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While driving my 2004 Kia Sorento the engine emissions light came on I pulled over and turned the car off tried to start again it turned over but wouldn't start after a few mins itried it again an

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When the service engine soon light (Also called the check engine light or engine management light) is turned on this is to alert you to the fact that Powertrain Control Module (computer) has detected a failure somewhere in the systems it controls you may not feel any difference in the way the engine runs, this can be the transmission or the engine or emission system, there are fault codes set in the modules memory for these faults. What needs to happen now is to have the powertrain control module scanned with a special tool called an OBD2 electronic engine control scanner or a OBD2 code reader. Once the code(s) are read then you must perform the diagnostics for each code and make the appropriate repairs based on the findings of the diagnosis that was performed, this is called doing "Pinpoint" testing.

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SOURCE: reset check engine light in a 2004 Kia Sorento

usually you can reset a check engine light buy disconnecting the battery for about 30 minutes.

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SOURCE: My 2001 Kia sephia won't start.The lights and

tap on starter with hammer if starts replace starter

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SOURCE: my engine would not start it a 2006 kia sorento diesel ,manual

U may find that the negative battery cable has worn and it needs replacing. Check from battery down to the car cassie. That happened to me on my Nissan.

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SOURCE: kia sorento, 2004. clock and airbag warning light

You may have a fuse problem.

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SOURCE: 2003 Kia Sorento- po700, po355

P0355....Ignition Coil E Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction would suggest you need to replace your coil packs. Heat damages them after time and will eventually lead to misfire and very rough running motor especially when it's damp out.

P0700....Transmission Control System Malfunction

I would start researching the possibility of a bad ground, a loose main cable to the battery, etc. If the codes come back, the P0700 can be very serious and could require attention at a Transmission shop or dealership. There is a remote possibility that the codes are entirely unrelated.

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

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