Check engine light came on, but car not overheating. Testing shows i need transmission control system. Is this a recall issue? P0700, P0711
Would an issue with transmission control system make check engine light turn on? on 1997 Kia Sportage
Check engine light comes on for anything that affects vehicle emissions (pollution). If the transmission has a 'fault' that is effecting performance or in any way raising the pollution levels directly or indirectly it will set the P0700 code you mentioned. P0700 is a generic code for a transmission fault , if A/T is scanned , most likely will have other more specific codes to aid in diagnosis. Dealer or better equipped shop not parts store code reader is needed.