2017 KIA Optima Hybrid

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

1 Recalls for 2017 KIA Optima Hybrid

Recall Date Component Summary
October 29, 2021 ENGINE

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Optima Hybrid and Optima Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect the engine. If bearing damage is found, the engine will be replaced. Dealers will also install a software update containing a Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS). Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC218.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2017 KIA Optima Hybrid

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13 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2017 KIA Optima Hybrid

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11413545
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11317509
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11192587
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11221314
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11220808
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11089870
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11072137
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11151743
HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11118109
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11112581
SERVICE BRAKES | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11112578
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11064175
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11105400
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85 Service Alerts for 2017 KIA Optima Hybrid

Date Description
April 7, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – 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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April 7, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – 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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March 30, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT AND MILEAGE SETTING WITH KDS – 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 pitstop pro

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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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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 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: 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 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 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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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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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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August 19, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – 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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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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June 4, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

PIT STOP: A/C DYE FOR E-COMPRESSOR EQUIPPED VEHICLES – This bulletin provides information on the proper non-conductive A/C system leak detection dye to be used in all EV, HEV, and PHEV models equipped with an electric A/C compressor.

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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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February 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP/TECHNICAL OPERATIONS – SMOKE MACHINE NOT TO BE USED FOR EMISSIONS TESTING WITH HEV/PHEV MODELS – This Pitstop provides information to properly test the evaporative emissions system in all Kia 2011MY~ Hybrid (HEV) and Plug-In Hybrid

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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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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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November 20, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

PITSTOP: DTC P0456/P0442 WITH FUEL PUMP SEAL DAMAGE – 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 Pitstop provides informati

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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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April 2, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: SERVICE ACTION: BMS/OPU/MCU LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA411) – This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS), Oil Pump Control Unit (OPU) and Motor Control Unit (MCU) o

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June 3, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: COMBINATION TSB/SERVICE ACTION: AIR FILTER AND NVLD REPLACEMENT (SA421) – This bulletin provides the procedure to perform an evaporative leak test and replace the fuel tank air filter, and, if necessary, the Natu

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June 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR – ELECTRICAL A/C COMPRESSOR – This bulletin provides information regarding partial repair of the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor assembly on some 2011MY~ Optima (TF HEV, JF HEV/PHEV/EV), Soul (PS

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June 3, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR – ELECTRICAL A/C COMPRESSOR – This bulletin provides information regarding partial repair of the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor assembly on some 2011MY~ Optima (TF HEV, JF HEV/PHEV/EV), Soul (PS

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June 3, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: PARTIAL REPAIR – ELECTRICAL A/C COMPRESSOR – This bulletin provides information regarding partial repair of the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor assembly on some 2011MY~ Optima (TF HEV, JF HEV/PHEV/EV), Soul (PS

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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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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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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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March 23, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the repair procedure for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system

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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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August 14, 2019 114005 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL

TSBCHA098: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR GUIDE FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin provides the repair guide for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system on some 2014-2019MY Kia EV/Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid vehicles listed (see table), whi

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May 17, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

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May 17, 2019 114300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

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May 17, 2019 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT – This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

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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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August 28, 2019 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TSBCHA098_R1: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the repair procedure for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system on some 2014-2

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February 28, 2019 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

PITSTOP: HIGH VOLTAGE (HV) BATTERY AND BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (BMS) PART NUMBER CHANGE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information.This Pitstop provides information regarding a running change to the High Voltage (H

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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 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 28, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP: HYBRID HV BATTERY SOC GAUGE (PS581) – This Pitstop provides information regarding the State of Charge (SOC) gauge on all Kia Hybrid P/HEV) vehicles. Normal operation of the HEV SOC gauge is between 40-60%. This is to allow for rege

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May 22, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP – CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) – This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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May 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP – CLOCK CONCERNS ON UVO eSERVICES (UVO 3.0) – This Pitstop contains information regarding possible concerns with the clock on UVO eServices (UVO 3.0) head units installed on 2017-2018MY vehicles.

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June 7, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicles sold in C

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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 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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January 16, 2018 103500 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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January 16, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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January 16, 2018 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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January 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa), Sorento (UMa), Optima Hybrid (HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), Sportage (QL),

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December 15, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some

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December 15, 2017 200000 WHEELS

TSB – SERVICE ACTION: INHIBITOR SWITCH REPLACEMENT (SA317A) – This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on some 2017MY Optima (JFa) and Sorento (UMa), produced from August 29, 2016 through June 15, 2017, and some

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December 15, 2017 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TSB – TRA072/SA317 CLOSED. REFER TO TSB TRA072A/SA317A

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October 23, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP – ECO-COASTING (ECOASTING) & ECO-DAS (DRIVING ASSISTANT SYSTEM) OVERVIEW ? CUSTOMER TIP – This Pitstop provides information regarding Eco-Coasting Guide (eCoasting) and Eco-Driving Assistant System (DAS) found on 2017-18MY Niro (DE

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October 10, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PITSTOP – HYBRID POWER CONTROL UNIT 30A DC FUSE – The 2017MY~ Optima Hybrid (JF HEV), Optima Plug-in Hybrid (JF PHEV), and Niro (DE HEV) vehicles are equipped with a replaceable 30A fuse for the eCompressor. This fuse is easily accessible u

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September 7, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – DATA COLLECTION: EXTRACT CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS DATA FROM ECU (DC17) – Revised – This bulletin provides information related to extracting ?in use performance tracking? emissions data from the Engine Control Unit (ECU) of certain vehicle

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June 19, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP: ?FILL INVERTER COOLANT? MESSAGE AFTER REPAIR – Some technicians may report seeing the ?fill inverter coolant? message on the cluster after performing an HEV system service requiring the coolant to be drained. The logic for this mes

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June 19, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

PITSTOP: ?FILL INVERTER COOLANT? MESSAGE AFTER REPAIR – Some technicians may report seeing the ?fill inverter coolant? message on the cluster after performing an HEV system service requiring the coolant to be drained. The logic for this mes

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June 5, 2017 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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June 5, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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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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October 28, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE – This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as “high-voltage batteries” or H

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