2006 KIA Rio

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2 Recalls for 2006 KIA Rio

Recall Date Component Summary
May 31, 2012 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE

KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 RIO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 9, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSOR MAT CAN EXPERIENCE FATIGUE CRACKING. IF SUFFICIENT CRACKING OCCURS, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) WILL CEASE TO FUNCTION SUCH THAT THE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT WHETHER A CHILD PASSENGER IS IN THE SEAT AND THE AIRBAG WILL DEPLOY DURING A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT.

Remedy:

KIA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OCS SEAT SENSOR MAT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

May 31, 2012 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 RIO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 9, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSOR MAT CAN EXPERIENCE FATIGUE CRACKING. IF SUFFICIENT CRACKING OCCURS, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) WILL CEASE TO FUNCTION SUCH THAT THE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT WHETHER A CHILD PASSENGER IS IN THE SEAT AND THE AIRBAG WILL DEPLOY DURING A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT.

Remedy:

KIA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OCS SEAT SENSOR MAT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

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77 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2006 KIA Rio

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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10227314
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10227368
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10215411
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10206202
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10169555
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10926233
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11003958
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 11348884
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11341068
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11288270
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11193061
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11190978
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11174943
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11149519
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11112032
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863410
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10823470
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10735490
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10678313
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10651557
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10643261
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10577020
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10562360
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10562766
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10504627
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10458850
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10457659
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10455565
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10451648
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10449679
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10449611
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10447538
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10444905
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10445421
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10445413
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10433117
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10434365
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10434364
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10425319
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10424988
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10421380
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10419315
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10413180
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10410144
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10410490
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10407124
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10406230
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10401297
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10390360
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10381233
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10365551
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10366782
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10354151
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10340614
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10341563
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10324119
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10314665
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10282077
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10268196
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10263808
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10259074
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10239658
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10227368
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10228374
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10227314
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10215411
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10214690
STEERING
ODI Number: 10209654
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10206202
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM
ODI Number: 10203422
STEERING
ODI Number: 10173765
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10171998
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10169555
SEATS
ODI Number: 10163150
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10163708
TIRES
ODI Number: 10159351
STEERING
ODI Number: 10583900
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25 Service Alerts for 2006 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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April 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: – TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information relating to the correct transmission fluid type and fill quantity requ

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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.

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July 16, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: VOLUNTARY SERVICE CAMPAIGN – APPLICATION OF ADDITIONAL ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL (SC122) – TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, KIA IS LAUNCHING THIS BULLETIN TO APPLY ADDITIONAL ANTICORROSION PROTECTION TO VARIOUS VEHICLE UNDERBODY COMP

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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

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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

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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

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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

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140000 AIR BAGS

AIR BAG LIGHT ILLUMINATED, WITH DTC’S B1362 OR B1368. *KB

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December 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

KIA: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SYSTEM UPGRADED SOFTWARE. MODEL 2006-2011 RIO. *PE

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March 22, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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March 22, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

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April 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

KIA: ECM UPGRADE-MIL ON WITH DTC P0300, P0128, P0140, P0442 & P0461. VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A ROUGH IDLE DURING INITIAL COLD START UP PERIOD AND/OR ILLUMINATE THE MIL. *PE UPDATED 10/29/10. *PE

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January 1, 2007 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

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January 1, 2005 140000 AIR BAGS

AIR BAG CONNECTOR LOCK TAB/SHORTING BARS. *TT

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January 1, 2005 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL SST UPDATE. KIA TECHNICIAN TIMES. VOLUME 8, ISSUE 4. *TT

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June 1, 2007 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAM – ROUGH IDLE DURING INITIAL COLD START/DTC P0300. *KB

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July 1, 2015 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

KIA: AN ADDITIONAL APPLICATION OF ANTI-CORROSION PROTECTION WILL BE APPLIED ON SOME VEHICLES UNDERBODY COMPONENTS TO HELP PREVENT CORROSION. MODEL 2004-09 SPECTRA, 2006-10 OPTIMA, 2006-11 RIO 2007-10 RONDO AND 2010-13 SOUL. *PE

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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

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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

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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

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