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.

    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 #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 #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 #TSB-128

      NHTSA ID #10052150

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

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION IS PROVIDED REGARDING THE PROCEDURE OF REPLACING THE PURGE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE (PCSV), ON SOME VEHICLES. MODELS 2012 OPTIMA. *PE

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • 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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    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:ELECTRICAL

    • 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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