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My car rear brake lights are not working. This is only on the drivers side. Rest of the lights such as reverse lights, left and ri
Your vehicle has LED lights and are controlled by a computer module. You may have a light or module issue and should seek professional help from a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to test the light control module and external...
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I received the code p200a on my 2011 Kia Forte and I would like to know how much it would cost to get fixed.
Hi there. The code you've indicated is a Kia-specific trouble code that indicates four possible problems including, the Intake Manifold Runner Binding Or Sticking, a Faulty manifold flow valve, the manifold flow valve harness is open or shorted or the...
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I have a 2016 kia forte. A rodent ruined my wiring harnesses causing safety and operational issues. Kia says the harnesses have to
Hi there. The automotive manufacturer is 100% correct in their estimation about splicing a wiring harness. Today's vehicles are 100% controlled and monitored by electrical and computer operated systems. These systems require a clear and unaltered wiring system that sends...
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My car will not turn over,. I turn it off after a jump and same thing I have just gotten a oil change
If the starter motor is not even cranking the engine you have to start your inspection at that point. A possibility is a weak battery and/or excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit due to poor electrical connections. Prior to...
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My 2014 Kia Forte Ex sounds like it is idling high upon start regardless of weather.
In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control valve (ICV). The ICV valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading...
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EBD lights on intermittently
Hello there. The most common source of an ABS or wheel stability system warning light coming on and off occasionally is due to a poor electrical connection among one of the many sensors that make up these systems. It's also...
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Would the Weight Classification System sensor cause the ESC light to come on
The code for the passenger seat weight sensor issue will not cause the loss of power in the engine. You will need to have the airbag code diagnosed separately. If you have aftermarket devices hooked to the computer data link...
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Where is the starter located in a 2012 kia forte
The starter is under the intake manifold on side of the engine near transmission.
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low beams keep going out
You may have a low voltage condition getting to the low beam circuit of the headlights and causing them to burn out early. Check the low beam relay to see if it is giving battery voltage at each headlight socket...
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Can't unlock car with key without the alarm going off
Hi Cody. Thanks for contacting us tonight. What you are describing sounds a lot like a security system default issue, where the control module is not recognizing your keyfob's security "key" and thus, will activate the alarm when it should...
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Car will not start. Even with a jump start. Lights on dash come on but as soon as i turn it over it doesn't do anything. No noise
Hi Joseph. Thanks for writing in tonight. If you turn the key forward and you don't hear the starter engage or anything, then it's likely that you have a damaged electrical relay, which supplies power to the starter from the...
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Car vibrates when in park.
The cause of such vibration is either engine related (fuel, ignition, air induction, uneven compression, harmonic balancer defects) or the cause could be motor mount related. To check for motor-mount problems, you can try shifting from "neutral" to "drive" and...
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I have a 2012 KIA Forte LX. For the past year I have had a problem with the back wheel/s vibrating. What could be the problem?
If you have already had the wheel and tires replaced then you may have a bent spindle causing the wheel to wobble. Have the vehicle four wheel alignment done to see if the suspension is bent and then you will...
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Both my left headlight and left Park blinker are out
It sounds like you may have two separate issue. The headlight not working is likely a result of a burnt out headlight bulb, a bad ground or potentially a bad socket. The blinker not working and flashing rapidly is usually...
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Parking break not holding strong after new rotors and pad change on 2015 kia forte ex
Hi Steve. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible reasons why the parking brake is loose on your Kia. In most cases, it's simply due to the brake cable being loose or improperly adjusted. However, if the...
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I was driving my 2012 kia forte when all of a sudden it cut off it was start backup at 1st and run as longest on holding a gas pat
Stalling at idle could be due to a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty camshaft or crankshaft position sensors, worn spark plugs, wires or defective ignition coil(s), inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors, faulty fuel pump or pump...
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My 2012 Kia Forte has been having trouble with acceleration for the last couple of days. When pressing the peddle the car will sud
Hi Miguel. Thanks for contacting us today. It is possible - however unlikely, that while replacing the brake switch, an error code may have been triggered in the ECU, causing the acceleration problem you are experiencing. What is more likely...
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Q: Oil pan
In your application, the engine under covers will need to be removed to gain access to the oil pan. You do not need to lift or move the engine. YourMechanic does offer oil pan replacement, on a mobile basis, for...
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Car shaking during start up while it is cold outside
You will need to make sure you are using the correct oil viscosity for the temperature outside. If you use the incorrect oil it may cause the VVT system to not work correctly and cause erratic running if one or...
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my car has been sputtering upon rapid acceleration and feels a bit hesitant. If I back off accelerator and reapply, it fixes the
It is very possible that your engine could be burning oil. This could explain why it's running bad as the engine would be getting too much "fuel". This will cause the engine to run roughly as the air/fuel ratio is...

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