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Kia Rio Problems

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Most Common 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.
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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3 Known Kia Rio Drive Train Problems

1 Known Kia Rio Electrical & Lights Problem

1 Known Kia Rio Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

1 Known Kia Rio Miscellaneous Problem

6 Known Kia Rio Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Kia Rio years 2005, 2010, and 2009 are the most likely to experience problems.
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