2001 Kia Rio Q&A
2001 Kia Rio Question: start and stop and start
Do you ever have a Check Engine Light on? If so, I would check for any codes, they will help you with tracing down the cause of the stalling problem in the majority of the cases. - dandd
The same thing just started happening to my 04 Kia rio. It died at a stop light and all the warning lights light up I restarted it and it drove but it feels and sounds funny everytime I slow to a stop or go uphill. I am hoping to find an answer too before I resort to going to the shop. - Jennylit
Look under a website called lemonlaw claims. There is a forum on there under Kia stalling. If you own a Kia Rio produced from 5/4/00-10/31/02 there was a recall in 1/04 on the engine control module. Call a Kia dealer, give them your vin number, they will reprogram the ecm at no charge to you. Home you find this helpful. - Visitor
I just had that broblem fixed. It was do to a bad thermastat the was stck closed and a broken fan not the front fan but the back fan that faces the radistor. - Brooke118
Ok so I just replaced the factory battery in my Kia today and now it will not start. After reconnecting the battery, the factory alarm (which we NEVER use)goes off. It went off again sticking my ke...
i had good luck with this car until now i went to work and it ran fine got off and stopped at a stop sing and it died and could not start up again the starter is going but it will not start
it wont start tank is full of gas
I was told maybe the water pump, I checked the belt and it was fine I have all lights and everything just wont start
Vehicle has less than 80,000 miles. Has been maintained regularly, and no history of problems.