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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 #TSB-CHA072R2

      NHTSA ID #10109834

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

      Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1604) - This bulletin provides information regarding the replacement of the flexible coupling in the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) on some 2011-2014 MY Optima (QF

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    • TSB #TSBCHA072R1

      NHTSA ID #10090941

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

      Summary: TSB REV1: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1604) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON SOME 2011-2014 MY OPTIM

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    • TSB #PS343

      NHTSA ID #10109752

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: OILY SUBSTANCE DRIPPING FROM MDPS STEERING COLUMN - On some Optima (QF/TF/TF HEV) vehicles, the customer may complain of an oily substance dripping onto the driver?s side floorboard area, especially in areas with high ambient tempe

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    • TSB #TSBCHA072

      NHTSA ID #10089602

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

      Summary: TSB: MDPS FLEXIBLE COUPLING REPLACEMENT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM (CS1604) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON SOME 2011-2014 MY OPTIMA (QF

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    • TSB #CS1604FORM

      NHTSA ID #10090088

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

      Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: CS1604 - 2011-2013 AND SOME 2014 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) CUSTOMER SATISFACTION/WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FLEXIBLE COUPLING IN THE MDPS REPLACED, Y

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    • TSB #CS1604DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10090085

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

      Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: CS1604 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON ALL 2011-2013 MY AND SOME 2014 MY KIA OPTIMA VEH

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    • TSB #CS1604DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10090052

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: CS1604 - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) ON ALL 2011-2013 MY AND SOME 2014 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES. THE MDPS

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    • TSB #CS1604OWNER

      NHTSA ID #10090089

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

      Summary: OWNER LETTER: CS1604 - CUSTOMER SATISFACTION/WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR PURCHASE OF A KIA OPTIMA VEHICLE. BECAUSE KIA VALUES YOU AS OUR CUSTOMER, WE ARE CON

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    • TSB #CS1604QA

      NHTSA ID #10090090

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

      Summary: Q AND A: CS1604 - ALL 2011-2013 MY AND SOME 2014 MY OPTIMA VEHICLES MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MDPS) FLEXIBLE COUPLING CUSTOMER SATISFACTION / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM

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    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #TSBCHA040

      NHTSA ID #10090628

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

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: REAR LOWER CONTROL ARM REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE (SA150) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING BOTH REAR LOWER CONTROL ARMS ON SOME OPTIMA (TF), OPTIMA (QF) AND OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM FEBRUA

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    SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

    • TSB #TSB-CHA066R1

      NHTSA ID #10116819

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

      Summary: TSB: FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front stabilizer links of some Optima (TF/QF), Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) and Rio (UB) vehicles, which may experience an abnormal noise emanating from

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    • TSB #TSBCHA066

      NHTSA ID #10089422

      • Date Announced: MAY 03 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "FRONT STABILIZER LINK REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE FRONT STABILIZER LINKS OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND RIO (UB) VEHICLES, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE AN ABNORMAL NOISE EM

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    SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

    • TSB #TSB-040

      NHTSA ID #10053728

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

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING SOME VEHICLES, IN STATES WHERE HEAVY AMOUNTS OF ROAD SALT IS USED FOR DE-ICING AND NEED TO HAVE BOTH REAR LOWER CONTROL ARMS REPLACED, THAT RESULTS IN CORROSION THAT CAUSES A KNOCKING OR CLUNKING NOISE.

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    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #TSBCHA040

      NHTSA ID #10090628

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

      Summary: SERVICE ACTION: REAR LOWER CONTROL ARM REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE (SA150) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING BOTH REAR LOWER CONTROL ARMS ON SOME OPTIMA (TF), OPTIMA (QF) AND OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM FEBRUA

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    • TSB #TSB-040

      NHTSA ID #10053728

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

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING SOME VEHICLES, IN STATES WHERE HEAVY AMOUNTS OF ROAD SALT IS USED FOR DE-ICING AND NEED TO HAVE BOTH REAR LOWER CONTROL ARMS REPLACED, THAT RESULTS IN CORROSION THAT CAUSES A KNOCKING OR CLUNKING NOISE.

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    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBCHA049

      NHTSA ID #10090177

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

      Summary: TSB: NOISE DURING BRAKE ACTUATION - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO ADDRESS A BRAKE NOISE CONCERN ON SOME OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 15, 2011 THROUGH DECEMBER 8, 2013, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ¿SQUEAKING¿ AND/O

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    • TSB #049

      NHTSA ID #10057236

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

      Summary: KIA OPTIMA HYBRID 2011-2013 : CONCERNS OF BRAKE NOISE WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES. *LJ

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SC135OWNER

      NHTSA ID #10090972

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

      Summary: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC135) - DEAR KIA OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

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    • TSB #SC135DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10090970

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

      Summary: DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER.

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    • TSB #TSBSC135

      NHTSA ID #10090943

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

      Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER ASSEMBLY ON SOME OPTIMA (TF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FR

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    • TSB #SC135DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10090969

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT THE FO

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    • TSB #PS328

      NHTSA ID #10109747

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HESITATION IN ELECTRIC AND GAS MODES - When diagnosing an Optima Hybrid with an off idle hesitation concern that can be duplicated, and no DTC(s) codes (active or history) are stored, access MCU > Current Data to check the status o

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    • TSB #TT040

      NHTSA ID #10109725

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

      Summary: TECH TIP: DTCs POC17 and P1C76 not clearing - Perform the motor/HSG resolver calibration located in the S/W management section of the ?Motor Control Unit? (MCU) system.

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    • TSB #PS237

      NHTSA ID #10060230

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #PS234

      NHTSA ID #10090607

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMPWITH DRIVE MOTOR DTC P0A41 OR P0A42 - THIS GIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW IF SOME OPTIMA HYBRID CUSTOMERS HAVE EXPERIENCED AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON CONDITION OR AN

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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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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #PS469

      NHTSA ID #10109813

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

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

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    • TSB #TSB-SC135R1

      NHTSA ID #10109686

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

      Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - This bulletin provides information to inspect and/or replace the evaporative canister assembly on some Optima (TF) vehicles, produced fr

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    • TSB #SC135QA

      NHTSA ID #10090974

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

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

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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #PS328

      NHTSA ID #10109747

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HESITATION IN ELECTRIC AND GAS MODES - When diagnosing an Optima Hybrid with an off idle hesitation concern that can be duplicated, and no DTC(s) codes (active or history) are stored, access MCU > Current Data to check the status o

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    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #TT039

      NHTSA ID #10109724

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

      Summary: TECH TIP: Issues with Eco Gauge Needle - The ECO gauge needle never reaches the green shaded portion of the cluster, even on wide open throttle.

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    HYBRID POWERTRAIN

    • TSB #TSBGEN060

      NHTSA ID #10090123

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: HYBRID FUEL EFFICIENCY TIPS AND TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURE - THE OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) OFFERS CUSTOMERS THE POTENTIAL OF EXCELLENT FUEL ECONOMY. HOWEVER, BECAUSE SOME CUSTOMERS MAY NOT BE ACHIEVING THE PUBLISHED EPA-RATED CITY/HIGHWAY

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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA068_CLOSED

      NHTSA ID #10144235

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: HCU/TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P1744 (400 MESH EQUIPPED TRANSMISSIONS ONLY) - TSB TRA068 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA079/SA351

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    • TSB #TSBTRA059_R4

      NHTSA ID #10136505

      • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100MESH SOLENOID - EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HC

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    • TSB #TSBTRA059_R3

      NHTSA ID #10133183

      • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HCU)

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    • TSB #TSBTRA059R2

      NHTSA ID #10109867

      • Date Announced: MAY 11 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB:HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100 MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HCU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) of some 2011~2016MY Optima

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    • TSB #TSBTRA059

      NHTSA ID #10089421

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

      Summary: HCU/TCU UPGRADE - FOR 100 MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS -THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF THE HYBRID CONTROL UNIT (HCU) AND THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT (TCU) OF SOME 2011-2016 MY OPTIMA HYB

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    • TSB #TSBTRA049R1

      NHTSA ID #10089382

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

      Summary: TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

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    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      NHTSA ID #10092147

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

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      NHTSA ID #10089761

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

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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    • TSB #TSBTRA049

      NHTSA ID #10090431

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

      Summary: TSB: 6-SPEED A/T TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET/RELEARN - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE ECM/PCM.

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    • TSB #TSBTRA047R1

      NHTSA ID #10090604

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

      Summary: TSB: AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY BY MODEL - THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING AXLE SHAFT SERVICEABILITY FOR KIA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SIX-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. REFER TO THE TABLE BELOW FOR

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

    • TSB #TSBTRA059_R4

      NHTSA ID #10136505

      • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100MESH SOLENOID - EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HC

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    • TSB #TSBTRA051R1

      NHTSA ID #10089761

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

      Summary: TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ¿ MULTIPLE DTCS - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE REPLACEMENT OF VARIOUS SHIFT SOLENOIDS ON 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES WITH DTCS P0741, P0743, P0748, P0753, P0758, P0763, P0768, P0773

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    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA047_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130104

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

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

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBELE151

      NHTSA ID #10144232

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

      Summary: TSB: BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AFTER HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2011-2016MY Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) vehicles, produced from February

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    • TSB #TSBTRA068_CLOSED

      NHTSA ID #10144235

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 13 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: HCU/TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P1744 (400 MESH EQUIPPED TRANSMISSIONS ONLY) - TSB TRA068 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA079/SA351

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    • TSB #TSBELE147

      NHTSA ID #10142244

      • Date Announced: MAY 17 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P1B70 - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2011-2016MY Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) vehicles, produced from February 15, 2011 through July 2

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    • TSB #TSBTRA068

      NHTSA ID #10123331

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - HCU/TCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR DTC P1744 (400 MESH EQUIPPED TRANSMISSIONS ONLY) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Hybrid Control Unit (HCU) on some 2011-2012MY Optima Hybrid (TF HEV), produced from Febr

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    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      NHTSA ID #10109788

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

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

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    • TSB #TSBSST041

      NHTSA ID #10088983

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

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

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    • TSB #PS391

      NHTSA ID #10089384

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

      Summary: "PITSTOP: OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) WITH DTC B1695 - LOST COMMUNICATION WITH E-COMP - WHEN ADDRESSING A CUSTOMER CONCERN RELATED TO AN A/C SYSTEM NOT BLOWING COLD AIR AND DTC B1695 IS ACTIVE IN THE A/C CONTROL UNIT, THIS COULD BE THE RESULT OF

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    • TSB #TSBELE091

      NHTSA ID #10089354

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

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10092132

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

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #TT067

      NHTSA ID #10089849

      • Date Announced: MAY 22 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "TECH TIP: DTC P1A89 - DC/DC CONVERTER CURRENT SENSOR FAULT SYMPTOM: DTC - MIL ¿ P1A89 DC/DC CONVERTER CURRENT SENSOR FAULT AND ILLUMINATED BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM WARNING LAMP IN THE CLUSTER. REPAIR: USE GDS/KDS TO CHECK THE LDC OUTPUT

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    • TSB #PS387

      NHTSA ID #10092104

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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    • TSB #TSB-CLI017R4

      NHTSA ID #10109784

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

      Summary: TSB: EV AND HYBRID A/C SYSTEM SERVICING REQUIREMENTS - The Soul Electric Vehicle (EV) and the Optima Hybrid use an A/C compressor that is driven by a high-voltage electric motor rather than by a belt. Both the motor and compressor are in on

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    • TSB #PS338

      NHTSA ID #10109751

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HEATER BLOWING COLD AIR WHILE IN EV MODE - When diagnosing a concern related to the heater intermittently blowing cold air while in EV mode, check the Electric Water Pump (EWP) for the A/C system (NOT the main cooling system EWP),

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    • TSB #PS328

      NHTSA ID #10109747

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HESITATION IN ELECTRIC AND GAS MODES - When diagnosing an Optima Hybrid with an off idle hesitation concern that can be duplicated, and no DTC(s) codes (active or history) are stored, access MCU > Current Data to check the status o

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    • TSB #PS316

      NHTSA ID #10109656

      • Date Announced: MAY 28 2014
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PIT STOP: ?HYBRID SYSTEM WARNING!? MESSAGE IN CLUSTER AND MIL-ON WITH DTC P1784 - When diagnosing an Optima Hybrid with a ?Hybrid System Warning!? message (A) in the cluster, the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on and DTC P1784 (EOP 3-Phas

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    • TSB #PS237

      NHTSA ID #10090169

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: FORCE-STARTING OPTIMA HYBRID ENGINE USING GDS: IF YOU ENCOUNTER AN OPTIMA HYBRID WITH A NO-START CONDITION, CHECK IF THE ¿READY¿ LAMP IS FLASHING IN THE CLUSTER AND VERIFY THE HYBRID BATTERY STATE OF CHARGE (SOC) RANGES FROM 15% TO

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    • TSB #TSBELE044

      NHTSA ID #10090602

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN OUTLINES THE ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES FOR OPTIMA HYBRID VEHICLES (HEREAFTER REFERRED TO AS ""HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERIES"" OR HV

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    • TSB #PS234

      NHTSA ID #10090607

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMPWITH DRIVE MOTOR DTC P0A41 OR P0A42 - THIS GIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW IF SOME OPTIMA HYBRID CUSTOMERS HAVE EXPERIENCED AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON CONDITION OR AN

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    • TSB #017

      NHTSA ID #10060104

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #TSB-ELE044R1

      NHTSA ID #10109676

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

      Summary: TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as "high-voltage batteries" or H

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    • TSB #PS292

      NHTSA ID #10109653

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

      Summary: PIT STOP: DTC P1B70/P1B74/ P1B96 - HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY SENSOR CIRCUIT FAULT - When addressing a customer complaint related to a battery warning lamp illuminated in the dash and drivability issues, access GDS to check for any active DTC(s).

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    • TSB #PS292

      NHTSA ID #10060144

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #TSBELE044

      NHTSA ID #10090602

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN OUTLINES THE ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE FOR HIGH-VOLTAGE LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES FOR OPTIMA HYBRID VEHICLES (HEREAFTER REFERRED TO AS ""HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERIES"" OR HV

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSBELE091R3

      NHTSA ID #10126423

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

      Summary: TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.

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    • TSB #TSBTRA059R2

      NHTSA ID #10109867

      • Date Announced: MAY 11 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB:HCU/TCU UPGRADE ? FOR 100 MESH SOLENOID EQUIPPED HYBRID TRANSMISSIONS - This bulletin provides information related to a software upgrade of the Hybrid Control Unit (HCU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) of some 2011~2016MY Optima

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    • TSB #TSBSST041

      NHTSA ID #10088983

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

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

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      NHTSA ID #10116821

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

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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    • TSB #TSBELE091

      NHTSA ID #10089354

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

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10089742

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

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #TSB-132

      NHTSA ID #10052607

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

      Summary: KIA: SOME VEHICLES REQUIRE A CONTROLLER SOFTWARE UPGRADE. VERIFY THE NECESSITY FOR THE UPGRADE PER THE TABLES IN THIS BULLETIN. *JS

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSBBOD172

      NHTSA ID #10123322

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

      Summary: TSB - OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from August 12, 2010 through July 23, 2015, and some 2011

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS493

      NHTSA ID #10109855

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

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

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    STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB-SC141R1

      NHTSA ID #10109817

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

      Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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    • TSB #TSB-SC141

      NHTSA ID #10109874

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

      Summary: TSB: SC141 - SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL - To improve customer satisfaction, Kia is launching this service campaign to apply additional anti-corrosion material to the underbody components of certain

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    • TSB #SC141DPSM

      NHTSA ID #10109876

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

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

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    • TSB #SC141QA

      NHTSA ID #10109877

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

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

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    • TSB #SC141DP

      NHTSA ID #10109875

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

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

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    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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    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #PS325

      NHTSA ID #10109672

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: SLIGHT VARIATION IN THE ?SET? SPEED AFTER SETTING CRUISE CONTROL - A few customers have complained about their vehicle briefly accelerating beyond the set cruising speed and then slowing down to the "set" speed. This Article addres

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    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-ELE-077-R1

      NHTSA ID #10080084

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

      Summary: TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE ON PG. 6 FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUAT

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBSC135

      NHTSA ID #10090943

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

      Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER ASSEMBLY ON SOME OPTIMA (TF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FR

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    • TSB #SC135DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10090970

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

      Summary: DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER.

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    • TSB #SC135DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10090969

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC135) - ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT THE FO

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    • TSB #TSBBOD102

      NHTSA ID #10090623

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

      Summary: TSB: SEAT BACK COVER REMOVAL PROCEDURE - THIS BULLETIN OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE FRONT SEAT BACK COVERS ON OPTIMA (QF) AND SORENTO (XMA).

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    • TSB #TSBGEN060

      NHTSA ID #10090123

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: HYBRID FUEL EFFICIENCY TIPS AND TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURE - THE OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) OFFERS CUSTOMERS THE POTENTIAL OF EXCELLENT FUEL ECONOMY. HOWEVER, BECAUSE SOME CUSTOMERS MAY NOT BE ACHIEVING THE PUBLISHED EPA-RATED CITY/HIGHWAY

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    • TSB #017

      NHTSA ID #10060104

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2011
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #TSB-ELE091R1

      NHTSA ID #10116821

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

      Summary: TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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    • TSB #PS292

      NHTSA ID #10060144

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #PS237

      NHTSA ID #10060230

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10092132

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

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #TSBELE089

      NHTSA ID #10089742

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

      Summary: TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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    • TSB #PS387

      NHTSA ID #10092104

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEADUNIT AND SD CARD COMPATIBILITY - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO POSSIBLE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES BETWEEN NAVIGATION HEAD UNITS AND SD CARDS WHEN REPLACING HEAD UNITS FOR MULTIMEDIA ISSUES. IF AFTER REPL

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS493

      NHTSA ID #10109855

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

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

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    • TSB #PS266R1

      NHTSA ID #10090945

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

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

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    • TSB #TSB-CLI017R4

      NHTSA ID #10109784

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

      Summary: TSB: EV AND HYBRID A/C SYSTEM SERVICING REQUIREMENTS - The Soul Electric Vehicle (EV) and the Optima Hybrid use an A/C compressor that is driven by a high-voltage electric motor rather than by a belt. Both the motor and compressor are in on

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    • TSB #PS338

      NHTSA ID #10109751

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: HEATER BLOWING COLD AIR WHILE IN EV MODE - When diagnosing a concern related to the heater intermittently blowing cold air while in EV mode, check the Electric Water Pump (EWP) for the A/C system (NOT the main cooling system EWP),

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    • TSB #PS263

      NHTSA ID #10090806

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: INTERMITTENT OPERATION FROM A/C OR HEATER DTC - P1237 - WHEN DIAGNOSING A CONCERN RELATING TO INTERMITTENT PERFORMANCE FROM THE AIR CONDITIONER OR THE HEATER, CHECK FOR THE PRESENCE OF DTC P1237 (ACTIVE AIR FLAP FEEDBACK VOLTAGE HI

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    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      NHTSA ID #10109812

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

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

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    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #TSB-TRA055

      NHTSA ID #10109788

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

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

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    • TSB #PS303

      NHTSA ID #10109626

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

      Summary: PIT STOP: HIGH VOLTAGE (HV) INSULATED GLOVES RE-CERTIFICATION - The purpose of this Pitstop is to remind dealer personnel about the importance of having the High Voltage (HV) insulated gloves, used by technicians to service hybrid electric

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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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    • TSB #TSB-SC135R1

      NHTSA ID #10109686

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

      Summary: TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) - This bulletin provides information to inspect and/or replace the evaporative canister assembly on some Optima (TF) vehicles, produced fr

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    • TSB #PS303

      NHTSA ID #10109626

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

      Summary: PIT STOP: HIGH VOLTAGE (HV) INSULATED GLOVES RE-CERTIFICATION - The purpose of this Pitstop is to remind dealer personnel about the importance of having the High Voltage (HV) insulated gloves, used by technicians to service hybrid electric

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