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2006 Kia Optima LX V-6 Engine light flashing engine running rough
\015 The engine has 182,000 miles on it and has been running great. As I was driving at about thirty miles per hour, the engine started to run rough as if "missing" and the engine light started flashing off and on.\015
A flashing check engine light means FIX IT NOW! It probably has a dead cylinder (most likely an igniton issue).Most likely,the PCM has figured out which cylinder it is aand turned off the fuel injector to it.You can get a cheap,basic code scanner(mine was 50 bucks at Harbor Freight Tools,made by Cen-Tech).It can read the code and has a book to tell you what the code means.If you find the cylinder with the misfire and correct the problem,you have to clear the code to restore fuel to that cylinder(this cheap tool does that,too).
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2006 Kia Optima LX V-6 Engine light flashing engine running rough
A flashing check engine light means FIX IT NOW! It probably has a dead cylinder (most likely an igniton issue).Most likely,the PCM has figured out which cylinder it is aand turned off the fuel injector to it.You can get a cheap,basic code scanner(min ... 2006 Kia Amanti
I have a 2004 Kia Optima 4-cyl w/AT. I was driving about an hour ago. The car was running fine and I made a left turn. All at once the car started running rough. Then the check engine light came on, but would go off if I left off the gas (although the engine still ran rough). A minute or so later I stopped at a stop sign. I turned the car off and cranked it up again. Still ran rough, and now the light stays on. Could this be a simple fix? About 64,000 miles on the car.
1. First time you can try this simple procedure: \015\0121.1. Ensure ignition switched OFF. 1.2. Wait for at least 3 minutes. \015\0121.3. Disconnect battery earth lead for at least 10 minutes. 1.4. Rec ... Kia Optima
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Yes, get the error code pulled from your computer. do not just parts replace, unless you're rich...\015\012\015\012Once you have the codes, you will be able to know where you need to go next.\015\012\015\012Doc ... Cars & Trucks
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I have a 2002 Chevy Express 2500 series. it started running real rough a day ago when driven it. I noticed last week when the outside temperatures where between 40 - 50 degrees in the morning that when I first started it it would run rough and throw on a flashing check engine light, I would get 2 miles away go to the store get a cup of coffee, go back out start it up, light would be off, and it would run fine for the rest of the day. Yesterday I started it up drove it all day and then at the e
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07 3.6L Cadillac CTS running rough. engine light flashing. I got the oil changed later that night my car started idling really rough and engine light was blinking. the codes read all cylinders misfiring as well as camshaft pos sensor and crank pos sensor... i changrd all 4 cam sensors and the crank sensor and its still idling very rough
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