2002 KIA Rio

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2002 KIA Rio

Recall Date Component Summary
April 9, 2004 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE OF THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR IS SUBJECT TO FRACTURE OR CRACKING DURING REMOVAL OF THE QUICK CONNECT COUPLING SECURING THE MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLY TO THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE, OR WHEN FORCE IS ACCIDENTALLY APPLIED TO THE INTAKE NIPPLE DURING THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PROCESS OR DURING ENGINE COMPARTMENT REPAIRS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR AND MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLIES.

THE RECALL BEGAN JUNE 18, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2002 KIA Rio

skip to NHTSA complaints

Date Component  
engine
engine

133 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2002 KIA Rio

skip to CAS complaints

Date Component  
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11233447
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10883214
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10628921
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10597220
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10544190
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10445892
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 10438436
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10413387
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10410720
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10371653
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10368522
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10357878
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10353386
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10348559
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10289413
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10277906
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10268470
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10237428
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10238342
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10228660
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10228237
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10208669
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10210004
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 10191423
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10191739
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10185609
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10186189
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 10175465
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10164234
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10162014
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10158922
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10156901
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10157410
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10144595
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10143771
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10141462
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10140348
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10137815
TIRES
ODI Number: 10133166
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | PARKING BRAKE | STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10131673
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10130095
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10126905
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10124375
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10114768
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10116284
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10115931
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 10113501
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10110985
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10107272
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10102661
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10099759
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10095272
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10095201
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10095445
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10096581
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10088060
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10089257
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10083813
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10080118
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10080286
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10080285
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10079618
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10076090
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10073804
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
ODI Number: 10067230
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10059297
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10059562
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10061287
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10060889
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10059984
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10057165
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10055330
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10057303
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10051925
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10052326
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 10051669
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10052739
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10050693
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10047508
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10042442
SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10038677
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | STEERING
ODI Number: 10040288
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10039622
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 10038144
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10032016
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10034109
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10031445
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10026798
SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10026366
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10026286
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10027236
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10029648
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10023644
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10019491
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10022072
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10020205
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10020505
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10020470
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10015863
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10014573
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10016007
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10010816
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10007456
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10006148
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC
ODI Number: 10006681
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10006322
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10002037
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10001667
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10001206
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10004734
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 8021525
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 8022572
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 8022126
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8021575
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | TIRES
ODI Number: 8019725
AIR BAGS | TIRES
ODI Number: 8019723
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8008340
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8009260
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 8022700
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10048800
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 767204
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 766937
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 768044
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 756153
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 567843
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 567090
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 567090
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 567090
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 567166
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 567166
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 567166
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 567166
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 568100
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

1 Investigations for 2002 KIA Rio

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

22 Service Alerts for 2002 KIA Rio

Date Description
April 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 4, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB – USE OF AFTERMARKET USB CHARGING CABLES IN USB/12V PORTS – This article provides information regarding the use of USB ports and 12V power outlets to connect/charge mobile phones. Customers may experience issues with their head units th

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES – In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

REAR BRAKE NOISE. *JB

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2005 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

IMPROVED TIMING BELTS FOR THE KIA RIO AND OPTIMA. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON CERTAIN MODELS PRODUCED FROM 5/4/00 THROUGH 10/31/02. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 30, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC034 TO REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM). VEHICLES EXPERIENCING STALLING DURING IDLING OR AT NEAR STOPPING CONDITIONS. LETTERS TO KIA SERVICE MANAGERS, DEALERS AND QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SHEET. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

THIS REVISED BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON CERTAIN MODELS PRODUCED FROM 5/4/00 THROUGH 10/31/02. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2005 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TECHLINE FAQS. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. VOLUME 8, ISSUE 4. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 13, 2004 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

PENDING RECALL RELATING TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR AND FUEL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLIES. KIA HAS EXPANDED THE RANGE OF AFFECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

VACUUM LEAK AFTER TSB SC036. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 1, 2007 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

RIO (BC) ENGINE HARD TO START, RUNS ROUGH AND STALLS — WHAT TO CHECK — CRANK POSITION SENSOR (CKP) TONE RING. *NJ

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 28, 2008 053000 PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 28, 2008 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 28, 2008 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

2002 KIA Rio

search for another vehicle

Loading...