2010 Kia Rio Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Kia Rio

2010 Kia Rio Problems

Ignition Coil

I purchased this vehicle because I was tired of purchasing used vehicles and having to make repairs all of the time. I have had to have the ignition coils replaced 2 times within the last year. This wouldn't be a bug deal if each coil wasn't $100+ to replace! I do not recommend this vehicle at all.

Failure 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.

Use Only Kia Approved Transmission Fluid

Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is low on fluid can result in internal transmission damage.

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2010 Kia Rio Questions

Why does my transmission get stuck in second gear and sometimes hard to take off (1 answer)

Feels like my emergency brake is on after stopping, but it is the transmission on my automatic. Usually happens after the engine is warm after about 20 miles or less.

Tach.not working.shift ^ and down flashing while car is on. (2 answers)

While sitting at a red light my rio shut off. When I restarted the engine the tach. Stopped working and the shift up and shift down lights are continually flashing. The only time the lights stop blinking is when the engine is in reverse. What does this mean?

check engine light on and flashing car is chugging. What is wrong? (1 answer)

Did this before and was gas cap. checked that and not problem. TPMS light was on yesterday. checked tire pressure and ok

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