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Crash Test Data for 2018 Kia

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Service Bulletins for 2018 Kia

2018 KIA CADENZA
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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
2018 KIA FORTE
Bulletin Number: PS511
PITSTOP - BLUETOOTH« INFORMATION AND TROUBLESHOOTING - This Pitstop contains information on pairing a device on 2018 MY vehicles; the differences in pairing instructions if it is the 1st phone or a 2nd phone that needs to be paired; and how
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: TSBBOD177
TSB - ANTENNA POLE LOCATION DURING TRANSPORT - This bulletin provides information regarding the shipping location of the antenna pole in all 2018MY Forte (YDm) 5 Door SX and all 2018MY Rio (SC) vehicles at delivery to dealers and Transporta
Bulletin Number: TSBCHA085_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SUB FRAME REPLACEMENT (SA323) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the sub frame on some 2018MY Forte (YD), produced from August 31, 2017 through September 4, 2017, and some 2018MY Forte (YDm) vehicles, pr
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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: 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: 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
2018 KIA K900
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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
2018 KIA NIRO
Bulletin Number: PS500_R1
PITSTOP - PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5.0) sy
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: 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: TSBBOD180
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: FUEL FILLER DOOR SPRING REPAIR (SA326) - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair the fuel filler door pop-up spring on all 2018MY Niro (DE) produced from July 24, 2017 through December 7, 2017 which may not allo
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD180_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: FUEL FILLER DOOR SPRING REPAIR (SA326) - This bulletin provides the procedure to repair the fuel filler door pop-up spring on all 2018MY Niro (DE) vehicles, produced from July 24, 2017 through December 7, 2017 which ma
Bulletin Number: TSBCHA086
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: CUSTOMER STATISFACTION BRAKE PEDAL FEEL LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA325) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Stability Control/Active Hydraulic Booster (ESC/AHB) on some 2018MY Niro H
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
2018 KIA OPTIMA
Bulletin Number: PS500_R1
PITSTOP - PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5.0) sy
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: 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: PS531
PITSTOP - KEY FOB AND BATTERY VIN LABELS - To assist in improving product quality and warranty claims, key fobs/smart keys and the vehicle battery now have labels (A) containing the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). These labels have bee
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD182_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: FLOOR CONSOLE INNER PANEL INSPECTION & CORRECTION/REPLACEMENT (SA328) -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and correct or replace the floor
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177A
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177A (2)
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316A) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Opti
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177B
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177B_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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: TSBTRA071
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thro
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA071
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19,
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA071A
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 through July 10
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA071AR1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0t & 3.3l SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thr
2018 KIA OPTIMA HYBRID
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: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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
2018 KIA RIO
Bulletin Number: PS529
PITSTOP - TPMS AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON DURING PDI - This Pitstop contains information regarding the TPMS lamp ON and Trunk Open warning lamp ON, or Master Warning Mode lamp ON in the cluster during PDI, even while the trunk is closed.
Bulletin Number: PS529_R1
PITSTOP - TPMS LAMP ON AND/OR TRUNK OPEN LAMP ON AND/OR AUDIO SYSTEM INOPERATIVE DURING PDI -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop co
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD175
TSB - RIO (SC) FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET INSTALLATION - This bulletin provides information regarding the installation of the front license plate bracket on 2018MY~ Rio (SC) vehicles.
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD177
TSB - ANTENNA POLE LOCATION DURING TRANSPORT - This bulletin provides information regarding the shipping location of the antenna pole in all 2018MY Forte (YDm) 5 Door SX and all 2018MY Rio (SC) vehicles at delivery to dealers and Transporta
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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
2018 KIA SORENTO
Bulletin Number: PS531
PITSTOP - KEY FOB AND BATTERY VIN LABELS - To assist in improving product quality and warranty claims, key fobs/smart keys and the vehicle battery now have labels (A) containing the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). These labels have bee
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: TSBBOD176
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SORENTO (UMA) HEADREST HANG TAG REPLACEMENT (SA314) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front headrest hang tag on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through September 22
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177B
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177B_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L SHIFT QUALITY & WAKE-UP LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316B) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177C
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177CR1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) REV 1 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 t
Bulletin Number: TSBENG177C_R2
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA316C) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2018MY Sorento (UMa) 2.4L vehicles, produced from March 31, 2017 through
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: 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: TSBTRA071
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thro
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA071
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0T & 3.3L SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315) - CLOSED - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19,
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA071A
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 through July 10
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA071AR1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.0t & 3.3l SHIFT QUALITY LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA315A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2018MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from April 19, 2017 thr
2018 KIA SOUL
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: 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
2018 KIA SPORTAGE
Bulletin Number: PS500_R1
PITSTOP - PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5.0) sy
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: TSBBOD174
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: WINDSHIELD MOLDING REPAIR FOR WIND NOISE (SA311) - This bulletin provides the procedure for applying LOCTITE« between the front windshield molding lip and panoramic static roof glass on some 2018MY Sportage (QL) vehicl
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: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: TSBENG180
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) -
Bulletin Number: TSBENG180_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA320) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 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: 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: VSCSC161DP
SC161 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.
Bulletin Number: VSCSC161DSM
SC161 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Advises dealer principal of the new service campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.
Bulletin Number: VSCSC161OWNER
SC161 - OWNER LETTER - Owner Notification Letter advising of the Voluntary Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.
Bulletin Number: VSCSC161QA
SC161 - QA - This document contains frequently asked questions and answers regarding the Service Campaign to upgrade the ECM software to improve the Instrument Cluster Logic.
Bulletin Number: VSCSC161TSB
SC161 - TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSB) - This publication contains the repair procedures for the campaign.
2018 KIA STINGER
Bulletin Number: PS500_R1
PITSTOP - PREMIUM NAVIGATION OR UVO eco WITH NAVIGATION (AVN 5.0) - This Pitstop provides information regarding the features and functionality on the latest generation Premium Navigation or UVO eco with Navigation (designated as AVN 5.0) sy
Bulletin Number: PS536
PITSTOP - ACCESSING DRIVER DOOR LOCK CYLINDER - This pitstop provides information on the location and procedure to operate the driver's door lock cylinder on all 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles.
Bulletin Number: PS544
PITSTOP - FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOK CAP - This Pitstop provides the procedure to inspect and adjust the tow hook cap alignment on the front bumper cover on 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with the 3.3T-GDI LAMBDA-II engines.
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD178
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers and install a guide bumper mounting kit on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced from September 21, 2017 th
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD178A
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers, install a guide bumper mounting kit and to inspect/adjust the striker on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, pro
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD178_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (SA322) - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the overslam bumpers and install a guide bumper mounting kit on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced from September 21, 2017 th
Bulletin Number: TSBBOD178_R1
TSB - SERVICE ACTION - RATTLE NOISE FROM TAILGATE (BOD178) (Rev 1) (Closed) - See TSB-BOD178A. This bulletin has been closed.
Bulletin Number: TSBELE142
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: HEADLAMP ?WELCOME BLINK? OPERATION ? ICU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA331) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Integrated Central Control Unit (ICU) on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, produced
Bulletin Number: TSBENG178
TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC18) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in
Bulletin Number: TSBENG182
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: EMISSIONS LABEL REPLACEMENT (SA324) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Emissions Label on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles equipped with Theta 2.0-T engines, produced from September 29, 2017 through
Bulletin Number: TSBTRA074
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: THETA 2.0L TURBO ATF WARMER CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT (SA333) -This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) warmer connector on some 2018MY Stinger (CK) vehicles, equipped with the

 

Recalls for 2018 Kia

2018 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 3, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC162.
2018 KIA SORENTO
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer:Kia Motors America
Manufacture Dates:09/05/2017 - 11/29/2017
Potential Units Affected:2014

Defect Description:

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Sorento vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Consequence:

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall began on December 18, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC159.