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I had my 2002 kia sportage put on machine it 02 sensor need replace i replace the sensors and my check engine light still came on what is the problem help drew

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  • burnelld Aug 19, 2008

    what i did is i took negative cable of battery for 10 hr someone say that will cler the computer but check engine light came back on . ok i went to auto zone that the p171 code erase 1 hour lake check light back on

  • stevea789 Feb 22, 2009

    i have multiple codes on my 2002 kia sportage p013a, p0141, p0135, p0134 what do i replace

  • Marvin
    Marvin May 11, 2010

    That is not a valid code, they all have at least 4 numbers

  • Marvin
    Marvin May 11, 2010

    Did you clear/reset the check engine light?



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Ok I think you meant code P0171, this means the fuel trim is always lean, you need to check for a engine vacum leak, maybe a cut or damaged PCV hose or any other hose that is in the vaccum system, I have read other Kia owners (Kia Forums, you should join one) reports of this same code, most found it not to be the O2 sensor but a vacuum leak.

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