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.

    STEERING

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167301

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TSB084_R3: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of t Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162044

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP Read More »

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152913

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electroni Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R2

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162044

      TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDP Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D Read More »

    • TSB #PI1805_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168952

      TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1805_R1: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1805) - This bulletin provides information related to a software upd Read More »

    • TSB #PI1805_Owner_JFA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167232

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805): OWNER NOTIFICATION - OPTIMA -This document is the owner letter for Kia Optima owners advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2019 MY Optima vehicles equip Read More »

    • TSB #PI1805_TSB

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167212

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) - TSB: This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) in order to protect the engine from excessive Read More »

    • TSB #PI1805_DP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167228

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This document is notice to the Dealer Principals advising them of the Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect th Read More »

    • TSB #PI1805_DSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167229

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805) - DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTCE - This document is the Dealer Service Manager notification that Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (E Read More »

    • TSB #PI1805_QA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167211

      PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1805): QA - This document is the Question and Answer Guide for this Product Improvement Campaign to improve the knock sensor detection system (KSDS) logic. Read More »

    • TSB #SC169_TSB_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167276

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169_Rev1): ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, rep Read More »

    • TSB #PS616

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167214

      PITSTOP: LOWER ENGINE SERVICE COVER BOLT LOCATIONS - This Pitstop provides information on the correct bolt location of the lower engine service cover on 2016-2020MY Optima 2.4L and 2.0L equipped vehicles. The lower engine service cover is s Read More »

    • TSB #SC169_OWNER_JFA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167261

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP - This document is the owner notification letter for 2019 MY Kia Optima vehicle owners advising them that Kia Motors America is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Cam Read More »

    • TSB #SC169_QA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167274

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - This document contains questions and answers regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on the Engine Oil Filler Cap inspection, and if necessary, replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #SC169_TSB

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167275

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: ENGINE OIL FILLER CAP INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC169) - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and, if necessary, replace the oil filler cap on some vehicle models listed below. The engine oil fill Read More »

    • TSB #SC169_DP

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167249

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169) DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE - This document notifies the Kia dealer principals that that Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessa Read More »

    • TSB #SC169_DSM

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167251

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC169): DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE - Kia Motors America, Inc. will be conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to inspect and, if necessary, replace the engine oil filler cap on certain 2018 Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG197_R1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160763

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to extracting "in use performance tracking" emissions dat Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG198

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152916

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: 2.4L GDI ENGINE START LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA369) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2019MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from May 21, 2018 through Janu Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSBENG197

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154689

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - 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 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. This bulletin provides information relating to all Kia vehicles equipped with Gasoline Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #PS600

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160612

      PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #PS587

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152909

      PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY - This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBELE153

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151905

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (SA354) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the main power window switch assembly on some 2019MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from May 22, 2018 through August 30 Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG195_R1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147434

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU FREEZE FRAME DATA LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA360) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2019MY Niro (DE P/HEV), produced from July 19, 2018 through September Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG195

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10147433

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU FREEZE FRAME DATA LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA360) - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2019MY Niro (DE P/HEV), produced from July 19, 2018 through September Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #TSB_ELE148

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170778

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HALOGEN HEAD LAMP LOW BEAM BULB CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides information regarding the procedure to repair the bulb connector on some 2010MY~ vehicles listed on the table below, which may exhibi 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 i Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSBELE153

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151905

      TSB: SERVICE ACTION: POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (SA354) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the main power window switch assembly on some 2019MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from May 22, 2018 through August 30 Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #PS600

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160612

      PITSTOP: OUTSIDE MIRROR GLASS CONTROL INOPERATIVE - This Pitstop provides information on the repair procedure for an inoperative mirror glass on the outside door mirrors for 2016-2019MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa) vehicles. 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 i Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #VSC173_TSB

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154693

      TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173) - FRONT SEATBACK FRAME REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front driver and/or passenger seatback frames in certain 2019MY Kia Optima vehicles, manufactured from December Read More »

    • TSB #VSC173_DP

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154690

      VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173): ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS - This document is notice to the dealer principals notifying them of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the front driver and/or passenger seatback frames. The upper side member Read More »

    • TSB #VSC173_DPSM

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154691

      VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173): ALL DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGERS - This document is notice to the dealer parts & service managers notifying them of a Voluntary Service Campaign to replace the front driver and/or passenger seatback fr Read More »

    • TSB #VSC173_QA

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154692

      VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC173): QUESTION AND ANSWER GUIDE - This document is is a question and answer guide containing frequently asked questions regarding the campaign. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PS638

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169695

      PITSTOP 638: HVAC TEMPERATURE BLEND DOOR INOPERATIVE, TICKING AND/OR MAKING A POPPING NOISE - This Pitstop provides information regarding an inoperative, or clicking and popping noise concern from the heater box blend door. Read More »

    • TSB #TSBENG197

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154689

      TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC19) - 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 Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSBCHA084_R4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168850

      TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor D Read More »