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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.

    SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC

    • TSB #TSB CHA067

      NHTSA ID #10091945

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

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014-2016 MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH JULY 22, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUN

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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-ENG161

      NHTSA ID #10109775

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 09 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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    POWER TRAIN

    • 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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    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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    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 #TSBELE113R1

      NHTSA ID #10089401

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

      Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      NHTSA ID #10089312

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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    • TSB #TSBCHA067

      NHTSA ID #10089466

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

      Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC C1356 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014~2016MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH

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    • TSB #TSB CHA067

      NHTSA ID #10091945

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

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014-2016 MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH JULY 22, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUN

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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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    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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    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 #PS502

      NHTSA ID #10116106

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: UNABLE TO CONNECT TO UVO ESERVICES - This Pitstop provides information about customer complaints regarding: * ?Unable to connect to UVO eServices using an iPhone?, * ?Connection Error and unable to sync with the UVO App with my iPh

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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 #TSBELE113R1

      NHTSA ID #10089401

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

      Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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    • TSB #TSBELE100R3

      NHTSA ID #10089312

      • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA)/(UMA), OPTIMA (TF HEV), FORTE (YD), SPORTAGE (SL) 2015~2016MY SEDO

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    • TSB #TSBCHA067

      NHTSA ID #10089466

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

      Summary: TSB: ECU UPGRADE ┐ MIL ON WITH DTC C1356 - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014~2016MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH

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    • TSB #TSB CHA067

      NHTSA ID #10091945

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

      Summary: THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN IBAU (INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT) SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2014-2016 MY OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM DECEMBER 2, 2013 THROUGH JULY 22, 2015, WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUN

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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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    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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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSBELE113R1

      NHTSA ID #10089401

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

      Summary: TSB: ANDROID AUTO┐/APPLE CARPLAY┐ SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

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    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #TSB-ELE100R4

      NHTSA ID #10109836

      • Date Announced: APRIL 17 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE - This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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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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    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 #TSBENG161R1

      NHTSA ID #10119121

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

      Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) - 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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    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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