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My Kia Rio won't accelerate or move at all when I try to put it into gear...It chugs and dies out like its out of gas and its not.

It sounds to me like its a fuel filter issue, could it be that? It also seems to be ideling for low....help me get my car to go!!!....its not my car, its a friends car, and they said they were adding SeaFoam once a week to it and I haven't.

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SOURCE: 2003 Kia Rio RXV. Car does not go into any gear,

Make sure the trans fluid level is correct. It is, Engine off, ck to make sure linkage is working trans shift lever on trans,,,,,,,,good luck

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SOURCE: 2001 kia rio runs rough when accelerating idels

I expect the HT lead(s) are bust, try a new set.

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SOURCE: check engine light on car dies when I touch brake

Check Engine light is on. Find out what DTC (diagnostic trouble code) is set and I can help you more. You can get a code puller from your local parts store.

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SOURCE: 2003 kia rio I changed the fuel filter the car

had similar problem, 2003 rio 1.6l idle fine and die when trying to accelerate or lurch and die ran fine in reverse change timing belt,wires plugs, had codes for multi cyl misfire and low injector voltage, still same lurch and die. try wiggle test on sensor plugs and main engine harness between battery and engine . i did this and found car smoothed out,tried wiggle again and car died,took harness apart where i wiggled it and found broken wire to crank sensor.good now

Posted on May 02, 2010

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SOURCE: my kia automatic rio will not idel hot or cold

there is a idle control valve located near throttle body the valve has to be removed and cleaned thuroughly with air intake cleaner found at ant part store clean valve any more questions reply

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