2014 KIA Optima

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

7 Recalls for 2014 KIA Optima

Recall Date Component Summary
2020-02-21 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Optima vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) or 2.0L GDI Turbo engines. The low pressure fuel hose may deteriorate and crack over time due to heat generated within the engine compartment.

Remedy:

Kia will notify Owners, and Dealers will inspect the low pressure fuel hose for damage or leaking, replacing it as necessary. If no damage or leaking is found, a heat-protective tape will be installed. Repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began June 12, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC187.

2022-02-17 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Optima vehicles that were previously repaired under NHTSA recall number 20V-100. The low pressure fuel hose may be damaged, or missing heat-protective tape, which can result in a fuel leak.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the low pressure fuel hose, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 15, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-33-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC228.

2021-05-10 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Optima and 2014-2015 Sorento vehicles previously recalled under recall 20V-519. Brake fluid may leak inside the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU), possibly resulting in an electrical short.

Remedy:

Owners are advised to park outside and away from other vehicles and structures until the recall repair is completed.

Dealers will install a new multi-fuse, and inspect the HECU for leaks, replacing the HECU if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 2, 2021. This recall supersedes previous NHTSA recall number 20V-519. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC212.

2020-02-21 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Optima vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) or 2.0L GDI Turbo engines. The low pressure fuel hose may deteriorate and crack over time due to heat generated within the engine compartment.

Remedy:

Kia will notify Owners, and Dealers will inspect the low pressure fuel hose for damage or leaking, replacing it as necessary. If no damage or leaking is found, a heat-protective tape will be installed. Repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began June 12, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC187.

2018-12-19 ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Optima, 2012-2017 Sorento and 2011-2018 Sportage vehicles that previously received an engine replacement under recall number 17V-224, warranty, or the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS) Product Improvement Campaign. The high pressure fuel pipe that connects to the fuel pump outlet may have been damaged, misaligned or improperly torqued during the engine replacement procedure, possibly causing a fuel leak.

Remedy:

Kia has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pipe, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 17, 2019. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC172.

2017-03-31 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 20, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC147.

2020-08-27 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Optima and 2014-2015 Sorento vehicles. Brake fluid may leak inside the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU), possibly resulting in an electrical short.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HECU for leaking brake fluid and replace the HECU if necessary, free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from other vehicles and structures until the recall repair is completed. The recall began October 20, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC197.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2014 KIA Optima

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301 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2014 KIA Optima

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Date Component  
2021-05-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11416055
2021-05-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11416013
2021-05-07 POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11415491
2021-05-05 STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11415214
2021-04-21 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11413177
2021-04-15 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11408271
2021-04-09 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11407249
2021-03-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405102
2021-03-26 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404939
2021-03-09 TIRES
ODI Number: 11400023
2021-03-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11400109
2021-03-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399847
2021-02-26 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398096
2021-02-12 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11396011
2016-10-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10918888
2016-10-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10919846
2016-10-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10917361
2016-10-04 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10913808
2016-10-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10913626
2016-10-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10913773
2016-10-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10913582
2016-09-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10909345
2016-09-26 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10909636
2016-09-26 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10909789
2017-07-07 STEERING
ODI Number: 11003682
2017-06-30 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11002543
2017-06-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10994290
2017-06-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10995818
2017-06-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10994309
2017-05-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10991688
2017-06-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10992720
2017-05-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10982951
2017-04-06 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10970990
2017-04-03 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10970108
2017-08-02 AIR BAGS | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11012363
2017-07-31 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11011760
2017-02-22 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10956317
2017-02-14 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10954560
2017-02-06 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10949906
2021-01-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389698
2021-01-18 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11388631
2021-01-27 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11390128
2020-12-29 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11385410
2020-12-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11384641
2021-01-11 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11387482
2020-12-15 ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11383573
2020-12-09 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11378662
2020-11-30 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377056
2020-11-17 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11374978
2020-12-03 STEERING
ODI Number: 11377728
2020-11-29 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11376989
2020-12-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11377308
2017-01-09 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10943908
2017-01-03 SEATS
ODI Number: 10939307
2016-12-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10937364
2020-11-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11373615
2020-10-13 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11364123
2020-10-19 STEERING
ODI Number: 11365207
2020-10-25 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11366327
2020-10-20 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365332
2020-10-25 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11366280
2020-09-15 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11355120
2020-09-15 STEERING
ODI Number: 11355087
2020-09-09 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11353894
2020-08-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351729
2020-09-08 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11353769
2020-09-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11352714
2020-09-09 STEERING
ODI Number: 11353940
2020-08-23 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11350813
2020-08-19 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11350233
2020-08-21 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11350616
2020-08-11 EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11348621
2020-08-07 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SEATS
ODI Number: 11343986
2020-07-12 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11338944
2020-07-12 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11338937
2020-06-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11330775
2020-06-16 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329236
2020-06-11 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11328427
2020-06-19 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329713
2020-05-22 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11325518
2020-05-27 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11326202
2020-05-19 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11325114
2020-05-22 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11325813
2020-05-12 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11324341
2020-04-29 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11322717
2020-04-30 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322854
2020-05-15 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11324614
2020-04-30 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11322820
2020-04-17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321454
2020-03-31 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11319838
2020-04-19 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11321529
2020-04-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321178
2020-04-07 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11320419
2020-04-14 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11321149
2020-03-11 ENGINE | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11317462
2020-03-09 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11317165
2020-02-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11310952
2020-01-26 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11302102
2020-01-12 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11298894
2020-01-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301175
2020-01-14 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299353
2020-01-08 SEATS
ODI Number: 11297998
2019-12-30 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11292091
2020-01-07 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11297609
2020-01-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297780
2019-12-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11291069
2019-12-16 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11289240
2019-12-27 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11291664
2019-12-08 AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11287788
2019-12-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11288448
2019-11-26 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11282434
2019-11-19 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11281010
2019-12-01 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11283088
2019-11-27 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11282663
2019-11-16 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11280557
2019-11-20 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11281273
2019-10-21 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11270083
2019-10-31 ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11277353
2019-10-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11271027
2019-08-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244831
2019-08-28 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11252065
2019-08-20 STEERING
ODI Number: 11245253
2019-08-09 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11242880
2019-07-24 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11234670
2019-07-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11240440
2019-10-08 STEERING
ODI Number: 11267177
2019-10-09 STEERING
ODI Number: 11267291
2019-10-15 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11268741
2019-09-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258722
2019-09-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258666
2019-09-26 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258336
2019-10-03 STEERING
ODI Number: 11265877
2019-09-18 STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11256314
2019-09-18 STEERING
ODI Number: 11256312
2019-09-23 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11257334
2019-09-13 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11255251
2019-09-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11256524
2019-09-05 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253407
2019-09-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11252705
2019-09-06 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11253639
2019-09-09 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11254125
2019-05-21 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11209045
2019-05-13 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11207388
2019-04-26 STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11204032
2019-04-28 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11204203
2019-04-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204338
2019-04-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203264
2019-04-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203391
2019-04-24 ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11203527
2019-04-23 EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11203154
2019-07-03 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11229373
2019-07-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11231138
2019-07-06 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229839
2019-06-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219372
2019-06-18 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11220939
2019-05-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210657
2019-06-03 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11217436
2019-06-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217236
2019-05-31 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11217067
2019-02-05 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11174551
2019-01-30 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11173074
2019-01-31 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11173228
2019-01-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171774
2019-01-17 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11170617
2019-01-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170084
2019-01-14 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11170011
2018-12-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163162
2019-01-04 AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11165223
2018-12-20 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11162835
2018-10-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11132973
2018-10-04 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11133275
2018-10-09 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11139148
2018-09-27 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11132028
2018-09-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11128796
2018-08-28 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11123046
2018-08-22 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11121559
2018-06-04 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11099477
2018-05-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11097934
2018-05-09 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11092694
2018-04-23 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11089567
2019-03-28 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11192273
2019-03-25 STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11191262
2019-03-21 STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11190621
2019-03-12 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11186112
2019-03-07 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184796
2019-03-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11185107
2019-03-06 STEERING
ODI Number: 11184670
2019-02-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11182325
2019-03-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183699
2019-02-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11179851
2019-02-16 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11180466
2019-02-13 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11179781
2018-04-06 ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11083538
2018-03-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11081980
2018-04-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11082411
2018-04-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11084368
2018-03-12 STEERING
ODI Number: 11078684
2018-03-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11081078
2018-03-14 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11079177
2018-03-12 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11078739
2018-02-21 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11074148
2018-02-20 ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11073765
2018-02-16 SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11073324
2018-02-06 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11067205
2018-11-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11151813
2018-11-02 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11144837
2018-11-08 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11150131
2018-11-09 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150246
2018-11-02 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11144931
2018-10-31 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11144563
2018-10-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11142207
2018-08-12 STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11119478
2018-07-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114392
2018-07-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11114218
2018-07-30 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11114670
2018-07-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11109492
2018-07-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11105204
2018-07-17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11111819
2018-06-18 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11102293
2018-06-20 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11102909
2018-07-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11105076
2018-07-01 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11104951
2018-02-03 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11066795
2018-01-28 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11065474
2018-01-02 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11058059
2017-12-20 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11055671
2017-10-24 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11039405
2017-10-05 WHEELS
ODI Number: 11031954
2017-09-28 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11030287
2017-08-30 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11020596
2016-07-29 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10891620
2016-07-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10885172
2016-06-08 STEERING
ODI Number: 10873333
2016-06-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10873822
2016-06-08 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10873251
2016-06-08 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10873241
2016-05-05 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863469
2016-03-28 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10851883
2016-03-21 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10850847
2016-02-17 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10836751
2016-02-08 STEERING
ODI Number: 10824804
2016-01-29 STEERING
ODI Number: 10823051
2016-01-19 SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10821044
2015-12-23 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10811938
2015-12-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10809376
2015-08-31 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10760599
2015-08-24 SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10758899
2015-08-06 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10746724
2015-06-30 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10731310
2015-07-01 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10731581
2015-04-17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10706237
2015-04-06 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10703965
2015-04-02 STEERING
ODI Number: 10703270
2015-03-12 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10693891
2015-02-17 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10683947
2015-01-28 STEERING
ODI Number: 10679365
2015-01-15 STEERING
ODI Number: 10672714
2015-01-09 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10671498
2014-12-03 STEERING
ODI Number: 10662095
2014-12-16 STEERING
ODI Number: 10664488
2014-11-17 STEERING
ODI Number: 10658702
2014-11-17 ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10655425
2014-11-03 VISIBILITY/WIPER | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10652181
2014-10-22 VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10649222
2014-10-10 STEERING
ODI Number: 10643836
2014-10-06 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10641693
2014-09-24 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10638606
2014-09-12 STEERING
ODI Number: 10632687
2014-09-06 STEERING
ODI Number: 10631218
2014-08-14 STEERING
ODI Number: 10622238
2014-07-29 STEERING
ODI Number: 10617364
2014-07-30 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10617634
2014-07-23 STEERING
ODI Number: 10615857
2014-07-24 STEERING
ODI Number: 10616129
2014-07-21 STEERING
ODI Number: 10615193
2014-07-19 SEATS
ODI Number: 10614706
2014-07-17 STEERING
ODI Number: 10611372
2014-07-12 SEATS
ODI Number: 10610013
2014-07-02 STEERING
ODI Number: 10607667
2014-07-07 ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10608739
2014-07-07 STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10608812
2014-04-25 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10584923
2014-04-25 STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10584911
2014-05-01 STEERING
ODI Number: 10585944
2014-04-29 STEERING
ODI Number: 10585458
2014-04-17 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10582767
2014-04-09 STEERING
ODI Number: 10578641
2014-04-17 STEERING
ODI Number: 10583281
2014-04-07 STEERING
ODI Number: 10578102
2014-03-26 STEERING
ODI Number: 10574569
2014-03-24 STEERING
ODI Number: 10574629
2014-03-12 STEERING
ODI Number: 10568887
2014-03-13 STEERING | SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10569111
2014-02-18 STEERING
ODI Number: 10564794
2014-02-20 STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10565194
2014-01-28 STEERING
ODI Number: 10561751
2014-02-02 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10562581
2014-01-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10560127
2018-07-25 ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11113500
2016-07-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10889100
2016-05-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10864500
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104 Investigations for 2014 KIA Optima

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
2017-05-18 ENGINE
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
2019-04-19 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS:SWITCH
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:UNIT
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:UNIT
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
2019-03-29 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
2019-03-29 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
2019-03-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
2019-03-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
2019-03-29 ENGINE
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
2019-03-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ENGINE
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
2018-08-21 2019-05-10 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

334 Service Alerts for 2014 KIA Optima

Date Description
2022-04-20 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: INJECTOR HARNESS ROUTING FOR PI1802Y/Z AND PI1803Y/Z ENGINE REPLACEMENTS – This bulletin provides information to address a no-start or hard start with poor running condition after engine replacement under PI1802Y/Z or PI1803Y/Z. So

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2021-11-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-11-04 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-11-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-11-04 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2022-03-01 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2022-01-06 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2022-01-06 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2014-12-05 282100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL/PEDESTRIAN ALERT

TSB: REAR VIEW CAMERA DIAGNOSIS/REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO DIAGNOSE AND/OR REPLACE THE REAR VIEW CAMERA OF SOME KIA VEHICLES (SEE TABLE BELOW FOR SPECIFIC MODELS AND PRODUCTION DATES) WHICH MAY EXHIBIT INADEQUATE IM

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2021-12-21 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2021-12-21 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2021-12-21 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2021-12-23 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-12-23 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-11-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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2021-11-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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2021-11-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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2021-11-04 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

This bulletin provides information regarding test procedure of the Bearing Clearance Tester (BCT) Special Service Tool (SST). The SST comes pre-calibrated from the supplier however, in some cases, due to variable shop compressor air pressur

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2021-01-12 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: AIR FILTER AND NVLD REPLACEMENT (SA447) – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform an evaporative leak test and replace the Fuel Tank Air Filter, and, if necessary, the N

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2021-01-12 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: AIR FILTER AND NVLD REPLACEMENT (SA447) – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform an evaporative leak test and replace the Fuel Tank Air Filter, and, if necessary, the N

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2021-01-27 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES – 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. This bu

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2021-11-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-11-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin are

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2021-10-05 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar

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2016-04-21 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – 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. This bulletin prov

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2016-04-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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2016-04-04 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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2021-09-13 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – 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. This b

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2021-09-13 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – 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. This b

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2021-09-01 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA/KAPPA ENGINES – 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. Th

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2021-07-23 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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2021-07-23 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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2021-07-23 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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2021-07-23 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R6: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information

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2021-03-25 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar

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2021-03-11 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES – 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. This bul

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2020-11-04 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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2020-11-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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2020-11-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black b

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2016-04-21 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – 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. This bulletin prov

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2016-04-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

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2020-11-25 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black ba

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2020-11-25 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black ba

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2020-11-25 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF C-MDPS MOTOR, ECU, WORM GEAR AND/OR STEERING COLUMN HOUSING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black ba

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2021-01-12 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: AIR FILTER AND NVLD REPLACEMENT (SA447) – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform an evaporative leak test and replace the Fuel Tank Air Filter, and, if necessary, the N

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2021-01-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION NU/GAMMA/THETA ENGINES – 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. This b

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2020-11-12 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin a

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2020-11-12 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin ar

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2020-04-02 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB_R7 – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – CLOSED – SUPERSEDED BY PI1802Y/Z.

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2019-11-07 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Servi

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2019-11-07 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Servi

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2019-11-07 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803W/X_R5: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Servi

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2019-11-07 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides informatio

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2019-11-07 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN PI1803_TSB_R4: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU – LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides informatio

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2019-11-07 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN PI1802W/X (Rev 6) – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Se

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2020-08-07 035000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – 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. This bulle

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2020-08-07 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – 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. This bulle

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2020-08-25 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

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.

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2020-08-25 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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2020-07-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MAINTENANCE REMINDER FEATURE – This bulletin provides information on setting the “Service Interval Reminder” feature available on most Kia vehicles. If the service interval reminder is set, the customer will be i

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2020-08-03 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN – AUXILIARY CANISTER INSTALLATION AND EVAP LEAKAGE TEST (SC189) – This bulletin provides information on the installation of an auxiliary EVAP canister on some 2011-2015MY Opti

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2020-08-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – TSB_PI1802_R2 – Knock Sensor Detection System – ECU Logic Improvement – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margi

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2020-08-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT – TSB_PI1802_R2 – Knock Sensor Detection System – ECU Logic Improvement – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margi

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2020-04-24 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly o

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2020-07-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Questions and Answers

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2020-07-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Proof of Completion Card

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2020-07-31 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Owner Notification Letter – Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an auxiliary evaporative canister in your vehicle to

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2020-07-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Completion Label

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2020-07-28 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Completion Label

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2020-07-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Dealer Parts and Service Manager Memo – Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative system performa

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2020-07-28 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Dealer Principal Memo – Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to install an Auxiliary Canister Kit to improve evaporative system performance on certain 2

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2020-07-01 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z_Rev3) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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2020-07-01 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z_Rev3) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin

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2020-06-09 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z_Rev2) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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2020-04-24 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to the correct transmission fluid type and fill quantity requ

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2020-04-30 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – CLOSED – SUPERSEDED BY PI1802YZ/1803YZ.

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2020-06-09 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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2020-06-09 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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2020-06-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to

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2020-06-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to

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2020-06-04 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN : KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM (KSDS) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802_R11) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to

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2020-04-09 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin pr

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2020-04-02 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – CLOSED – This bulletin has been superseded by PI1803Y/Z.

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2020-04-09 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previou

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2020-01-10 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on

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2020-01-15 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previous

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2020-01-15 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previous

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2020-01-15 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previous

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2019-10-15 010000 STEERING

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

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2020-01-21 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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2019-11-26 010000 STEERING

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

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2019-11-26 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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2019-11-26 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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2019-11-07 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the En

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2019-11-07 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – Product Improvement Campaign: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the En

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2019-12-04 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Owner Letter – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) – *** THIRD NOTICE *** – Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2011-2013 MY Optima v

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2020-02-14 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) Rev.9 – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detecti

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2020-02-14 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) Rev.9 – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detecti

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2019-12-12 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Owner Letter – PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) **THIRD NOTICE** – Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2014 MY Optima vehicles eq

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2020-03-17 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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2020-03-17 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – REV 5 -KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update t

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2020-03-17 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802Y/Z) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin p

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2020-03-16 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: TSB – REV 10 – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update

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2019-10-10 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803). This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Co

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2019-09-30 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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2019-09-30 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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2019-04-10 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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2019-04-10 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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2019-04-05 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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2019-04-05 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: WIRING SIGNAL INTERFERENCE CHECK & ENGINE NOISE INSPECTION (SA379) – This bulletin provides information related to an expanded diagnostic test that is now required on a number of vehicles previously diagnosed with Diagn

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2019-04-10 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled “Knock Sensor Detection S

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2019-04-10 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled “Knock Sensor Detection S

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2019-04-03 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled “Knock Sensor Detection S

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2019-04-03 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803, Rev 1, 01/02/2018) titled “Knock Sensor Detection S

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2019-07-05 010000 STEERING

TSB: ECU UPGRADE – STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2012-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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2019-07-05 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

TSB: ECU UPGRADE – STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2012-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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2019-06-03 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PI1802_OWNR2_OPT: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 2014 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (“¿GDI”) engines, and all 2015-2

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2019-06-21 010000 STEERING

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

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2019-06-21 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

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

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2019-03-21 010000 STEERING

Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. would like to thank you for your purchase of a Kia Optima vehicle. Because Kia values you as our customer, we are conducting a Customer Satisfaction/Warranty Extension Program regarding the Mo

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2019-03-21 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. would like to thank you for your purchase of a Kia Optima vehicle. Because Kia values you as our customer, we are conducting a Customer Satisfaction/Warranty Extension Program regarding the Mo

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2019-05-16 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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2019-05-16 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1803) – This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (K

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2019-04-10 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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2019-04-10 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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2019-04-03 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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2019-04-03 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802, Rev 6, 01/31/2019) titled “Knock Sensor Detection Syste

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2019-02-11 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previousl

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2019-02-01 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously

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2019-02-11 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT: ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X)- This bulletin has been revised to include additional information This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously

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2019-02-15 010000 STEERING

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Aug

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2018-12-20 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (

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2018-12-12 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – This TSB has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to install the Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS)

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2018-12-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VEHICLE PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – KNOCK SENSOR DETECTION SYSTEM – ECU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (PI1802) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to a software update to the

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2018-12-20 010000 STEERING

TSB – ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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2019-01-18 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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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2019-01-04 010000 STEERING

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

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2019-01-18 010000 STEERING

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011-2014MY Optima (QF), produced from Au

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2019-01-09 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: PANORAMA SUNROOF CREAK OR RATTLE NOISE – This bulletin provides the procedure to apply felt tape on the panorama sunroof crossmember on some 2012-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, equipped with panorama sunroof, produced from August 31, 201

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2019-01-25 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, January 25, 2019 Update – Dear Kia Retailer, At Kia, safety is a top priority and we wrote to you last August and again last October to provide you with updates regarding news reports about non-collision fires in K

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2018-11-09 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1803W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in November 2018 (PI1803) titled ?Knock Sensor Dete

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2018-11-08 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN – ENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIOENGINE REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P1326 (PI1802W/X) – This bulletin provides information related to the Technical Service Bulletin previously published in July 2018 (PI1802,

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2018-11-28 010000 STEERING

TSB: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some models listed below, which may exhibit a ticking noise while turning the steering w

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2018-11-28 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: STEERING GEAR YOKE PLUG AND ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the steering gear box yoke plug and assembly on some models listed below, which may exhibit a ticking noise while turning the steering w

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2018-11-16 010000 STEERING

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU – This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column mounte

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2018-11-16 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: REPLACEMENT OF C-MDPS MOTOR AND/OR ECU – This bulletin provides information regarding the partial repair of the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor and/or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on the listed Kia models with a column mounte

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2018-07-25 100000 POWER TRAIN

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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2018-07-25 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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2018-07-25 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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2018-07-25 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Q & A – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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2018-07-16 100000 POWER TRAIN

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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2018-07-16 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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2018-07-16 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER SERVICE MANAGER NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer service manager of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing

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2018-07-16 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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2018-07-16 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTICE – This notice advised the dealer principal of the new Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine from excessive connecting rod bearing damage.

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2018-10-26 350000 EQUIPMENT

DEALER COMMUNICATION – RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, OCTOBER 26 2018 UPDATE – Dear Kia Retailer, We wrote to you in late August to provide you with an update regarding news reports regarding non-collision fires in Kia vehicles and NHTSA?s annou

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2018-10-26 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

DEALER COMMUNICATION – RECENT KIA MEDIA REPORTS, OCTOBER 26 2018 UPDATE – Dear Kia Retailer, We wrote to you in late August to provide you with an update regarding news reports regarding non-collision fires in Kia vehicles and NHTSA?s annou

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2018-10-31 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) – TSB – ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE – This document is the Technical Service Bulletin for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Eng

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2018-10-25 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) – QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SOFTWARE UPDATE – This document is the Q & A for the new Product Improvement Campaign to provide information regarding a software update to the Engine

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2018-07-30 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP – NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS – This Pitstop provides information relating to the vehicles listed below with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no co

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2018-07-30 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

PITSTOP – NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT DETECTION AFTER COLLISION REPAIRS – This Pitstop provides information relating to the vehicles listed below with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no co

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2018-10-26 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) – OWNER LETTER – Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2011-2013 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2.

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2018-10-25 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – Attention: All Kia Dealer Service Managers, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect th

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2018-10-25 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1803) – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – Attention: All Kia Dealer Principals, Kia is conducting a Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) to protect the engine fro

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