Question about 2002 Kia Rio
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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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
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.
Posted on Feb 01, 2010
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
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
hope this helps you if so vote like good luck i incl diagram of idle valve location
Posted on Jan 17, 2011
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