2011 KIA Rio

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0 Recalls for 2011 KIA Rio

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20 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2011 KIA Rio

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ENGINE
ODI Number: 10939893
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11320026
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11280415
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11182851
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11118042
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11164526
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11102870
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11014958
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10761064
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10664814
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10631575
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10610220
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10610218
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10608963
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10549821
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10460156
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10455798
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10424339
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10423937
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10425285
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41 Service Alerts for 2011 KIA Rio

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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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August 25, 2020 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

PITSTOP – BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION – This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly.

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August 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

PITSTOP – BRAKE CALIPER LEAK INSPECTION – This PITSTOP provides information related to a brake caliper fluid/oil substance found on some Kia vehicles, due to possible excess assembly oil applied during assembly.

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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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February 16, 2018 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

TSB – DRIVESHAFT SERVICEABILITY – This bulletin has been revised most recently to include additional information. This bulletin provides information regarding axle shaft serviceability for Kia vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic tr

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May 22, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TSB: 6 SPD A/T SOLENOID REPLACEMENT ? DTC P0741 – This bulletin provides information relating to the replacement of the Damper Clutch (D/C) Solenoid on 6-speed automatic transaxles with DTC P0741 (active or history), instead of replacing th

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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 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS – If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

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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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October 31, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION – This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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October 31, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: INHIBITOR SWITCH DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION – This bulletin gives information regarding the steps to take regarding the diagnosis of the Inhibitor Switch.

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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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July 1, 2010 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

KIA: PCM UPGRADE FOR TRANSMISSION LOGIC TO IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY/CRUISE CONTROL. PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OF SOME MODEL VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. *PE

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August 29, 2013 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

TSB: MUFFLER PIPE HANGER BRACKET REPLACEMENT – REVISED – SOME RIO VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 25, 2008 TO JULY 10, 2011, MAY EXPERIENCE A RATTLING NOISE WHILE DRIVING, EMANATING FROM UNDER THE VEHICLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCED

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August 29, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: MUFFLER PIPE HANGER BRACKET REPLACEMENT – REVISED – SOME RIO VEHICLES, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 25, 2008 TO JULY 10, 2011, MAY EXPERIENCE A RATTLING NOISE WHILE DRIVING, EMANATING FROM UNDER THE VEHICLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCED

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October 19, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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October 19, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: KDS – AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) – THE GDS AUDIO UPDATE MODULE (AUM) WAS INTRODUCED IN FOURTH QUARTER OF 2013. THIS SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL (SST) WAS DEVELOPED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF UPDATING 2010MY, AND LATER, KIA

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November 1, 2011 111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

KIA: INFORMATION HAS BEEN PROVIDED RELATING TO THE BATTERY CABLE TERMINAL REPLACEMENT OF THE POSITIVE (+) AND THE NEGATIVE (-) ON SOME VEHICLES. *PE

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June 1, 2011 111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

KIA MOTORS: INSTALLING AN ADDITIONAL GROUND CABLE TO THE BATTERY MAY CAUSE SENSOR PROBLEMS. *RM

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October 1, 2014 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

KIA:MY RIO 2012-2013. THE IN-PANEL (IPM) MAY EXPERIENCE A DECREASE IN POWER STEERING ASSIST. *LJ

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November 1, 2012 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 1, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 8, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Q AND A: WTY002 – CERTAIN 2008-2011 MY KIA RIO VEHICLES AND ALL 2006-2010 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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June 8, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Q AND A: WTY002 – CERTAIN 2008-2011 MY KIA RIO VEHICLES AND ALL 2006-2010 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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June 8, 2016 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Q AND A: WTY002 – CERTAIN 2008-2011 MY KIA RIO VEHICLES AND ALL 2006-2010 MY KIA OPTIMA VEHICLES FRONT PASSENGER OCS SENSOR MAT KIA NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION

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October 1, 2010 140000 AIR BAGS

KIA: THE AIR BAG OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM IN CERTAIN VEHICLES IS SENSITIVE AND CAN BE DEFEATED BY ELECTRONIC DEVICES OR WATER. *RM

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August 3, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: 6-SPD. A/T ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET /RELEARN – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET AND RELEARN THE ADAPTIVE VALUES AFTER TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT OR REPROGRAMMING/REPLACEMENT OF THE PCM/TCM. AFTER THE ADAPTIVE VALUES A

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August 12, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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August 12, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE – THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

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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 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE

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August 1, 2011 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

KIA: FOR GDI HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM, SPECIAL SERVICE INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE PROVIDED. *PE

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