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Q: start and stop and start on 2001 Kia Rio

my problem it just started i com to a stop and it goes and it stops running and i start it again and it goes it happen twice yesterday.rosalinda830@aol.com thank you
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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.
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.
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.
I didnt buy my kia rio from a kia dealership.. does that matter?
Im having the same problems.... dies at every stop light. and vibrates and shakes. its a 2002 kioa rio.
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.
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