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Car runs fine at first then will not accelerate past 20 mph on a 2003 Kia Rio
Hi there. The problem with the auto part store scanning is they do not complete the inspection to pinpoint the precise source of the issue. For example, if an error code might indicate an issue with the speed sensor, it's...
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My car will not accelerate past 20 mph. No check engine is on and I just replaced ignition coil 06 Kia Rio base
This issue could be occurring for several different reasons. Firstly, it is possible that there could be an issue with the spark plugs and wires. On a four cylinder engine only one or two bad plugs can cause the engine...
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Engine codes p0326. P0420.. 2013 Kia Rio
The knock sensor is the most likely cause of the P0326 trouble code. It is also possible that the wiring that goes to the knock sensor could have an issue but this is unlikely. The P0420 code is likely due...
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Changed battery in kia Rio 2010, it won't start at all now. Engine light turns on at random times as well.
If you request a no/hard starting - engine diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will get this resolved for you promptly. The battery should be tested to determine its state of charge. If the new battery is in fact discharged, and...
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I just replaced the battery in my car and as I was driving I stacted to lose power and the car died it cranks but won't start
The new battery that you bought should be fully re-charged. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. Check for the characteristic, but momentary, whirring sound from the in-tank fuel pump...
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Check engine light is on car sluggish and shaky
Your check engine light is on due to the misfire and engine running issue and should not be due to the oil change overdue. You should have the check engine light scanned then the code can identify that cause of...
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Why won't my car drive and won't stay in park I have to use my e break
The transmission is shifted using the shifter and connected to a cable to the transmission selector shaft then controls the transmission gear selection. If you cannot select a gear or vehicle rolls when in park then you need to have...
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Q: Overheating with AC on?
Hi There, Overheating with the AC on is generally caused by a couple of possibilities. When the AC compressor is beginning to fail, this may incur an increased load on the motor as it works harder than usual to turn...
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Car randomly stalls out at stoplights, and sometimes won't turn over. If I leave it alone for 20 min, car will start again
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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Help my car wont move but will start it makes a grinding metal noise when trying to go in gear
Sounds like the input shaft on your transmission has broke when the vehicle went into gear. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose your transmission noise.
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After running a few miles,with my Ac on my temperature gauge goes to Hot,and my car overheats..When the Ac is on,the car doesn't o
The engine cooling electric fan is most likely not coming on when the a/c is on and the compressor may of overpressurized and locking up and smoking then leaked out freon. you will need to check to see if compressor...
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03 Kia Rio Cylinder 1 Misfire
Hi Kegan. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It certainly appears you have done a great job trying to diagnose this random misfire. The fact that there is slight damage inside the timing belt cover and that the marks are not...
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My Clutch is loose and my car won't shift.
Hi Colburn. It's quite possible that the master or slave cylinder is the root source of your problem - as this is a common symptom associated with these components when damaged or leaking fluid. Abnormal pedal pressure is another symptom...
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Car will not start new battery
You will need to have battery fully charged and then have charging system tested. If jump starting the car does not let the engine start then you may have a starter or theft system problem and would need further tests...
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Is it bad that I put 10w40 in my engine that takes 5w30?
Your vehicle does not use 5W-30 oil. The recommended oil viscosity for your vehicle, according to Kia documentation, is 10W-40. If you drive the vehicle in exceptionally cold weather, well below 32 degrees, you can use 5W-30 oil but even...
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my car wouldn't start and found out my battery was 5 years old so got a new battery. now having the same issue a couple days later
Hi Haley. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a battery dies quickly, it is often caused by a malfunction of the battery charging system. The alternator is responsible for this task, but there are other parts like the battery temperature...
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While driving my car wasn’t accelerating pulled over then when I tried to start it again it just made a click/clunk noise
It sounds like you may have broke a timing belt. If you did then you may have bent the valves and caused major engine damage to the cylinder head due to bent valves. If the timing belt did not break...
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Car over heated Putin anti freeze cut the car off now won’t crank
Hi Cheryl. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, when a vehicle overheats, it can cause a lot of damage to an engine. Without knowing the extent of the overheating, it's hard to tell you why the car will not start...
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Car died at red light and wont start after replacing timing belt and spark plugs in 2006 kia rio.
Hi Kelly. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm a bit confused by some of the statements in your question. I'm curious how the replacement spark plugs were worse than the old ones? Did you install used spark plugs? If so,...
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Check engine light flashed 10 times then went off when car was started
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...

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