2015 KIA Optima

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

3 Recalls for 2015 KIA Optima

Recall Date Component Summary
May 10, 2021 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.

December 19, 2018 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.

August 27, 2020 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.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2015 KIA Optima

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379 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2015 KIA Optima

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11416104
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415918
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11100630
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415185
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414888
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414760
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 11118814
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11414139
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11413189
STEERING
ODI Number: 11413002
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11413136
STEERING
ODI Number: 11413002
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11407392
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11404847
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405084
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404517
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11406196
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11402692
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11402962
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11402932
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11402555
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11399534
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11396714
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395868
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11395981
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10923952
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10917656
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10914473
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10914298
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10910586
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11003710
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11003789
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11002521
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10992442
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10991989
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10984694
STEERING
ODI Number: 10985610
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10984993
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10979329
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10983354
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10979229
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10971816
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10971564
AIR BAGS | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10971907
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10971244
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10971243
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10972218
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10972377
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11014286
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11015444
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11015432
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11014682
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11011366
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10905150
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10905115
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10904201
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10904330
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10966161
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10965964
SEATS
ODI Number: 10960039
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10956873
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10956848
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10955146
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11394390
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11389406
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383294
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11378260
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11383416
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11382890
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383799
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11383407
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11378220
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 11384390
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11376741
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10943930
STEERING
ODI Number: 10945595
STEERING
ODI Number: 10938345
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10934066
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10928699
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 10928838
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11373757
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11374845
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11373549
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11373547
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11373237
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11372712
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11374584
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11372820
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11373954
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11365382
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11364026
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365507
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366220
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11362621
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11363128
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361625
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11355605
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11354590
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11354070
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11353474
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11352230
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11352021
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11353255
STEERING
ODI Number: 11351411
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11351394
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350456
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11349711
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11349825
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11348460
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11341563
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11342038
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11342414
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343116
ENGINE | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11341225
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11339920
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339728
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11339639
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11340711
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330795
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11330679
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11328268
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11327708
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11330210
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11328349
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329419
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11327534
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326108
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 11325363
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326258
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11327109
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326534
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11327062
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11322034
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11323817
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11324132
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11321236
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11320488
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11321232
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11320479
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11317959
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11316499
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11317571
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11317364
STEERING
ODI Number: 11317148
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11316233
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11310320
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11310973
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11315405
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11309352
ENGINE | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11309990
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11308327
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11306946
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301929
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11302594
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301309
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11298988
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11300028
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11301596
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11300517
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299092
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11299387
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11300601
STEERING
ODI Number: 11296804
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11298489
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11296959
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11297065
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11292213
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11298110
STEERING
ODI Number: 11296709
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11298564
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11291124
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11291454
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11291449
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11291187
STEERING
ODI Number: 11291325
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11287443
SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11286631
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11288199
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11288355
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11287069
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11287067
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11282612
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11281392
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11286358
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11281964
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11279454
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11279067
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278096
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11271640
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11245965
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11246341
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244770
STEERING
ODI Number: 11245881
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245360
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245030
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11242271
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11234913
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11235068
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11241824
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11240958
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11232251
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11232248
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11233391
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11233174
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11233596
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268111
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268026
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11267797
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11268710
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11266870
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258565
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11266470
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11265430
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11258191
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11266602
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11258833
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11258417
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11256419
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255888
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11255726
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253643
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11252997
STEERING
ODI Number: 11254620
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11206935
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207813
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207423
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11207505
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11206163
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11203852
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11204506
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203496
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203136
STEERING
ODI Number: 11203093
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11202532
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11202838
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11196477
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11196607
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229016
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11231508
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11221568
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11222260
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11222038
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11228801
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11228268
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222854
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222656
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218885
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11219237
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11220026
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11210817
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11210649
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210330
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210268
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11172019
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11173396
STEERING
ODI Number: 11172780
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11172747
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171301
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11171144
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11165944
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11171544
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11163527
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11163409
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11165714
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11162210
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11161482
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11162973
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11133431
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11130673
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11129158
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11124659
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11129131
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11121817
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11100630
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11101670
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11100396
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11100062
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11101574
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11098769
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11097777
STEERING
ODI Number: 11098299
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11096681
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11091350
STEERING
ODI Number: 11091531
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11090116
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11084819
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11084654
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11089647
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11192069
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11191606
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11187475
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11190643
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11184454
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11185479
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11185458
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11182082
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11183431
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11181401
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11183904
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11183175
STEERING
ODI Number: 11174833
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11176453
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11084056
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11082650
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11078261
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11080178
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11079940
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11080087
STEERING
ODI Number: 11074399
STEERING
ODI Number: 11073815
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11071736
STEERING
ODI Number: 11071835
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11155486
STEERING
ODI Number: 11156407
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11156012
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11151802
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11151036
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11153415
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11151729
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11151352
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11151879
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11150784
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11150741
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11143999
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11144803
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11143056
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11142151
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 11118814
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11114419
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11113309
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11112366
ENGINE | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11110417
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112059
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11112052
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11102308
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11066120
STEERING
ODI Number: 11065369
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11064696
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11066932
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11060730
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11057075
STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11056174
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11053419
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11047907
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11047902
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11045959
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11041370
POWER TRAIN | STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11032333
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11031350
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10883705
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10874683
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10874312
STEERING
ODI Number: 10870546
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10870505
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10864167
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10861429
TIRES
ODI Number: 10825834
STEERING
ODI Number: 10836330
STEERING
ODI Number: 10790243
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10787684
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10786582
STEERING
ODI Number: 10783642
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10779782
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10779703
STEERING
ODI Number: 10763735
STEERING
ODI Number: 10748540
SERVICE BRAKES | TIRES
ODI Number: 10726237
STEERING
ODI Number: 10702318
STEERING
ODI Number: 10703624
STEERING
ODI Number: 10691655
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10682178
STEERING
ODI Number: 10682816
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10671394
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10670519
STEERING
ODI Number: 10661822
STEERING
ODI Number: 10651606
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11354800
STEERING
ODI Number: 10978900
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11286300
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1 Investigations for 2015 KIA Optima

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AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

244 Service Alerts for 2015 KIA Optima

Date Description
April 20, 2022 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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November 4, 2021 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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November 4, 2021 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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March 1, 2022 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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January 6, 2022 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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January 6, 2022 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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December 21, 2021 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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December 21, 2021 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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December 21, 2021 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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December 23, 2021 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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November 4, 2021 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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November 4, 2021 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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November 4, 2021 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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November 4, 2021 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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January 12, 2021 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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January 12, 2021 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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January 27, 2021 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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November 4, 2021 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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October 5, 2021 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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April 21, 2016 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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April 4, 2016 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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April 4, 2016 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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September 13, 2021 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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September 13, 2021 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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September 1, 2021 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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September 1, 2015 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Service Action: Exterior Door Handle Trim Cap Replacement (SA198)

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March 25, 2021 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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March 11, 2021 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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November 4, 2020 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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November 4, 2020 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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November 4, 2020 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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April 21, 2016 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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April 4, 2016 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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November 25, 2020 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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November 25, 2020 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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November 25, 2020 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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January 12, 2021 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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January 27, 2021 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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November 12, 2020 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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April 2, 2020 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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November 7, 2019 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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August 7, 2020 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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August 7, 2020 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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August 25, 2020 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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August 25, 2020 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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July 27, 2020 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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August 3, 2020 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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August 4, 2020 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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August 4, 2020 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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April 24, 2020 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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July 28, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Questions and Answers

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July 28, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 31, 2020 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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July 28, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Completion Label

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July 28, 2020 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC189) – Completion Label

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July 28, 2020 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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July 28, 2020 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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July 1, 2020 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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June 9, 2020 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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April 24, 2020 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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April 30, 2020 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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June 4, 2020 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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June 4, 2020 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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June 4, 2020 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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April 9, 2020 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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January 10, 2020 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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January 15, 2020 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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January 15, 2020 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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January 15, 2020 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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October 15, 2019 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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January 21, 2020 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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November 26, 2019 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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November 26, 2019 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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November 26, 2019 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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November 7, 2019 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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November 7, 2019 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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February 14, 2020 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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February 14, 2020 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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December 12, 2019 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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March 17, 2020 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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March 16, 2020 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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September 30, 2019 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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September 30, 2019 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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April 10, 2019 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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April 10, 2019 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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April 5, 2019 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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April 5, 2019 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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June 3, 2019 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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June 21, 2019 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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June 21, 2019 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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April 10, 2019 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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April 10, 2019 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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April 3, 2019 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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April 3, 2019 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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February 11, 2019 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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December 20, 2018 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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December 12, 2018 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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December 4, 2018 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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January 18, 2019 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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January 4, 2019 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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January 9, 2019 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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January 25, 2019 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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November 8, 2018 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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November 28, 2018 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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November 28, 2018 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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November 16, 2018 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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November 16, 2018 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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July 25, 2018 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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July 25, 2018 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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July 25, 2018 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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July 25, 2018 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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July 16, 2018 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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July 16, 2018 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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July 16, 2018 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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July 16, 2018 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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July 16, 2018 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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July 30, 2018 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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July 30, 2018 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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October 18, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) – 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 2, 09/24/2

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September 6, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – SC152 ? VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL (VECI) LABEL REPLACEMENT VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN

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September 10, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) – OWNER LETTER – Dear Kia Optima Hybrid Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 20

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September 6, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) – DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 2016,

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September 6, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) – DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 2016,

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September 6, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 2016, and some 2017 M

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September 6, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SC152) – DEALER PRINCIPAL LETTER – Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to replace the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label on all 2015, 2016, and some 2017 M

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September 20, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802A1) UPDATE – OWNER LETTER – Dear Kia Optima Owner: As we previously notified you, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 201

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September 20, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802A1) UPDATE – OWNER LETTER – Dear Kia Optima Owner: As we previously notified you, Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on some 201

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September 20, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802A1) UPDATE – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – As announced in July 2018, Kia Motors America, Inc. has been conducting a Product Improvement Campaign (PI1802) to perform a software update to protect the eng

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September 20, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802A1) UPDATE – DEALER SERVICE MANAGER LETTER – As announced in July 2018, Kia Motors America, Inc. has been conducting a Product Improvement Campaign (PI1802) to perform a software update to protect the eng

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August 29, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) – WARRANTY BULLETIN – KMA launched Product Improvement Campaign PI1802A on July 25, 2018 to perform a software update on certain vehicles with 2.4L GDI engines to alert vehicle drivers at an early stage

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September 24, 2018 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) – TSB – 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 Dete

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September 24, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) – TSB – 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 Dete

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September 24, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) – TSB – 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 Dete

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September 24, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN (PI1802) – TSB – 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 Dete

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February 16, 2018 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

TSB – DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY – This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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March 7, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE – This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Soren

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March 7, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE – This bulletin has been revised and is no longer a Service Action. This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the audio software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and So

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES – In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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November 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB – IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.

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December 13, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY Opt

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December 13, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: TURBO OIL FEED LINE REPLACEMENT (SA300) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the turbo oil feed line on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from November 1, 2010 through August 30, 2011, 2012-2015MY Opt

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August 12, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) – This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) – This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

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October 31, 2017 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TSB – OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from August 12, 2010 through July 23, 2015, and some 2011

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June 21, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PITSTOP: UNABLE TO CONNECT TO UVO ESERVICES – This Pitstop provides information about customer complaints regarding: * ?Unable to connect to UVO eServices using an iPhone?, * ?Connection Error and unable to sync with the UVO App with my iPh

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June 27, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 25, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES – When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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June 25, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PITSTOP: RESETTING CYLINDER BALANCE ADAPTATION VALUES – When addressing a cylinder balance concern on a vehicle equipped with a 2.4L GDI engine, it is important to note that the DTC may recur after replacement of any faulty component(s) and

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June 20, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: UVO eServices (AVN 4.0) ? TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS – In an effort to better educate and familiarize customers with some of the features in their recently purchased 2015MY Optima (QF) vehicle; Kia Motors America would like all dealership

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June 20, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: UVO eServices (AVN 4.0) ? TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS – In an effort to better educate and familiarize customers with some of the features in their recently purchased 2015MY Optima (QF) vehicle; Kia Motors America would like all dealership

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June 20, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: UVO eServices (AVN 4.0) ? TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS – In an effort to better educate and familiarize customers with some of the features in their recently purchased 2015MY Optima (QF) vehicle; Kia Motors America would like all dealership

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June 20, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: TESTING A/C COMPRESSOR FUNCTION USING GDS – This bulletin provides information on a new procedure to test A/C compressor function using the GDS.

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May 22, 2014 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

PIT STOP: DTC P0456 AND CHARCOAL CANISTER LEAKS – When addressing a concern related to a DTC P0456 (Evaporative Emissions System ? Small Leak Detected), and an inspection of the vapor lines, connections and fuel cap reveal no abnormalities,

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May 19, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS – A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Therefore, it is complet

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May 19, 2014 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

PIT STOP: GDI INJECTOR SPRAY TIP DEPOSITS – A design feature of vehicles equipped with a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system is the placement of each fuel injector directly into the engine cylinder head assembly. Therefore, it is complet

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May 22, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 – This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing th

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May 1, 2017 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT – This Pitstop provides information relating to 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no communication with the BSD sys

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May 1, 2017 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT – This Pitstop provides information relating to 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no communication with the BSD sys

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May 1, 2017 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

PITSTOP: NO COMMUNICATION WITH BLIND SPOT – This Pitstop provides information relating to 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles with Blind Spot Detection (BSD), which may exhibit a ?Check BSD System? message and no communication with the BSD sys

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March 21, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING – Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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March 21, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: DEFOGGING LOGIC ? NORMAL OPERATION, DISABLING, AND ENABLING – Starting with 2010MY, all Kia vehicles, except Rio (JB), incorporate a defogging logic to prevent the interior windows from becoming excessively fogged. Depending on the spe

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September 23, 2015 160000 STRUCTURE

SERVICE ACTION: EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP REPLACEMENT (SA198) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP OF SOME 2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 THROUGH AUGUST 24, 20

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September 23, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP REPLACEMENT (SA198) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EXTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TRIM CAP OF SOME 2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 THROUGH AUGUST 24, 20

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September 29, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: PROPER OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY SELECTION FOR TURBO EQUIPPED VEHICLES – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PROPER ENGINE OIL GRADE / VISCOSITY TO BE USED WHEN SERVICING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TURBOCHARGER. IN ADDITION TO

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November 15, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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November 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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September 4, 2014 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

PITSTOP: REMOTE START SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC HOTLINE – When diagnosing remote start systems, refer to the table shown in this article for detailed information on applicable models, model year and system supplier; along with the applicable Hotlin

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September 18, 2014 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA170) – This bulletin provides the information to replace the crankshaft pulley and crankshaft bolt on some 2015MY Optima (QF) and 2015MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced

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September 18, 2014 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ENGINE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND BOLT REPLACEMENT (SA170) – This bulletin provides the information to replace the crankshaft pulley and crankshaft bolt on some 2015MY Optima (QF) and 2015MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles, produced

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August 28, 2016 010000 STEERING

PITSTOP: OILY SUBSTANCE DRIPPING FROM MDPS STEERING COLUMN – On some Optima (QF/TF/TF HEV) vehicles, the customer may complain of an oily substance dripping onto the driver?s side floorboard area, especially in areas with high ambient tempe

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August 19, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: AVN 4.0 UVO eServices DEALER ENGINEERING MODE – When troubleshooting an AVN 4.0 head-unit, follow the procedure outlined below to access the Dealer Engineering mode and perform various eServices related maintenance functions.

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July 18, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

PITSTOP: ENABLING WI-FI ON UVO eServices W/PREMIUM NAVIGATION EQUIPPED VEHICLES (CUSTOMER GUIDE) – Along with the Download Center, and other new UVO features, comes the addition of Wi-Fi capability for the vehicle. Beginning with UVO eServi

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October 14, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) – This bulletin provides information to inspect and/or replace the evaporative canister assembly on some Optima (TF) vehicles, produced fr

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October 14, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) – This bulletin provides information to inspect and/or replace the evaporative canister assembly on some Optima (TF) vehicles, produced fr

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October 11, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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October 11, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: ECU UPGRADE ? MIL ON WITH DTC(s) P0420/P0171 – This bulletin provides information related to the ECU software upgrade for some 2012~2015MY Optima (QF) vehicles, produced from August 12, 2011 to October 2, 2015, some 2012~2015MY Sorento

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April 21, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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April 21, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE (SA222) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM ON SOME 2014~2016MY SOUL (PS), SORENTO (XMA), OPTIMA (TF/QF), FORTE (YD) AND SPORTAGE (SL) VEHICLES TO ADDRESS

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May 29, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: 6-SPEED A/T TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUES RESET/RELEARN – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE ECM/PCM.

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January 18, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS – If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

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January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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September 1, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 17, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

TSB: UVO SYSTEM UPGRADE – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the UVO system on some 2014-2016MY Soul (PS), Sorento (XMa)/(UMa), Optima (TF HEV), Forte (YD), Sportage (SL), 2015-2016MY Sedona (YP), and 2014-2015(MY) Optima (Q

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April 10, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: EXTERIOR EMBLEM REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front and rear Kia emblems on some 2014-2015MY Optima (QF) and replace the front and if necessary, the rear emblems on some 2014-2015MY Sorento (XMa) veh

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March 24, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA277) – This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the UVO software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Sorento (XMa) vehicles to incorporate Bluetooth

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March 24, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AUDIO SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA276) – This bulletin provides the procedure to upgrade the audio software on some 2015MY Soul (PS), Sportage (SL), Optima (TF, QF), Forte (YD), and Sorento (XMa) vehicles to incorporate Bluetoo

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November 3, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB:SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA172) – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the navigation system software of some Sedona (YP), Soul (PS) and Optima (QF) vehicles to resolve concerns related to no sound

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November 3, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB:SERVICE ACTION: NAVIGATION UNIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE (SA172) – This bulletin provides the procedure for upgrading the navigation system software of some Sedona (YP), Soul (PS) and Optima (QF) vehicles to resolve concerns related to no sound

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October 31, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION – This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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October 31, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION – This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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October 7, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: GENERAL INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSIS FOR SMART KEY FOB SYSTEMS AND START/STOP BUTTONS – This bulletin provides information related to the Smart Key Systems on vehicles equipped with A/T (automatic transaxle) and Start/Stop Buttons (SSB).

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November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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April 1, 2015 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

KIA 2015 MYOPTIMA : BULLETIN INVOLVING INFORMATION RELATED TO AN UPGRADE OF THE LOGIC FOR THE BLIND SPOT DETECTION SYSTEM OF SOME 2015MY OPTIMA . *LJ

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September 15, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Q AND A (SC135/WTY009) – EVAPORATIVE CANISTER VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM

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September 19, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC135) – DEAR KIA OWNER, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM REGARDING THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

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June 19, 2015 021400 SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

PITSTOP: DIFFICULTY ASSEMBLING STRUT BEARING/INSULATOR – ON SOME OPTIMA VEHICLES, WHEN REPLACING THE STRUT INSULATOR OR STRUT BEARING WITH NEW PARTS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY INSTALLING THE NEW STRUT BEARING INTO PLACE ON THE INSULATOR.

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June 23, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE – MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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June 23, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: UVO SOFTWARE UPGRADE – MEDIA BUTTON INOPERATIVE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING THE UVO SYSTEM OF SOME 2014~2015MY SPORTAGE (SL), FORTE (YD), OPTIMA (TF/QF), OPTIMA HYBRID (TF HEV) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES, WHICH

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June 29, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: 2.4 GDI MIL ON WITH DTC(S) P0263/ P0266/ P0269/ P0272 – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL INJECTORS IN SOME SORENTO (XMA) PRODUCED 12/17/2012~12/11/2014, OPTIMA (QF) PRODUCED 07/28/2013~10/02/2015, OP

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October 9, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE – THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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October 9, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SIMPLIFIED UVO E-SERVICES ACTIVATION PROCEDURE – THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH UVO E-SERVICES. (EXCLUDING 2016 K900 AND SOUL EV)

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October 6, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM – ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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October 6, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRAM – ALL MODELS EXCLUDING K900 AND SOUL EV -KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ALL-NEW PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI) AND OWNER DELIVERY FOLDER PROGRA

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October 19, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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October 19, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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December 1, 2014 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 1, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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July 1, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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July 1, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 1, 2014 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

KIA: INFORMATION ON REPLACING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND CRANKSHAFT BOLT, ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK OR HAVE ENGINE NOISES COMING FROM FRONT CRANKSHAFT PULLEY DUE TO EXCESSIVE MATERIAL ON TIP OF CRANKSHAFT. MODEL 2015 OP

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September 1, 2014 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

KIA: INFORMATION ON REPLACING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND CRANKSHAFT BOLT, ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK OR HAVE ENGINE NOISES COMING FROM FRONT CRANKSHAFT PULLEY DUE TO EXCESSIVE MATERIAL ON TIP OF CRANKSHAFT. MODEL 2015 OP

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September 1, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

KIA: INFORMATION ON REPLACING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY AND CRANKSHAFT BOLT, ON SOME VEHICLES, THAT ARE EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK OR HAVE ENGINE NOISES COMING FROM FRONT CRANKSHAFT PULLEY DUE TO EXCESSIVE MATERIAL ON TIP OF CRANKSHAFT. MODEL 2015 OP

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April 2, 2015 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD) SYSTEM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA187) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN UPGRADE OF THE LOGIC FOR THE BLIND SPOT DETECTION (BSD) SYSTEM OF SOME 2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED

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April 2, 2015 010000 STEERING

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: STEERING FEEL IMPROVEMENT (SA188) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN UPGRADE OF THE LOGIC FOR THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MPDS) ECU OF SOME 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 23,

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April 2, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: STEERING FEEL IMPROVEMENT (SA188) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO AN UPGRADE OF THE LOGIC FOR THE MOTOR DRIVEN POWER STEERING (MPDS) ECU OF SOME 2014~2015MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 23,

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August 3, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

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August 12, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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September 15, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC135) – ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER.

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September 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER PARTS & SERVICE MANAGER MEMO (SC135) – ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGERS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER.

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September 15, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC135) – ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT THE FO

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September 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO (SC135) – ATTENTION: ALL DEALER PRINCIPALS, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN / WARRANTY EXTENSION PROGRAM TO INSPECT THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER. KIA HAS DETERMINED THAT THE FO

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September 30, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

PITSTOP: HVAC RECEIVER/DRYER – DESICCANT REPLACEMENT – IN THE EVENT OF A HVAC SYSTEM CONCERN IN WHICH METAL PARTICLES OR SHARDS HAVE CONTAMINATED THE SYSTEM, THE DESICCANT OR THE ENTIRE A/C RECEIVER/DRYER ASSEMBLY MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. T

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September 30, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: VARIANT CODING INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNITS (IBAU) – WHEN REPLACING THE INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT, IT IS NECESSARY TO PERFORM VARIANT CODING OF THE NEW MODULE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO VARIANT CODING CLICK TH

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September 30, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

PITSTOP: VARIANT CODING INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNITS (IBAU) – WHEN REPLACING THE INTEGRATED BRAKE ACTUATION UNIT, IT IS NECESSARY TO PERFORM VARIANT CODING OF THE NEW MODULE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO VARIANT CODING CLICK TH

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September 15, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER ASSEMBLY ON SOME OPTIMA (TF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FR

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September 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: EVAPORATIVE CANISTER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SC135) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO INSPECT AND/OR REPLACE THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER ASSEMBLY ON SOME OPTIMA (TF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FR

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May 13, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAL NOISE BEFORE COMING TO A COMPLETE STOP – ON SOME VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF AN INTERMITTENT SQUEAL WHEN COMING TO A STOP. THIS CONCERN IS OFTEN DUE TO THE BRAKE PADS NOT FREELY FLOATING WITHIN THE CALIP

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May 13, 2015 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

PITSTOP: HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAL NOISE BEFORE COMING TO A COMPLETE STOP – ON SOME VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF AN INTERMITTENT SQUEAL WHEN COMING TO A STOP. THIS CONCERN IS OFTEN DUE TO THE BRAKE PADS NOT FREELY FLOATING WITHIN THE CALIP

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May 13, 2015 204000 WHEELS:HUB

PITSTOP: BLACK WHEEL CENTER CAP ON FLEET VEHICLES – ON SOME 2015MY OPTIMA LX VEHICLES SOLD FOR FLEET USE, DEALER PERSONNEL MAY NOTICE THAT THE WHEEL CENTER CAP HAS A BLACK BACKGROUND AND DIFFERS IN APPEARANCE FROM OTHER OPTIMA LX VEHICLES.

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May 13, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: BLACK WHEEL CENTER CAP ON FLEET VEHICLES – ON SOME 2015MY OPTIMA LX VEHICLES SOLD FOR FLEET USE, DEALER PERSONNEL MAY NOTICE THAT THE WHEEL CENTER CAP HAS A BLACK BACKGROUND AND DIFFERS IN APPEARANCE FROM OTHER OPTIMA LX VEHICLES.

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June 19, 2015 020000 SUSPENSION

PITSTOP: DIFFICULTY ASSEMBLING STRUT BEARING/INSULATOR – ON SOME OPTIMA VEHICLES, WHEN REPLACING THE STRUT INSULATOR OR STRUT BEARING WITH NEW PARTS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY INSTALLING THE NEW STRUT BEARING INTO PLACE ON THE INSULATOR.

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June 26, 2015 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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June 26, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

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July 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

KIA: CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (CKP) VARIATION HAS NOT LEARNED CAUSING MISFIRE OF ENGINE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) TO COME IN DASH. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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2015 KIA Optima

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