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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.

    PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

    • TSB #KT-2008082201

      NHTSA ID #10026726

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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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:ENGINE

    • TSB #TSB-033

      NHTSA ID #10032713

      • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2010
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ECM UPGRADE-MIL ON WITH DTC P0300, P0128, P0140, P0442 & P0461. VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A ROUGH IDLE DURING INITIAL COLD START UP PERIOD AND/OR ILLUMINATE THE MIL. *PE UPDATED 10/29/10. *PE

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    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA046

      NHTSA ID #10091489

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

      Summary: TSB: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE CORRECT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH KIA MODEL. REFER TO THE SHOP MANUAL ON KGIS FOR THE SPECIFIC KIA MODEL

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #018

      NHTSA ID #10021561

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

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

    • TSB #033

      NHTSA ID #10022184

      • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAM - ROUGH IDLE DURING INITIAL COLD START/DTC P0300. *KB

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB-135

      NHTSA ID #10055390

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

      Summary: KIA: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM UPGRADED SOFTWARE. MODEL 2006-2011 RIO. *PE

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #KT-2008082201

      NHTSA ID #10026726

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

    • TSB #KT-2008082201

      NHTSA ID #10026726

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      NHTSA ID #10090713

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #85

      NHTSA ID #10018512

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2005
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: AIR BAG CONNECTOR LOCK TAB/SHORTING BARS. *TT

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    • TSB #01011901

      NHTSA ID #10021663

      • Date Announced: no date provided
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: AIR BAG LIGHT ILLUMINATED, WITH DTC'S B1362 OR B1368. *KB

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    STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #SC-122

      NHTSA ID #10058518

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

      Summary: KIA: AN ADDITIONAL APPLICATION OF ANTI-CORROSION PROTECTION WILL BE APPLIED ON SOME VEHICLES UNDERBODY COMPONENTS TO HELP PREVENT CORROSION. MODEL 2004-09 SPECTRA, 2006-10 OPTIMA, 2006-11 RIO 2007-10 RONDO AND 2010-13 SOUL. *PE

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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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    SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #036

      NHTSA ID #10023402

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2007
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: RIO5 (JB) LEFT REAR SEATBACK CAN NOT BE RAISED FROM THE FOLDED POSITION. *NJ

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #QASC122

      NHTSA ID #10089668

      • Date Announced: JULY 16 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC122 UNDERBODY ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT

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    • TSB #OWNERSC122RIO

      NHTSA ID #10089664

      • Date Announced: JULY 16 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC122) - DEAR KIA RIO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO ADD ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL TO THE UNDERBODY OF ALL 2006-2011 MY RIO VEHICLES THAT WERE ORIGINALLY SOL

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    • TSB #DEALERPSMSC122

      NHTSA ID #10089662

      • Date Announced: JULY 16 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: DEALER SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC122) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN AS A PREVENTATIVE MEASURE TO ADD ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL TO THE UNDERBODY OF ALL 2006-2011 MY RIO, 2004-2009 MY SPECTRA, 20

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    • TSB #DEALERPSC122

      NHTSA ID #10089642

      • Date Announced: JULY 16 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC122) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, AS A PREVENTATIVE MEASURE, TO ADD ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL TO THE UNDERBODY OF ALL 2006-2011 MY RIO, 2004-2009 MY SPECTRA, 2

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    • TSB #TSBSC122

      NHTSA ID #10089618

      • Date Announced: JULY 16 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: "TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN - APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC122) - TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, KIA IS LAUNCHING THIS BULLETIN TO APPLY ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION PROTECTION TO VARIOUS VEHICLE UNDERBODY COMP

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    • TSB #TSBBOD095

      NHTSA ID #10090713

      • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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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 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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    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #84

      NHTSA ID #10016745

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2005
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL SST UPDATE. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. VOLUME 8, ISSUE 4. *TT

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