Kia

Kia troubleshooting questions? Ask a mechanic

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Kia Questions
My 2003 kia ria car wont move its a standard not a aur
My 2003 kia ria car wont move its a standard not a aur Tomatic … read more
Clifton B.
Clifton B.
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
4,493 satisfied customers
2998 rio the clutch doesn't seem to engage seems to be flat
2998 rio the clutch doesn't seem to engage seems to be flat on the floor, and cannot shift car. then smoke coming from the clutch. all while in neutral, not moving. … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,870 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 kia rio and i cant seperate the tramsmission.
i have a 2006 kia rio and i cant seperate the tramsmission. and theres no hole underneath to release the clutch fork. what do i do? … read more
George H.
George H.
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
676 satisfied customers
Kia rio: My kia rio 2007 will not start and the tail light
My kia rio 2007 will not start and the tail light indicator came on. Does this mean that the car will start once the light is replaced… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
33,599 satisfied customers
Kia Rio: I have a 2005 Kia Rio. I am trying to get the alternator
I have a 2005 Kia Rio. I am trying to get the alternator out of the engine. I have jacked up the engine, w/o success. There is no room with the mounting bracket at the bottom of the engine. How do I g… read more
K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
449 satisfied customers
Kia Rio5: I was sitting in a turn lane, when I tried to shift
I was sitting in a turn lane, when I tried to shift into first, the clutch pedal slipped in and i heard a klink. My car won't shift gears (manual transmission), as if the clutch is doing nothing, rega… read more
Doug
Doug
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,445 satisfied customers
Kia Rio: I have a 2001 Kia Rio with a manual transmission.
I have a 2001 Kia Rio with a manual transmission. The clutch cable just broke on it which I didn't know. I thought the clutch went out so I drove the car about 5 miles to the service shop, shifting th… read more
K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
449 satisfied customers
2005 kia rio: broken clutch cable bracket..nuts..steering column
i have to weld the broken clutch cable bracket on my 2005 kia rio. i have removed all the nuts holding in the pedal assembly but i cant get it out. do i need to move the steering column to get the ped… read more
Expert
Expert
Kia Amanti: How do I remove the metal base plate from the interior
How do I remove the metal base plate from the interior rear view mirror on a 2004 Kia Amanti… read more
Dave Nova
Dave Nova
ASE Technician
Associate Degree
331 satisfied customers
Kia Spectra: cant seperate manual transmission from engine
cant seperate manual transmission from engine in a 2005 kia spectra. I have removed all bolts including the starter. There is about a 1/2 in gap between trans and engine. Not sure what would be holdin… read more
Mike V.
Mike V.
technician
Subaru and Nissan factory training.
27,560 satisfied customers
2005 Kia Rio: burned out drivers side taillight bulb..trunk area
Regarding the replacement of a burned out driver's side taillight bulb in a 2005 Kia Rio - to gain access to the bulb, do I have to unscrew the housing unit for the lights from inside the trunk area o… read more
Randall C
Randall C
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
12,666 satisfied customers
2003 kia rio: clutch pedal..slides..shift gears.....any ideas
i have a 2003 kia rio (manual) and the metal bracket near the clutch pedal (where the cable slides into has broken a weld. the metal bracket bends back and forth so there is not enough tension in the … read more
FlatRate572
FlatRate572
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
206 satisfied customers
2009 kia rio: Im trying to remove the headlight bezel..bolts..nut
I have a 2009 kia rio. I'm trying to remove the headlight bezel. I took out the 2 top 10mm bolts and then removed the 10mm nut on the inside. Unit moves but won't come out.… read more
George H.
George H.
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
676 satisfied customers
2000 kia sephia: leaking fluid..the housing the push rod goes in to
I have a 2000 kia sephia that is leaking fluid from where the push rod goes into its housing. Dont see any fluid leaking from BMC or CMC. Could it be an O ring inside of the housing the push rod goes … read more
Jerry
Jerry
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,107 satisfied customers
2001 Kia Rio: Manual transmission..the lever (the one..inspection..Rod
2001 Kia Rio Manual transmission. My clutch does not disengage fully even though i manually turn the lever (the one that the clutch cable is connected to) as far as it will go. After close inspection,… read more
BOBBYSS
BOBBYSS
Automotive Repair/Damage Investigator
Associate Degree
14,569 satisfied customers
2001 KIA Rio: adjust..clutch pedal..disengage..I grind the gears
How do you adjust the clutch pedal on a 2001 KIA Rio? When I push the pedal in the clutch does not completely disengage. I grind the gears when going into 1st.… read more
Randall C
Randall C
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
12,666 satisfied customers
2005 Rio: The wiper motor works because I heard it go..mechanism
I just bought a 2005 Rio with a couple of minor problems: 1- The wipers don't work. The fuse was good. The wiper motor works because I heard it go on and through the grill on the cowel I saw the mecha… read more
Kiatech
Kiatech
Kia Master Technician
High School or GED
400 satisfied customers
2003 Kia Rio: clutch pedal..a piece of a metal ring sitting..engage
2003 Kia Rio. Pushed in clutch pedal, heard metallic pop, half a piece of a metal ring sitting on floor and clutch will not engage?… read more
Kiatech
Kiatech
Kia Master Technician
High School or GED
400 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kiatech

Kiatech

Kia Master Technician

400 satisfied customers

30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

676 satisfied customers

Hyundai Certified and 15+ years as an ASE Maser Tech

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

556 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Kia Tech -

490 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector & Kia Diagnostics/Repair

K. Wiggins

K. Wiggins

ASE Certified Technician

449 satisfied customers

ASE Certified Technician, Associates Degree in Automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

ASE Technician

331 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. 25 yrs experience

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mechanic

250 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x