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2009 Kia Rio Question: When the car is on idol or if its running the engine seems to be missing.

 

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larryjohn, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Victoria, TX, September 24, 2013, 18:50
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It doesn't excellerate like it use to and the engine light stays on.

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    goodguy September 24, 2013, 20:05
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    scan test for codes and go from there

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    globalhelper September 25, 2013, 06:11
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    agree scan codes and post you most likely have misfire data in ECM

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    pushrod September 25, 2013, 06:19
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    Coil on plug misfire, as stated scan test needed to determine which cylinder is the problem.

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    pgwhitis October 03, 2013, 18:48
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    Check your coil packs. I have a 2007 kia. No problems until this summer. I have replaced 4 coil packs in the past few months. First signs are check engine light comes on and the car begins to start missing. Excerlation decreases...
    not a happy kia owner at present!

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