2016 Kia Optima TSBs

2016 Kia Optima

180 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2016 Kia Optima

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 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

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of t

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

    NHTSA ID #10162044

    TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R1

    NHTSA ID #10152913

    TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electroni

  • TSB #TSBCHA091

    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 w

  • TSB #TSBCHA084

    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 mounte

STEERING:COLUMN

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

    NHTSA ID #10162044

    TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP

SUSPENSION

  • TSB #TSBCHA095

    NHTSA ID #10151904

    TSB: FRONT STRUT FLANGE NUT REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front strut flange nut on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced from February 2, 2016 through May 19, 2016, which may exhibit a noise coming

  • TSB #PS438

    NHTSA ID #10089042

    OPTIMA (JFA) - ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO T

BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #PS457

    NHTSA ID #10090944

    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

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

  • TSB #TSBENG168

    NHTSA ID #10109865

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

  • TSB #TSBENG168R1

    NHTSA ID #10116119

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016

PARKING BRAKE

  • TSB #TSBCHA100

    NHTSA ID #10167234

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSBCHA100): SERVICE ACTION: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE (AEB) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA400) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) control unit on some 2016

ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBENG206

    NHTSA ID #10163455

    TSB: 1.6T GDI ULEV MIL ON LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR P0128 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the ECU (Electronic Control Unit) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) 1.6T GDI ULEV DCT vehicles, produced from September 28,

  • TSB #VPI1802WX_TSB_R3

    NHTSA ID #10154694

    VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

  • TSB #VPI1802_DP

    NHTSA ID #10143471

    DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

  • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143472

    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

  • TSB #PS481

    NHTSA ID #10109854

    PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS - All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s

  • TSB #TSBENG159

    NHTSA ID #10090818

    TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG ON SOME 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), PRODUCED FROM OCTOBER 27, 2014 TO JUNE 14, 2016, 2016MY OPTIMA (JF/JFA)

  • TSB #OWNERSC128

    NHTSA ID #10089485

    OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC128) - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER AND/OR EVAPORATIVE CANISTER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

  • TSB #TSB SC128

    NHTSA ID #10091953

    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA (JFA) 2.0L TURBO (ULEV - 50 STATE EMISSIONS) AND THE 2.4 L GDI (SULEV VEHICLES - CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS), PRODUCED

  • TSB #TSBSC128

    NHTSA ID #10089472

    VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: 2016MY OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL (SC 128) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016MY KIA OPTIMA

  • TSB #DEALERPSC128

    NHTSA ID #10089482

    DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC128) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN (SC128) ON CERTAIN 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EITHER THE 2.0 L TURBO ENGINE (ULEV ┐ 50 STATE EMISSIONS), OR THE 2.4

  • TSB #DEALERPSMSC128

    NHTSA ID #10089483

    DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC128) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN (SC128) ON CERTAIN 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EITHER THE 2.0 L TURBO ENGINE (ULEV ┐ 50 STATE EMISSIO

  • TSB #QASC128

    NHTSA ID #10089487

    "QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (SC128) ┐ 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN Q AND A"

  • TSB #TSBGEN076

    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. IN ADDITION TO

  • TSB #PS415R2

    NHTSA ID #10089764

    PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER - WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST

  • TSB #PS400

    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. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #PI1802_OWN#3_OPT

    NHTSA ID #10169797

    Owner Letter - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) **THIRD NOTICE** - Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2014 MY Optima vehicles eq

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

  • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R8

    NHTSA ID #10168840

    TSB - Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the En

  • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R6

    NHTSA ID #10168948

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN PI1802W/X (Rev 6) - PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Se

  • TSB #PS616

    NHTSA ID #10167214

    PITSTOP: LOWER ENGINE SERVICE COVER BOLT LOCATIONS - This Pitstop provides information on the correct bolt location of the lower engine service cover on 2016-2020MY Optima 2.4L and 2.0L equipped vehicles. The lower engine service cover is s

  • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R7

    NHTSA ID #10165611

    PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

  • TSB #PI1802_OWNR2_OPT

    NHTSA ID #10162055

    PI1802_OWNR2_OPT: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2014 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection ("┬┐GDI"┬Ł) engines, and all 2015-2

  • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R5

    NHTSA ID #10159231

    TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection Syste

  • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

    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 Diagn

  • TSB #TSBENG205

    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 Diagn

  • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R4

    NHTSA ID #10159230

    TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection Syste

  • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R6

    NHTSA ID #10152918

    PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN:KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Co

  • TSB #VPI1802WX_TSB_R2

    NHTSA ID #10152919

    PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previo

  • TSB #DC_20190125

    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 K

  • TSB #VPI1802_OWNER_OP

    NHTSA ID #10152905

    Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2016-2018 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (?GDI?) and 2.0L Turbocha

  • TSB #PS539

    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.

  • TSB #TSB-ENG159R1

    NHTSA ID #10109850

    TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)

  • TSB #TSB-ENG158R2

    NHTSA ID #10109773

    TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

  • TSB #TSB-BOD164

    NHTSA ID #10109881

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 8, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may i

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #PS469

    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 (EVA

  • TSB #TSB-ENG161

    NHTSA ID #10109775

    TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

    NHTSA ID #10152915

    TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

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

  • TSB #TSBENG174

    NHTSA ID #10123329

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), pr

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSBFUE032

    NHTSA ID #10088765

    SERVICE ACTION: INACCURATE READING FROM FUEL GAUGE (SA 212) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT FUEL GAUGE LEVEL INDICATOR ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 THROUGH OCTOBER 22, 2015 WHICH M

POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSB_TRA072_R3

    NHTSA ID #10170781

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317B/C) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Opti

  • TSB #TSB_TRA085

    NHTSA ID #10169700

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

  • TSB #TSBTRA078

    NHTSA ID #10162049

    TSB: TRANSMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to optimize the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on 2017-2018MY Soul (PS) and Forte (YDm) and 2016-2018MY Optima (JFa) vehicles equipped with 1.6T GDI th

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

  • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143472

    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

  • TSB #TSBTRA069

    NHTSA ID #10109868

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from August 28, 2015 thro

  • TSB #PS481

    NHTSA ID #10109854

    PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS - All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130105

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

  • TSB #TSBTRA069R1

    NHTSA ID #10116122

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from September 11, 2015

  • TSB #PS496

    NHTSA ID #10116104

    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance

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

  • TSB #TSBENG168

    NHTSA ID #10109865

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

  • TSB #TSB-TRA060R1

    NHTSA ID #10109779

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AXLE DRIVESHAFT REPLACEMENT (SA241) - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced in South Korea from March 24, 2016 to April 8, 2016, which may exhibit a noise originating from the

POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

  • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130104

    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

  • TSB #TSB-TRA060R1

    NHTSA ID #10109779

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AXLE DRIVESHAFT REPLACEMENT (SA241) - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced in South Korea from March 24, 2016 to April 8, 2016, which may exhibit a noise originating from the

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R7

    NHTSA ID #10165611

    PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

  • TSB #PS600

    NHTSA ID #10160612

    PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

  • TSB #TSBELE170

    NHTSA ID #10160757

    TSB: ANTENNA CAP REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the antenna cover that is loose and/or has separated from the antenna base on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 25, 2015 through May 2

  • TSB #TSBENG205_R1

    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 Diagn

  • TSB #TSBENG205

    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 Diagn

  • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R5

    NHTSA ID #10152904

    PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (

  • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R4

    NHTSA ID #10152903

    PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - This TSB has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS)

  • TSB #VPI1802_TSB_R3

    NHTSA ID #10152902

    VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN - KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the

  • TSB #TSBCHA091

    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 w

  • TSB #TSBCHA084

    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 mounte

  • TSB #PS474

    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.

  • TSB #TSBELE126R1

    NHTSA ID #10116115

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) - This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a

  • TSB #TSBENG168

    NHTSA ID #10109865

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY

  • TSB #TSB-ELE126

    NHTSA ID #10109810

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) - This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a

  • TSB #TSB-ENG158R2

    NHTSA ID #10109773

    TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - DTC P200A00 (SA240A) - This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

    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

  • TSB #TSBELE104R1

    NHTSA ID #10089321

    TSB: APPLE CARPLAY┐ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY AND ANDROID AUTO ON 2017MY SORENTO (UMA) AND THE LAUNCH OF APPLE CARPLAY ON 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2017MY SP

  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    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

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    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. NOTE: ONLY N

  • TSB #PS452

    NHTSA ID #10089433

    ANDROID AUTO┐/UVO ESERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE - THIS ARTICLE PROIDES DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO:ANDROID AUTO┐ WILL NOT LAUNCH WHEN A SAMSUNG ANDROID PHONE IS CONNECTED TO THE VEHICLE. UVO ESERVICES SETUP

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130105

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

  • TSB #PS524

    NHTSA ID #10123321

    PITSTOP - OPTIMA TRUNK TORSION BAR ADJUSTMENT - On some 2016-2018MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, there may be a concern with the trunk not opening as designed when using transmitter key fob or Smart Trunk feature. This may be caused by improper a

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

  • TSB #TSBELE126R1

    NHTSA ID #10116115

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) - This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a

DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130105

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #PI1802_TSB_R8

    NHTSA ID #10168840

    TSB - Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM - ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the En

  • TSB #TSBENG206

    NHTSA ID #10163455

    TSB: 1.6T GDI ULEV MIL ON LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR P0128 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the ECU (Electronic Control Unit) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) 1.6T GDI ULEV DCT vehicles, produced from September 28,

  • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R5

    NHTSA ID #10159231

    TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection Syste

  • TSB #PI1802WX_TSB_R4

    NHTSA ID #10159230

    TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) - This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled "Knock Sensor Detection Syste

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

  • TSB #VPI1802_DP

    NHTSA ID #10143471

    DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

  • TSB #VPI1802_DSM

    NHTSA ID #10143472

    DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

  • TSB #TSBELE100R3

    NHTSA ID #10089312

    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

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

    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

  • TSB #TSBSST041

    NHTSA ID #10088983

    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

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    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. NOTE: ONLY N

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #TSB_ELE148

    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 exhibi

  • TSB #TSBELE143

    NHTSA ID #10130102

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP HARNESS REPLACEMENT (SA334) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp harness on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 2

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

  • TSB #TSBELE143

    NHTSA ID #10130102

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP HARNESS REPLACEMENT (SA334) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp harness on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 2

VISIBILITY

  • TSB #PS299_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143403

    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to r

  • TSB #PS493

    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. Depending on the spe

VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

  • TSB #PS299_R2

    NHTSA ID #10143403

    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to r

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

  • TSB #PS299_R3

    NHTSA ID #10145150

    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on the listed vehicles below during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to raise the wiper arms to the fully vertical position i

VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSB-BOD164

    NHTSA ID #10109881

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 8, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may i

  • TSB #TSB-BOD148R1

    NHTSA ID #10109765

    TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 20, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may increase with intensity in conjunction with

  • TSB #TSBBOD148

    NHTSA ID #10089584

    TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 TO JUNE 20, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A BUZZING NOISE THAT MAY INCREASE WITH INTENSITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH

  • TSB #TSBBOD147

    NHTSA ID #10089585

    TSB: SUNROOF POPPING NOISE REPAIR - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 TO FEBRUARY 23, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A POP OR CLICK NOISE WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS OR TURNING

VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

  • TSB #PS600

    NHTSA ID #10160612

    PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles.

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

  • TSB #PS299_R3

    NHTSA ID #10145150

    PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on the listed vehicles below during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to raise the wiper arms to the fully vertical position i

  • TSB #PS299R1

    NHTSA ID #10088826

    CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE TO BE USED TO RAISE THE WIPER ARMS TO THE FULLY VERTICAL POSITION.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

  • TSB #TSB-SC-131

    NHTSA ID #10079921

    "VOLUNTARY SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN: DRIVER┐S FRONTAL AIRBAG MODULE REPLACEMENT (SC131) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE DRIVER┐S FRONTAL AIRBAG MODULE OF SEVENTEEN (17) 2016 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM NOVEMBER 10,

STRUCTURE

  • TSB #TSB BOD134_SA225

    NHTSA ID #10091947

    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A DELAMINATING HEADLINER. FOLLOW THE INSPECTION PROC

  • TSB #TSBBOD134

    NHTSA ID #10089464

    SERVICE ACTION: HEADLINER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 225) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHIC

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    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?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

  • TSB #TSB BOD131_SA219

    NHTSA ID #10091950

    THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • TSB #TSBBOD131

    NHTSA ID #10089461

    SERVICE ACTION: REAR SEAT LATCH CABLE INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 219) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #PS400

    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. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #TSBCHA061

    NHTSA ID #10088705

    SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, 20

WHEELS

  • TSB #PS438

    NHTSA ID #10089042

    OPTIMA (JFA) - ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO T

SEATS

  • TSB #TSB BOD131_SA219

    NHTSA ID #10091950

    THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON

SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #TSBBOD131

    NHTSA ID #10089461

    SERVICE ACTION: REAR SEAT LATCH CABLE INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 219) - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO

ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

  • TSB #TSBENG168R1

    NHTSA ID #10116119

    TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016

LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #PS638

    NHTSA ID #10169695

    PITSTOP 638: HVAC TEMPERATURE BLEND DOOR INOPERATIVE, TICKING AND/OR MAKING A POPPING NOISE - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative, or clicking and popping noise concern from the heater box blend door.

  • TSB #TSB_TRA085

    NHTSA ID #10169700

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

  • TSB #TSBENG175_R3

    NHTSA ID #10133180

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

  • TSB #TSBENG175_R2

    NHTSA ID #10130103

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

  • TSB #PS475

    NHTSA ID #10109688

    PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

  • TSB #PS457

    NHTSA ID #10090944

    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

  • TSB #PS465

    NHTSA ID #10090966

    PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

  • TSB #TSBBOD148

    NHTSA ID #10089584

    TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 TO JUNE 20, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A BUZZING NOISE THAT MAY INCREASE WITH INTENSITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH

  • TSB #TSBBOD147

    NHTSA ID #10089585

    TSB: SUNROOF POPPING NOISE REPAIR - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 TO FEBRUARY 23, 2016, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A POP OR CLICK NOISE WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS OR TURNING

  • TSB #TSBELE113R1

    NHTSA ID #10089401

    TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

  • TSB #TSB BOD131_SA219

    NHTSA ID #10091950

    THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON

  • TSB #TSB BOD134_SA225

    NHTSA ID #10091947

    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A DELAMINATING HEADLINER. FOLLOW THE INSPECTION PROC

  • TSB #TSBBOD134

    NHTSA ID #10089464

    SERVICE ACTION: HEADLINER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 225) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHIC

  • TSB #TSB SC128

    NHTSA ID #10091953

    THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA (JFA) 2.0L TURBO (ULEV - 50 STATE EMISSIONS) AND THE 2.4 L GDI (SULEV VEHICLES - CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS), PRODUCED

  • TSB #PS440

    NHTSA ID #10088824

    OPTIMA (JFA) - FRONT LICENSE PLATE INSTALLATION - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT LICENSE PLATE INSTALLATION ON 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA).

  • TSB #PS299R1

    NHTSA ID #10088826

    CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE TO BE USED TO RAISE THE WIPER ARMS TO THE FULLY VERTICAL POSITION.

  • TSB #PS428

    NHTSA ID #10089047

    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

  • TSB #TSBGEN078

    NHTSA ID #10089022

    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #PS428

    NHTSA ID #10089047

    SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE - THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    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. NOTE: ONLY N

  • TSB #TSBELE089

    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. NOTE: ONLY N

EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #TSBBOD164R1

    NHTSA ID #10127023

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) REV 1 - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to September 26, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise

  • TSB #TSBCLI038

    NHTSA ID #10109864

    TSB: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to apply a HVAC control unit logic improvement on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015 through September 30, 2016, and some 2016MY O

  • TSB #PS493

    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. Depending on the spe

  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

  • TSB #TSB-BOD148R1

    NHTSA ID #10109765

    TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE - This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 20, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may increase with intensity in conjunction with

  • TSB #PS266R1

    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. T

EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

  • TSB #TSBENG175R1

    NHTSA ID #10119124

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s

  • TSB #TSBENG175

    NHTSA ID #10119123

    TSB - SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) - This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on some 2016-2

  • TSB #TSBENG159R2

    NHTSA ID #10119120

    TSB - E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT - REVISED - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and 2016-2017

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    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.? Some example

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #VPI1802_QA

    NHTSA ID #10143474

    Q & A - This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

  • TSB #TSBENG161R1

    NHTSA ID #10119121

    TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - REVISED - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

  • TSB #PS475

    NHTSA ID #10109688

    PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-104

    NHTSA ID #10079884

    TSB: APPLE CARPLAY┐ ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ROLLOUT OF APPLE CARPLAY┐ AND ANDROID AUTO ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM NAVIGATION (AVN 4.0) OR UVO ESERVICES (UVO 3.0) SYSTEMS.

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-100R2

    NHTSA ID #10079901

    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

  • TSB #TSB-ELE-098-R2

    NHTSA ID #10079962

    SERVICE ACTION: BASE AUDIO HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT (SA211) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE BASE AUDIO HEAD UNIT OF SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SOP THROUGH NOVEMBER 10, 2015 WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A HEAD U

  • TSB #TSBGEN078

    NHTSA ID #10089022

    PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM - ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB_TRA085

    NHTSA ID #10169700

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

  • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

    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.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D

  • TSB #PS496

    NHTSA ID #10116104

    PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased resistance

  • TSB #TSB-ELE130

    NHTSA ID #10109830

    TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ANTENNA INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA272) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the antenna assembly on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 1, 2016,

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

    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.? Some example

  • TSB #TSB-BOD161

    NHTSA ID #10116817

    TSB - LUGGAGE SIDE TRIM REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the luggage side trims on 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 16, 2016, which may experience a concern with high cabi

  • TSB #PS472R1

    NHTSA ID #10109781

    PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION - Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

  • TSB #TSB-GEN085

    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?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

  • TSB #TSBSC128

    NHTSA ID #10089472

    VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: 2016MY OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL (SC 128) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016MY KIA OPTIMA

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