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TSB List for the 2014 Kia Optima

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #TSBCHA060_R1

    NHTSA ID #10130099

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - ECM UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011 ~ 2014MY Optima (TF/QF) vehicles, p

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA072R2

    NHTSA ID #10109834

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 (QF

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  • TSB #TSBCHA072R1

    NHTSA ID #10090941

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 OPTIM

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  • TSB #PS343

    NHTSA ID #10109752

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 tempe

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  • TSB #TSBCHA072

    NHTSA ID #10089602

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 (QF

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  • TSB #CS1604QA

    NHTSA ID #10090090

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #CS1604FORM

    NHTSA ID #10090088

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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, Y

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  • TSB #CS1604DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10090052

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. THE MDPS

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  • TSB #CS1604DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090085

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 VEH

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  • TSB #CS1604OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10090089

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. BECAUSE KIA VALUES YOU AS OUR CUSTOMER, WE ARE CON

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  • TSB #TSBCHA056

    NHTSA ID #10089983

    • Date Announced: APRIL 02 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: STEERING FEEL IMPROVEMENT (SA188) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN UPGRADE OF THE LOGIC FOR THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MPDS) ECU OF SOME 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 23,

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R2

    NHTSA ID #10109691

    • Date Announced: JULY 08 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 MDPS

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

    NHTSA ID #10109665

    • Date Announced: JUNE 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 tur

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044

    NHTSA ID #10109649

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 tur

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STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

  • TSB #TSBCHA060_R1

    NHTSA ID #10130099

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - ECM UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011 ~ 2014MY Optima (TF/QF) vehicles, p

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA-060

    NHTSA ID #10080087

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 N

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #PS414

    NHTSA ID #10089763

    • Date Announced: JUNE 19 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #PS251

    NHTSA ID #10090617

    • Date Announced: JULY 16 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

  • TSB #PS414

    NHTSA ID #10092151

    • Date Announced: JUNE 19 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #TSBCHA071

    NHTSA ID #10089608

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: FRONT WHEEL BEARING NOISE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS ON 2014MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES THAT EXPERIENCE AN UNUSUAL NOISE (HUMMING OR POPPING) THAT IS ISOLATED TO THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING. THE

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SUSPENSION:REAR

  • TSB #PS297

    NHTSA ID #10109732

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 s

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SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

  • TSB #PS297

    NHTSA ID #10109732

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 s

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  • TSB #PS297

    NHTSA ID #10060147

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #PS457

    NHTSA ID #10090944

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: VARIANT CODING INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNITS (IBAU) - WHEN REPLACING THE INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT, IT IS NECESSARY TO PERFORM VARIANT CODING OF THE NEW MODULE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO VARIANT CODING CLICK TH

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  • TSB #PS404

    NHTSA ID #10089845

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAL NOISE BEFORE COMING TO A COMPLETE STOP - ON SOME VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF AN INTERMITTENT SQUEAL WHEN COMING TO A STOP. THIS CONCERN IS OFTEN DUE TO THE BRAKE PADS NOT FREELY FLOATING WITHIN THE CALIP

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #PT20201-0002R4

    NHTSA ID #10119116

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 veh

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  • TSB #WTYCS201609RETIR

    NHTSA ID #10115245

    • Date Announced: JULY 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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)

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

    NHTSA ID #10109774

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Sorento

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160

    NHTSA ID #10109683

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Sorento

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  • TSB #SC135OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10090972

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TSBSC135

    NHTSA ID #10090943

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 FR

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  • TSB #SC135DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10090969

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT THE FO

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  • TSB #SC135DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090970

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #WTY004BULLETINR1

    NHTSA ID #10094572

    • Date Announced: JUNE 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 ASS

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  • TSB #TSBENG149

    NHTSA ID #10089301

    • Date Announced: JUNE 29 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 2.4 GDI MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0263/ P0266/ P0269/ P0272 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL INJECTORS IN SOME SORENTO (XMA) PRODUCED 12/17/2012~12/11/2014, OPTIMA (QF) PRODUCED 07/28/2013~10/02/2015, OP

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  • TSB #WTY004OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10094576

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THESE STANDARDS, KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE, TO ALL OWNERS, FOR THE EN

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  • TSB #WTY004FORM

    NHTSA ID #10094575

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. MAIL THIS COMPLETED REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEM

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  • TSB #WTY004DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10094573

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 BEARINGS,

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  • TSB #TSBGEN076

    NHTSA ID #10089051

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 29 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. IN ADDITION TO

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  • TSB #PS-417

    NHTSA ID #10058534

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) VARIATION HAS NOT LEARNED CAUSING MISFIRE OF ENGINE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) TO COME IN DASH. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

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  • TSB #PS392

    NHTSA ID #10092099

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT ┐NO START┐ IN COLD TEMPERATURES WITH ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE ON CLUSTER - ON SOME OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, A CUSTOMER MAY EXPERIENCE AN INTERMITTENT ┐NO START┐ CONCERN, ON COLD START-UP AND IN COOLER TEMPERATURES. THIS

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  • TSB #PS327

    NHTSA ID #10109673

    • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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  • TSB #TT007

    NHTSA ID #10060267

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #137

    NHTSA ID #10060137

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #PS539

    NHTSA ID #10133170

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #WTY201709R4

    NHTSA ID #10115242

    • Date Announced: JULY 26 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 p

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  • TSB #PT20201-0002R3

    NHTSA ID #10115238

    • Date Announced: JULY 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #WTYCS201701

    NHTSA ID #10115246

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN: 2017-01 - 2014 MY OPTIMA (TF) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION - The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information related to the extension of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for the Engine Short

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  • TSB #TSBCLI026

    NHTSA ID #10089784

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 EXPERIENCE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #PS469

    NHTSA ID #10109813

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

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  • TSB #TSB-SC135R1

    NHTSA ID #10109686

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 fr

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  • TSB #SC135QA

    NHTSA ID #10090974

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Q AND A (SC135/WTY009) - EVAPORATIVE CANISTER VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG137R2

    NHTSA ID #10109738

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC005) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the engine control unit (ECU) in certain vehicles sold in

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  • TSB #PS322

    NHTSA ID #10109658

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 abnormalities,

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  • TSB #137

    NHTSA ID #10060137

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSBENG172

    NHTSA ID #10127029

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Opt

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  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

    • Date Announced: MAY 19 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. Therefore, it is complet

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  • TSB #PS280

    NHTSA ID #10109706

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

  • TSB #PS315

    NHTSA ID #10109655

    • Date Announced: MAY 19 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. Therefore, it is complet

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBENG172

    NHTSA ID #10127029

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Opt

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  • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

    NHTSA ID #10089382

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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, P0773

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  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10092147

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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, P0773

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  • TSB #TSBTRA049

    NHTSA ID #10090431

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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

  • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

    NHTSA ID #10089761

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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, P0773

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

  • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130104

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB - DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY - This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PS474

    NHTSA ID #10116101

    • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #PS464

    NHTSA ID #10090968

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO 2014-2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE AND

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  • TSB #TSBELE085R1

    NHTSA ID #10089303

    • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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  • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

    NHTSA ID #10091949

    • Date Announced: MARCH 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE "INCOMING

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  • TSB #TSB ELE101_SA223

    NHTSA ID #10091946

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORTE (YD) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH« CONNECTIVITY, PHONEBOOK DOWNL

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  • TSB #TSBELE101

    NHTSA ID #10089465

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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  • TSB #TSBELE090

    NHTSA ID #10089615

    • Date Announced: JULY 14 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: ┐C┐ STATE ERROR MESSAGE ON VERSION 8.5 MAP UPDATE - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES AN SD CARD REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE FOR CUSTOMERS THAT HAVE A SPECIFIC ERROR DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT (SHOWN BELOW) AFTER PURCHASING AND INSTALLING A

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ┐ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.) WHILE PAIRED TO A HE

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  • TSB #PS387

    NHTSA ID #10092104

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. IF AFTER REPL

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  • TSB #PS377

    NHTSA ID #10089903

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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  • TSB #PS348

    NHTSA ID #10109763

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: DIM HEAD UNIT DISPLAY IN COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS - Refer to this article when addressing a customer complaint related to a Base Audio head unit display which appears to have no display or a dim display (see image below) at or below

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  • TSB #PS348

    NHTSA ID #10060178

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN067

    NHTSA ID #10109650

    • Date Announced: MAY 02 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: INFORMATION COLLECTION RELATED TO ELECTRICAL CONCERNS - To enhance communication of dealer findings regarding electrical concerns, a photo collection warranty time reimbursement program is being implemented.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS339

    NHTSA ID #10109761

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 04 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Hotlin

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TSBELE091R3

    NHTSA ID #10126423

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

    NHTSA ID #10109837

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160R1

    NHTSA ID #10109774

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Sorento

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE117

    NHTSA ID #10109682

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

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  • TSB #TSB-ENG160

    NHTSA ID #10109683

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 Sorento

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  • TSB #TSBELE085R1

    NHTSA ID #10089303

    • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE - MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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  • TSB #TSB ELE100_SA222

    NHTSA ID #10091949

    • Date Announced: MARCH 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014 MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO IMPROVE BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY, VOICE RECOGNITION, AND TO IMPROVE "INCOMING

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA-060

    NHTSA ID #10080087

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 N

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  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: KDS - AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) - THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 level

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  • TSB #TSBELE091

    NHTSA ID #10089354

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ┐ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #TSBCHA056

    NHTSA ID #10089983

    • Date Announced: APRIL 02 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: STEERING FEEL IMPROVEMENT (SA188) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN UPGRADE OF THE LOGIC FOR THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MPDS) ECU OF SOME 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 23,

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE062R2

    NHTSA ID #10109794

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 03 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the navigation system software on some 2014MY Cadenza (VG) Sorento (XMa) and Optima (TF/QF) vehicles, produced from March 11, 2013 through January 24

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  • TSB #PS330

    NHTSA ID #10060168

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #062-REV1A

    NHTSA ID #10072919

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #054

    NHTSA ID #10060283

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #061

    NHTSA ID #10060289

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #TSBBOD172

    NHTSA ID #10123322

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 2011

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #TSBBOD143

    NHTSA ID #10089609

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "TSB: COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL FOAM GASKETS IN BOTH REAR TAIL LAMPS ON 2014-2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, WHEN EITHER OF THE LAMP HOUSINGS MAY INDICATE WATER INSIDE. ON SOM

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  • TSB #PS364

    NHTSA ID #10090207

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR OUTER TAIL LAMP(S) - ON SOME 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHICL

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  • TSB #PS364

    NHTSA ID #10060186

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #TSB-BOD-120

    NHTSA ID #10080061

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR MODULE REPLACEMENT (SA218) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE RIGHT FRONT DOOR MODULE ASSEMBLY ON CERTAIN 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2014 THROUGH JULY 31, 2014, WHICH MAY EXH

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #PS208R1

    NHTSA ID #10116825

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

  • TSB #077

    NHTSA ID #10057239

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

  • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

    NHTSA ID #10109817

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 certain

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  • TSB #TSB-SC141

    NHTSA ID #10109874

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 certain

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  • TSB #SC141DP

    NHTSA ID #10109875

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the

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  • TSB #SC141QA

    NHTSA ID #10109877

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC141 ? UNDERBODY ? ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT

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  • TSB #SC141DPSM

    NHTSA ID #10109876

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - Attention: All Kia Service Managers - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Service Campaign, as a preventative measure, to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the u

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSB-BOD-120

    NHTSA ID #10080061

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE ACTION: DOOR MODULE REPLACEMENT (SA218) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE RIGHT FRONT DOOR MODULE ASSEMBLY ON CERTAIN 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM MARCH 1, 2014 THROUGH JULY 31, 2014, WHICH MAY EXH

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

  • TSB #TSB-SST033

    NHTSA ID #10109631

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 damaged

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 04 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

  • TSB #TSB-SST033

    NHTSA ID #10109631

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 damaged

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS400

    NHTSA ID #10089987

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

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FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

  • TSB #PS464R1

    NHTSA ID #10109857

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT - This Pitstop provides information relating to 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no communication with the BSD sys

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LANE DEPARTURE

  • TSB #PS464R1

    NHTSA ID #10109857

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT - This Pitstop provides information relating to 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no communication with the BSD sys

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LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

  • TSB #PS464R1

    NHTSA ID #10109857

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT - This Pitstop provides information relating to 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no communication with the BSD sys

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  • TSB #PS464

    NHTSA ID #10090968

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO 2014-2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE AND

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBELE077

    NHTSA ID #10090187

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 IM

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COMMUNICATIONS:BACK UP ALARM

  • TSB #TSBELE077

    NHTSA ID #10090187

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 IM

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #PS457

    NHTSA ID #10090944

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: VARIANT CODING INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNITS (IBAU) - WHEN REPLACING THE INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT, IT IS NECESSARY TO PERFORM VARIANT CODING OF THE NEW MODULE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO VARIANT CODING CLICK TH

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  • TSB #TSBSC135

    NHTSA ID #10090943

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 FR

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  • TSB #SC135DEALERP

    NHTSA ID #10090969

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT THE FO

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  • TSB #SC135DEALERPSM

    NHTSA ID #10090970

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TSBBOD143

    NHTSA ID #10089609

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "TSB: COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL FOAM GASKETS IN BOTH REAR TAIL LAMPS ON 2014-2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, WHEN EITHER OF THE LAMP HOUSINGS MAY INDICATE WATER INSIDE. ON SOM

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  • TSB #WTY004OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10094576

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THESE STANDARDS, KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE, TO ALL OWNERS, FOR THE EN

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  • TSB #TSBELE085

    NHTSA ID #10089825

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE ┐ MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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  • TSB #PS404

    NHTSA ID #10089845

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAL NOISE BEFORE COMING TO A COMPLETE STOP - ON SOME VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF AN INTERMITTENT SQUEAL WHEN COMING TO A STOP. THIS CONCERN IS OFTEN DUE TO THE BRAKE PADS NOT FREELY FLOATING WITHIN THE CALIP

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  • TSB #PS365R1

    NHTSA ID #10092100

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.) WHILE PAIRED TO A HE

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  • TSB #PS377

    NHTSA ID #10089903

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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  • TSB #PS364

    NHTSA ID #10090207

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: WATER LEAK/CONDENSATION IN REAR OUTER TAIL LAMP(S) - ON SOME 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN ABOUT WATER DROPLETS FORMING INSIDE THE REAR TAIL LAMP LENSES FOLLOWING A RAINSTORM OR AFTER WASHING THEIR VEHICL

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  • TSB #PS364

    NHTSA ID #10060186

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS330

    NHTSA ID #10060168

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS327

    NHTSA ID #10109673

    • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES - When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

    NHTSA ID #10109665

    • Date Announced: JUNE 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 tur

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  • TSB #PS297

    NHTSA ID #10060147

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT007

    NHTSA ID #10060267

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSBBOD102

    NHTSA ID #10090623

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 30 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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).

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

    NHTSA ID #10116821

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 level

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  • TSB #PS348

    NHTSA ID #10060178

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA051

    NHTSA ID #10109652

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 th

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  • TSB #067

    NHTSA ID #10060124

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS307

    NHTSA ID #10060153

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS286

    NHTSA ID #10060258

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #054

    NHTSA ID #10060283

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #061

    NHTSA ID #10060289

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #PS208R1

    NHTSA ID #10116825

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #PS246

    NHTSA ID #10060238

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #TSB-ELE101R3

    NHTSA ID #10109837

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the base audio system software of some 2014MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), and Rio (UB) vehicles, to improve Blueto

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

    NHTSA ID #10109836

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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  • TSB #TSBELE101

    NHTSA ID #10089465

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "COMBINED TSB/SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA 223) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE BASE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE OF SOME 2014MY SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (TF/QF), SORENTO (XMA), SPORTAGE (SL), RIO (UB), AND FORT

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSBELE061CLOSED

    NHTSA ID #10116114

    • Date Announced: JUNE 30 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB CLOSED: SERVICE ACTION: SOUL (PS), OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XM) NAVIGATION SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA161) - ELE061 / SA161 CLOSED

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE117

    NHTSA ID #10109682

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION SOFTWARE UPDATE - NO SIRIUS TRAFFIC DISPLAY - This bulletin provides the procedure for updating the Navigation software on some Sportage (SL), Cadenza (VG), Optima (QF/TF), and Optima (TF HEV) vehicles, which may experience

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10092132

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #TSBELE089

    NHTSA ID #10089742

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. NOTE: ONLY N

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  • TSB #PS387

    NHTSA ID #10092104

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. IF AFTER REPL

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  • TSB #PS377

    NHTSA ID #10089903

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: KOREAN ERROR MESSAGES ON NAVIGATION DISPLAY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ON NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS (AVN 3.0 OR AVN 3.5): * KOREAN ERROR MESSAGE THAT STARTS WITH NAVI.EXE OR * KOREA

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE062R2

    NHTSA ID #10109794

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 03 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the navigation system software on some 2014MY Cadenza (VG) Sorento (XMa) and Optima (TF/QF) vehicles, produced from March 11, 2013 through January 24

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  • TSB #PS318

    NHTSA ID #10109670

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: DIAGNOSING SIRIUS TRAFFIC ISSUES - This article provides diagnostic information in regards to specific Sirius traffic customer complaints, as detailed in this Article.

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #TSB-CLI026R1

    NHTSA ID #10109835

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 on

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  • TSB #PS493

    NHTSA ID #10109855

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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  • TSB #PS266R1

    NHTSA ID #10090945

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER - DESICCANT REPLACEMENT - IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T

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  • TSB #TSBCLI026

    NHTSA ID #10089784

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 EXPERIENCE

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  • TSB #TSB-CLI024

    NHTSA ID #10109666

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #TT060

    NHTSA ID #10109645

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #WTY201709R5

    NHTSA ID #10119127

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WTY - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - REVISED - Authorization of Claims Processing for SC147 - See this bulletin for specific handling procedures regarding SC147.

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  • TSB #TSB-TRA055

    NHTSA ID #10109788

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #WTY004OWNER

    NHTSA ID #10094576

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THESE STANDARDS, KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE, TO ALL OWNERS, FOR THE EN

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA-060

    NHTSA ID #10080087

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 N

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #WTYCS201701

    NHTSA ID #10115246

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN: 2017-01 - 2014 MY OPTIMA (TF) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION - The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information related to the extension of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for the Engine Short

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  • TSB #TSB-BOD167

    NHTSA ID #10109833

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: EXTERIOR EMBLEM REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front and rear Kia emblems on some 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) and replace the front and if necessary, the rear emblems on some 2014-2015MY Sorento (XMa) veh

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    NHTSA ID #10109812

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    NHTSA ID #10109777

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 04 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TSB-SC135R1

    NHTSA ID #10109686

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 fr

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  • TSB #TSB-ELE-0921-R1

    NHTSA ID #10080020

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 29 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB / SIRIUS AUDIO MUTES (DROPS OUT) INTERMITTENTLY IN OPEN SPACES - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SHARK-FIN STYLE ROOF ANTENNA OF SOME 2014~2016MY SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 1, 2014 THROU

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  • TSB #TSB-GEN057

    NHTSA ID #10109787

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: GENERAL INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS FOR SMART KEY FOB SYSTEMS AND START/STOP BUTTONS - This bulletin provides information related to the Smart Key Systems on vehicles equipped with A/T (automatic transaxle) and Start/Stop Buttons (SSB).

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  • TSB #TSB-CHA044R1

    NHTSA ID #10109665

    • Date Announced: JUNE 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 tur

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  • TSB #PS307

    NHTSA ID #10109633

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PIT STOP: PROGRAMMING A THIRD SMART KEY ON CERTAIN 2014-15MY VEHICLES - In past Smart Key systems, the maximum amount of keys that could be programmed to a vehicle was 2. On certain 2014-15MY Kia vehicles, the amount of keys that can be pro

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