VIN Check Report: KNAGM4AD3E5072068

Kia Optima 2014

Vehicle Specification22 Record(s)
Accidental RecordView All Records
Lien RecordRecords Found!
Theft RecordView Records
NHTSA Technical Service Bulletins30 Record(s)
NHTSA Recalls1 Record(s)

Score Rating

97%
Vehicle Overview
Year2014
MakeKia
ModelOptima
Trim LevelLX Hybrid
StyleSedan (4-Door)
Made InSouth Korea
Technical VIN Decoding Information
WMI/VDS/VISKNA
VDSGM4AD3
VISE5072068
VIN Sequential Number072068
Checksum ValidationPASSED
Data AccuracyHigh
Error-
Detailed Vehicle History
DATEMILEAGESOURCEDETAILS
2014 -

original manufacturer

Manufactured in South Korea by HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)

03/02/2015 -

Jeff Smith Kia New

Dealer: Jeff Smith Kia New
100 Iffie Road, Perry GA, 31069

2017-04-05 -

KIA

KIA issued recalls for Optima 2014

2020 -

KIA

Basic Warranty: Expired

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Junk/Salvage Report

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Basic Title Checks
Flood Damage No Problems found!
Fire Damage No Problems found!
Hail Damage No Problems found!
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Vehicle Engine Specifications
Engine2.4L L4 DOHC 16V HYBRID
Steering TypeR&P
Anti Brake System4-Wheel ABS
Tank Size-
Overall Height57.10 inches
Overall Length190.70 inches
Overall Width72.00 inches
Standard Seating5
Optional Seating-
Highway Mileage40 miles/gallon
City Mileage36 miles/gallon
Fuel TypeHybrid
Drive TypeFWD
TransmissionAutomatic
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NHTSA Technical Service Bulletins

These "secret warranties," TSBs cover known problems and provide repair instructions for service technicians and accordingly are distributed to all of the manufacturer's dealerships. Generally these repairs will be free of charge only if the vehicle is still under warranty.

DATECOMPONENTDETAILS
02/05/2015060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLINGTSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE THE EVAPORATOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR OF SOME OPTIMA (TF/QF) AND SORENTO (XMA) VEHICLES (SEE PRODUCTION DATES ON PAGE 3), WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE
12/01/2014135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICESKIA OPTIMA /SORENTO: 2012-2014 REAR VIEW CAMERA REQUIRES REPLACEMENT ON SPECIFIC MODELS. *LJ
09/02/2016021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARINGTSB: FRONT WHEEL BEARING NOISE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO REPLACE BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS ON 2014MY OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES THAT EXPERIENCE AN UNUSUAL NOISE (HUMMING OR POPPING) THAT IS ISOLATED TO THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING. THE
01/20/2016011000 STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BARTSB: ECM UPGRADE - STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE MDPS ECU SOFTWARE UPGRADE FOR SOME 2011 ~ 2014MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM JOB #1 THROUGH JULY 27, 2014, WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A N
06/30/2016060000 ENGINE (PWS)WARRANTY BULLETIN: WTY004 - 2011-2014 MY OPTIMA (TF/QF) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION (WTY004) - THIS WARRANTY BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE EXTENSION OF THE NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE ENGINE SHORT BLOCK ASS
06/06/2016060000 ENGINE (PWS)DEALER PARTS AND SERVICE MANAGER MEMO: WTY004 - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. HAS EXTENDED THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE SHORT BLOCK ASSEMBLY (ENGINE BLOCK, CRANKSHAFT AND BEARINGS,
06/06/2016060000 ENGINE (PWS)REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT FORM: WTY004 - IF YOU HAVE PAID TO HAVE YOUR ENGINE REPAIRED/REPLACED DUE TO CONNECTING ROD FAILURE, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SOME OR ALL OF THAT EXPENSE. MAIL THIS COMPLETED REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEM
06/10/2016350000 EQUIPMENTOWNER LETTER: WTY004 - DEAR KIA OPTIMA OWNER: KIA MOTORS AMERICA TAKES PRIDE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DEPENDABLE VEHICLES. IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THESE STANDARDS, KIA IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE, TO ALL OWNERS, FOR THE EN
02/01/2014022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBERSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
04/01/2014353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICALSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
08/01/2014350000 EQUIPMENTSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
09/01/2014110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
02/01/2013353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICALSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
12/01/2013353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICALSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
11/15/2013350000 EQUIPMENTSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
12/01/2013353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICALSUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.
07/16/2013020000 SUSPENSIONPITSTOP: ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR OPTIMA - THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES NEW ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS FOR OPTIMA (QF) VEHICLES DUE TO A MODIFICATION TO THE DESIGN OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION.
04/21/2017353600 EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONERTSB: A/C EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING EXTENDED DRIVE - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the evaporator temperature sensor of some 2011-2014MY Optima (TF/QF) and 2011-2013MY Sorento (XMa) vehicles ONLY (see production dates on
02/13/2014022000 SUSPENSION:REARPIT STOP: SQUEAKING NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE - When addressing a customer complaint related to a squeaking sound emanating from the rear of the vehicle, and the noise can be isolated to the rear suspension, check the right and left rear s
09/16/2014110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMPITSTOP: DIM HEAD UNIT DISPLAY IN COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS - Refer to this article when addressing a customer complaint related to a Base Audio head unit display which appears to have no display or a dim display (see image below) at or below
04/01/2014353600 EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONERTECH TIP: HVAC Blower Stuck on High - This article give the procedure to follow when the HVAC Blower is stuck on high.
09/01/2017060000 ENGINE (PWS)PARTS BULLETIN - THETA II ENGINE SAFETY RECALL (SC147) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage veh
09/01/2017355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUALWTY - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - REVISED - Authorization of Claims Processing for SC147 - See this bulletin for specific handling procedures regarding SC147.
07/14/2017060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLINGPARTS BULLLETIN: 20201-0002 (Revision 3.1) - This bulletin provides information related to the inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the engine assembly on certain 2011 to 2014 model year Optima, Sorento, and Sportage vehicles.
07/26/2017060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLINGWARRANTY BULLETIN: 2017-09.R4 - SC147 Claims Processing Procedures - This Warranty Bulletin accompanies TSB SC147 Theta II Engine Inspection and/or Replacement and is provided to dealers for specific guidance with claim administration and p
07/10/2017060000 ENGINE (PWS)CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2016-09 - RETIRED FOR CERTAIN OPTIMA MODEL VEHICLES. SEE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN 2017-01. FOR OTHER OPTIMA MODELS, SEE WTY BULLETIN2017-09 (SC147)
07/07/2017060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLINGCUSTOMER SATISFACTION BULLETIN: 2017-01 - 2014 MY OPTIMA (TF) ENGINE SHORT BLOCK WARRANTY EXTENSION - The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information related to the extension of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for the Engine Short
10/31/2017120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTINGTSB - OUTSIDE REAR COMBINATION LAMP WATER INTRUSION - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the outside rear combination lamp pads on some 2011-2015MY Optima (TF), produced from August 12, 2010 through July 23, 2015, and some 2011
09/25/2013134000 VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLYPITSTOP: TF/QF PANORAMA RESET/INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE - This article explains the instructions for resetting the "one-touch" open/close feature of the sunshade and/or panorama sunroof.
02/23/2018010000 STEERINGTSB - ECM UPGRADE ? STEERING LOGIC IMPROVEMENT -This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the MDPS ECU software upgrade for some 2011 ~ 2014MY Optima (TF/QF) vehicles, p
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