Kia

Kia troubleshooting questions? Ask a mechanic

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Kia Questions
I'm getting very little air flow from my front vents but
I'm getting very little air flow from my front vents but goes flow from my floor vents no matter if it's set to front vents only, defrost, mixed defrost & floor, or only floor … read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
1,968 satisfied customers
Will not accept gas, starts fine, 2002, replaced the
replaced the canister vent valve and placed soe stainless steel in the canister to prevent pellets from leaking out … read more
Ricardo Hohl
Ricardo Hohl
Auto Motive Instructor
Automotive tech
4,320 satisfied customers
No air from any vents, Heat and ac work fine. blower motor
Heat and ac work fine. blower motor is fine. cabin filter was missing. mode door works fine. something in duct work plugged id say … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
6,000 satisfied customers
The a/c will blow hard and cool then gradually lose
The a/c will blow hard and cool then gradually lose strength … read more
EricFromCT
EricFromCT
Auto Technician
4,564 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Kia sportage. I am not getting air coming out
I have a 2001 Kia sportage. I am not getting air coming out of the vents. The blower fan is working. I changes speeds with the controller. and I notice that all the controls are moving the doors that … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
18,120 satisfied customers
My 2008 Rondo has the a/c air blowing from the defrost
My 2008 Rondo has the a/c air blowing from the defrost windshield vents only. Will not switch to console or floor vents at all. … read more
Kurt Kennedy
Kurt Kennedy
93 satisfied customers
I have a 2012 Kia Optima. The AC makes noise and only blows
I have a 2012 Kia Optima. The AC makes noise and only blows in the bottom vents. It blows cold, but not out the top vents. What do you think could be wrong?… read more
AZTechBrian
AZTechBrian
ASE Certified Technician & Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
732 satisfied customers
Kia Amanti: All of a sudden my heating and cooling are not
All of a sudden my heating and cooling are not working. I can hear the air turn on, but nothing comes through the vents. Any ideas?… read more
Pete
Pete
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
30,392 satisfied customers
Kia Optima EX: Hello hope you are able to help :-) - My wife
Hello hope you are able to help :-) - My wife own a Kia Optima(Magentis) 2005. She has almost no Cabin heat. (we are in the Cold North Europe - Denmark). It has the climate control and often only give… read more
tjbritt1984
tjbritt1984
9 satisfied customers
Kia Sportage EX: My 2005 Kia Sportage heater is not blowing.
My 2005 Kia Sportage heater is not blowing. I feel the vents and they seem to be warm. In the last 2 months, I have heard a rattling sound when I turn on the fans, for either defrost or heat. I though… read more
Mike V.
Mike V.
technician
Subaru and Nissan factory training.
27,739 satisfied customers
Kia Sorento LX: 2006 kia serento heat only comes out of front
2006 kia serento heat only comes out of front air ducts, when turn dial to get heat out of other areas( defrost, feet) it still comes out of the front only.… read more
Pete
Pete
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
30,392 satisfied customers
ac on, there is a clicking noise..No relays or fuses look blown.
When we turn the AC on, there is a clicking noise in the dash. No relays or fuses look blown.… read more
FlatRate572
FlatRate572
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
206 satisfied customers
Kia sportage: air intake..filter replaced..cabin filter..heater box
On a Kia sportage is there a separate filter between the outside air intake and the regular air filter? I have a Sportage that had never have it's cabin air filter replaced and developed a mold proble… read more
George H.
George H.
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
676 satisfied customers
2004 Kia Optima: heater and defroster..20 minutes..air conditioning
I have a 2004 Kia Optima. The heater and defroster have started blowing cold air only. After 20 minutes, the air is still not warm. The air conditioning works just fine.… read more
George H.
George H.
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
676 satisfied customers
2009 KIA sportage: a dirt/ earthy smell..car every..cabin air filter
I have a 2009 KIA sportage. I have a dirt/ earthy smell coming into my car every time I start the a/c or the fan. I have changed both the air filter and the cabin air filter. How do I get rid of this … read more
HondaPlatinum
HondaPlatinum
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
25,555 satisfied customers
KIA OPTIMA: PUT GAS..OFF...THE CARBON CANISTER IS COMING APART.
03 KIA OPTIMA 2.4 YOU CAN NOT PUT GAS IN WITH OUT THE PUMP CONSTANTLY SHUTTING OFF. THE CARBON CANISTER IS COMING APART. WE BLEW SOME CHARCOLE OUT OF THE LIQUID-VAPOR SEPARATOR. WITH THE RESTRICTIVE 4… read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
23,906 satisfied customers
2006 Sportage: smell coming..vents..I first start the A/C..outside air
I am wanting to clean up the sour smell coming out of the vents when I first start the A/C of my 2006 Sportage by spraying Lysol or Ozium into the ventillation system. Where exactly is the outside air… read more
gunny44
gunny44
Master Kia Tech/Shop Foreman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
359 satisfied customers
2005 Optima: air conditioner..winter..it, he disconnected the board
Last October (09) my air conditioner in my 2005 Optima would not turn off (not a good thing in Buffalo NY in the fall & winter). A local repair shop said it was the control board and it would be $700.… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
33,793 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

210 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 -

20,456 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