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2008 Kia Rio Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2008 Kia Rio owner complaints.

Most Common 2008 Kia Rio Problems

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 i...
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.
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0 Known 2008 Kia Rio Brakes Problems

3 Known 2008 Kia Rio Drive Train Problems

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

0 Known 2008 Kia Rio Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 2008 Kia Rio Engine Problems

0 Known 2008 Kia Rio Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known 2008 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 2008 Kia Rio Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2008 Kia Rio Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2008 Kia Rio Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Kia Rio Problems & Complaints

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