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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Kia -> Arming
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

  • Place ignition switch in the Off position.
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle.
  • Connect battery posit...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

Replacement

  • Remove caliper in numbered sequence, Figs. , , and .
  • R...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Kia -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Optima, Rio, Sephia & Spectra -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace every 60 months ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove drain plug and drain transaxle fluid in suitable container.
  • Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.
  • Remove tension rod mounting nuts.
  • Remove ball joint clamp mounting bolt from knuckle.
  • Pry down lower arm and disconnect ball joint.
  • Remove stabilizer bar from control link after loosening control link nut.
  • Insert suitable tool between transaxle case and driveshaft assembly, then separate driveshaft...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove upper intake manifold bracket.
  • Disconnect starter electrical connectors.
  • Remove...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2001-05 Rio
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9,500 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the glove compartment.
  • Pull the cabin air filter cover by sliding to the left.
  • Rem...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Kia -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Amanti, Optima, Rio, Sedona, Sorento & Spectra
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

The Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) System warning lamp, will illuminate for 2-4 seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. The lamp should go off after the 2-4 seconds has elapsed. If the warning lamp remain...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water crossover.
  • Remove hose from water crossover.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen coolant pump pulley bolts.
  • Loosen alternator support nut.
  • Loosen alternator lockbolt and remove belt.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Brake Components Diagram for 2001 KIA RIO  1.5 L4 GASBrake Components Diagram for 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Proportioning Valve
  • Brake Line
  • Door Locks Diagram for 2001 KIA RIO  1.5 L4 GASDoor Locks Diagram for 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Motor Relay
  • Rear Door Lock Assembly
  • Door Lock Knob
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 KIA RIO  1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Audio
  • Rear Speaker- Right Hand
  • Rear Speaker- Left Hand
  • 2001 KIA RIO  1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter
  • Generator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Enhanced Dealer Feedback and Digital Camera Requirements to Support Kia Quality Initiatives
    Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: NEW SST RELEASE AND RETURN OF THE BLACK BREAK OUT BOX MAIN CABLE
    Vehicle: 2001 KIA RIO 1.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 KIA RIO AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 KIA RIO cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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