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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.

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

    • TSB #TSB-022

      NHTSA ID #10034251

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

      Summary: KIA: STABILIZER BAR LINK UPPER MOUNTING NUT RETORQUEING. PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES. ON SOME AFFECTED VEHICLES THE RIGHT AND LEFT STABILIZER BAR LINK UPPER MOUNTING NUT(S) MAY HAVE BEEN INSUFFICIENTLY TORQUED, PERMITT

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    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBENG120R1

      NHTSA ID #10090625

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

      Summary: TSB: MUFFLER PIPE HANGER BRACKET REPLACEMENT - REVISED - SOME RIO VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 25, 2008 TO JULY 10, 2011, MAY EXPERIENCE A RATTLING NOISE WHILE DRIVING, EMANATING FROM UNDER THE VEHICLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCED

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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:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #TSBENG120R1

      NHTSA ID #10090625

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

      Summary: TSB: MUFFLER PIPE HANGER BRACKET REPLACEMENT - REVISED - SOME RIO VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 25, 2008 TO JULY 10, 2011, MAY EXPERIENCE A RATTLING NOISE WHILE DRIVING, EMANATING FROM UNDER THE VEHICLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCED

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    • TSB #120

      NHTSA ID #10060305

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #TSB-032

      NHTSA ID #10034510

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

      Summary: KIA: PCM UPGRADE FOR TRANSMISSION LOGIC TO IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY/CRUISE CONTROL. PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OF SOME MODEL VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. *PE

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • 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-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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    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 #TSB-072

      NHTSA ID #10037244

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

      Summary: KIA: THE AIR BAG OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM IN CERTAIN VEHICLES IS SENSITIVE AND CAN BE DEFEATED BY ELECTRONIC DEVICES OR WATER. *RM

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    AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM OCS

    • TSB #WTY002BULLETINRI

      NHTSA ID #10094135

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

      Summary: WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT IN

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    • TSB #WTY002OWNERRIO

      NHTSA ID #10094563

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

      Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY002 RIO - DEAR KIA RIO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA¿S HIGHEST COMMITMENT IS TO YOUR SAFETY. TO THAT END, KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT TO 15 YEAR

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    • TSB #TSBBOD140

      NHTSA ID #10089310

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

      Summary: TSB: FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT IN 2008~2011MY RIO (JB) VEHICLES. IF THE SE

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    • TSB #WTY002DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10094136

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT

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    • TSB #WTY002DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10094137

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

      Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (

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    • TSB #WTY002QA

      NHTSA ID #10094564

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

      Summary: "Q AND A: WTY002 - CERTAIN 2008-2011 MY KIA RIO VEHICLES AND ALL 2006-2010 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION"

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    • TSB #WTY002FORMRIO

      NHTSA ID #10094169

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

      Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY002 RIO - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT REPLACED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SOME OR ALL OF THAT EXPENSE. MAIL THIS COMPLETED REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM TO

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    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #WTY002BULLETINRI

      NHTSA ID #10094135

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

      Summary: WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT IN

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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

    • TSB #WTY002BULLETINRI

      NHTSA ID #10094135

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

      Summary: WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT IN

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #WTY002BULLETINRI

      NHTSA ID #10094135

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

      Summary: WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT IN

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    • TSB #WTY002OWNERRIO

      NHTSA ID #10094563

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

      Summary: OWNER LETTER: WTY002 RIO - DEAR KIA RIO OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA¿S HIGHEST COMMITMENT IS TO YOUR SAFETY. TO THAT END, KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT TO 15 YEAR

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    • TSB #TSBBOD140

      NHTSA ID #10089310

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

      Summary: TSB: FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT IN 2008~2011MY RIO (JB) VEHICLES. IF THE SE

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    • TSB #WTY002DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10094136

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

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR MAT

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    • TSB #WTY002QA

      NHTSA ID #10094564

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

      Summary: "Q AND A: WTY002 - CERTAIN 2008-2011 MY KIA RIO VEHICLES AND ALL 2006-2010 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION"

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    • TSB #WTY002DEALERPSM

      NHTSA ID #10094137

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

      Summary: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY002 - 2008~2011MY RIO PASSENGER SEAT OCS SENSOR MAT WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY002) - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (

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    • TSB #WTY002FORMRIO

      NHTSA ID #10094169

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

      Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY002 RIO - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT REPLACED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SOME OR ALL OF THAT EXPENSE. MAIL THIS COMPLETED REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM TO

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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 #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 #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 #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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    • TSB #120

      NHTSA ID #10060305

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2012
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 #WTY002FORMRIO

      NHTSA ID #10094169

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

      Summary: REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY002 RIO - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE THE FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT REPLACED, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SOME OR ALL OF THAT EXPENSE. MAIL THIS COMPLETED REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM TO

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    • TSB #TT016

      NHTSA ID #10060652

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 15 2013
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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 #WTY002QA

      NHTSA ID #10094564

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

      Summary: "Q AND A: WTY002 - CERTAIN 2008-2011 MY KIA RIO VEHICLES AND ALL 2006-2010 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION"

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