They surrender their life for the sake of your car's wiring or device on the power line they protect. What our company has to make it special. Remove upper and lower timing belt covers. I would appreciate an answer soon , please. If you look down into the engine compartment you should see where the transmission is connected to the engine. Or was this a backyard Mechanics trick to get a few more miles out of a dead transmission? Do not have the engine running please, this is why you cannot let a woman sit in the car while you are underneath it. She reported no unusual noise or vibration.
The check engine light service engine soon comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle. These can only be reached from under the car. If the transmission fluid level in your Rio is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. When your Kia needs the best replacement Automatic Transmission Fluid, there's no need to trust any store other than the authority, Car Parts Discount. Is this just some stupid thing someone did? I bought this car used and want to change the oil.
Be careful that you don't overfill the transmission! More Like steering fluid or Hydraulic Oil. If however the linkage is good, then you should have a transmission shop look at it. Check the fluid level, shut off car, and add fluid as needed. When checking level, car should be at operating temperature engine and transmission warmed up , and put in park on a level surface, engine idling. But there's a drain plug under the front of the car that you unscrew, make sure you got a pan underneath to catch it.
This is an internal transmission issue. If a fuse blows, be glad for the warning the fuse gives you of a problem in either the device it protects or the wiring harness along the way to the device s the harness serves. Now if you have a manual transmission, there is no stick for checking level. I took out the tranz and found that the shift pin assembly needed replaced. I bought this car used and want to change the oil. You must remove lock down bolt with 10 socket and lift straight up. So I of course checked the transmission fluid.
Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. Problem: drivetrain does not move vehicle while in any gear. Im changing my timing belt and the marks are very visible. Don't let them tell you that you need 5 quarts or you will be way over the fill line. .
Hope this information helps you. The vehicle runs but transmission slips and then hard engages. I think you mean 1. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Rio, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Inside the transmission there are some brass pieces that synchronize the gears when you depress the clutch. You can't get the starter out if not detached and lossing them after you lossened the startet is difficult. The place is correct only don't forget to take off the mass cable from the battery, the + cable on top and the activating cable on the side of the starter solenoid.
The transmission is connected to the engine on the drivers side. You will probably need one of those funnels with the really long neck, so that you can get the fluid into the tube without pouring it all over the place. Posted on May 07, 2009 If it is a 5 speed manual, then you add Transmission oil under the car on the upper side of the transmission. Is this correct or am I missing something here. Remove the oil pand and its gasket. The level will be higher on the dipstick when hot than when fluid is cool.
Do not mix this fluid with any other transmission fluid. Loosen generator mounting bolts and adjusting bolt. ?? Visually observed shift linkage and cluch cable they look and feel o. The engine in your 2001 Kia Rio should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Have a man sit in the vehicle and move the gear selector gently through its range while you observe from underneath. And was surprised to find a clear oil in there.
Kia Rio Automatic Transmission Fluid parts for 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 vehicles are available here. Remove the drain plug and drain the oil from the pan. Everything everyone has said could be right. Kia has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. When you check the fluid level the engine should be warmed up and running, place… The tube where the dipstick for the transmission goes is where you add the tranny fluid. Cost me a motor and a transmission and right now im about to put the fire to it. You remove the fill plug, a large bolt on the side of the case about half-way up on the case, and see if fluid level is right up to the bottom of the plug hole.