2016 KIA Optima

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

4 Recalls for 2016 KIA Optima

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

January 6, 2017 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Kia Motors America (Kia) has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for the driver’s frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

Remedy:

The affected vehicle was remedied on January 10, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC143.

October 3, 2016 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 13, 2015, to April 23, 2016 and equipped with a 2.4l engine. The right front axle driveshaft may crack and fail.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began November 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC139.

April 21, 2016 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016. In these vehicles, a chemical enhancer required for the for the second stage deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag was not loaded, resulting in the second stage not deploying in necessitating crashes.

Remedy:

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 6, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC131.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 KIA Optima

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197 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 KIA Optima

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11416342
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415737
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10944457
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11414112
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11413378
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11408214
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11407753
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11406115
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11405477
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403463
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11403625
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403594
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11404203
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11400426
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11399173
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11396979
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SEATS
ODI Number: 10984188
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10965957
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10958641
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10959736
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10992015
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10992202
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10939963
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10934131
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10937252
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11377614
TIRES
ODI Number: 11378345
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11377548
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11374179
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11373686
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11366274
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11365157
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11367046
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11365376
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11372648
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11372663
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11363388
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363314
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11363294
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11362902
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11360206
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11361060
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11354589
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11353615
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11354586
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11353173
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11353452
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11353006
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11354143
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11353399
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11355255
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 11351833
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11352151
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11352045
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11351796
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11339978
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11341488
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11342463
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11338177
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11338281
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11339246
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11329986
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11330116
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329067
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326745
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11327627
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11327625
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11325493
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11321782
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11322884
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11317520
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11320229
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11312089
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11311331
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11309450
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11309290
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309141
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11307858
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11300174
STEERING
ODI Number: 11300398
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11298501
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11298204
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11290817
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11292531
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11292234
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11287902
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11283015
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11286250
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11283209
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11282335
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11280549
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11271071
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11277583
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11269137
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11267191
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11265936
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267758
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11257103
STEERING
ODI Number: 11258218
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11258296
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11258735
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11254368
POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11255239
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11254868
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11255060
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11255032
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11255947
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11231282
SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11228465
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11222725
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222589
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11229286
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11228531
STEERING
ODI Number: 11229862
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11220163
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11219373
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11217144
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11217506
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11219131
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11246591
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11252716
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11252131
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11252838
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11243411
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11243336
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11244324
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11245384
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11242159
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11242680
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11235201
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190661
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11193362
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11193360
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11184995
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11182219
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11208566
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11209258
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11210573
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11206453
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207337
STEERING
ODI Number: 11203303
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11196710
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11196807
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11155913
SEATS
ODI Number: 11152920
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11154465
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11145189
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11150768
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11142250
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11112374
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 11110718
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11111216
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11105163
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11104567
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11109510
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11084464
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11079756
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11081057
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11080218
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11073752
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11072656
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11175053
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11173769
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11170412
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 11067114
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11066481
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11063384
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11061513
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11140233
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11140608
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11141309
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11132629
SEATS
ODI Number: 11132993
SEATS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11121826
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11123907
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11100768
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11039544
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11041843
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11039683
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11034469
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11025159
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11019598
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11016121
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11013548
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11002704
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11003963
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11003942
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10837282
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11390207
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11395220
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11386849
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11385158
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11382983
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11391127
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11388348
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11387430
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11387342
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1 Investigations for 2016 KIA Optima

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
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.

258 Service Alerts for 2016 KIA Optima

Date Description
August 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: THETA 2.0L T-GDI ULEV LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR EMISSIONS (SC205) – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the emissions-related logic of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2020MY Optima (JF

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August 4, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign to update the software programming on your vehicle’s Engine Control Mo

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August 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC205_POC: PROOF OF CORRECTION CARD

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August 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SC205_STKR: VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN COMPLETION STICKER

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August 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign (SC205).

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August 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on 2016-2020 MY Kia Optim

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August 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS SERVICE CAMPAIGN: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Service Campaign on 2016-2020 MY Kia Optima vehicles equipped with the 2.0

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July 27, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WARRANTY EXTENSION: REIMBURSEMENT FORM – This document is a Reimbursement Request form that was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same matter prior to the warranty extensi

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July 27, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WARRANTY EXTENSION: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the Warranty Extension (WTY028).

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July 29, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WARRANTY EXTENSION: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the owner notification advising that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs related to low-pressure fuel pump failure in 2016-2020 MY Optima vehicles

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July 27, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs related to low-pressure fuel

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July 27, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals that Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs related to low-pressure fuel pump failure for 2016-2020 MY Op

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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 24, 2022 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MDPS WARNING LAMP DIAGNOSTIC INSPECTION & SINGLE PARTS REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the diagnosis of Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS), also known as Electronic Power Steering (EPS)

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March 24, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: MDPS WARNING LAMP DIAGNOSTIC INSPECTION & SINGLE PARTS REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information regarding the diagnosis of Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS), also known as Electronic Power Steering (EPS)

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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 5, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the Motor Dri

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January 5, 2022 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the Motor Dri

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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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January 5, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited War

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January 5, 2022 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited War

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January 11, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: OWNER NOTIFICATION – This document is the notification to owners of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for repairs related to the Motor Driven Power Stee

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January 11, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: REIMBURSEMENT FORM – This document is a Reimbursement Request form that was mailed with the customer letter advising them to submit the form if they had paid for repairs for this same matter prior to the warranty extensi

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: QUESTION AND ANSWER – This document is the Question and Answer Guide containing the most frequently asked questions regarding the warranty extension (WTY023). Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warra

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer Parts and Service Managers of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited War

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January 5, 2022 010000 STEERING

WARRANTY EXTENSION: DEALER PRINCIPAL MEMO – This document is the announcement to the dealer principals of the warranty extension program for WTY023. Kia America, Inc., is extending the New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage for the Motor Dri

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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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May 12, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. UVO eServ

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May 12, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. UVO eServ

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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 29, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE – This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems.

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April 29, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE – This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems.

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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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August 3, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: FRONT RADAR SENSOR MOUNTING INSPECTION (PS704) – This pitstop provides information regarding front radar sensor alignment on 2014MY and later vehicles that may exhibit a warning light ON related to radar sensor alignment errors in

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August 3, 2021 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

PITSTOP: FRONT RADAR SENSOR MOUNTING INSPECTION (PS704) – This pitstop provides information regarding front radar sensor alignment on 2014MY and later vehicles that may exhibit a warning light ON related to radar sensor alignment errors in

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August 13, 2021 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF THE DUAL PINION MOTOR DRIVER POWER STEERING SYSTEM – This bulletin provides information regarding the availability of partial repair (depending on faulty components) of the Dual Pinion Motor Dri

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August 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF THE DUAL PINION MOTOR DRIVER POWER STEERING SYSTEM – This bulletin provides information regarding the availability of partial repair (depending on faulty components) of the Dual Pinion Motor Dri

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August 13, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR OF THE DUAL PINION MOTOR DRIVER POWER STEERING SYSTEM – This bulletin provides information regarding the availability of partial repair (depending on faulty components) of the Dual Pinion Motor Dri

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August 24, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) ANTI-JUDDER LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to update the software logic of the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) system on some 2016-2020MY Optima (JF

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August 24, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the mar

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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 24, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: WINDOW REGULATOR DRUM GEAR REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the window regulator drum gear on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 01, 2015 through July 31,

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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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December 16, 2020 010000 STEERING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace Dual Clutch Assembly and upgrade the TCU on some 2016-2020MY Kia vehicles listed on the table

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December 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace Dual Clutch Assembly and upgrade the TCU on some 2016-2020MY Kia vehicles listed on the table

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December 16, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: 7-SPEED DCT JUDDER INSPECTION AND DUAL CLUTCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace Dual Clutch Assembly and upgrade the TCU on some 2016-2020MY Kia vehicles listed on the table

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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 29, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – APPLE CARPLAY ROLLOUT AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE – This bulletin provides information related to the rollout of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on vehicles equipped with Premium Navigation (AVN 4.0) or UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) systems.

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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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October 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: MFC, CONCERNS FOR DISABLED OPERATION – This Pitstop provides information regarding concerns with disabled operation of Multi-Function Camera (MFC) on some Kia vehicles. When normal operation is not possible due to certain outside e

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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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May 12, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: ANDROID AUTO/UVO eSERVICES CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFTER ANDROID 6.0 UPDATE – This article provides diagnostic information in regards to: ANDROID AUTO will not launch when a Samsung Android phone is connected to the vehicle. UVO eServ

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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 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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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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June 17, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform a partial repair on the trunk latch base sub assembly on the certain Forte, Rio and Optima vehicles, which may exhibit a difficult-to-close/latch concern with the trunk lid.

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May 26, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: UPDATED SPARK PLUG FOR 2.0T THETA-II – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This Pitstop provides information regarding the updated spark plug for vehicles listed below, equipped with 2.0T Theta-II engi

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October 6, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

PITSTOP: CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. When servicing windshield wi

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October 6, 2020 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

PITSTOP: CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. When servicing windshield wi

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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 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 7, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317B/C) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Opti

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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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December 4, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

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December 4, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

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December 4, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: DCT ACTUATOR ROD LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to adjust the Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) actuator rod lengths using the applicable SST on some 2016MY~ vehicles equipped with 6 speed

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December 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 14, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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March 19, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PANORAMIC SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE REPAIR – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to September 26, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may

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October 8, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN (TSBCHA100): SERVICE ACTION: AUTONOMOUS EMERGENCY BRAKE (AEB) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA400) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) control unit on some 2016

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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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May 16, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 16, 2019 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

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

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July 16, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: 1.6T GDI ULEV MIL ON LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR P0128 – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the ECU (Electronic Control Unit) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) 1.6T GDI ULEV DCT vehicles, produced from September 28,

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July 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: 1.6T GDI ULEV MIL ON LOGIC IMPROVEMENT FOR P0128 – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the ECU (Electronic Control Unit) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) 1.6T GDI ULEV DCT vehicles, produced from September 28,

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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 11, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: TRANSMISSION LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to optimize the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on 2017-2018MY Soul (PS) and Forte (YDm) and 2016-2018MY Optima (JFa) vehicles equipped with 1.6T GDI th

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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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May 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: ANTENNA CAP REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the antenna cover that is loose and/or has separated from the antenna base on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 25, 2015 through May 2

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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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November 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Dear Kia Optima Owner: Kia Motors America, Inc. is conducting an important Product Improvement Campaign to perform a software update on all 2016-2018 MY Optima vehicles equipped with 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (?GDI?) and 2.0L Turbocha

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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 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 21, 2018 020000 SUSPENSION

TSB: FRONT STRUT FLANGE NUT REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the front strut flange nut on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced from February 2, 2016 through May 19, 2016, which may exhibit a noise coming

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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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June 9, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from September 11, 2015

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June 9, 2017 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016

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June 9, 2017 045200 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016

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July 30, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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July 30, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

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

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September 19, 2018 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

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

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September 19, 2018 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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

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February 12, 2018 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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February 12, 2018 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

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

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February 12, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

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

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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 20, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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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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February 2, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVV

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February 19, 2018 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP HARNESS REPLACEMENT (SA334) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp harness on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 2

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February 19, 2018 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP HARNESS REPLACEMENT (SA334) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp harness on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 2

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December 11, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) REV 1 – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to September 26, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise

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December 2, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – LUGGAGE SIDE TRIM REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the luggage side trims on 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 16, 2016, which may experience a concern with high cabi

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October 23, 2017 114300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

PITSTOP – OPTIMA TRUNK TORSION BAR ADJUSTMENT – On some 2016-2018MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, there may be a concern with the trunk not opening as designed when using transmitter key fob or Smart Trunk feature. This may be caused by improper a

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October 16, 2017 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: AIR INTAKE HOSE REPLACEMENT & ECU UPGRADE (SA303) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the air intake hose and/or improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on some 2016-2017MY Optima (JFa), pr

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September 20, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – REVISED – This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on s

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September 9, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: E-CVVT COVER INSPECTION AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT (SA305) – This bulletin provides information regarding the inspection and/or replacement of the E-CVVT cover or O-ring and replacement of the motor plug on some 2016-2

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September 7, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB – DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) – REVISED – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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September 8, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB – E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT – REVISED – This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, and 2016-2017

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June 12, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) – This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a

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June 12, 2017 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) – This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a

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June 8, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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June 8, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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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February 21, 2017 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 8, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may i

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February 21, 2017 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR (SA270) – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to August 8, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may i

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May 24, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: COMBINATION TSB / SERVICE ACTION: SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA292) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) 2.0T, produced from August 28, 2015 thro

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May 24, 2017 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY

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May 24, 2017 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY

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May 24, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: IDLE STABILITY & SHIFT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (SA294) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) on some 2016MY

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May 23, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: HVAC CONTROL UNIT LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to apply a HVAC control unit logic improvement on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015 through September 30, 2016, and some 2016MY O

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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 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 9, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC16) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in

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November 18, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA240A) – This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

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November 18, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: VCM LOGIC IMPROVEMENT – DTC P200A00 (SA240A) – This bulletin provides information related to the ECM software upgrade and inspection of the VCM motor (Actuation Test) of some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from August 28, 2015

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November 15, 2016 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 20, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may increase with intensity in conjunction with

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November 15, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: SUNROOF BUZZING NOISE – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 20, 2016, which may exhibit a buzzing noise that may increase with intensity in conjunction with

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October 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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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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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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March 20, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS – All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s

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March 20, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PS481: DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT) CHARACTERISTICS – All models with a 1.6L Turbo engine may come equipped with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), except the 2017MY~ Niro (DE) with a 1.6L Atkinson engine comes equipped with a 6-s

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March 23, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TSB: E-CVVT COVER AND MOTOR PLUG REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides information about the replacement of the E-CVVT cover and motor plug on some 2016MY Optima (JF/JFa), produced from August 29, 2015 to June 14, 2016, 2017MY Sportage (QL)

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March 2, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ANTENNA INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA272) – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect and/or replace the antenna assembly on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 28, 2015 to June 1, 2016,

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January 23, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: REAR PERSONAL LAMP REPAIR (SA273) – This bulletin provides information related to the rear personal lamp on some 2016MY Optima (JFa) vehicles, produced from September 11, 2015 to August 13, 2016, which may experience a

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November 15, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION – Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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November 15, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION – Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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November 15, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

PITSTOP: HVAC VENTILATION LOGIC OPERATION – Starting with 14MY Soul (PS) (with the exception of PSEV) and complete new models such as K900 (KH), Sedona (YP), Sorento (UMa), Optima (JFa), Sportage (QL), and 17MY Forte (YD, YDm), etc., equipp

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November 15, 2016 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AXLE DRIVESHAFT REPLACEMENT (SA241) – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced in South Korea from March 24, 2016 to April 8, 2016, which may exhibit a noise originating from the

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November 15, 2016 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

TSB: SERVICE ACTION: AXLE DRIVESHAFT REPLACEMENT (SA241) – This bulletin provides information on some 2016MY Optima (JF) vehicles, produced in South Korea from March 24, 2016 to April 8, 2016, which may exhibit a noise originating from the

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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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March 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER (SC128) – DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. IS CONDUCTING A VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER AND/OR EVAPORATIVE CANISTER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

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March 8, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: 2016MY OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL (SC 128) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016MY KIA OPTIMA

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March 8, 2016 074000 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL: 2016MY OPTIMA IMPROPER EMISSIONS PARTS INSTALLED VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL (SC 128) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016MY KIA OPTIMA

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March 16, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

SERVICE ACTION: HEADLINER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 225) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHIC

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March 16, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION: HEADLINER INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 225) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 8, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 17, 2016, WHIC

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March 25, 2016 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

SERVICE ACTION: REAR SEAT LATCH CABLE INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 219) – THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO

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March 25, 2016 222000 SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

SERVICE ACTION: REAR SEAT LATCH CABLE INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA 219) – THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO

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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 29, 2015 020000 SUSPENSION

OPTIMA (JFA) – ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS – THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO T

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October 29, 2015 200000 WHEELS

OPTIMA (JFA) – ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS – THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES THE ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA). IN THE EVENT A WHEEL ALIGNMENT IS NEEDED, ENSURE YOUR ALIGNMENT EQUIPMENT HAS THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS PROGRAMMED INTO T

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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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March 8, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA (JFA) 2.0L TURBO (ULEV – 50 STATE EMISSIONS) AND THE 2.4 L GDI (SULEV VEHICLES – CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS), PRODUCED

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March 8, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX AND/OR THE EVAPORATIVE CANISTER OF SOME 2016 MY KIA OPTIMA (JFA) 2.0L TURBO (ULEV – 50 STATE EMISSIONS) AND THE 2.4 L GDI (SULEV VEHICLES – CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS), PRODUCED

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March 25, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON

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March 25, 2016 220000 SEATS

THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON

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March 25, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE REAR SEAT LATCH MANUAL RELEASE CABLE ON SOME 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM AUGUST 28, 2015 TO DECEMBER 15, 2015, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE DETERIORATION OF THE PLASTIC HANDLE ON

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November 10, 2015 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS – THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE TO BE USED TO RAISE THE WIPER ARMS TO THE FULLY VERTICAL POSITION.

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November 10, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

CORRECT PROCEDURE FOR RAISING WINDSHIELD WIPERS – THIS ARTICLE OUTLINES THE PROCEDURE TO BE USED TO RAISE THE WIPER ARMS TO THE FULLY VERTICAL POSITION.

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November 20, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

OPTIMA (JFA) – FRONT LICENSE PLATE INSTALLATION – THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT LICENSE PLATE INSTALLATION ON 2016 MY OPTIMA (JFA).

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November 25, 2015 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

SERVICE ACTION: INACCURATE READING FROM FUEL GAUGE (SA 212) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO INSPECT FUEL GAUGE LEVEL INDICATOR ON SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 THROUGH OCTOBER 22, 2015 WHICH M

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December 16, 2015 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

SERVICE ACTION: TMPS REPLACEMENT (SA213) – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO CHECK OR REPLACE THE TPMS SENSORS FOR SOME 2016MY OPTIMA (JFA) AND 2016MY SORENTO (UMA) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, 20

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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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June 19, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

PITSTOP: OIL INTRUSION INTO E-CVVT COVER – WHEN DIAGNOSING A DTC RELATED TO THE E-CVVT SYSTEM, REMOVE THE THE E-CVVT COVER AND CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL INTRUSION (A). THE ECVVT SYSTEM UTILIZES TWO SEALS TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF OIL AND/OR DUST

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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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