abs light? - Kia Forum
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 01:52 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 47
Drives: 2013 Kia Rio LX (auto)
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Garage

Thread Starter (Thread Starter)
Default abs light?

anyone know why the abs light would come on but the brakes still work fine

2013 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback
JruckaFTW is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 03:09 PM
Super Moderator
 
cobra259's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Waterford MI
Posts: 3,079
Drives: 1995 Procharged Mustang Cobra -- 2006 Grand Cheorkee limted Hemi.
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 80 Post(s)

Default

If your ABS light is on, the car is telling you there is a problem with your ABS system. Your abs system and the regular brake system are 2 diff things. And if your ABS light is on, your ABS in not working at all. You need to get it to your local Kia dealership.

Last edited by cobra259; 01-18-2013 at 06:54 AM.
cobra259 is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 05:15 PM
Veteran
 
conwelpic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: PEC, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,996
Drives: 2012 Soul 4u, 2.0L, auto, sunroof, UVO - Mint
Gallery: 38
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 62 Post(s)
Garage

Default

is it on all the time or just 'cause you activated them in a particular situation?
conwelpic is online now  
#4 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 03:48 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 47
Drives: 2013 Kia Rio LX (auto)
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Garage

Thread Starter (Thread Starter)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by conwelpic View Post
is it on all the time or just 'cause you activated them in a particular situation?
nah it came on one time in the rain but then went off a few hours later now its been on for a few days

2013 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback
JruckaFTW is offline  
#5 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 06:42 PM
Veteran
 
conwelpic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: PEC, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,996
Drives: 2012 Soul 4u, 2.0L, auto, sunroof, UVO - Mint
Gallery: 38
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 62 Post(s)
Garage

Default

as it says in the manual take it to the dealer if this happens, something isn't right.
conwelpic is online now  
#6 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 10:55 PM
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 3
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Default

your ABS in not working at all. You need to get it to your local Kia dealership.
malonkevio is offline  
#7 (permalink) Old 01-20-2013, 02:11 PM
Super Moderator
 
cobra259's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Waterford MI
Posts: 3,079
Drives: 1995 Procharged Mustang Cobra -- 2006 Grand Cheorkee limted Hemi.
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 80 Post(s)

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by malonkevio View Post
your ABS in not working at all. You need to get it to your local Kia dealership.
Read post #2.....
cobra259 is offline  
#8 (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 04:56 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 47
Drives: 2013 Kia Rio LX (auto)
Gallery: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Garage

Thread Starter (Thread Starter)
Default

so i got my car wash yesterday and the light went off im starting to think its because they f*cked up when they fixed my car lately cause the splash guard was hanging off and they gonna replace it and ive had this problem since i got it back from them

2013 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback
JruckaFTW is offline  
Reply

  Kia Forum > KIA Models > Kia Rio Forum > 3G 2011+ Rio


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On