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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.

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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    • TSB #TSBENG162

      NHTSA ID #10116117

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

      Summary: TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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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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    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      NHTSA ID #10152915

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130105

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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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 #PS613

      NHTSA ID #10162043

      • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS - This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters.

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    • TSB #PS462_R3

      NHTSA ID #10130091

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (AUDIO 4.0 A/B) WITH SIRI EYES FREE VOICE RECOGNITION - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Ba

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    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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    • TSB #TSBENG162R1

      NHTSA ID #10119122

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

      Summary: TSB - DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) - 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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    • 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-SST049

      NHTSA ID #10109778

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

      Summary: TSB: AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) FIRMWARE UPDATE - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform the Audio Update Module (AUM) firmware update to ensure compatibility with the new Audio 4.0 head units (standard on 17MY Soul (PS) and Sedona

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    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130105

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R1

      NHTSA ID #10128585

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #PS613

      NHTSA ID #10162043

      • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS - This publication provides the KDS service procedure for mileage setting on the listed vehicles with newly replaced instrument clusters.

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    • TSB #TSBTRA072A_R2

      NHTSA ID #10130105

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB - SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH - REPLACEMENT (SA317A) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (

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    • TSB #TSB-ELE106

      NHTSA ID #10109826

      • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh

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    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB-ELE106

      NHTSA ID #10109826

      • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT, SOFWARE UPGRADE AND MILEAGE SETTING - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a software upgrade and mileage setting on 2015MY~ Sedona (YP), 2016MY~ Sorento (UMa), and 2017MY~ Forte (YD, YDm) veh

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    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS498

      NHTSA ID #10109858

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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    • 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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    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD163

      NHTSA ID #10116818

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION - FRONT DOOR GLASS RUN CHANNEL INSPECTION (SA263) - This bulletin provides information about some Sedona (YP) vehicles, produced from June 10, 2016 through October 16, 2016 which may experience unusual noise from the fro

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    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSBBOD165

      NHTSA ID #10116111

      • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: POWER SLIDING DOOR (PSD) DRIVE UNIT REPLACEMENT (SA271) - This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the power sliding door (PSD) drive unit on some 2015-2017MY Sedona (YP) vehicles, whi

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    • TSB #TSB-BOD163

      NHTSA ID #10116818

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION - FRONT DOOR GLASS RUN CHANNEL INSPECTION (SA263) - This bulletin provides information about some Sedona (YP) vehicles, produced from June 10, 2016 through October 16, 2016 which may experience unusual noise from the fro

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    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB-BOD158

      NHTSA ID #10116815

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION - 2ND ROW STAND-UP SEAT LEVER MOUNTING BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA258) - This TSB provides information about how to replace the stand-up seat lever mounting bolt for the 2nd row seats on Sedona (YP) vehicles produced from July

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    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS564

      NHTSA ID #10141384

      • Date Announced: MAY 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) - This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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    • TSB #PS475

      NHTSA ID #10109688

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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    • TSB #PS462

      NHTSA ID #10090963

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: NE W BA SE AUDIO SYSTEM I N 2017MY SOUL A ND SEDONA - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE FUNCTIONALITY ON THE LATEST GENERATION BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (DESIGNATED AUDIO 4.0 B) THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED ON 17 MY SOUL AND SEDONA.

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    • TSB #PS465

      NHTSA ID #10090966

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: RECALIBRATION OF BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD), WHICH MAY EXHIBIT A ┐CHECK BSD SYSTEM┐ MESSAGE WITH DTCS: C270254

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

    • TSB #PS462_R3

      NHTSA ID #10130091

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP - BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (AUDIO 4.0 A/B) WITH SIRI EYES FREE VOICE RECOGNITION - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Ba

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    • TSB #PS462R1

      NHTSA ID #10109818

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

      Summary: PITSTOP: NEW BASE AUDIO SYSTEM IN 2017MY SOUL AND SEDONA - This Pitstop provides information regarding the functionality on the latest generation Base Audio system (designated Audio 4.0 Type B) that has been applied on 2017MY Soul (PS) and

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    • TSB #PS462

      NHTSA ID #10090963

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: NE W BA SE AUDIO SYSTEM I N 2017MY SOUL A ND SEDONA - THIS PITSTOP PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE FUNCTIONALITY ON THE LATEST GENERATION BASE AUDIO SYSTEM (DESIGNATED AUDIO 4.0 B) THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED ON 17 MY SOUL AND SEDONA.

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    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS498

      NHTSA ID #10109858

      • Date Announced: MAY 01 2017
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: ANTI-CONDENSATION LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING - Some Kia vehicles starting with 2016MY and all Kia vehicles, after and including 2017MY, incorporate an anti-condensation logic to prevent the interior windows f

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    • 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:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #TSB-SST049

      NHTSA ID #10109778

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

      Summary: TSB: AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) FIRMWARE UPDATE - This bulletin provides the procedure to perform the Audio Update Module (AUM) firmware update to ensure compatibility with the new Audio 4.0 head units (standard on 17MY Soul (PS) and Sedona

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    • TSB #PS475

      NHTSA ID #10109688

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Some customers may have interest and/or questions regarding this new technology, i

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    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSB-BOD158

      NHTSA ID #10116815

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2016
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: TSB: SERVICE ACTION - 2ND ROW STAND-UP SEAT LEVER MOUNTING BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA258) - This TSB provides information about how to replace the stand-up seat lever mounting bolt for the 2nd row seats on Sedona (YP) vehicles produced from July

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