Question about 2004 Kia Rio
The problem above happens when the car has only sat for apx 5-15 minutes. Sitting overnight or d=few hours/will start right up.
SOURCE: 2004 Kia Rio Cinco problems
If the check engine light is going on and off then it is very highly likely pointing to a misfire, and this could be due to any number of things, and your best bet by far is to have a code read done as this will give you information as to the cause of the problem, if not point you directly at the problem itself.
It could be coil packs, spark plugs, injectors, crank sensor, cam sensor, any number of things.
Posted on Jun 21, 2008
You May Just Want To Start By Removing The Battery Terminals And Cleaning Them With A Wire Brush And Baking Soda. It Will Reset Your Dash Lights As Well. A Small Short Can Drain A Battery In A Night.
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
This could be a bad thing or it could just be the guage failed. I would bring it in to dealer and hope you are under waranty meaning under 100,000 miles. And single owner.
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
it may be the ignition switch itself. If it is a manual transmission it could be the clutch safty neutral switch located on the clutch pedal.
Posted on Feb 18, 2009
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