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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.

    STEERING

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      NHTSA ID #10168850

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      NHTSA ID #10167301

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 15 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      NHTSA ID #10162044

      • Date Announced: JUNE 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R1

      NHTSA ID #10152913

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      NHTSA ID #10162044

      • Date Announced: JUNE 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      NHTSA ID #10168850

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #PI1805_TSB_R1

      NHTSA ID #10168952

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 07 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1805_R1: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1805) - This bulletin provides information related to a software upd

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    • TSB #PI1805_Owner_JFA

      NHTSA ID #10167232

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 29 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805): OWNER NOTIFICATION - OPTIMA -This document is the owner letter for Kia Optima owners advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2019 MY Optima vehicles equip

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    • TSB #PI1805_TSB

      NHTSA ID #10167212

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) - TSB: This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) in order to protect the engine from excessive

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    • TSB #PI1805_DP

      NHTSA ID #10167228

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This document is notice to the Dealer Principals advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect th

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    • TSB #PI1805_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10167229

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTCE - This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (E

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    • TSB #PI1805_QA

      NHTSA ID #10167211

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805): QA - This document is the Question and Answer Guide for this Product Improvement Campaign to improve the knock sensor detection system (KSDS) logic.

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    • TSB #SC169_TSB_R1

      NHTSA ID #10167276

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169_Rev1): ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, rep

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    • TSB #PS616

      NHTSA ID #10167214

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    • TSB #SC169_OWNER_JFA

      NHTSA ID #10167261

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP - This document is the owner notification letter for 2019 MY Kia Optima vehicle owners advising them that Kia Motors America is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Cam

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    • TSB #SC169_QA

      NHTSA ID #10167274

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - This document contains questions and answers regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on the Engine Oil Filler Cap inspection, and if necessary, replacement.

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    • TSB #SC169_DP

      NHTSA ID #10167249

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169) DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This document notifies the Kia dealer principals that that Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessa

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    • TSB #SC169_TSB

      NHTSA ID #10167275

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC169) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the oil filler cap on some vehicle models listed below. The engine oil fill

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    • TSB #SC169_DSM

      NHTSA ID #10167251

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessary, replace the engine oil filler cap on certain 2018

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    • TSB #TSBENG197_R1

      NHTSA ID #10160763

      • Date Announced: MAY 31 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting "in use performance tracking" emissions dat

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    • TSB #TSBENG198

      NHTSA ID #10152916

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L GDI ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA369) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2019MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from May 21, 2018 through Janu

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG197

      NHTSA ID #10154689

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - 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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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      NHTSA ID #10152915

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #PS600

      NHTSA ID #10160612

      • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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.

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    • TSB #PS587

      NHTSA ID #10152909

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY - This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?.

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    • TSB #TSBELE153

      NHTSA ID #10151905

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (SA354) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the main power window switch assembly on some 2019MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from May 22, 2018 through August 30

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    • TSB #TSBENG195_R1

      NHTSA ID #10147434

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

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU FREEZE FRAME DATA LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA360) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2019MY Niro (DE P/HEV), produced from July 19, 2018 through September

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    • TSB #TSBENG195

      NHTSA ID #10147433

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU FREEZE FRAME DATA LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA360) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2019MY Niro (DE P/HEV), produced from July 19, 2018 through September

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    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #PS299_R3

      NHTSA ID #10145150

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSBELE153

      NHTSA ID #10151905

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION: POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (SA354) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the main power window switch assembly on some 2019MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from May 22, 2018 through August 30

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    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #PS600

      NHTSA ID #10160612

      • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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.

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    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #PS299_R3

      NHTSA ID #10145150

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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    SEATS

    • TSB #VSC173_TSB

      NHTSA ID #10154693

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173) - FRONT SEATBACK FRAME REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front driver and/or passenger seatback frames in certain 2019MY Kia Optima vehicles, manufactured from December

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    • TSB #VSC173_QA

      NHTSA ID #10154692

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173): QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - This document is is a question and answer guide containing frequently asked questions regarding the campaign.

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    • TSB #VSC173_DPSM

      NHTSA ID #10154691

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173): ALL DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGERS - This document is notice to the dealer parts & service managers notifying them of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the front driver and/or passenger seatback fr

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    • TSB #VSC173_DP

      NHTSA ID #10154690

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173): ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - This document is notice to the dealer principals notifying them of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the front driver and/or passenger seatback frames. The upper side member

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS638

      NHTSA ID #10169695

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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.

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    • TSB #TSBENG197

      NHTSA ID #10154689

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - 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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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      NHTSA ID #10168850

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

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