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2002 kia rio has a rough idle no seems able to fix what gives

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2002 kia rio has a rough idle no seems able to fix what gives
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Amedee replied 5 years ago.

Did you still need help?

Are there any codes in the computer?

How does it run under full throttle?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
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It is still not fixed. The codes in the computer I would need to ask the tech who worked on it but I can tell you he spent considerable time changing and cleaning to no avail, he smoked it and found and repaired 2 vacuum leaks. When it is idling poorly It you put your hand over the intake and cut off all air it smoothes out and runs perfectly but a whining noise can be heard coming from what seems from underneath the engine. if necessary I will approach the tech and ask for the extent of his efforts.

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