Kia Car Problems & Fixes

Kia owner problems and repairs

Below is a list of Kia cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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The Latest Kia Problems
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Fuel tank

Suspected hole in the fuel tank, as petrol was leaking

2008 Kia Sportage Sportage xs
Posted: May 26, 2022
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Persistent warning light activation

test meter suggests Crankshaft position sensor" at fault but garages all seem to disagree

2005 Kia Magentis 2litre twin overhead cam
Posted: May 11, 2022
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Clock won't set

When I press and hold the set button on the clock, nothing happens. No flashing of the time or date

2011 Kia cee’d 1.6 ceed ecodynamic
Posted: May 9, 2022
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Hard to get in to reverse at times

sporadic problems going into reverse

2016 Kia Picanto 1.2 hatchback
Posted: Apr 14, 2022
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Intermittent pauses of engine which feels as though the brake is being applied

During a normal run the engine will intermittently feel as though there is a loss of power which only lasts a split second. The impression I get is as if the engine is struggling to breath. This hap...

2018 Kia Venga 1.6 petrol
Posted: Mar 14, 2022
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Clutch

Floppy clutch pedal, struggling to get in gear.

2014 Kia Rio 1.1
Posted: Mar 7, 2022
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My 2007 picanto side lights do not work

2007 picanto side lights do not work

2007 Kia Picanto 1.1
Posted: Dec 3, 2021
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10 day old stonic. Lower gears became more and more difficult to select until I couldn't!

10 day old stonic. Lower gears became more and more difficult to select until I couldn't! Managed eventually to get into first and limped to garage where they recalibrated the hydraulic gear system. I...

2021 Kia Stonic Connect
Posted: Oct 18, 2021
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Steering

Steering has a clunking feeling at low speeds, and when stationary, when turning lock to lock. Similar to a track rod end or coupling wear, just passed MOT ok

2010 Kia Venga 1.4 eco Dynamics
Posted: Aug 31, 2021
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Jerky missfire, engine cuts out.

When the engine is warm and doing around 2000 - 2500 rpm in 2 or 3rd gear the engine "misses". No backfire it just seems that the engine stops for a brief second causing terrible kangarooing type moti...

2010 Kia ProCeed 1.4 crdi 3 door
Posted: Aug 24, 2021
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Sorrento wont start

Sorrento telling me to turn wheel & press start but steering wheel is locked

2018 Kia Sorento kx3
Posted: Jul 23, 2021
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Electronic parking brake staying on, no warning light showing

no light showing electronic brake is on and nothing happens when switch actuated, try driving and brake is still on.

2009 Kia Sedona 2.9 automatic
Posted: Jul 10, 2021
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Overdrive on but no power, just lots of revving

When the overdrive is on the engine will rev up like its about to take off but there is no power at all, in fact it seems to slow down and you have to lift your foot off the accelerator to regain any ...

2005 Kia Cerato 1.6lx
Posted: Jun 6, 2021
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When turn key locks open then shut

hi when i turn key in drivers door the locks open then shut dont stay open need to go into passenger side to open then jump seats has any1 got any ideas would be great thanks

2006 Kia Picanto 1.1
Posted: Jan 28, 2021
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Gear crunch in 3rd gear

Hi I have gear crunch in 3rd gear but if I do slow goes in sometime without crunch when I'm driving at 60 the revs are about 3000rpm seems bit much could this possibly be clutch packing in and not ing...

2011 Kia Rio 1.4 petrol
Posted: Jan 4, 2021
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Ignition key stuck on

Hi my kia rio 2 key is stuck on acc on I turned the key once then my fob fell off as it was loose I joined it back to key and it won't turn either way just stuck on acc on can't get it into lock or to...

2011 Kia Rio 1.4 petrol
Posted: Nov 23, 2020
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Unpleasant smell

2weeks ago I opened the car and found a very unpleasant smell inside.I took it to a car valet co.and they checked in car and boot and found nothing.They shampooed seats ,mats and carpets and this help...

2017 Kia Stonic 1.0
Posted: Nov 16, 2020
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Unusual engine noise observed

Unusual engine noise observed

2012 Kia Carens 2.0 crdi mt
Posted: Sep 22, 2020
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Warning lights

Often when I select neutral, two warning lights appear on the dash screen – the electronic stability control and downhill brake control icons. This is intermittent and only happens when neutral is s...

2016 Kia Sportage Diesel AWD Auto
Posted: Aug 22, 2020
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Rear washer jet blocking

Hi. I've had a look at the rear brake light. It is recessed into a large piece of shiny, black plastic which extends from one side of the top of the back door to the other. There is no separate cowlin...

2016 Kia Sportage Diesel auto AWD
Posted: Aug 22, 2020
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