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.

    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 #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 #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 #PS400

      NHTSA ID #10089987

      • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

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    • TSB #SC114DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10089788

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 2012-2013

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    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • 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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    POWER TRAIN

    • 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 #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: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 #PS474

      NHTSA ID #10116101

      • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: TPMS SENSOR POSITION - When diagnosing TPMS-related DTCs, make sure you are investigating the correct sensor. The TPMS positioning from the manufacturer may be different from the positioning shown on a KDS.

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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 #SC114DEALERP

      NHTSA ID #10089788

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO: ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. WILL BE CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN, TO UPDATE THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IN CERTAIN 2012-2014 MY SORENTO, 2012-2013 MY OPTIMA, AND 2012-2013

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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 #023

      NHTSA ID #10059889

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #107

      NHTSA ID #10060135

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    SEAT BELTS:REAR

    • TSB #PS306

      NHTSA ID #10060152

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #107

      NHTSA ID #10060135

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT

    • TSB #101

      NHTSA ID #10060301

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #PS400

      NHTSA ID #10089987

      • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2015
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE ┐SMART PEDAL┐ IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

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    EQUIPMENT

    • 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 #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 #107

      NHTSA ID #10060135

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #PS306

      NHTSA ID #10060152

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #101

      NHTSA ID #10060301

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    • TSB #023

      NHTSA ID #10059889

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • 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: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 #VOLUME 17 ISS 4

      NHTSA ID #10072333

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

      Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • 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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