Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2017 K900 are official communications between Kia & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSBENG162

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116117

      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 ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSB_ENG219

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177751

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE - This bulletin provides information on setting the "Service Interval Reminder" feature available on most Kia vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133170

      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. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #TSBENG083_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152915

      TSB: SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB_TRA046_R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174520

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: - TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBTRA067

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127034

      TSB - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PRESSURE CHARACTERISTIC VALUES DATA TRANSFER - This bulletin provides information regarding data transfer of automatic transmission (A/T) characteristic values on 2015MY-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles equipped ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #PS496

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116104

      PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG162R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119122

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS474

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116101

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS465

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090966

      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: ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #PS299_R4

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181986

      PITSTOP: CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. Read More »

    • TSB #PS299_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143403

      PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS497R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116105

      PITSTOP - UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), 2017MY Optima Plug-in ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109858

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS497R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109842

      PIT STOP: UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #PS299_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143403

      PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on 2015MY~ K900 (KH), 2016MY~ Optima (JFa/JF), and 2018MY~ Stinger (CK) vehicles during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #PS299_R3

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145150

      PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on the listed vehicles below during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to raise the wiper arms to the fully vertical position ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

    • TSB #PS497R1

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109842

      PIT STOP: UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #PS299_R3

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145150

      PITSTOP - CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS - When servicing the windshield wipers on the listed vehicles below during PDI, make sure to use the procedure outlined below to raise the wiper arms to the fully vertical position ... Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

    • TSB #VSC156TSB

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126436

      SC156 - TSB - Technical Service Bulletin regarding the K900 Seatbelt Anchor Pretensioner Sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156DP

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126432

      SC156 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156DSM

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126433

      SC156 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126434

      SC156 - OWNER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156QA

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126435

      SC156 - QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker FAQs. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #PS465

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090966

      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: ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179255

      PITSTOP - BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION - This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #PS578

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144230

      PITSTOP: IDENTIFYING A SEIZED COMPRESSOR - This Pitstop provides information regarding the diagnosis of an A/C related concern on 2017-2019MY Sportage (QL) and 2015-2018MY K900 (KH) vehicles that may have a seized compressor. Read More »

    • TSB #PS353R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109879

      PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). Read More »

    • TSB #PS475

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109688

      PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Read More »

    • TSB #PS465

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090966

      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: ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #VSC156TSB

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126436

      SC156 - TSB - Technical Service Bulletin regarding the K900 Seatbelt Anchor Pretensioner Sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156DP

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126432

      SC156 - DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156DSM

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126433

      SC156 - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126434

      SC156 - OWNER LETTER - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker. Read More »

    • TSB #VSC156QA

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126435

      SC156 - QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - Notification of new safety recall campaign for the seatbelt anchor pretensioner sticker FAQs. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #PS475

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109688

      PITSTOP: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKING (AEB) OPERATION - An increasing number of Kia?s latest models are now equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #PS496

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116104

      PITSTOP: CUSTOMER TIP: ACCELERATOR PEDAL FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION - On all K900 (KH), Cadenza (VG, YG), and Optima (JF, JFa, JF-HEV, JF-PHEV) vehicles, the accelerator pedal features a small detent with a spring to provide increased ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS497R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116105

      PITSTOP - UVO ESERVICES MIRROR BUTTONS (CUSTOMER GUIDE) - This pitstop provides information regarding the functionality of the UVO eServices buttons located on the rear view mirror in some 2016-2017MY K900 (KH), 2017MY Optima Plug-in ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS353R1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109879

      PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #PS498

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109858

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #PS493

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109855

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #PS266R1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090945

      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. Read More »