Q: Engine cide p200a

asked by on

The engine code p200a i can't with scanner can"t turn off

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The engine code you are receiving stands for "Intake Manifold Runner Performance Bank 1". This may mean the vehicle is going to need an new intake manifold, or it may mean the VCMA has failed. This has been an ongoing issue for Kia, and many intake manifolds and VCMAs have been replaced. The valve may have a short, be restricted, or have a bad connection. The manifold runner may also be stuck. However regardless of what is causing the error code, the code and check engine light will not go away until the issue is resolved. The intake manifold needs to be inspected, and if you are not familiar with this type of engine work, seek professional help. If the vehicle is still under warranty, you will want to take it directly to the dealership.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Engine cide p200a

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Key hard to turn in ignition.

There is a common problem on these cars with the immobilizer causing the car not to start. I would first have the battery tested and rule out that. If this is not the problem and you have the immobilizer light...

Q: 2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L eng. Problem: coolant leaking below the air intake. I replaced the "O" rings on large and small water

Hi there. The best way to pinpoint any coolant leak is to complete a pressure test of the system. Eric the Car Guy on YouTube.com has a pretty good video on how this is done.

Q: this is a test question, please do NOT answer.

test answer

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...