L
    Bulletin Number: SC118QA
    Q AND A: SC118 ┐ 2016 MY SORENTO PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN
    Bulletin Number: TSB-112 REV-1
    SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD112R1
    SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA195) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER D
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD113R1
    SERVICE ACTION: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPAIR (SA196) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT HEADRESTS OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2015, WHICH
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD114R1
    SERVICE ACTION: SUNVISOR INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA197) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO MODIFY OR, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUN VISORS ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH MARCH 12, 2015 WHICH MAY E
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD125
    TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPAIR A PANORAMIC SUNROOF THAT EXHIBITS A SLOW TO CLOSE CONDITION AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING, ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD125R1
    TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY Sorento
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD125R2
    TSB: PANORAMIC SUNROOF SLOW TO CLOSE AND/OR ABNORMAL NOISE WHEN CLOSING - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair a panoramic sunroof that exhibits a slow to close condition and/or abnormal noise when closing, on some 2016MY Sorento
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD137
    SERVICE ACTION: TAIL GATE LATCH REPAIR (SA234) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING UPDATED COMPONENTS WITHIN THE REAR LATCH, ON SOME MANUAL TAIL GATE-EQUIPPED 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD166
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT DOOR OUTSIDE HANDLE REPLACEMENT (SA283) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the left and right front outside door handle assemblies on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD170
    TSB: FRONT SEAT HEADREST REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both front seat headrests of some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 17, 2014 through June 15, 2015, which may exhibit detachment of t
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA061
    SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, 20
    Bulletin Number: TSB-CHA073
    TSB: COMBINED TSB / SERVICE ACTION: BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT (SA242) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace both left and right front lower ball joints on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, originally sold in one of twenty-ei
    Bulletin Number: TSB-CHA075
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TPMS SENSOR REPLACEMENT (SA279) - This bulletin provides information regarding Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors on some 2016-2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from February 2, 2016 to November 3, 201
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI027
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE INSPECTION AND/OR MODIFICATION (SA183) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT THE ROUTING FOR THE A/C SUCTION HOSE/PIPE ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES,
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE096R2
    SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE - SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE PR
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-100R2
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE100R4
    TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE106
    TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE115
    TSB: AVN 4.0 SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ?BLUETOOTH PHONEBOOK DOWNLOADS AT EVERY VEHICLE START? - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 4.0 (Audio/Video/Navigation) software on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles that frequently display
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE123
    TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE123R1
    TSB: DARK BACK-UP CAMERA DISPLAY ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 2.0) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO 2.0 software on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from October 27, 2014 to April 26, 2016, which may experience
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG-154-R1
    TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA220) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 17, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBE
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG158
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND INSPECTION OF THE VCM MOTOR OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TH
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG158R2
    TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG159
    TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 27, 2014 TO JUNE 14, 2016, 2016MY OPTIMA (JF/JFA)
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG159R1
    TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG159R2
    TSB - E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - REVISED - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and 2016-2017
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG169
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUAITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG169R1
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA295A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Sorento (UMa)
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG174
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), pr
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175_R2
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG175_R3
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN073
    TSB: TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS - IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS IN REGARDS TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BECOME FAMILIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSC118
    TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: PCM LOGIC REPROGRAMMING (SC118) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE (PCM) LOGIC FOR THE ADVANCED SMART CRUISE CONTROL (ASCC) IN CERTAIN 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) SX LIMITE
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA069
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from August 28, 2015 thro
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA069R1
    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from September 11, 2015
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_DP
    DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_DSM
    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_QA
    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.
    2016 KIA SOUL
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS425
    AVN DISPLAYS "UNABLE TO START VEHICLE" WARNING MESSAGE - ON SOME 2015~16MY SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLES, A CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN THAT A WARNING MESSAGE (┐UNABLE TO START VEHICLE┐) IS BEING DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SCREEN. THIS COND
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS447
    FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) INDICATOR SHOWN ON CLUSTER WITHOUT DTC(S) - ON SOME 2016 MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES, YOU MAY SEE A FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) INDICATOR MAY APPEAR ON THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WITH NO DTC'SPRESENT. THIS CONDITIO
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS472R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS476
    PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION ? RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon acceleration. The malfunction indicator lamp may not illuminate or DTC P0
    Bulletin Number: PS476_R1
    PITSTOP - INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER OR HESITATION UPON ACCELERATION - RESTRICTED FUEL LINE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Customers may experience an intermittent lack of power or hesitation upon accele
    Bulletin Number: PS483
    PITSTOP: HEADLIGHTS FLICKER/INTERMITTENTLY OPERATE OR REMAIN ON INDEFINITELY - If a customer has a concern regarding intermittent flickering, inoperative headlights, or that the headlights stay on indefinitely after the vehicle is turned of
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS530
    PITSTOP - DUPLICATE CAMSHAFT PART NUMBERS - This Pitstop provides information regarding the duplicate exhaust camshaft part numbers available for 2014-2016MY Soul (PS) models, equipped with the 2.0L GDI engine. Both part numbers listed belo
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD124
    SERVICE ACTION: 2014 - 2016 MY SOUL (PS) AND SOUL (PS EV) REAR CENTER SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE REPLACEMENT (SA206) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SEAT BELT WEBBING GUIDE FOR THE REAR CENTER SEAT IN 2014~201
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE094
    SERVICE ACTION: LOW VOLTAGE DC-DC CONVERTER (LDC) SYSTEM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA201) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPROGRAMMING OF THE LOW VOLTAGE DC-DC CONVERTER (LDC) SYSTEM OF SOME 2015~2016MY SOUL EV (PS EV) VEHICLE
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE096R2
    SERVICE ACTION: UVO UPGRADE - SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS), AND SEDONA (YP) (SA209) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), RIO (UB), SOUL (PS) AND SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES (SEE PR
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-100R2
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE100R4
    TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG151R1
    SERVICE ACTION: ECM/TCM SHIFT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA207) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ECM/TCM SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2016MY SOUL (PS) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE TRANSMISSION ┐SHIFT-FEEL┐ WHEN DOWNSHIFTING (6-5-4).
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG164
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG164R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE - DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA280) - This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-2016 Soul (PS), and 2012-2013MY Soul (
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG164_R2
    TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? DTC P0441 LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) software upgrade for some 2012-2016MY Rio (UB), 2014-
    Bulletin Number: TSBFUE038
    TSB - CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION AND AIR DRAIN CASE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, replace the Air Drain Case on some 2014-18MY Soul (PS), produced from July 21, 2013 through June 1, 201
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN072R1
    TSB: ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES - THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN WILL ADDRESS PROPER ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CUSTOMER AND SERVICE HANDLING PROCEDURES. THERE ARE UNIQUE EV RELATED SERVICE PROCEDURES, SPECIAL SERVICE TOO
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    2016 KIA SOUL EV
    Bulletin Number: PS353R1
    PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to
    Bulletin Number: PS393
    PITSTOP: GMI FAULT ON AEROVIRONMENT┐ DC FAST CHARGER (LEVEL 3) - WHEN ENCOUNTERING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF A GROUND MONITOR INTERRUPT (GMI) FAULT OCCURRING ONLY WHEN ATTEMPTING TO FAST CHARGE ON AN AEROVIRONMENT (AV) LEVEL 3 CHARGER, FIRST V
    Bulletin Number: PS395
    PITSTOP: MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STYLE FUSES IN NEW VEHICLES - TECHNICIANS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), 2015MY K900 (KH), 2015MY SOUL (PS), 2015MY SOUL EV (PS EV) AND 2015MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES ARE NOW EQUIPPED WITH MICRO 2┐ BLADE-STY
    Bulletin Number: PS400
    PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: PS548
    PITSTOP - EXTRACTING BMS DATA FOR RANGE CONCERNS PRIOR TO PERFORMING UPDATES - For any customers experiencing a range concern with their vehicle, all Battery Management System (BMS) current data should be extracted and reviewed to verify th
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE044R1
    TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as "high-voltage batteries" or H
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE134
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE: BMS (BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA297) - This bulletin provides information related to the BMS (Battery Management System) software upgrade for some Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles produced from
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE134_R1
    TSB - Combination TSB/SA: Battery Management System (BMS) Logic Improvement (ELE134/SA297) (Rev 1) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Battery Management Syst
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE137
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OBC UPDATE, INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA306) - This bulletin provides the procedure to update, inspect, and if necessary, replace the On-Board Charger (OBC) on some 2015-17MY Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles, produced fro
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE138
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OBC REPLACEMENT (SA307) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the On-Board Charger (OBC) on some 2016MY Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles, produced from January 16, 2015 through December 21, 2015, which may exhibit
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    2016 KIA SPORTAGE
    Bulletin Number: PS266R1
    PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T
    Bulletin Number: PS428
    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)
    Bulletin Number: PS465
    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254
    Bulletin Number: PS469
    PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA
    Bulletin Number: PS474
    PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.
    Bulletin Number: PS493
    TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe
    Bulletin Number: PS539
    PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
    TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
    TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
    TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-0921-R1
    TSB / SIRIUS AUDIO MUTES (DROPS OUT) INTERMITTENTLY IN OPEN SPACES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SHARK-FIN STYLE ROOF ANTENNA OF SOME 2014~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROU
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE-100R2
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE100R3
    COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE100R4
    TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE117
    TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG160
    TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG160R1
    TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ENG161
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG161R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN076
    TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO
    Bulletin Number: TSBGEN078
    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta
    Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
    TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST041
    TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA047_R2
    TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA049R1
    TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_DP
    DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_DSM
    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing
    Bulletin Number: VPI1802_QA
    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

     

    Recalls for 2016 Kia

    2016 KIA K900
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:12/18/2013 - 01/11/2016
    Potential Units Affected:3099

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 K900 vehicles manufactured December 18, 2013 to January 11, 2016 and equipped with LED headlights. In the affected vehicles, when using the multi-function light switch in "AUTO" mode, electrical resistance may build in the switch and result in the headlights flickering or turning off when driving.

    Consequence:

    Loss of headlight illumination may reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the multi-function switch, free of charge. The recall began on May 20, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC130.
    2016 KIA OPTIMA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:11/13/2015 - 04/23/2016
    Potential Units Affected:12214

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 13, 2015, to April 23, 2016 and equipped with a 2.4l engine. The right front axle driveshaft may crack and fail.

    Consequence:

    If the driveshaft cracks and separates from the vehicle, it will not be able to move forward. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied upon exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario can increase the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began November 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC139.
    2016 KIA OPTIMA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:08/28/2016 - 08/28/2016
    Potential Units Affected:1

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

    Consequence:

    In the event of a crash, an air bag that does not inflate fully increases the risk of injury.

    Action:

    The affected vehicle was remedied on January 10, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC143.
    2016 KIA OPTIMA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:11/10/2015 - 02/12/2016
    Potential Units Affected:17

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016. In these vehicles, a chemical enhancer required for the for the second stage deployment of the driver's frontal air bag was not loaded, resulting in the second stage not deploying in necessitating crashes.

    Consequence:

    If the second stage air bag does not deploy it increases the risk of injury or death.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 6, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC131.
    2016 KIA SEDONA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:07/21/2014 - 12/06/2017
    Potential Units Affected:106428

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Kia Sedona vehicles equipped with a power sliding door (PSD). The PSD may not auto-reverse when its closing is obstructed.

    Consequence:

    If the door closes on an occupant, there is an increased risk of an injury.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PSD module software, free of charge. The recall began on June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC164.
    2016 KIA SEDONA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:07/21/2014 - 12/06/2017
    Potential Units Affected:106428

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Kia Sedona vehicles equipped with a power sliding door (PSD). The PSD may not auto-reverse when its closing is obstructed.

    Consequence:

    If the door closes on an occupant, there is an increased risk of an injury.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PSD module software, free of charge. The recall began on June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC164.
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:10/27/2014 - 01/29/2015
    Potential Units Affected:12361

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. Due to an improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly, the driver may not be able to accelerate the vehicle.

    Consequence:

    If the vehicle is unable to be accelerated, there is an increased risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 19, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC115.
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:TRAILER HITCHES
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:10/27/2014 - 08/25/2016
    Potential Units Affected:10212

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to August 25, 2016, and 2017 Sportage vehicles manufactured December 10, 2015, to August 26, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, " Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence:

    If the trailer brake lights stay illuminated while being used, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the trailer tow hitch harness, free of charge. The recall began January 18, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC142.
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:10/27/2014 - 08/25/2016
    Potential Units Affected:10212

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to August 25, 2016, and 2017 Sportage vehicles manufactured December 10, 2015, to August 26, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, " Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence:

    If the trailer brake lights stay illuminated while being used, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the trailer tow hitch harness, free of charge. The recall began January 18, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC142.
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates: -
    Potential Units Affected:7901

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sorento vehicles. A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded.

    Consequence:

    The improper weld may break, affecting the rear suspension alignment, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross-member, replacing the rear cross-member assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 27, 2016. Owners may contact Kia Customer Service Department at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC137.
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:03/05/2016 - 03/15/2016
    Potential Units Affected:1408

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured March 3, 2016 to March 21, 2016. The driver's seatback frame may have been produced with inadequate weld joints and, as a result, the seatback may not function as designed in the event of a rear-end collision.

    Consequence:

    In the event of a crash, the driver seatback frame could break and fail to restrain a seat occupant, increasing the risk of injury.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds and replace the driver seatback frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 9, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC140.
    2016 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:10/23/2014 - 12/10/2014
    Potential Units Affected:2587

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured October 23, 2014, to December 10, 2014. The affected vehicles have a front passenger seat belt whose buckle latch assembly may prevent the front passenger from fastening the seat belt.

    Consequence:

    If the front passenger seat belt cannot be latched, an occupant sitting in the front passenger seat has an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat belt buckle cover, free of charge. The recall began on August 18, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC123.
    2016 KIA SOUL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:07/21/2013 - 09/30/2015
    Potential Units Affected:342381

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly.

    Consequence:

    If the pinion gear separates, steering will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC155. Note: This recall supersedes campaigns 14V-332 and 15V-736. Vehicles previously remedied under those numbers are being recalled again under this campaign.
    2016 KIA SOUL EV
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:07/21/2013 - 09/30/2015
    Potential Units Affected:342381

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly.

    Consequence:

    If the pinion gear separates, steering will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC155. Note: This recall supersedes campaigns 14V-332 and 15V-736. Vehicles previously remedied under those numbers are being recalled again under this campaign.

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