Kia

Kia troubleshooting questions? Ask a mechanic

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Kia Questions
My question concerns tires. I have 4 season tires on the car
My question concerns tires. I have 4 season tires on the car now and the front tires are badly worn and in need of being changed. I would like to change to winter tires for this winter. Do I have to p… read more
Marty
Marty
Vice President / Manager
Associate Degree
32,857 satisfied customers
My heated steering wheel shuts off after 30 minutes. Is that
My heated steering wheel shuts off after 30 minutes. Is that by design? … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
33,610 satisfied customers
I'm looking at an '06 Amanti with 135k, no maintenance
I'm looking at an '06 Amanti with 135k, no maintenance history. Runs great but engine seems loud...any thoughts on what to look for before I buy?… read more
Andrew Martin
Andrew Martin
Level A Technician
Technical Certificate
855 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 kia sorento 4×4 just replaced motor and now
I have a 2006 kia sorento 4×4 just replaced motor and now the back brakes are locked up and when i put in gear does not move but motor sounds great. What could be wrong or what is a code to reset the … read more
Andrew Martin
Andrew Martin
Level A Technician
Technical Certificate
855 satisfied customers
The transmission on my 2006 Kia Sportage has trouble
The transmission on my 2006 Kia Sportage has trouble downshifting when I'm going up a hill. I can let up on the gas and it eventually downshifts.… read more
EricFromCT
EricFromCT
Auto Technician
4,531 satisfied customers
Kia Sportage: what is wrong with my 1999 kia sportage when
what is wrong with my 1999 kia sportage when you give it gas normal it will cut off, but if you ease on the gas it will idle up. if you put it into drive it will cut off too. what is the problem?… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,107 satisfied customers
kia Spectra: Kia 2002 slam in gear when put in reverse
Kia 2002 Spectra Automatic, 4cylinder. Car runs great, only issues is when it is warm, and put in reverse, there is hesitation then slams into gear when press on gas. Only happens in reverse and only … read more
Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly
Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
250 satisfied customers
Kia Sportage: After pulling my 2001 kia sportage 600 miles,
After pulling my 2001 kia sportage 600 miles, my car will not go in drive. It will go in Low or 2 and also in reverse. I have to pull off in Low then change gears to XXXXX The light does not come on d… read more
K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
449 satisfied customers
2001 Kia Sportage: overheated..a new radiator..water pump..cooled
My 2001 Kia Sportage overheated this morning. I had a new radiator installed about 6 weeks ago, so I'm guessing the water pump may need to be replaced. My question is: After the vehicle cooled, I refi… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,107 satisfied customers
Kia Sportage: changed oil..1 qt Lucas oil treatment..timing belt
02 Kia Sportage. has valve tap. I changed oil, added 1 qt Lucas oil treatment, put new timing belt on. Still has valve tap- solveable, or a may\jor fix?… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,107 satisfied customers
2001 KIA Sportage: temperature gauge..slowly..city traffic..going down
2001 KIA Sportage temperature gauge started rising very slowly and never reaches the normal level unless in city traffic; coasting or going down hills causes it to fall close to the C level, and thus … read more
Jerry
Jerry
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,107 satisfied customers
Kia sportage: power going up hill..idles fine..looses power
kia sportage 2000 loss of power going up hill, starts and idles fine but looses power up hill. Fuel presure test 49, knock sensor replaced, dropped exhaust still no change, o2 sensor relplaced, still … read more
Amedee
Amedee
Automotive Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
19,512 satisfied customers
Kia sportage: mph..a split second and then jerks when it shifts..seat
when my kia sportage shifts at around 33 mph, it hesitates for a split second and then jerks when it shifts. sometimes not bad, other times tips me back in my seat. oil level is fine and vehicle has o… read more
Kiatech
Kiatech
Kia Master Technician
High School or GED
210 satisfied customers
2002 kia sportage: front wheels..hubs..driveshaft wont turn..engaging
2002 kia sportage front wheels vaccum hubs are lock but driveshaft wont turn in 4 wheel is there an acutuator or someting on trnsfer not engaging?… read more
gunny44
gunny44
Master Kia Tech/Shop Foreman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
359 satisfied customers
2002 kia sportage: 4wd shifter..Just replaced transfer case..warms
2002 kia sportage standard transmittion, manual 4wd shifter. Just replaced transfer case bout 200 miles ago works well. Just started making a clicking noise (not in four wheel drive) when cold seems t… read more
Mike V.
Mike V.
technician
Subaru and Nissan factory training.
27,564 satisfied customers
1998 kia sportage ex: auto transmission..slowing down..it acts like it
i have a 1998 kia sportage ex 4 wd auto transmission . when slowing down it acts like it staying in one gear while trying to shift into a lower gear. it shudders and kills the engine.after that it wil… read more
HondaPlatinum
HondaPlatinum
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
25,550 satisfied customers
2008 KIA SPORTAGE: WHERE TRANS FILTER IS LOCATED..automatic
HI.JUST WONDERING WHERE TRANS FILTER IS LOCATED IN A 2008 KIA SPORTAGE WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAMISSION.THANKS FOR YOUR HELP.… read more
Randall C
Randall C
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
12,672 satisfied customers
5 speed gears are hard to shift..master..slave..cylinders
5 speed gears are hard to shift even after replacing master and slave cylinders. Is there a place on the transmission to check for lubrication?… read more
JOHN aka Eauto
JOHN aka Eauto
self employed
High School or GED
10,847 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 -

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