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TSB List for the 2001 Kia Spectra

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.

PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

  • TSB #KT-2008082201

    NHTSA ID #10026726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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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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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #45

    NHTSA ID #625934

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ON CERTAIN MODELS INCLUDING SPECTRA, LEAK DETECTION PUMP HEATER IS INOPERATION. *ET

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TSBTRA046

    NHTSA ID #10091489

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE CORRECT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH KIA MODEL. REFER TO THE SHOP MANUAL ON KGIS FOR THE SPECIFIC KIA MODEL

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #008

    NHTSA ID #629469

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE DIAGNOSIS. CERTAIN MODELS INCLUDING ALL RIOS. *SLC

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

  • TSB #007

    NHTSA ID #632302

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A LOGIC CHANGE IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM). *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #017

    NHTSA ID #10016840

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CHARGING SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

  • TSB #KT-2008082201

    NHTSA ID #10026726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

  • TSB #KT-2008082201

    NHTSA ID #10026726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #KT-2008110606

    NHTSA ID #10028348

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

  • TSB #KT-2008110606

    NHTSA ID #10028348

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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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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  • TSB #KT-2008110606

    NHTSA ID #10028348

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • TSB #KT-2008110606

    NHTSA ID #10028348

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KIA: DOORS LOCKING INTERMITTENTLY WITHOUT DRIVER INPUT FROM THE RKE TRANSMITTER OR KEY SWITCH MAY BE CAUSED BY WEAR ON SWITCH CONTACTS IN DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE. *PE

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #54

    NHTSA ID #637374

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING REPLACEMENT REPAIR SUPPLIER FOR PRE-SILENCERS. *TT

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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 ADAPTIVE

  • 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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