Kia Forte Repair and Maintenance
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Kia Forte ProblemsPCM Software Update Available
Various powertrain control module (PCM) issues which can result in dirveability concerns and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light can be corrected by updating the (PCM) software. Our technicians remind us that check engine light related problems should be properly diagnosed before any software updates are completed.
Last weekend when i drive my car to Pavilion parking bay, the engine suddenly shutdown while i am looking for car parking lot. This is my first experience since i bought the car. I attempt to re-start engine by pushing the push start button and the engine able to start back, however when i go ahead to turn the AC again, the engine will shut down immediately. I got no choice and need to drive my car w/o AC. I tried to send my car to Naza kia se...
Vehicles with a 6sp manual transaxle may develop a fluid leak from one or both axle seals. The seals can become damaged due to an interference fit of the axle. Our technicians recommend to replace the inner axle tri-pod housing with a revised part along with the affected axle seal. Repairs should be performed on both left and right front axles if a leak is noted.
Kia Forte QuestionsWhen I start my car it turns on and only stays on at two to three thousand rpms (1 answer)
I can't figure it out
I changed the crankshaft sensor because one kicked out p 0017 and p 0017 p what could it b
Off it only goes to the on and it's stuck I can't take it out. Everything is still on
Kia Forte RecallsTransmission Fluid Leaks From Cooler Hose
The transmission cooler hose may have been improperly manufactured and may develop a leak. Dealers will replace the transmission cooler hose free of charge to resolve the concern.
An electrical resistor is contained in the cooling fan electrical control system. This resistor can overheat and/or melt, increasing the chance of an electrical fire. Dealers will replace the cooling fan resistor and multi-fuse unit. Vehicles with a 1,8L engine will also have the engine control module software updated.