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2004 Kia sorento took it to amaco as i thought there was a slight slip in the transmission. they completly over looked what i asked them to check and right away wanted me to change the time belt.

I said no I could not afford that at the time. So I picked up the car and now for the second time the engine light has come on. This is in the time period of two weeks. The fluids are good , the gas cap is tight . Is there any thing I should be looking for that is causing this. Thanks

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If the car has over 100,000 miles the timing belt should be replaced, but if the check engine light is on the first thing you do is get the computer scanned for trouble codes.
The check engine light is warning the driver the computer has a problem with something that can affect performance and emissions.

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SOURCE: 2002 Kia engine light has been on for over a week

the engine light is comming on because there is a fault in the electronics of your engine, transmission or emission system, there are over 200 faults that can turn the light on, u will need to have the system scanned to see what fault code was stored with the check engine light.

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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 check engine light just came on, all fluids are

Go to your local autozone or advanceauto parts store and have them pull the codes.Then let me know I will try to help from there.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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