Kia Rio5 Repair and Maintenance
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Kia Rio5 ProblemsSoftware Update Available Which May Correct Transmission Issues
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.
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 necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.
The navigation unit in the Kia Rio5 may suddenly stop playing audio from all speakers. This includes sound from CD players, radio, navigation, satellite radio, and telephone calls. All other features may still function properly.
This fault requires no parts replacement, and is a software glitch that can be rectified by a 'hard reset'.
To perform the hard reset, simply disconnect the vehicles negative battery terminal, wait 15 minutes, and reconnect the negative battery terminal.
Kia Rio5 QuestionsJus had both BRAKE lites out(all back lites ok)switch replmnt or just bulbs? (2 answers)
Dec'15 CRAIN KIA (AR) replaced ONE ignition coil (1of3)@$320. (no deductble)much higher$ than I see listed here. Any way of telling when the other 2coils same? like milage-wise. Its only @69,400mi.
KIA RIO HB 2013 Automatic 1400 cc
1- Starting engine take long time.
2- RPM is not working
3- Check engine alarm is on
4- when in move on D high knock sound increase with speed
5- on R mentioned sound does not exist but upnormal vipration happen
6- bracks on D and R stop working (it make ...
The dealership won't honor the warrenty because I burnt out the clutch. Actually I was driving very well and shifting fine. The last time I drove. I was.shifting down for a light and it made a horrible and loud clunking sound and came to a dad stop. I put it in first and it made the same soun...