Question about 2004 Kia Sorento
Could be a falling cam sensor or O2 sensor, O2 sensors don't like being cold as it takes longer to heat up and ecu reads it as a fault. cam sensor these fail more when they get hot. dirty MAF/MAP sensor can also affect the engine.
Posted on Jul 15, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
How many miles on the plugs and wires? Misfire can be caused by either plugs or wires, after that check the injector for that cylinder. Let me know what u find. Curt
Posted on Mar 11, 2009
Most auto parts stores Advance/ Autozone etc will get the diagnostics codes from cars computer and tell you why the light is on and what the problem is if there is a problem.
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Posted on Jun 01, 2009
On my wife's car the mechanic said it was gas cap. (NOT!!) I cleared with an OBD reader and the code suggested a leak in the evatorator system. I found a steel tube that was routed over the weld flange of the gas tank. It went from the front of the car, down the drivers side, over the weld joing of the gas tank and into a charcoal evaporator filter on the passengers side near the rear wheel. The tube crossing over the gas tank crumbled when I touched it. I replaced it with a short piece of reinforced neoprene hose (to cross over the gas tank) and a couple of hose clamps. Cost of parts was about $5.00. Havn't seen Check Engine since. Good luck
Posted on Aug 23, 2009
I was factory trained to work on these cars, the problems i found for this symptom where this, a cracked air intake rubber flex hose, crack is on bottom and opens up when u accelerate, next is a defective MAF, which is a Mass Airflow sensor, neither of these two problems will set a code.
Posted on Nov 03, 2009
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