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Experience:  Technician at Wile Hyundai
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I put my Kia sportage 2001 inand a hold light came on. What?

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I put my Kia sportage 2001 in*****and a hold light came on. What?
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Kia. The Kia Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I have an automatic, but you shift to get in***** Don't have a manual .
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes. trying to get to work
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing. Don't have a clue why it is there.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Kia Mechanic should know about your Kia?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 9 months ago.

Hello. The hold light is on because there are trouble codes in the system. You need to find out what they are before you can diagnose the issue. If you do not have a code reader, usually parts stores will be able to read the codes for you. Are you able to drive the vehicle?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 9 months ago.

Ok good, if you are able to drive it and it goes into 4wd its probably not a big issue. When you find out what the codes are let me know and I can further assist you in diagnosing it.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
My brother found a hold button on auto shift. Pressed an light went out.
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 9 months ago.

Oh the light wasn't flashing I guess, my mistake I assumed it was. Good, glad its fixed!