2001 Kia Sportage

Asked by Feb 12, 2016 at 08:33 AM about the 2001 Kia Sportage Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Kia won't shift into the highest gear
won't shift  past 3rd gear unable to
accelerate past 50 miles per hour

3 Answers


If this is a manual transmission, I would have the hydraulic clutch bled out. May be air in the system. Check the fluid also.

Did a filter and fluid change yesterday it's an automatic transmission


If you take it to have the codes checked, it would say what is going on. It may be just a solenoid needing to be replaced, but a scanner capable of reading trany code would pick this up.

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