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2002 Toyota Highlander 4x4 V6

  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2002 Toyota Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2002 Toyota 4Runner 44552
2002 Toyota Avalon 44454
2002 Toyota Camry 54254
2002 Toyota Celica 443Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Corolla 44334
2002 Toyota Corolla 44434
2002 Toyota Echo 44344
2002 Toyota Highlander 44453
2002 Toyota Landcruiser Not
Tested
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Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota MR2 Not
Tested
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Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Prius 34334
2002 Toyota RAV4 44553
2002 Toyota RAV4 EV Not
Tested
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Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Sequoia 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2002 Toyota Sienna 55454
2002 Toyota Solara Not
Tested
Not
Tested
35Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Solara Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Tacoma 343Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Tacoma Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Tundra Not
Tested
Not
Tested
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Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Toyota Tundra 445Not
Tested
3
 
Service Bulletins for 2002 Toyota Tundra 4x4 V6
2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER:

Bulletin Number: 00103
RIGHT REAR AXLE SQUEAK NOISE. *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 00205
WIND NOISE COMING FROM BOTH THE FRONT AND REAR DOOR WINDOW GLASS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00207
TECHSTREAM ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. *KB

Bulletin Number: 00304
A/C COMPRESSOR INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *MR

Bulletin Number: 00404
STEERING COLUMN SQUEAK NOISE. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 00502
NEW ACCESSORY HOOD PROTECTOR SERVICE REPLACEMENT PART NOW AVAILABLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00503
ACCESSORY HOOD PROTECTOR WITH WEATHERSTRIP. REVISED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00504
PROPER IDENTIFICATION OF THE 5 SOLENOIDS USED IN THE U240E/U241E AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00703
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONDITION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1349, INDICATING A VARIABLE VALVE TIMING (VVTI) MALFUNCTION. *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 00805
U140F TRANSMISSION SOLENOID IDENTIFICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01104
ENGINE HOOD RELEASE CABLE CABLE SPRING IMPROVEMENT. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 01305
FUEL INJECTOR TICKING NOISE. UPDATE. *TT ORIGINAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01605
FRONT DOOR OPENING WEATHERSTRIP BECOMES LOOSE OR COMES OFF EASILY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03704
ENGINE BANK 1 AND BANK 2 A/F AND 02 IDENTIFICATION. VARIOUS TOYOTA MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04004
ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT SQUEAL/ BELT TENSIONER RATTLE. *NM

Bulletin Number: 04013
OWNER RENOTIFICATION OF NON-COMPLETED SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGNS AND LIMITED SERVICE CAMPAIGNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04105
ECM CALIBRATION UPDATE. MIL ON DTC P0420 AND/OR P0430. *KB

Bulletin Number: 4584B
'03 HIGHLANDER FRONT BRAKE REPAIR MANUAL CORRECTION. 00400-RM987-U2. *TT '02 HIGHLANDER. 00400-RM918-U2. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5037B
REPAIR MANUAL CORRECTION - DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSY REAR (4WD). 00400-RM918-U2. *TT 00400-RM837-U2. *TT

Bulletin Number: 601
REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM). *KB

Bulletin Number: AX00202
SUBJECT REGARDING ACCESSORY TRAILER WIRE HARNESS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: BO01603
FRONT DOOR OPENING WEATHERSTRIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: EG00402
SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0500.*JB

Bulletin Number: EL01203
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONDITION WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1140 OR B1141 STORED IN THE CENTER AIRBAG ECU MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: NV00802
TECHNICAL INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING FRONT SEAT BACK NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: PG004-97-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG004-97-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG006-01-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG006-01-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: SB-0015-11
TOYOTA: THERE MAY BE DAMAGED CYLINDER HEAD BOLTS THREADS. *RM

Bulletin Number: SST Requirements
SSTs are key elements to provide your customers with swift and accurate repairs resulting in superior customer satisfaction.

Bulletin Number: TC02002
SPECIAL POLICY ADJUSTMENT REGARDING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING ENGINE OIL GELLING OR SLUDGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: TC02013
SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO CORRECT THE POSITION OF THE ON-BOARD REFUELING VAPOR RECOVERY (ORVR) VALVE BREATHER HOSE CLAMP. *TT

Bulletin Number: TC13-019
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: TMSNTC02146
SUBJECT REGARDING ORVR VALVE BREATHER HOSE CLAMP. *TT

Bulletin Number: T-PG006-00 Obsol
This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0054-13.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0012-13
Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bulletin de

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0012-13 Rev
TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bullet

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0012-13 Rev
TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE: September 14, 2016: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0134-16.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0012-13 REV
"TSB: FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS THE ECU SOFTWARE TO BE UPDATED WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU. FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLE MODELS/ECUS ARE RELEASED AS FIELD-FIX PROCEDURES DESCRIBED IN INDIVIDUAL SERVICE BULLETINS. THIS BUL

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0012-13 REV
"TSB: FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS THE ECU SOFTWARE TO BE UPDATED WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU. FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLE MODELS/ECUS ARE RELEASED AS FIELD-FIX PROCEDURES DESCRIBED IN INDIVIDUAL SERVICE BULLETINS. THIS BUL

Bulletin Number: TSB-0012-13 Rev2
TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bull

Bulletin Number: TSB-0012-13 Rev2
TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bull

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0014-11 Rev
TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0014-11 Rev
TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

Bulletin Number: T-SB-003-01 - OB
TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 7, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0043-14
TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0043-14 Rev
TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Follow the procedures in this bulletin to

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0043-14 Rev
TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0043-14 Rev
TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Follow the procedures in this bulletin to

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0054-13
California (CA), Federal (FED), and 50 State Certified emission control underhood labels (emission labels) may be obtained through your dealership?s Parts Department utilizing standard replacement parts ordering procedures. Follow the guide

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0057-18
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2017 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14 is obso

Bulletin Number: TSB-0064-10
TOYOTA: TECHSTREAM ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS THE ECU SOFTWARE TO BE UPDATED WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU. FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLE MODELS/ECUS ARE RELEASED AS FIELD-FIX PROCEDURES DE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0064-10 Rev
This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0012-13.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0064-10 Rev
Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bulletin de

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0071-11 Rev
The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0083-13 Rev
TSB: The procedure in this bulletin is a general guideline on how to properly diagnose the air conditioning system after a component failure. Refer to the applicable Repair Manual for vehicle specific repair procedures and parts.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0083-13 Rev
TSB: The procedure in this bulletin is a general guideline on how to properly diagnose the air conditioning system after a component failure. Refer to the applicable Repair Manual for vehicle specific repair procedures and parts.

Bulletin Number: TSB-0087-12
TOYOTA: ACCELERATOR PEDAL SENSOR ASSEMBLY INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION, REMOVAL, AND INSTALLATION, IF LUBRICATION OR OIL, IS APPLIED. *PE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0101-11 Rev
TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0101-11 Rev
TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0101-11 Rev
TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

Bulletin Number: TSB-0122-11
TOYOTA: INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR REPLACING THE SEAT COVERS FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIRBAGS. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-0122-11
TOYOTA: INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR REPLACING THE SEAT COVERS FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIRBAGS. *PE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0122-11 Rev
Beginning in 1998, Toyota introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Toyota does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Toyota leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0122-11 Rev
Beginning in 1998, Toyota introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Toyota does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Toyota leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0122-11 Rev
Beginning in 1998, Toyota introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Toyota does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Toyota leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-14
TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-14
TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16
TSB: Supersession Notice. Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16
TSB: Supersession Notice. Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE October 30, 2017 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0012-13. Flash reprogramming allows the

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. October 30, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has be

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. October 30, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has be

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. October 30, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has be

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0141-13
A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0141-13
A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0141-13
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0144-08_Obs
TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE November 21, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: TSB018217
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0101-11. Applicability has been updated to include 2016 ? 2017 model year vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0101-11 is Obsolete and any printed

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0185-13
The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0218-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Some hazardous material treatment and handling regulations at the state and local level define the pre-disposal deplo

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0218-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Some hazardous material treatment and handling regulations at the state and local level define the pre-disposal deplo

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0229-12_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 22, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2014 ? 2018 model year vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. In the event that a Toyota vehicle becomes submerg

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17
TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria lis

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17_Rev
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0391-08 Rev
This bulletin contains general vehicle pulling diagnosis and repair procedures along with specific information to help correct pulling complaints.

Bulletin Number: TS-BO030-01 Obso
This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0185-13.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0010-10 Rev
Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0010-10 Rev
Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0132-11
A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle's braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. The following recommendations are intended to provide general

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0132-11
A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle's braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. The following recommendations are intended to provide general

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0213-13
Toyota vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the SRS airbags or pretensioner devi

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0213-13
Toyota vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0226-13
The customer is having difficulty changing the multi-display screen from Day Mode. If the multi-display screen is set to Day Mode when the headlights are on, the setting we be memorized when the engine is turned off.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0269-13
The appearance of spots in tempered glass (when viewed at certain angles) is the result of the heat treating and quick quenching process during manufacturing.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0381-16
Tech Tip: Some customers may experience difficulty programming HomeLink.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0381-16
TECH TIP: SOME CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY PROGRAMMING HOMELINK.

 
Recalls for 2002 Toyota Tundra 4x4 V6
2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V181000
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 11/17/2000 - 01/29/2004
Potential Units Affected: 366572
Defect Description:
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES HAVE A CHILD PROTECTION LOCK (CPL) SYSTEM ON BOTH OF THE REAR SIDE DOORS. WHEN AN OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE CLOSES THE DOOR VERY HARD WITH THE CPL LEVER SET TO THE LOCK POSITION, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE LEVER MAY CONTACT THE BODY PANEL, CAUSING THE CPL LEVER TO MOVE INTO THE UNLOCK POSITION.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE DOOR TO BE OPENED WITH THE INSIDE WHILE THE OPERATOR BELIEVES THAT THE CPL WAS ACTIVATED. IF THE DOOR WERE OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, AN OCCUPANT COULD FALL OUT AND BE INJURED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL SHORTEN THE CPL LEVER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 7, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
2002 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V208000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 11/17/2000 - 05/31/2002
Potential Units Affected: 154593
Defect Description:
ON SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THERE IS A BREATHER HOSE THAT ATTACHES TO THE NOZZLE OF THE ON-BOARD REFUELING VAPOR RECOVERY (ORVR) VALVE, WHICH IS LOCATED ON THE TOPSIDE OF THE FUEL TANK. THE BREATHER HOSE IS ATTACHED WITH A CLAMP, WHOSE "TABS" FACE IN THE UPWARD DIRECTION. WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS CRASHED UNDER THE NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (NCAP) TEST (I.E., 35 MPH FRONTAL BARRIER CRASH), THE CLAMP "TABS" CONTACTED THE UNDERSIDE OF THE BODY DUE TO MOVEMENT OF THE FUEL TANK, CAUSING THE NOZZLE TO BREAK.
Consequence:
IN THE WORST CASE, NOZZLE BREAKAGE COULD RESULT IN FUEL LEAKAGE IF THE VEHICLE ROLLS-OVER AFTER A HIGH SPEED FRONTAL CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL ROTATE THE SPECIFIED CLAMP. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 23, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
 


2009 Kia Sportage LX I4 AT 2WD

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Kia Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2009 Kia Amanti Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Kia Borrego 55554
2009 Kia Optima 55554
2009 Kia Rio 45434
2009 Kia Rio 45434
2009 Kia Rondo 55544
2009 Kia Sedona 55554
2009 Kia Sedona 55554
2009 Kia Sorento 55553
2009 Kia Spectra 55444
2009 Kia Spectra 55444
2009 Kia Sportage 55553
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Kia Sportage LX I4 AT 2WD
2009 KIA SPORTAGE:

Bulletin Number: PS382
PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

Bulletin Number: PS382
PITSTOP: STOP LAMP SWITCH IDENTIFICATION MATRIX (SC098) - KMA HAS RECEIVED A NUMBER OF INCORRECT WARRANTY RETURN PARTS RELATED TO CAMPAIGN SC098 AND HAS DETERMINED THAT AT TIMES DEALER STAFF MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN QUICKLY AND EASILY IDENTIF

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: SC-084
KIA: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION TREATMENT FOR REAR FLOOR MEMBERS. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO CERTAIN VEHICLES FOR PROCEDURE TO APPLY ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION PROTECTION TO THE REAR FLOOR SIDE AND CROSS MEMBERS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SC104
SOME KIA SPORTAGE MODELS VEHICLES ARE AFFECTED BY CORROSION WHICH NEEDS ANTI CORROSION PROTECTION. 06/04/14*LJ

Bulletin Number: SC104DP
DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a voluntary service campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the vehicle underbody on certain 2

Bulletin Number: SC104DP
DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: Attention: All Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a voluntary service campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the vehicle underbody on certain 2

Bulletin Number: SC104DPSM
DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles produced from June 24, 2004 through January 26,

Bulletin Number: SC104DPSM
DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: Attention: All Kia Parts & Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign on certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles produced from June 24, 2004 through January 26,

Bulletin Number: SC104OWNER
OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to add additional anti-corrosion wax and undercoating to the underbody of certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles.

Bulletin Number: SC104OWNER
OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER - Dear Kia Sportage Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign to add additional anti-corrosion wax and undercoating to the underbody of certain 2005-2010 MY Sportage vehicles.

Bulletin Number: SC104QA
Q AND A - SC104 ? 2005-2010 MY Sportage - Application of Additional Anti-Corrosion Material to Underbody of Vehicle Voluntary Service Campaign

Bulletin Number: SC104QA
Q AND A - SC104 ? 2005-2010 MY Sportage - Application of Additional Anti-Corrosion Material to Underbody of Vehicle Voluntary Service Campaign

Bulletin Number: TSB-022
KIA: LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR THE NEW REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY (LCC) WHEN CERTAIN ACCESSORIES ARE ADDED TO A COMPLETED VEHICLE PRI0

Bulletin Number: TSB-046
KIA MOTORS: RELATING TO OIL CONTROL VALVE (OCV) USED IN CONSTANT VARIABLE VALVE TIMING (CVVT). IF AT ANY TIME OCV IS SUSPECTED AS A CAUSE OF ROUGH IDLING, POOR ACCELERTION, CAMSHAFT TIMING MISALIGNMENT RELATED TROUBLE CODES, MISFIRE RELATED

Bulletin Number: TSB-078
KIA: THERE IS A PROCEDURE TO RESET THE ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL VALUE. *RM

Bulletin Number: TSB-078
KIA: THERE IS A PROCEDURE TO RESET THE ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL VALUE. *RM

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD095
TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD095
TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Bulletin Number: TSB-SC104
VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC104) - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this bulletin to apply additional anti-corrosion protection to various vehicle underbody components o

Bulletin Number: TSB-SC104
VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC104) - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this bulletin to apply additional anti-corrosion protection to various vehicle underbody components o

 
Recalls for 2009 Kia Sportage LX I4 AT 2WD
2009 KIA SPORTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V815000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Manufacture Dates: 08/09/2007 - 05/13/2009
Potential Units Affected: 71704
Defect Description:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Kia Sportage vehicles manufactured August 9, 2007, to May 13, 2009. The wire harness cover on the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may be improperly sealed allowing water to get onto the HECU circuit board. If the water is contaminated with salt, such as could occur from melted snow, the wire harness connector pins may corrode and the circuit board may short circuit.
Consequence:
If the HECU short circuits, there is an increased risk of an engine compartment fire.
Action to take:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector pins for corrosion, if no corrosion is found, the connector cover will be replaced. If corrosion is present, the dealer will replace the HECU assembly and the connector cover, free of charge. The recall began on November 28, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC138.
2009 KIA SPORTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V114000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation
Manufacture Dates: 01/31/2007 - 01/26/2010
Potential Units Affected: 980377
Defect Description:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
2009 KIA SPORTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V114000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation
Manufacture Dates: 01/31/2007 - 01/26/2010
Potential Units Affected: 980377
Defect Description:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
 






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