Please note: The TSB information displayed below are summaries. 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.

The TSB numbers are the NHTSA numbers, which are different from the manufacturer-assigned TSB numbers — the NHTSA doesn't keep track of those. It's a very screwed up situation that's almost completely unhelpful to you as the consumer. Use the issue date or the title when asking your dealer for more information about a TSB.

  1. TSB #VSC156TSB

    NHTSA ID #10126436

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

    Summary: SC156 - TSB - Technical Service Bulletin regarding the K900 Seatbelt Anchor Pretensioner Sticker.

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  2. TSB #VSC156QA

    NHTSA ID #10126435

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

    Summary: SC156 - QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker FAQs.

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  3. TSB #VSC156DP

    NHTSA ID #10126432

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

    Summary: SC156 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.

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  4. TSB #VSC156DSM

    NHTSA ID #10126433

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

    Summary: SC156 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.

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  5. TSB #VSC156

    NHTSA ID #10126434

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

    Summary: SC156 - OWNER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.

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  6. ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBENG162

      NHTSA ID #10116117

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

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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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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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA067

      NHTSA ID #10127034

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PRESSURE CHARACTERISTIC VALUES DATA TRANSFER - This bulletin provides information regarding data transfer of automatic transmission (A/T) characteristic values on 2015MY-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles equipped wi

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #PS496

      NHTSA ID #10116104

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG162R1

      NHTSA ID #10119122

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

      Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - Revised - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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    • 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 #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

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

      Summary: 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

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS299_R2

      NHTSA ID #10143403

      • Date Announced: JULY 30 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #PS497R2

      NHTSA ID #10116105

      • Date Announced: JUNE 05 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid

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    • TSB #PS498

      NHTSA ID #10109858

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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    • TSB #PS497R1

      NHTSA ID #10109842

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

      Summary: PIT STOP: UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hy

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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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    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #PS299_R2

      NHTSA ID #10143403

      • Date Announced: JULY 30 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

    • TSB #PS497R1

      NHTSA ID #10109842

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

      Summary: PIT STOP: UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hy

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    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

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

      Summary: 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

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS578

      NHTSA ID #10144230

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: IDENTIFYING A SEIZED COMPRESSOR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the diagnosis of an A/C related concern on 2017-2019MY Sportage (QL) and 2015-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles that may have a seized compressor. To confirm the

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    • TSB #PS353R1

      NHTSA ID #10109879

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to

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    • TSB #PS475

      NHTSA ID #10109688

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

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

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

      Summary: 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

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS498

      NHTSA ID #10109858

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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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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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #VSC156TSB

      NHTSA ID #10126436

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

      Summary: SC156 - TSB - Technical Service Bulletin regarding the K900 Seatbelt Anchor Pretensioner Sticker.

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    • TSB #VSC156

      NHTSA ID #10126434

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

      Summary: SC156 - OWNER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.

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    • TSB #VSC156DP

      NHTSA ID #10126432

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

      Summary: SC156 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.

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    • TSB #VSC156QA

      NHTSA ID #10126435

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

      Summary: SC156 - QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker FAQs.

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    • TSB #VSC156DSM

      NHTSA ID #10126433

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

      Summary: SC156 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker.

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PS475

      NHTSA ID #10109688

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

      Summary: 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

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #PS496

      NHTSA ID #10116104

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #PS497R2

      NHTSA ID #10116105

      • Date Announced: JUNE 05 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid

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    • TSB #PS353R1

      NHTSA ID #10109879

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to

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