Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light illumination. Software updates are commonly most effective on newer vehicles. Higher mileage vehicles may exhibit a similar symptom caused by a component failure. However, whenever major transmission repairs are performed the transmission software should be checked and updated as necessary.Google+
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Kia Rio Software Update Available to Correct Transmission Issues
Kia Rio Problem
Average Mileage: 59,850 mi (29,700 mi - 90,000 mi)
Visitor, 2009 Kia Rio, 29,700 mi
At first, stuck in 3rd (automatic). Manually L and 2nd, OK. Push to D and 3rd OK. Never comes out of third. DTC codes P0717 and P2096. Cleared up by itself 3rd day.