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KIA OPTIMA Technical Service Bulletin

2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625168 Bulletin Date: 20-Jun-2001
OTHER

TOWING CAPACITY. *ET


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 633729 Bulletin Date: 20-Jun-2002
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

CHANGE IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0128, THERMOSTAT MALFUNCTION, LOGIC. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016851 Bulletin Date: 20-Dec-2004
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 633730 Bulletin Date: 20-Jun-2002
OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ILLUMINATION WITH OXYGEN SENSORS RELATED DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10002355 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OPTIMA CHARGING SYSTEM - V6 ENGINE. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 622194 Bulletin Date: 20-Aug-2001
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE REPAIR OF CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH SUNROOF DRAIN TUBE WATER LEAK COMPLAINTS. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10001683 Bulletin Date: 20-Mar-2003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE OXYGEN SENSORS AND TO REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) TO REDUCE INCIDENCE OF MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH OXYGEN SENSOR RELATED DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006103 Bulletin Date: 20-Mar-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A SERVICE CAMPAIGN FOR POSSIBLE O2 SENSOR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION. KIA WILL REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND REPLACE THE OXYGEN SENSORS AS NEEDED. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006105 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR CAMPAIGN SC037 ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAM AND OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006106 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAM AND OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006107 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAM AND OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006104 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OWNER NOTIFICATION REGARDING CAMPAIGN SC037 TO REPLACE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND OXYGEN SENSOR. *TT


2001 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10015272 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AN

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016851 Bulletin Date: 20-Dec-2004
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10002355 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OPTIMA CHARGING SYSTEM - V6 ENGINE. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006103 Bulletin Date: 20-Mar-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A SERVICE CAMPAIGN FOR POSSIBLE O2 SENSOR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION. KIA WILL REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND REPLACE THE OXYGEN SENSORS AS NEEDED. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006105 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR CAMPAIGN SC037 ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAM AND OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006106 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

DEALER PRINCIPAL NOTIFICATION REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAM AND OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006107 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SERVICE MANAGER NOTIFICATION REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAM AND OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10006104 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OWNER NOTIFICATION REGARDING CAMPAIGN SC037 TO REPLACE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND OXYGEN SENSOR. *TT


2002 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10015272 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AN

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016851 Bulletin Date: 20-Dec-2004
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10000260 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2002
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

SRS INDICATOR ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 9-3 OR DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE REPLACEMENT. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10001679 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CHARGING SYSTEM CHANGES TO IMPROVE ALTERNATOR OUTPUT IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SEVERE OPERATING CONDITIONS. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10002355 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OPTIMA CHARGING SYSTEM - V6 ENGINE. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10009700 Bulletin Date: 20-Jul-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

O2 SENSOR ENGINE CONTROL MODULE UPGRADE. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10017768 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

HESITATION FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME AFTER AN INITIAL COLD START. ECM REPROGRAMMING/UPGRADE. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10004657 Bulletin Date: 20-Sep-2003
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM RECEIVER-DRIVER ON 2003MY OPTIMA MODELS PRODUCED FROM 11/14/02 THROUGH 4/16/03. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10009310 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2002
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:CO

AIR QUALITY SYSTEM. KIA TECH TIMES. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10015272 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AN

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT


2003 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10004658 Bulletin Date: 20-Sep-2003
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

SERVICE LETTERS TO DEALERS AND OWNERS AND QUESTIONNAIRE REGARDING AIR CONDITIONING RECEIVER-DRIER REPLACEMENT. *TT


2004 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016851 Bulletin Date: 20-Dec-2004
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT


2004 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10017768 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

HESITATION FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME AFTER AN INITIAL COLD START. ECM REPROGRAMMING/UPGRADE. *TT


2004 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10015272 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AN

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016851 Bulletin Date: 20-Dec-2004
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10019639 Bulletin Date: 20-Apr-2006
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION

CANISTER CLOSE VALVE INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT. MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) RELATED TO THE CANISTER CLOSE VALVE AND/OR EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10017769 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2005
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLU

POWER STEERING FLUID UPDATE. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10017768 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

HESITATION FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME AFTER AN INITIAL COLD START. ECM REPROGRAMMING/UPGRADE. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10015749 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION

NEW NAME & MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR EVAP CANISTER VENT FILTER. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10015272 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AN

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT


2005 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016737 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2005
OTHER

TECHLINE FAQS. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. VOLUME 8, ISSUE 4. *TT


2006 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10016851 Bulletin Date: 20-Dec-2004
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

ENHANCED DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR FOR P0446/P2422. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 10000189 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2002
INTERIOR LIGHTING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ILLUMINATES WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) OF P0139 INDICATING REAR OXYGEN SENSOR RATIONALITY MALFUNCTION ON 2001 AND 2002 MODELS. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 633733 Bulletin Date: 20-Jun-2002
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SHIFT FLARE OR HUNTING AT THE 2-3 SHIFT WHEN TRANSMISSION IS COLD. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 633734 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2002
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DR

A CHANGE IN THE REAR DRUM BRAKES TO REDUCE OPERATIONAL NOISE. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 622200 Bulletin Date: 20-Jun-2001
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

CHANGES TO OPTIMA SECURITY SYSTEM. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625905 Bulletin Date: 20-Oct-2001
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT DOOR GLASS RUN. *ET


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625225 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2001
OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING PARKING BRAKE & CUP HOLDER LID INTERFERENCE. *ET


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625228 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2001
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION REGARDING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DRIVE PLATE INSTALLATION DIRECTION. *ET


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625231 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2001
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

INFORMATION REGARDING SPARE TIRE HOLD DOWN BEING LOOSE . *ET


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625235 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2001
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

INFORMATION REGARDING SECURITY SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS. *ET


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 625236 Bulletin Date: 20-May-2001
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID FILTER . *ET


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 622216 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2001
STRUCTURE:BODY

SOME VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 03/08/01 MAY EXHIBIT WATER INTRUSION AS EVIDENCED BY POOLING OF WATER AT THE REAR FOOT WELL(S), OR DAMPNESS AT THE REAR SEAT(S) AND C-PILLAR TRIM(S). *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 622217 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2001
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING OPTIMA AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID FILTER DELETION UPDATE. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 622218 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2001
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT DOOR GLASS RUN CHANGES. *TT


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 637366 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2002
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SUBJECT REGARDING THE ELIMINATION OF THE AUDIO ACTIVATION CODE FOR ALL MODELS


9999 KIA OPTIMA
NHTSA* TSB Technical Service Bulletin Number: 637371 Bulletin Date: 20-Jan-2002
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES STORED WITHOUT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP AND / OR OVERDRIVE LIGHT ON. *TT




* NHTSA is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: NHTSA.gov

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