2013 Kia Forte Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Kia Forte
2013 Kia Forte ProblemsNo Sound from Speakers
The navigation unit in the Kia Forte may suddenly stop playing audio from all speakers. This includes sound from CD players, radio, navigation, satellite radio, and telephone calls. All other features may still function properly.
This fault requires no parts replacement, and is a software glitch that can be rectified by a 'hard reset'.
To perform the hard reset, simply disconnect the vehicles negative battery terminal, wait 15 minutes, and reconnect the negative battery terminal.
2013 Kia Forte QuestionsI noticed a knocking noise when I turn on my heater/air conditioner. It only does it when i take off. It makes a clicking/ knocking noise. After I hit 15mph it stops. What can it be?? (1 answer)
2013 Kia Forte RecallsFront Seat Belt Retractor Retaining Screws Loose
The seat belt retractor retaining plates may not be fastened down securely, resulting in the seat belt possibly not securing an occupant in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace both front seat belt assemblies as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.