Check engine light on, code P0011. Had oil and filter changed but the check engine light is still on. Is it safe to drive home- about 30 miles- without blowing up the engine? It will be at least a week before I can have any additional work done (if needed).
My car has 116975 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
There is only so much that I can tell from this desk. but you will probably be all right. P0011 usually indicates a problem with the variable camshaft timing device. In most cases the car will run without trouble. The one exception would be if the code were occurring because a timing belt had jumped a notch. If that has happened then you run the risk of serious engine damage by driving it. It’s your call, but the only 100% safe bet would be to have the car towed. If you contact YourMechanic, they can send a technician to your home or office to check out your Kia and let you know exactly what is the problem.
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