SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5 WIDE SOFTWARE UPDATE BLUETOOTH MEMORY ISSUE (SA386)

NHTSA ID Number: 10162000

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSBELE180_R1

Summary

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN 5 WIDE SOFTWARE UPDATE BLUETOOTH MEMORY ISSUE (SA386) - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the AVN 5 WIDE software on some 2020MY Telluride (ON) produced from March 23, 2019 through April 30, 2019 and Soul (SK3) vehicles produced from February 18, 2019 to May 2, 2019, which may experience Bluetooth and navigation connection and/or memory issues.

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2019 Kia Optima Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)

July 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V539000

Collision-Avoidance Assist may not Engage

Improper intervention of the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V539

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,423

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Optima vehicles equipped with Gamma 1.6L Turbo-GDI or Theta II 2.0L Turbo-GDI engines. A software error in the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system may cause the braking assist function to not engage when a stationary vehicle is detected.

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SC177 - 2019 Kia Sedona Seat Belt Buckle

March 18, 2019

Seatbelt Buckle may be Improperly Installed

A seat belt that cannot be properly used increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V207

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 197

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Sedona vehicles equipped with an 8-passenger seat arrangement. The seat belt buckle for the second-row middle seat may have been improperly installed on the wrong side of the seat, preventing the proper use of the 3-point seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

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SC176 - Engine Control Unit (ECU) Logic - 2012-2016 Kia Soul

February 22, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V120000

Overheated Catalytic Converter May Damage Engine

Piston damage may result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of crash. A broken connecting rod may puncture the engine block allowing engine oil to escape. The leaking oil may contact the exhaust, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V120

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components ENGINE, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 378,967

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Kia Soul vehicles equipped with 1.6L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)

engines. High exhaust gas temperatures may damage the catalytic converter, possibly resulting in abnormal engine combustion and damage to one or more of the engine's pistons and possible piston connecting rod failure.

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SC175 - Front Passenger Seat Occupant Detection System (ODS) Wiring Harness - 2015-2018 Kia Sedona

February 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V109000

Occupant Detection System Wire Harness May Break

If a child is in a child seat in the front seat, a broken ODS wiring harness will not prevent the front passenger air bag from deploying in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the child.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V109

Manufacturer Kia Motors America

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 94,389

 

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Sedona vehicles equipped with manually-adjusted front passenger seats. Over time, the Occupant Detection System (ODS) wiring harness located underneath the front passenger seat may break from the seat being occupied.

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