Have a 2006 kia amanti with 59,000 miles. Two weeks ago I had the timing belt and both serpentine belts (routinely replaced. Today I was on the freeway when the check engine light came on for the first time. When I got off I noticed a very rough idle and a tendency to lurch forward. Car does not run right. What could it be?
check engine light came on first time on 2006 Kia Amanti
by darryl schmidt in Watertown, WI on January 19, 2010
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on January 20, 2010
Hey Darryl, There are many possibilities with this type of complaint, and guessing without a little more info is not going to be helpful. If you can get the diagnostic codes that are stored in the engine control module and post them, I can bet you a much better idea as to what is happening. You may be able to get the codes read for free at a parts store, just don't let them sell you any parts in an attempt to fix this before doing a little research.