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 2017 Kia Sportage SX Turbo AWD

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MSRP: $34,200
Invoice: $32,375

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 20    HWY: 23    CMB: 21
Engine/Fuel: 4 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged /2.0 L/122 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Transmission: Automatic w/OD
Door/Body Style: /Sport Utility,4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Drive Type: All Wheel Drive

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  • General
  • MSRP: $34,200
  • Invoice Price: $32,375
  • 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
  • 4 Cylinder Engine
  • Turbocharged
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 4 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged
  • Displacement (CC): 2.0 L/122
  • Fuel System: Gasoline Direct Injection
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 237 @ 6000
  • Torque @ RPM: 260 @ 1350
  • Fuel Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 63.5
  • Track Rear: 64
  • Ground Clearance (in): 6.8
  • Overall Length (in): 176.4
  • Overall Width (in): 73
  • Overall Height (in): 65.2
  • Wheelbase (in): 105.1
  • Curb weight (lbs): 3765
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 5
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 5
  • Headroom front (in): 37.6
  • Headroom rear (in): 37.9
  • Hip room front (in): 54.3
  • Hip room rear (in): 51.2
  • Leg room front (in): 41.5
  • Leg room rear (in): 38.2
  • Shoulder room front (in): 57.1
  • Shoulder room rear (in): 55.1

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Black Grille w/Metal-Look Surround
    • Black Wheel Well Trim
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Bumper Insert
    • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st And 2nd Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
    • Front Fog Lamps
    • Front License Plate Bracket
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Daytime Running Directionally Adaptive Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
    • LED Brakelights
    • Lip Spoiler
    • Metal-Look Door Handles
    • Metal-Look Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Roof Rack Rails Only
    • Splash Guards
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Tires: P245/45R19
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park
    • Wheels: 19" Alloy
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • A/C
    • Climate Control
    • Multi-Zone A/C
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Bluetooth Connection
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • MP3 Player
    • Premium Sound System
    • Radio: AM/FM/SiriusXM Stereo w/Navigation -inc: 8" touchscreen, UVO eServices & telematics, Android Auto, harman/kardon 320W ClariFi sound system, 8 speakers w/subwoofer, USB/auxiliary input jacks and Bluetooth phone and streaming audio w/voice recognition
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and Voice Activation
    • Satellite Radio
    • Smart Device Integration
  • Sunroof/Moonroof & Removeable/Convertible Top
    • Dual Moonroof
    • Generic Sun/Moonroof
    • Sun/Moonroof
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Temporary Spare Tire
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Tires - Rear Performance
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Power Folding Mirrors
    • 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
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Blind Spot Sensor
  • Brake Assist
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • 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)
  • Forward Collision and Rear Collision
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • 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 2017 Kia

    2017 KIA CADENZA
    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: 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: 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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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-SST043R2
    TSB: R1234yf REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - This bulletin provides information relating to the introduction of R1234yf recovery, recycling, and recharging equipment. This equipment is designed to meet SAE J2843 requirements for servicing vehicles
    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: TSBTRA075
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA337) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2017-2018MY Cadenza (YG) vehicles, produced from June 2, 2016
    2017 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: PS461R1
    PITSTOP: DTC P0014 ┐ EXHAUST CAMSHAFT POSITION TIMING OVER-ADVANCED OR SYSTEM PERFORMANCE - WHEN ENCOUNTERING A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON IN THE DASH ON SOME 2017MY FORTE (YDM) WITH A 2.0L NU MPI ENGINE, CHE
    Bulletin Number: PS463
    PITSTOP: TRUNK LID LINER DELETED ON LX MANUAL TRANSMISSION MODELS - ALL 2017MY FORTE (YDM) LX MODELS EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION DO NOT INCLUDE A TRUNK LINER ON THE UNDERSIDE OF TRUNK LID. IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THIS COMPONENT
    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: 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: PS512
    PITSTOP: QUICK START GUIDE (QSG) DISCOLORATION - Some 2017-2018MY Forte (YDm) vehicles may experience some fading/discoloring (yellowing) of the Quick Start Guide (QSG) installed prior to delivery to your dealer. In the event you encounter
    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: 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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD156
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR WITH HIGH EFFORT TO OPEN/CLOSE (SA254) - This bulletin provides the procedure to lubricate the rear door checkers on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from September 7, 2016 to October 6, 2016, which
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD157
    TSB -SERVICE ACTION: REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - SA256 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outer rear combination lamp pads on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 24, 2016 to October 13, 2016,
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD157_CLOSED
    TSB - BOD157/SA256 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB BOD181/SA327
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD168
    TSB: FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET INSTALLATION - This bulletin provides information on front license plate bracket installation on some 2017MY Forte (YD, YDm) 5-Door vehicles which may not have corresponding dimples for the insertion of the
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD181
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION (SA327) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 23, 2016 to August 1
    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: 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: TSB-ELE112
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE BLUETOOTH PAIRING ISSUE (SA239) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 to August 12,
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE112R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE BLUETOOTH PAIRING ISSUE (SA239) - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 to August 12,
    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-ELE124
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the Base Audio Gen 3.0 Type A software on some 2017 Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 16, 2016 to November
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE124R1
    SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264A) - This bulletin has been revised and republished on February 23, 2017. The revisions include an updated Labor Op Code and a revised VIN list. This bulletin provides th
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE124R2
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO POWER ON IMPROVEMENT (SA264A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the Base Audio Gen 3.0 Type A software on some 2017 Forte (YDm) vehicles, produced from May 16, 2016 to November
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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-ENG165
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P030X (SA285) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles equipped with 2.0L MPI engine, produced fr
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG165R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P030X (SA285) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) vehicles equipped with 2.0L MPI engine, produced fr
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG170
    TSB: ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET FOR DTC P0016 - This bulletin provides the procedure to reset adaptive values on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) 2.0L MPI vehicles, produced from May 15, 2016 through April 26, 2017, which may experience a malfunction in
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG176
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: ELECTRIC THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT (SA308) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the electric thermostat on 2017MY Forte (YDm) 2.0L MPI vehicles, produced from May 23, 2016 through March 15, 2017, which may ex
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG181
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: IGNITION COIL OR COIL RFI SPRING REPLACEMENT FOR DTC P030X (SA321) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace all four (4) ignition coils or replace all four (4) coil radio frequency interference (RFI) springs o
    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: 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: TSBTRA066
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT (SA281) - This bulletin provides information related to the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) equipped on some 2017MY Forte (YDm) 5 Door 1.6T vehicles, produced from September 22, 2016
    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: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    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 (
    2017 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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: 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.
    2017 KIA NIRO
    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: PS501_R1
    PITSTOP - INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT (IBAU) VARIANT CODING - On 2017-2018MY Niro (DE P/HEV) vehicles, variant coding must be performed for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (IBAU) after replacement of the IBAU. Follow the procedure o
    Bulletin Number: PS505
    PITSTOP - OIL GRADE AND VISCOSITY - For 2017-18MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L GDI Kappa engine, the recommended oil grade/spec to use is 0W-20 API SN synthetic oil or ACEA C2 SAE 5W-30 (petroleum based oil).
    Bulletin Number: PS505R1
    PITSTOP - OIL GRADE AND VISCOSITY - For 2017-18MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles equipped with the 1.6L GDI Kappa engine, the recommended oil grade/spec to use is 0W-20 API SN synthetic oil or ACEA C2 SAE 5W-30 (petroleum based oil).
    Bulletin Number: PS506
    PITSTOP: USB AND AUX INOPERATIVE ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) -- This Pitstop provides information regarding the importance of confirming proper USB/AUX function testing during Pre-Delivery inspection (PDI).
    Bulletin Number: PS520
    PITSTOP - HYBRID POWER CONTROL UNIT 30A DC FUSE - The 2017MY~ Optima Hybrid (JF HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (JF PHEV), and Niro (DE HEV) vehicles are equipped with a replaceable 30A fuse for the eCompressor. This fuse is easily accessible u
    Bulletin Number: PS522
    PITSTOP - ECO-COASTING (ECOASTING) & ECO-DAS (DRIVING ASSISTANT SYSTEM) OVERVIEW ? CUSTOMER TIP - This Pitstop provides information regarding Eco-Coasting Guide (eCoasting) and Eco-Driving Assistant System (DAS) found on 2017-18MY Niro (DE
    Bulletin Number: PS528
    PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro
    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: 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: PS552
    PITSTOP - CALIBRATING THE COMPASS IN THE ACCESSORY REAR VIEW MIRROR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the compass calibration procedure of the accessory rear view mirror after installation.
    Bulletin Number: PS553
    PITSTOP - HEV WARNING LIGHT AND DTC P1B25/P1B77 - When addressing a concern related to the Niro HV warning light ON, and KDS detects a primary DTC P1B25 (HV Path Fault) and secondary DTC P1B77 (HV Pre-Charge Fault), then the 125 Amp High Vo
    Bulletin Number: PS553-R1
    PITSTOP - HEV WARNING LIGHT AND DTC P1B25/P1B77 - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. When addressing a concern related to the Niro HV warning light ON, and KDS detects a primary DTC P1B25 (HV Path Fault) and s
    Bulletin Number: PS554
    PITSTOP - DTC?S P0A0F AND P040400 AND/OR IMPROPER A/C OPERATION - When addressing a concern related to DTC?s P0A0F (Engine failed to start), P040400 (Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit Range/Performance), and/or improper A/C system o
    Bulletin Number: PS556
    PITSTOP - ENGINE DTC P060500 ? ECU ROM ERROR - This article provides information regarding the possible illumination of the malfunction indicator light (MIL) on some 2017-2018MY Niro (DE PHEV and HEV) vehicles with a stored DTC: P060500 (In
    Bulletin Number: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD173
    TSB - OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLE COVER REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace all three (3) outside door handle covers (all except the front driver?s door) on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehicles produced from November 1, 2016 thr
    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: TSBELE135
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF HYBRID DRIVE MOTOR (SA304) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the hybrid drive motor on some Niro (DE HEV) vehicles produced from January 1, 20
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE135_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF HYBRID DRIVE MOTOR (SA304) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the hybrid dr
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle
    2017 KIA NIRO HYBRID
    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: PS487
    PITSTOP: 17MY NIRO (DE) PDI BATTERY TEST NOT REQUIRED - Due to the built-in 12 volt Li-ion battery system, which is currently not compatible with the Midtronics GR8 battery tester, PDI or dealer lot maintenance battery testing is NOT requir
    Bulletin Number: PS491
    PITSTOP: Voltage Protection Device (VPD) DTCs P1BA7 and P1B77 - The Voltage Protection Device (VPD) (1) is mounted on top of the HV battery pack. If the HV battery overcharges, the battery cells/modules/case can swell. If swelling occurs, t
    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: TSB-CHA077
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WHEEL ALIGNMENT INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT (SA282) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and if necessary, adjust the wheel alignment on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehicles, produced from November 28, 2016 to Nove
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE132
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BMS MODULE CONNECTOR INSPECTION (SA284) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for complete insertion and locking of the six (6) Battery Management System (BMS) module connectors on some 2017MY Niro (DE) vehi
    2017 KIA OPTIMA
    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: 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: 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: 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: 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: PS494
    TSB: HIGH VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERY AND BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (Bms) PART NUMBER CHANGE - This Pitstop provides information regarding a running change to the High Voltage (HV) Battery and Battery Management System (BMS) control unit assemblie
    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: 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: 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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE131
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VOLTAGE REGULATOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT (SA278) - This bulletin provides the procedure to increase the torque on the voltage regulator screws on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa), produced from October 3, 2016 to January 24,
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE131R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VOLTAGE REGULATOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT (SA278) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to increase the torque on the voltage regulator screws on some 2
    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: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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-ENG166
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HYBRID STARTER GENERATOR (HSG) PULLEY NUT INSPECTION AND/OR HSG REPLACEMENT (SA289) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the Hybrid Starter Generator (HSG) pulley nut and, if necessary, replace the HSG asse
    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: TSB-SST043R2
    TSB: R1234yf REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - This bulletin provides information relating to the introduction of R1234yf recovery, recycling, and recharging equipment. This equipment is designed to meet SAE J2843 requirements for servicing vehicles
    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: TSBTRA072A
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    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: TSBTRA072_CLOSED
    TSB - TRA072/SA317 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA072A/SA317A
    2017 KIA OPTIMA HYBRID
    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: 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: PS508
    PITSTOP: ?FILL INVERTER COOLANT? MESSAGE AFTER REPAIR - Some technicians may report seeing the ?fill inverter coolant? message on the cluster after performing an HEV system service requiring the coolant to be drained. The logic for this mes
    Bulletin Number: PS520
    PITSTOP - HYBRID POWER CONTROL UNIT 30A DC FUSE - The 2017MY~ Optima Hybrid (JF HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (JF PHEV), and Niro (DE HEV) vehicles are equipped with a replaceable 30A fuse for the eCompressor. This fuse is easily accessible u
    Bulletin Number: PS522
    PITSTOP - ECO-COASTING (ECOASTING) & ECO-DAS (DRIVING ASSISTANT SYSTEM) OVERVIEW ? CUSTOMER TIP - This Pitstop provides information regarding Eco-Coasting Guide (eCoasting) and Eco-Driving Assistant System (DAS) found on 2017-18MY Niro (DE
    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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    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: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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: 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: TSBTRA072A
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    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: TSBTRA072_CLOSED
    TSB - TRA072/SA317 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA072A/SA317A
    2017 KIA OPTIMA PHEV
    Bulletin Number: PS520
    PITSTOP - HYBRID POWER CONTROL UNIT 30A DC FUSE - The 2017MY~ Optima Hybrid (JF HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (JF PHEV), and Niro (DE HEV) vehicles are equipped with a replaceable 30A fuse for the eCompressor. This fuse is easily accessible u
    Bulletin Number: PS522
    PITSTOP - ECO-COASTING (ECOASTING) & ECO-DAS (DRIVING ASSISTANT SYSTEM) OVERVIEW ? CUSTOMER TIP - This Pitstop provides information regarding Eco-Coasting Guide (eCoasting) and Eco-Driving Assistant System (DAS) found on 2017-18MY Niro (DE
    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: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    2017 KIA RIO
    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: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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: 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: 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
    2017 KIA SEDONA
    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: PS462
    PITSTOP: NE W BA SE AUDIO SYSTEM I N 2017MY SOUL A ND SEDONA - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE FUNCTIONALITY ON THE LATEST GENERATION BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (DESIGNATED AUDIO 4.0 B) THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED ON 17 MY SOUL AND SEDONA.
    Bulletin Number: PS462R1
    PITSTOP: NEW BASE AUDIO SYSTEM IN 2017MY SOUL AND SEDONA - This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Base Audio system (designated Audio 4.0 Type B) that has been applied on 2017MY Soul (PS) and
    Bulletin Number: PS462_R3
    PITSTOP - BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (AUDIO 4.0 A/B) WITH SIRI EYES FREE VOICE RECOGNITION - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Ba
    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: 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: 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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    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: TSB-BOD163
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION - FRONT DOOR GLASS RUN CHANNEL INSPECTION (SA263) - This bulletin provides information about some Sedona (YP) vehicles, produced from June 10, 2016 through October 16, 2016 which may experience unusual noise from the fro
    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-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: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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-SST049
    TSB: AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) FIRMWARE UPDATE - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform the Audio Update Module (AUM) firmware update to ensure compatibility with the new Audio 4.0 head units (standard on 17MY Soul (PS) and Sedona
    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: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    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 (
    2017 KIA SORENTO
    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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: PS542
    PITSTOP - LDWS/MFC Variant Coding - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some 2017-2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: PS543
    PITSTOP - AEB VARIANT CODING - This Pitstop provides information regarding the correct ?Variant Coding? settings for the Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) on some 2017-2018MY 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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: SC136DEALERPSM
    DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC136): ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING AN EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN TO UPGRADE THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) IN SIXTY (60) 2017 MY SORENTO
    Bulletin Number: SC136OWNER
    OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC136): DEAR KIA SORENTO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL TO UPDATE THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING ON THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) ON CERTAIN 2017 KIA SORENTO VEHICLES WI
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD138R1
    SERVICE ACTION: "FE" EMBLEM INSTALLATION (SA230) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO ADD AN "FE" (FUEL EFFICIENT) EMBLEM TO THE EXISTING "AWD" EMBLEMS ON THE FRONT DOORS ON SPECIFIC 2017 MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD151
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: FRONT BUMPER GRILL REPLACEMENT - SA244 - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front bumper grill on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 18, 2016 to September 2, 2016, which may experi
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD155
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUTO LOCK MODE CHANGE (SA255) - This bulletin provides the procedure to change the automatic door lock setting on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 7, 2016 to August 15, 2016, which may be defaulte
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD155R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUTO LOCK MODE CHANGE (SA255) - This bulletin provides the procedure to change the automatic door lock setting on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 7, 2016 to August 15, 2016, which may be defaulte
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD159R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: DRIVER?S WINDOW RUN CHANNEL REPAIR (SA259) - This bulletin provides the procedure for inspecting and if necessary, repairing the driver's window run channel on some Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 4, 2016 t
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD169R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNSHADE ROLLER GUIDE ADJUSTMENT (SA291)- This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the panoramic sunshade roller guide on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 16, 2016 to February 3
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD169R2
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNSHADE ROLLER GUIDE ADJUSTMENT (SA291A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the panoramic sunshade roller guide on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from November 16, 2016 to February
    Bulletin Number: TSBCHA068
    "SERVICE ACTION: TIGHTEN POWER TAILGATE BALL STUD (SA232) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR TIGHTENING THE RIGHT TAILGATE SPINDLE ATTACHMENT BALL STUD, ON SELECT UMA SORENTO MODELS, PRODUCED FROM MAY 16, 2016 THROUGH MAY 26, 2016,
    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: TSB-CHA076
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA269) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) on some Smart Cruise Control equipped 2017MY Sorent
    Bulletin Number: TSB-CLI037
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DRIVER?S SIDE HVAC TEMPERATURE OPTIMIZATION (SA274) - This bulletin provides information related to the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system on some 2017MY Sorento vehicles equipped with Dual Air Tempe
    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: 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: 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: TSBELE116
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM DTC C180508 (SA243) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM (LDWS) ON SOME 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM APRIL 5, 2016 TO SEPTEMBER
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE116R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM DTC C180508 (SA243) - This bulletin provides information related to the Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from April 5, 2016 to September
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE131
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VOLTAGE REGULATOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT (SA278) - This bulletin provides the procedure to increase the torque on the voltage regulator screws on some 2017MY Sorento (UMa), produced from October 3, 2016 to January 24,
    Bulletin Number: TSBELE131R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: VOLTAGE REGULATOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT (SA278) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to increase the torque on the voltage regulator screws on some 2
    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: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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: 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: TSBSC136
    TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: TCU UPGRADE - LAMBDA 3.3GDI 6AT TCU ROM ID MISMATCH (SC136) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SIXTY (60) 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES P
    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-TRA062R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA246) - This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 3.3L GDI vehicles produced from Ap
    Bulletin Number: TSB-TRA063
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA250) - This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L GDI vehicles produced from Ap
    Bulletin Number: TSB-TRA064
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA251) - This bulletin provides information related to the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software upgrade for some 2017MY Sorento (UMa) 2.0T-GDI vehicles produced from Ap
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some
    Bulletin Number: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    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: TSBTRA072_CLOSED
    TSB - TRA072/SA317 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA072A/SA317A
    2017 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: 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: PS462
    PITSTOP: NE W BA SE AUDIO SYSTEM I N 2017MY SOUL A ND SEDONA - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE FUNCTIONALITY ON THE LATEST GENERATION BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (DESIGNATED AUDIO 4.0 B) THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED ON 17 MY SOUL AND SEDONA.
    Bulletin Number: PS462R1
    PITSTOP: NEW BASE AUDIO SYSTEM IN 2017MY SOUL AND SEDONA - This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Base Audio system (designated Audio 4.0 Type B) that has been applied on 2017MY Soul (PS) and
    Bulletin Number: PS462_R3
    PITSTOP - BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (AUDIO 4.0 A/B) WITH SIRI EYES FREE VOICE RECOGNITION - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Ba
    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: 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: 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: 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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE119
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR AUDIO GEN 4.0 TYPE B (SA253) - This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the Audio Gen 4.0 Type B software on some 2017MY Soul (PS), produced from July 12, 2016 to August 26, 2016, which may e
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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: 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: TSB-SST043R2
    TSB: R1234yf REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - This bulletin provides information relating to the introduction of R1234yf recovery, recycling, and recharging equipment. This equipment is designed to meet SAE J2843 requirements for servicing vehicles
    Bulletin Number: TSB-SST049
    TSB: AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) FIRMWARE UPDATE - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform the Audio Update Module (AUM) firmware update to ensure compatibility with the new Audio 4.0 head units (standard on 17MY Soul (PS) and Sedona
    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
    2017 KIA SOUL EV
    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: 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: 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
    2017 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: PS450
    SIRIUS XM DATA NOT LOADING ON UVO ESERVICES HEAD UNIT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO SERVICE IN REGARDS TO THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER CONCERNS: SIRIUS XM DATA WILL NOT LOAD; HEAD UNIT DISPLAY SHOWS "N
    Bulletin Number: PS451
    FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AEB - ON 2017 MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE (AEB), THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET IS INSTALLED IN ONE OF TWO DIFFERENT POSITIO
    Bulletin Number: PS451_R1
    PITSTOP - FRONT LICENSE PLATE AND MOUNTING BRACKET POSITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE AEB - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. On 2017MY~ Sportage (QL) vehicles equipped with Autonom
    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: PS453
    PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - SOME 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AM/FM RADIO STATIC, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE VEHICLE DRIVES OVER BUMPS. THIS CONDITION CAN BE CAUSED BY LOOSE CONNECTIONS AT THE BASE OF THE ANTENNA. FO
    Bulletin Number: PS453R1
    PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT AM/FM RADIO STATIC - Some 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles may experience AM/FM radio static, especially when the vehicle drives over bumps. This condition can be caused by loose connections at the base of the antenna and
    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: 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: PS526
    PITSTOP - BROKEN CHARACTERS AND SYMBOLS ON BASE AUDIO - This Pitstop contains information to repair vehicles in which the following customer concern occurs on a 2017MY Sportage (QL) with Base Audio (Audio 3.0 B): * ?When turning on the vehi
    Bulletin Number: PS528
    PITSTOP - Bluetooth Sound Quality Concerns on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) (PS528) - This Pitstop provides information to diagnose and repair 2017-18MY Sportage (QL) and 2017MY Niro (DE HEV) vehicles, with UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units, pro
    Bulletin Number: PS532
    PITSTOP - DTC P0449 VENT VALVE/SOLENOID CIRCUIT - When addressing a concern related to P0449 (Evaporative Emission System - Vent Valve / Solenoid Circuit) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) model vehicles, and the Canister Closed Valve (CCV) and
    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: PS546
    PITSTOP - ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SELF-CHECK NOISE - This Pitstop provides information regarding a concern related to a single faint ?thud? type noise heard from the engine compartment at speeds of 18-20 MPH after initial start-up. Be
    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: PS564
    PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD136
    SERVICE ACTION: DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT (SA229) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES ON CERTAIN SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH MARCH 11, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT I
    Bulletin Number: TSBBOD142
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR DOOR FRAME MOLDING REPLACEMENT (SA236) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING THE REAR DOOR FRAME MOLDING ON CERTAIN SPORTAGE (QL) SX TRIM LEVEL VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 24, 2015 THROUGH JANUAR
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD152
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DELTA GARNISH AND FRONT BUMPER GAP/WIND NOISE ADJUSTMENT (SA248) - This bulletin provides the information for applying soundproof padding to the Delta Garnish on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December 10,
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD152R1
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: DELTA GARNISH AND FRONT BUMPER GAP/WIND NOISE ADJUSTMENT (SA248) - This bulletin provides the information for applying soundproof padding to the Delta Garnish on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December 10,
    Bulletin Number: TSB-BOD153
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: FRONT POWER SEAT BACK BOARD STRAP REPOSITIONING (SA249) - This bulletin provides information related to the repositioning of the front power seat back board strap for 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles produced from December
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI029
    TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NEW R1234YF REFRIGERANT INITIALLY BEING RELEASED WITH THE 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL), AND APPLICABLE TO FUTURE MODELS. GOVERNMENTAL STANDARDS TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF T
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI031
    SERVICE ACTION: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA 226) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2016, A
    Bulletin Number: TSB CLI031_ SA22
    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017 MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2016, AND EQUIPPED WITH AUTO (FATC) OR MANUAL HVAC CONTROLS. THE ECU
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI033
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA238) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN HVAC CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR 2017MY SPORTAGE (QL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 22, 2016, A
    Bulletin Number: TSB-CLI035
    TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR CORE REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the A/C evaporator core replacement on certain 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles, produced between December 10, 2015 and December 12, 2016, which may exhibit poor A
    Bulletin Number: TSBCLI041
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND/OR ECV REPLACEMENT (SA309) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Evaporator Temperature Sensor and /or ECV (External Control Valve) on 2017-2018MY Sportage (QL) vehicle
    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-ELE118
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BCM UPGRADE-FUEL DOOR OPEN LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA247) - This bulletin provides information related to the BCM (Body Control Module) software upgrade on 2017MY Sportage (QL) vehicles to improve the fuel door open logic. T
    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: TSBENG162
    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C
    Bulletin Number: TSBENG162R1
    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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: 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: 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: TSBSST043
    TSB: R1234F REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE INTRODUCTION OF R1234YF RECOVERY, RECYCLING, AND RECHARGING EQUIPMENT. THIS EQUIPMENT IS DESIGNED TO MEET SAE J2843 REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICING VEHICLES C
    Bulletin Number: TSB-SST043R2
    TSB: R1234yf REFRIGERANT EQUIPMENT - This bulletin provides information relating to the introduction of R1234yf recovery, recycling, and recharging equipment. This equipment is designed to meet SAE J2843 requirements for servicing vehicles
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST044
    TSB: R1234YF OIL AND DYE INJECTORS - USING FLUORESCENT LEAK DETECTION DYE IN VEHICLE┐S A/C SYSTEM COULD AID IN LOCATING REFRIGERANT LEAKS. R1234YF A/C SYSTEMS OIL AND DYE INJECTOR KITS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH SNAP-ON BUSINESS SOLUTIONS.
    Bulletin Number: TSBSST045
    TSB: R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAK DETECTOR - THE LD-2 ARCTIC PRO LEAK DETECTOR, SUPPLIED WITH THE MAHLE ACX-1299 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT, CAN AID IN LOCATING R1234YF REFRIGERANT LEAKS.
    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-TRA065
    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: TCU UPGRADE ? DRIVING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (SA257) - This bulletin provides information related to the TCU (Transmission Control Unit) software upgrade of some 2017MY Sportage (QL) 2.0T-GDI/2.4GDI vehicles produced f
    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: TSBTRA072A_R1
    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),
    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 (

     

    Recalls for 2017 Kia

    2017 KIA CADENZA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:01/19/2017 - 03/06/2017
    Potential Units Affected:47

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Cadenza vehicles. The brake vacuum hose on the affected vehicles may kink, reducing braking performance.

    Consequence:

    Reduced braking performance can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake vacuum hose, replacing it as necessary, free charge. The recall began on April 17, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC146.
    2017 KIA NIRO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:11/01/2016 - 09/11/2017
    Potential Units Affected:27029

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Kia Niro vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

    Consequence:

    An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC163.
    2017 KIA NIRO HYBRID
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:12/23/2017 - 01/11/2017
    Potential Units Affected:135

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Niro vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

    Consequence:

    Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MDPS motor, free of charge. The recall began April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC145.
    2017 KIA OPTIMA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:08/25/2016 - 09/11/2017
    Potential Units Affected:1710

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Kia Optima hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.

    Consequence:

    If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install two newly designed Battery Management Systems (BMS) that contain Overvoltage Protection Devices (OPDs), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC162.
    2017 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 is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC164.
    2017 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 is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC164.
    2017 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.
    2017 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.
    2017 KIA SORENTO
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:03/27/2017 - 03/30/2017
    Potential Units Affected:62

    Defect Description:

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Sorento vehicles equipped with 3.3L engines. The engine crankshaft may have been improperly heat treated and may fail.

    Consequence:

    If the crankshaft fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A failed crankshaft also increases the risk of a fire.

    Action:

    Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the crankshaft, and, as necessary, replace the engine sub assembly, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC153.
    2017 KIA SPORTAGE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:TRAILER HITCHES
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:12/10/2015 - 08/26/2016
    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.
    2017 KIA SPORTAGE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
    Manufacture Dates:12/10/2015 - 08/26/2016
    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.

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