2002 Kia Rio Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Kia Rio
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2002 Kia Rio ProblemsFailure of AC Compressor Clutch
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.
Due to a problem with the automatic transmission control computer, you may experience erroneous Check Engine Light illumination; an updated control module is available.
2002 Kia Rio QuestionsGoing up a hill or start up driving from a red light, my KIA start off very slow, sometimes it will go no faster then 20-25mph. What is happening with my KIA? (1 answer)
I can't get my car running correctly. I thought it needed a tuneup, so I got that put on and it's still feels like it don't want to drive. Before anymore money spent, I need to know really what's going on with my poor KIA!!!