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  • Miss April S
    Miss April S Aug 12, 2017

    Sorry I thought my same 1st question would be also viewable. I have a 2006 Kia Til I I change the oil oil filter transmission transmission filter and every since then it idles way out of control with a loud banging clacking noise as long as the idle is above 1 and 1/2 to 2 it doesn't make such a loud noise

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    Miss April S Aug 12, 2017

    My check engine light is on and I get a code of p0713 almost every time. Sometimes get a code of P0171, p0507.

  • JonSnell Electronic
    JonSnell Electronic Aug 12, 2017

    713 means Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor "A" Circuit High, 171 is System too lean, bank 1 and 507 is Idle Air Control System RPM Higher Than Expected. So the temperature will be high if the stall speed is too low meaning the engine sit speed is too high, the rest is a wild goose chase. Drain out some fluid to get to the right level and see what happens after attending to tickover speed and fuel mixture.



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noone852, Your procedure is sound but I will add one more point. The shift lever on most models of cars will need to be in the neutral position to get an accurate check on the dipstick.

Changing the filter is more messy than hard as there is not a drain plug on the transmission pan. Problems might be the undercarrige or parts of the frame that will block access to some of the bolts. If you can get to all of the bolts ok and decide to do this yourself you can loosen one side more than the other to catch the fluid in the likes of an oil drain pan.

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