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2003 Kia Rio Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2003 Kia Rio owner complaints.

Most Common 2003 Kia Rio Problems

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 neces...
Due to a problem with the automatic transmission control computer, you may experience erroneous Check Engine Light illumination; an updated control module is available.
Kia issued a service bulletin regarding an improved rear seat belt mechanism. The mechanism has a range of movement that works better with child car seats.
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0 Known 2003 Kia Rio Brakes Problems

1 Known 2003 Kia Rio Drive Train Problem

Due to a problem with the automatic transmission control computer, you may experience erroneous Check Engine Light illumination; an updated control module is available.

0 Known 2003 Kia Rio Electrical & Lights Problems

0 Known 2003 Kia Rio Engine Problems

0 Known 2003 Kia Rio Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known 2003 Kia Rio Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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 neces...

0 Known 2003 Kia Rio Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2003 Kia Rio Miscellaneous Problem

Kia issued a service bulletin regarding an improved rear seat belt mechanism. The mechanism has a range of movement that works better with child car seats.

0 Known 2003 Kia Rio Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2003 Kia Rio Problems & Complaints

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 neces...
Due to a problem with the automatic transmission control computer, you may experience erroneous Check Engine Light illumination; an updated control module is available.
Kia issued a service bulletin regarding an improved rear seat belt mechanism. The mechanism has a range of movement that works better with child car seats.
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