TSB List for the 2013 Kia Optima

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2013 Optima are official communications between Kia & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • STEERING:COLUMN
  • STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • SEATS
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R7

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189545

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA091_R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174693

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA091_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170773

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167301

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163445

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162044

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #CS1604OWNR_ADDL1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158144

      Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. would like to thank you for your purchase of a Kia Optima vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R4

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154663

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R3

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152912

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152913

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R2

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152895

      TSB - ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA091

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151903

      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 models listed below, which may exhibit a ticking noise while turning the steering ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151902

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130099

      TSB - ECM UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA072R2

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109834

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1604) - This bulletin provides information regarding the replacement of the flexible coupling in the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) on some 2011-2014 MY Optima ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA072R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090941

      TSB REV1: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1604) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON SOME 2011-2014 MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS343

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109752

      PITSTOP: OILY SUBSTANCE DRIPPING FROM MDPS STEERING COLUMN - On some Optima (QF/TF/TF HEV) vehicles, the customer may complain of an oily substance dripping onto the driver?s side floorboard area, especially in areas with high ambient ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA072

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089602

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1604) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON SOME 2011-2014 MY OPTIMA ... Read More »

    • TSB #CS1604DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090052

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: CS1604 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON ALL 2011-2013 MY AND SOME 2014 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #CS1604DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090085

      DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: CS1604 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON ALL 2011-2013 MY AND SOME 2014 MY KIA OPTIMA ... Read More »

    • TSB #CS1604FORM

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090088

      REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: CS1604 - 2011-2013 AND SOME 2014 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) CUSTOMER SATISFACTION/WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MDPS REPLACED, ... Read More »

    • TSB #CS1604OWNER

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090089

      OWNER LETTER: CS1604 - CUSTOMER SATISFACTION/WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR PURCHASE OF A KIA OPTIMA VEHICLE. Read More »

    • TSB #CS1604QA

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090090

      Q AND A: CS1604 - ALL 2011-2013 MY AND SOME 2014 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) FLEXIBLE COUPLING CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R2

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109691

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - Rev 2 - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109665

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109649

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when ... Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163445

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA060_R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130099

      TSB - ECM UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA-060

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080087

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE MDPS ECU SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2011 ~ 2014MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JULY 27, 2014, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A ... Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162044

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #CS1604OWNR_ADDL1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158144

      Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. would like to thank you for your purchase of a Kia Optima vehicle. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #TSB_CHA066

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183608

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front stabilizer links of some Optima (TF/QF), Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) and Rio (UB) vehicles, which may experience an ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS414

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089763

      PITSTOP: DIFFICULTY ASSEMBLING STRUT BEARING/INSULATOR - ON SOME OPTIMA VEHICLES, WHEN REPLACING THE STRUT INSULATOR OR STRUT BEARING WITH NEW PARTS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY INSTALLING THE NEW STRUT BEARING INTO PLACE ON THE INSULATOR. Read More »

    • TSB #PS251

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090617

      PITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR OPTIMA - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES NEW ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES DUE TO A MODIFICATION TO THE DESIGN OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

    • TSB #TSB-CHA066R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116819

      TSB: FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front stabilizer links of some Optima (TF/QF), Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) and Rio (UB) vehicles, which may experience an abnormal noise emanating ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA066

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089422

      "FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE FRONT STABILIZER LINKS OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND RIO (UB) VEHICLES, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE AN ABNORMAL NOISE ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

    • TSB #PS414

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092151

      PITSTOP: DIFFICULTY ASSEMBLING STRUT BEARING/INSULATOR - ON SOME OPTIMA VEHICLES, WHEN REPLACING THE STRUT INSULATOR OR STRUT BEARING WITH NEW PARTS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY INSTALLING THE NEW STRUT BEARING INTO PLACE ON THE INSULATOR. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #PS297

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109732

      PIT STOP: SQUEAKING NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE - When addressing a customer complaint related to a squeaking sound emanating from the rear of the vehicle, and the noise can be isolated to the rear suspension, check the right and left rear ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

    • TSB #PS297

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109732

      PIT STOP: SQUEAKING NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE - When addressing a customer complaint related to a squeaking sound emanating from the rear of the vehicle, and the noise can be isolated to the rear suspension, check the right and left rear ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS297

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060147

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBCHA092

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147431

      TSB: BRAKE PEDAL STOPPER PAD REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the brake pedal stopper pad on some 2012-2013MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 through September 27, 2013. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

    • TSB #WTY011_OWNER

      Date Announced:
      SEP 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145192

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY011_REIMB

      Date Announced:
      SEP 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145194

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM - 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA BRAKE STOPPER PAD Kia New Vehicle Limited Warranty Extension Read More »

    • TSB #WTY011_DP

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145190

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Kia Motors America, Inc. is extending the warranty coverage, to all owners, for the brake pedal stopper pad on all 2012-2013 MY Optima (QF) vehicles, manufactured at KMMG, ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY011_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145191

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY011_QA

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145193

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - Q & A - 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA BRAKE PEDAL STOPPER PAD NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159275

      TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR and 21101 2GK07QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) and Sportage (SL) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159236

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159235

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154696

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154695

      VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803WX_TSB

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152488

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803) titled ?Knock Sensor ... Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20180828

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145149

      DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS - Dear Kia Retailer, You and your customers may have seen recent media reports regarding thermal incidents in Kia vehicles or NHTSA?s announcement of the opening of a Defect Petition for ... Read More »

    • TSB #PT20201-0002R4

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119116

      PARTS BULLETIN - THETA II ENGINE SAFETY RECALL (SC147) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTYCS201609RETIR

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115245

      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2016-09 - RETIRED FOR CERTAIN OPTIMA MODEL VEHICLES. SEE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2017-01. FOR OTHER OPTIMA MODELS, SEE WTY BULLETIN2017-09 (SC147) Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109774

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG160

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109683

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC135OWNER

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090972

      OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC135) - DEAR KIA OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER IN YOUR VEHICLE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC135

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090943

      TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER ASSEMBLY ON SOME OPTIMA (TF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC135DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090969

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. Read More »

    • TSB #SC135DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090970

      DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY004BULLETINR1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094572

      WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY004 - 2011-2014 MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY004) - THIS WARRANTY BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE EXTENSION OF THE NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE ENGINE SHORT BLOCK ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY004OWNER

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094576

      OWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY004DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094573

      DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY004 - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE SHORT BLOCK ASSEMBLY (ENGINE BLOCK, CRANKSHAFT AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY004FORM

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094575

      REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY004 - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SOME OR ALL OF THAT EXPENSE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBGEN076

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089051

      TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. Read More »

    • TSB #PS400

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089987

      PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ¿SMART PEDAL¿ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC114R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089786

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 (SC114) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012~2014MY SORENTO, 2012~2013MY OPTIMA, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114OWNEROPTIMA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089791

      OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES WHICH COULD OTHERWISE EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089788

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERSM

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089789

      DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114QA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089793

      Q AND A: SC114 ¿ ECU UPDATE ¿ MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 / VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Q&A Read More »

    • TSB #PS327

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109673

      PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2. Read More »

    • TSB #124

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060306

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI2002YZ_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10197951

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI2002Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189272

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG222_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186041

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183313

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_TSB

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177945

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN - AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION AND EVAP LEAKAGE TEST (SC189) - This bulletin provides information on the installation of an auxiliary EVAP canister on some 2011-2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177742

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Owner Notification Letter - Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_DP

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177739

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Dealer Principal Memo - Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative system performance on certain ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177740

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Dealer Parts and Service Manager Memo - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_Label

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177741

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Completion Label Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_POC

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177743

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Proof of Completion Card Read More »

    • TSB #SC189_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177744

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Questions and Answers Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177732

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z_Rev3) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176912

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_ENG205_C

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174518

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - CLOSED - SUPERSEDED BY PI1802YZ/1803YZ. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174431

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5C

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174430

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - CLOSED - This bulletin has been superseded by PI1803Y/Z. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173257

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - REV 5 -KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803Y/Z_TSB

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173258

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#3_OPT

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169800

      Owner Letter - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - *** THIRD NOTICE *** - Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168949

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167227

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803). This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160837

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159236

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_OPT

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159232

      OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2011-2013 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R3

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159235

      TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled "Knock Sensor Detection ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156535

      TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157049

      TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20190125

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152908

      RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, January 25, 2019 Update - Dear Kia Retailer, At Kia, safety is a top priority and we wrote to you last August and again last October to provide you with updates regarding news reports about non-collision fires in ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152920

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133170

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY201709R4

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115242

      WARRANTY BULLETIN: 2017-09.R4 - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - This Warranty Bulletin accompanies TSB SC147 Theta II Engine Inspection and/or Replacement and is provided to dealers for specific guidance with claim administration and ... Read More »

    • TSB #PT20201-0002R3

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115238

      PARTS BULLLETIN: 20201-0002 (Revision 3.1) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089784

      TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES ON PAGE 3), WHICH MAY ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

      TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

      TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG201_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159275

      TSB: THETA ENGINE SERVICE KIT - This bulletin provides the procedure to install the Theta Engine Service Kit on 21101 2GK05QQKR and 21101 2GK07QQKR engines for 2011-2013MY Optima (QF, TF) and Sportage (SL) vehicles. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS469

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109813

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-SC135R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109686

      TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - This bulletin provides information to inspect and/or replace the evaporative canister assembly on some Optima (TF) vehicles, produced ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC135QA

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090974

      Q AND A (SC135/WTY009) - EVAPORATIVE CANISTER VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM Read More »

    • TSB #PS322

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109658

      PIT STOP: DTC P0456 AND CHARCOAL CANISTER LEAKS - When addressing a concern related to a DTC P0456 (Evaporative Emissions System ? Small Leak Detected), and an inspection of the vapor lines, connections and fuel cap reveal no ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSB_FUE049

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186044

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: AIR FILTER AND NVLD REPLACEMENT (SA447) - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform an evaporative leak test and replace the Fuel Tank Air Filter, and, if necessary, the ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152915

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG172

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127029

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #PS280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109706

      TURBOCHARGER OIL LINE INSPECTION - Follow the procedure in this article to properly inspect/clean the oil feed and return lines. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

    • TSB #TSB-026

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054197

      KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #TSB-026

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054197

      KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #TSB-026

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054197

      KIA: A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM AND TO CORRECT CONCERN, HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP, FUEL DELIVERY PIPE AND MOUNTING BOLTS WOULD BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #PS315

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109655

      PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS - A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB_TRA046_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174520

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: - TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG172

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127029

      TSB - SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089382

      TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092147

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA049

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090431

      TSB: 6-SPEED A/T TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET/RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE ECM/PCM. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090604

      TSB: AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY BY MODEL - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY FOR KIA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SIX-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089761

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130104

      TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183333

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_CHA084_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183332

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE181

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162046

      TSB: TF/TF-HEV HEADLAMP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the headlamp assembly on some 2011-2013 MY Optima (TF, TF-HEV) vehicles produced from August 12, 2010 to December 12, ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162051

      wty014_OWNR: This document is the Owner Notification Letter advising the customers of the Warranty Extension on the Headlamp Assembly on the 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_DP

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162050

      WTY014: This document is the Dealer Principal Notification advising of the Warranty Extension Program for the Headlamp Assembly on 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_PSM

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162052

      WTY014_PSM: This document is the notification to the Parts and Service Managers advising them of the warranty extension on the Headlamp Assembly on 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima Hybrid vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162053

      WTY014_QA: This document is the Question and Answer guide for the warranty extension on the Headlamp Assembly for the 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159249

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG205

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159248

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) - This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA091

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151903

      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 models listed below, which may exhibit a ticking noise while turning the steering ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151902

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_TSB

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147450

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - TSB - ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE - This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_OWNER_OP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147426

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2011-2013 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_DSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147425

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Attention: All Kia Dealer Service Managers, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect ... Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_QA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147449

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY011_OWNER

      Date Announced:
      SEP 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145192

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - OWNER LETTER - Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. takes pride in providing you with high quality and dependable vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY011_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145191

      WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM (WTY011) - DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20180828

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145149

      DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS - Dear Kia Retailer, You and your customers may have seen recent media reports regarding thermal incidents in Kia vehicles or NHTSA?s announcement of the opening of a Defect Petition for ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS474

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116101

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

      TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch. Read More »

    • TSB #PS443

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183431

      TSB - USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS - This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089354

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #PS422

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089620

      PITSTOP: ABS HECU REPLACEMENT DUE TO HESITATION CONCERNS - WHEN ADDRESSING CUSTOMER CONCERNS REGARDING HESITATION FROM THE VEHICLE ON HARD ACCELERATION, TEST DRIVE THE VEHICLE TO VERIFY THE CONCERN. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE080

      Date Announced:
      APR 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089947

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA189) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #PS365R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092100

      PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH® ISSUES AFTER IPHONE® IOS 8 SOFTWARE UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BLUETOOTH CONCERNS WHEN USING AN IPHONE® WITH IOS 8.X (IOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, ETC. Read More »

    • TSB #PS387

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092104

      PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. Read More »

    • TSB #SC114OWNEROPTIMA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089791

      OWNER LETTER: DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES WHICH COULD OTHERWISE EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089788

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114DEALERSM

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089789

      DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL KIA SERVICE MANAGERS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC114QA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089793

      Q AND A: SC114 ¿ ECU UPDATE ¿ MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 / VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN Q&A Read More »

    • TSB #PS235R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109668

      PITSTOP: HORN ANSWER BACK OR PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE/SMK FOB - When addressing a customer complaint related to an inoperative parking light confirmation flash, and/or audible answer back when locking the vehicle ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-FUE026

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109702

      TSB: MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 - DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - This bulletin provides information related to some Optima (TF/QF), Sportage (SL), Sorento (XM) and Cadenza (VG) vehicles, which may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS274

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060314

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS235

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090610

      PITSTOP: HORN CHIRP AND PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE FOB - THIS GIVES INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW IF YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT RELATING TO THE VEHICLE NOT PRODUCING AN AUDIBLE TONE OR HORN CHIRP, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS231

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060224

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE045

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090585

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA136) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE 2013MY OPTIMA UVO SYSTEM. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE038

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090007

      TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER¿S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

    • TSB #PS235R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109668

      PITSTOP: HORN ANSWER BACK OR PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE/SMK FOB - When addressing a customer complaint related to an inoperative parking light confirmation flash, and/or audible answer back when locking the vehicle ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #PS339

      Date Announced:
      SEP 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109761

      PITSTOP: REMOTE START SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC HOTLINE - When diagnosing remote start systems, refer to the table shown in this article for detailed information on applicable models, model year and system supplier; along with the applicable ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #TSB-BOD-128

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080064

      SERVICE ACTION: FUEL DOOR ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT (SA217) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE FUEL DOOR ACTUATOR OF SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 ~ MARCH 14, 2013, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB_PI1803_R2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160837

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System ... Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_OWN#2_OPT

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159232

      OWNER LETTER: Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2011-2013 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #VPI1803_DP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147424

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126423

      TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109774

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ENG160

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109683

      TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 - This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA-060

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080087

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE MDPS ECU SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2011 ~ 2014MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JULY 27, 2014, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080095

      TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-080-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080096

      TSB: AVN SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-082-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080097

      TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA) AND FORTE (TD) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSST041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10088983

      TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089354

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE080

      Date Announced:
      APR 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089947

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AVN SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA189) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC114R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089786

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN: ECM UPGRADE - MIL ON WITH DTC P0087 (SC114) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN ECM SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012~2014MY SORENTO, 2012~2013MY OPTIMA, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #124

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060306

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE045

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090585

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA136) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE 2013MY OPTIMA UVO SYSTEM. Read More »

    • TSB #045

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059897

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSB_ELE148

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170778

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HALOGEN HEAD LAMP LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the procedure to repair the bulb connector on some 2010MY~ vehicles listed on the table below, which may ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162051

      wty014_OWNR: This document is the Owner Notification Letter advising the customers of the Warranty Extension on the Headlamp Assembly on the 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_DP

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162050

      WTY014: This document is the Dealer Principal Notification advising of the Warranty Extension Program for the Headlamp Assembly on 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_PSM

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162052

      WTY014_PSM: This document is the notification to the Parts and Service Managers advising them of the warranty extension on the Headlamp Assembly on 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima Hybrid vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162053

      WTY014_QA: This document is the Question and Answer guide for the warranty extension on the Headlamp Assembly for the 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD172

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123322

      TSB - OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from August 12, 2010 through July 23, 2015, and some ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #TSBELE181

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162046

      TSB: TF/TF-HEV HEADLAMP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the headlamp assembly on some 2011-2013 MY Optima (TF, TF-HEV) vehicles produced from August 12, 2010 to December 12, ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_OWNR

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162051

      wty014_OWNR: This document is the Owner Notification Letter advising the customers of the Warranty Extension on the Headlamp Assembly on the 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_DP

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162050

      WTY014: This document is the Dealer Principal Notification advising of the Warranty Extension Program for the Headlamp Assembly on 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_PSM

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162052

      WTY014_PSM: This document is the notification to the Parts and Service Managers advising them of the warranty extension on the Headlamp Assembly on 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima Hybrid vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_QA

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162053

      WTY014_QA: This document is the Question and Answer guide for the warranty extension on the Headlamp Assembly for the 2011-2013 MY Optima and Optima HEV vehicles. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #PS235

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060228

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBBOD185

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152911

      TSB: PANORAMA SUNROOF CREAK OR RATTLE NOISE - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply felt tape on the panorama sunroof crossmember on some 2012-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, equipped with panorama sunroof, produced from August 31, ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS208R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116825

      PITSTOP: TF/QF PANORAMA RESET/INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE - This article explains the instructions for resetting the "one-touch" open/close feature of the sunshade and/or panorama sunroof. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD103

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116823

      TSB: PANORAMA SUNROOF & SUNSHADE MOTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the panorama sunroof and sunshade motors on some 2012-2013MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 9, 2011 to August 14, 2013, which ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS226

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090588

      PITSTOP: PANORAMA SUNROOF TRIM SEAL LOOSE - OPTIMA¿S PRODUCED FROM SOP TO OCTOBER 24, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH PANORAMA SUNROOF OPTION, MAY EXHIBIT A LOOSE OR SAGGING SIDE TRIM SEAL (A). Read More »

    • TSB #PS226

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060219

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

    • TSB #077

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057239

      KIA OPTIMA /SORENTO: 2012-2014 REAR VIEW CAMERA REQUIRES REPLACEMENT ON SPECIFIC MODELS. *LJ Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #PS274

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090630

      PITSTOP: ACU VARIANT CODING AFTER PARTS SUPERSESSION - KMA HAS RECEIVED REPORTS OF SOME 2011~13MY OPTIMA AND 2010~13MY FORTE VEHICLES NOT ACCEPTING THE VARIANT CODE LISTED ON KGIS, FOLLOWING REPLACEMENT OF THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT

    • TSB #104

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060132

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSBBOD098

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090481

      TSB: OPTIMA RIGHT HAND FENDER SPLIT REPAIR PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 17, 2013 TO MAY 18, 2013, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A SPLIT IN THE METAL ON THE INNER PORTION ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #TSB-039

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10047999

      KIA: BULLETIN IS PROVIDING CAUTIONARY INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF WHEN BOLT HOLES OF REAR UPPER ARM ARE NOT PROPERLY ALIGNED WITH SUBFRAME, AND BOLT MAY BECOME LOOSE. MODEL 2011-2013 OPTIMA. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109817

      TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-SC141

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109874

      TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC141DP

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109875

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC141DPSM

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109876

      SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #SC141QA

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109877

      QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109631

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #103

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060303

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #PS235R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109668

      PITSTOP: HORN ANSWER BACK OR PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE/SMK FOB - When addressing a customer complaint related to an inoperative parking light confirmation flash, and/or audible answer back when locking the vehicle ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

    • TSB #TSB-SST033

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109631

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL FOR HOOD RELEASE LEVER REMOVAL - This bulletin provides information related to the introduction of a new Special Service Tool (SST) (A) developed to prevent the hood release lever pivot point (B) from being ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #PS400

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089987

      PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ¿SMART PEDAL¿ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD104

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109648

      TSB: DRIVER?S SIDE SEAT CUSHION COVER DETACHING - This bulletin provides information about some 2012~2013MY Optima (QF) models, produced from August 9, 2011 through April 11, 2013, which may experience a loose or disengaged driver?s side ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS224R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090599

      PITSTOP: VENTILATED SEAT OPERATION - SOME VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH VENTILATED FRONT SEATS TO IMPROVE OCCUPANT COMFORT BY DRAWING INTERIOR VEHICLE AIR TEMPERATURE THROUGH THE SEATING SURFACES. Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

    • TSB #TB-PS-422

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058510

      KIA: SOME VEHICLES WOULD HESITATE ON HARD ACCELERATION AND ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) LIGHT ILLUMINATES; WOULD NEED TO REPLACE HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (HECU) WITH LATEST SOFTWARE MODULE. MODEL 2012-13 OPTIMA. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL

    • TSB #TSBELE077

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090187

      TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE BELOW FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUATE ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080084

      TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE077

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090187

      TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE BELOW FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUATE ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803YZ_TSB_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176912

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY014_REIMB

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162054

      This document is a Reimbursement Request that was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same matter prior to the warranty extension program launch. Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20181026

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147324

      DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, OCTOBER 26 2018 UPDATE - Dear Kia Retailer, We wrote to you in late August to provide you with an update regarding news reports regarding non-collision fires in Kia vehicles and NHTSA?s ... Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20180828

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145149

      DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS - Dear Kia Retailer, You and your customers may have seen recent media reports regarding thermal incidents in Kia vehicles or NHTSA?s announcement of the opening of a Defect Petition for ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBSC135

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090943

      TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER ASSEMBLY ON SOME OPTIMA (TF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED ... Read More »

    • TSB #SC135DEALERP

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090969

      DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. Read More »

    • TSB #SC135DEALERPSM

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090970

      DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY004OWNER

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094576

      OWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080095

      TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #PS365R1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092100

      PITSTOP: BLUETOOTH® ISSUES AFTER IPHONE® IOS 8 SOFTWARE UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO POSSIBLE BLUETOOTH CONCERNS WHEN USING AN IPHONE® WITH IOS 8.X (IOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, ETC. Read More »

    • TSB #PS327

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109673

      PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109665

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when ... Read More »

    • TSB #104

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060132

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS297

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060147

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #103

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060303

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD102

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090623

      TSB: SEAT BACK COVER REMOVAL PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE FRONT SEAT BACK COVERS ON OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XMA). Read More »

    • TSB #PS274

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060314

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBBOD098

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090481

      TSB: OPTIMA RIGHT HAND FENDER SPLIT REPAIR PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MAY 17, 2013 TO MAY 18, 2013, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A SPLIT IN THE METAL ON THE INNER PORTION ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS235

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090610

      PITSTOP: HORN CHIRP AND PARKING LAMPS INOP WHEN LOCKING DOORS WITH RKE FOB - THIS GIVES INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW IF YOU ENCOUNTER A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT RELATING TO THE VEHICLE NOT PRODUCING AN AUDIBLE TONE OR HORN CHIRP, AND ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS235

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060228

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS231

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091587

      PITSTOP: 2013 KIA OPTIMA CUSTOMER TIPS: IN AN EFFORT TO BETTER EDUCATE AND FAMILIARIZE CUSTOMERS ABOUT SOME OF THE FEATURES IN THEIR RECENTLY PURCHASED 2013 KIA VEHICLE, KIA MOTORS AMERICA WOULD LIKE ALL DEALERSHIP SERVICE PERSONNEL TO BE ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS231

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060224

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS226

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090588

      PITSTOP: PANORAMA SUNROOF TRIM SEAL LOOSE - OPTIMA¿S PRODUCED FROM SOP TO OCTOBER 24, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH PANORAMA SUNROOF OPTION, MAY EXHIBIT A LOOSE OR SAGGING SIDE TRIM SEAL (A). Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE045

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090585

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA136) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE 2013MY OPTIMA UVO SYSTEM. Read More »

    • TSB #045

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059897

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #PS226

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10060219

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE038

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090007

      TSB: INFORMATION FOR DEALER UVO UPGRADE / RETAIL CUSTOMER - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE RETAIL CUSTOMER¿S PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE KIA UVO (YOUR VOICE) SYSTEM. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-039

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10047999

      KIA: BULLETIN IS PROVIDING CAUTIONARY INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF WHEN BOLT HOLES OF REAR UPPER ARM ARE NOT PROPERLY ALIGNED WITH SUBFRAME, AND BOLT MAY BECOME LOOSE. MODEL 2011-2013 OPTIMA. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116821

      TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA051

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109652

      TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 - This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS208R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116825

      PITSTOP: TF/QF PANORAMA RESET/INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE - This article explains the instructions for resetting the "one-touch" open/close feature of the sunshade and/or panorama sunroof. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-080-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080096

      TSB: AVN SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-082-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080097

      TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA) AND FORTE (TD) VEHICLES, TO IMPROVE ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089742

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      Date Announced:
      JUN 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092132

      TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. Read More »

    • TSB #PS387

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092104

      PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD103

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116823

      TSB: PANORAMA SUNROOF & SUNSHADE MOTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the panorama sunroof and sunshade motors on some 2012-2013MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 9, 2011 to August 14, 2013, which ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #SC189_Label

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177741

      Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) - Completion Label Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PI1803WX_TSB_R5

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168951

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #DC_20181026

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147324

      DEALER COMMUNICATION - RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, OCTOBER 26 2018 UPDATE - Dear Kia Retailer, We wrote to you in late August to provide you with an update regarding news reports regarding non-collision fires in Kia vehicles and NHTSA?s ... Read More »

    • TSB #WTY201709R5

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119127

      WTY - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - REVISED - Authorization of Claims Processing for SC147 - See this bulletin for specific handling procedures regarding SC147. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109788

      TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION - This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch. Read More »

    • TSB #WTY004OWNER

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094576

      OWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA-060

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080087

      TSB: ECM UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE MDPS ECU SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2011 ~ 2014MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JULY 27, 2014, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R6

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199451

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #PI1803_TSB_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168949

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU - LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-SC135R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109686

      TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - This bulletin provides information to inspect and/or replace the evaporative canister assembly on some Optima (TF) vehicles, produced ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-BOD-128

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080064

      SERVICE ACTION: FUEL DOOR ACTUATOR REPLACEMENT (SA217) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE FUEL DOOR ACTUATOR OF SOME 2013MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2013 ~ MARCH 14, 2013, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT AN ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-081-R2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10080095

      TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2013MY SOUL (AM), SORENTO (XM), OPTIMA (TF/QF), RIO (UB) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109665

      TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information related to the replacement of the flexible coupling in the MDPS motor of some of vehicles, which may experience a ?clicking? noise emanating from the MDPS when ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSB-CLI026R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109835

      TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the evaporator temperature sensor of some 2011-2014MY Optima (TF/QF) and 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles ONLY (see production dates ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS266R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090945

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCLI026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10089784

      TSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES ON PAGE 3), WHICH MAY ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-CLI024

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109666

      TSB: TESTING A/C COMPRESSOR FUNCTION USING GDS - This bulletin provides information on a new procedure to test A/C compressor function using the GDS. Read More »

    • TSB #TT060

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109645

      TECH TIP: HVAC Blower Stuck on High - This article give the procedure to follow when the HVAC Blower is stuck on high. Read More »

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