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Alternated, battery, powersteering hose, spark plugs, spark plug wires, the engine runs fine
While driving down the freeway my car desides it wants to drop the RPMs to zero and stall out. It will also do it at a stop light or sighn. It isnt a constant thing it happens once or twice a day then it drives fine. And it normally only does it when the check engine li check t is on. I havent ran the new codes yet but the one that keeps poppi g up is P0446. Any help or advice would be very much appropriated. Thanks for your time.
I believe it's coming from the driver side front under the car. It only does it once and I can feel it in the floorboard. It will be louder if I'm on an uphill stopped and then accelerate. I had to get the control arm in the front replaced and I put 4 new tires on it about 2 weeks ago. Please advise what this may be as I feel like my axel is going to fall out while I'm driving. (I'm over exaggerating...I hope!)
Trying to sell my Van. My motor locked up. I placed a add and person wants to know if it has a overhead cam? We can't find anything in our book.
I need to smog this kIa spectra. Its a 2004. When trying to plug in the little orange code reading, no power comes thru to the code reading. What main fuse could control the power to the reading?
My neighbor read the codes for me and it said something about the o2 sensor and missing but he cleared them and then unplugged the upstream o2 for a few and it started but then died again and now it won't start at all
Apparently, the plastic cover that runs over the top of my engine, protecting the coils, is missing. So, when my bf pressure washed the engine compartment, water submerged the spark plug wire boots. Like I said in an earlier post, I drove it about 6 miles as it progressively began sputtering, hesitating, knocking and CEL began flashing. Parked it... and smelled rotten eggs. Read a code P0301. Bf checked the coils and wires and found everything submerged. #1 boot was not sealed as it should have been. Bf dried everything and sealed #1 boot to spark plug. Cleared the code, car ran fine. Later on, took the car to the store and all the symptoms, incl. flashing CEL, and rotten egg smell returned. Could it have damaged the coil pack?
Four days ago, bf pressure washed engine compartment then ran it at idle for 10 min. to prove everything was ok. Next time I drove it (apx. 3 miles), a little hesitation and a bit of sputter that mildly progressed and smoke came from under hood on pass. side windshield that smelled like oil. Drove again same distance, barely made it home and smelled like rotten eggs. Chug, chug, putt, boom, chuga chuga. Had to put it in park at stop sign to prevent it from dying. Water comes spitting out of exhaust pipe when I start it up. CEL blinks when driving but not idling. Prior to all of this, CEL was on (ever since having MAF sensor replaced last year) issuing a code P0101 or P0100, I cant remember which one it was. Regardless, since washing the engine, new problems have occurred. Now, I'm stuck here waiting for bf to bring computer diagnostic code reader (he must have forgotten cuz its been 2 days) and 2 guys that are not mechanics are coming in the a.m. to fix it as per my roommate. Sorry but, this spells DOOM to me. Am I overreacting? Any ideas would be appreciated.
The drivers side guide assembly is about an inch behind the passenger side when fully closed. The passenger side closes full and then lifts slighty like it is supposed to. The drivers side won't go that far forward.
I have a problem of my car almost stalling when I go from a stop to turn left. It worries me that I am going to get hit. it happens around 5 to 6 times a week. took it to Kia they said they could not find anything. said I need to learn to work with Sensor because different than cable accelerator.
it seems to stall when I take off to make a left turn. this is scary because it does not happen all the time. it seems to happen when I turn take off from a stop. I have asked Kia they say I need to learn to work with the sensor. but seems something Is wrong and when you turn across traffic and it feels your car is going to quit on you. it happens 5 to 6 times a week.
I can't get my car running correctly. I thought it needed a tuneup, so I got that put on and it's still feels like it don't want to drive. Before anymore money spent, I need to know really what's going on with my poor KIA!!!
I do have codes that displays temperature hot misfires in 2 coil packs and oxygen sensors needed. Could this be the reason the van is overheating or should I look elsewhere for the problem?
It won't pass emissions I replaced the o2sensor throttle body mission sensor and the iac
And drove it 500 miles and still won't go online
I got them changed last weekend and now it's so bad that it just cranks and won't start
It runs OK when driving but dies when I need to stop. It will not idle. I press down the clutch to slow to stop and the engine dies. Plus it has a strong gas smell and is getting poor gas mileage.
when I slow down speed in the traffic jam the car start to vibrate but that is gone when I accelerate ?? What is the reason and how can I solve it.