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Hardy goes 50mph replaced 2 coils and spark plugs 98,000 mi

Customer Question

hardy goes 50mph replaced 2 coils and spark plugs 98,000 mi 2008 rio one owner all ways had routine mant. bad luck with dealer. auto zone says need reprogram on computer?
JA: How many miles are on the car? When was the last time the plugs were changed?
Customer: 98,000 mi 4 plugs 2 coils 12-28-2016
JA: Are you fixing your Rio yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: air leaks autozone say computer needs reprogram dealer would be very last resort just bad luck all round with local dealer
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  david craig replied 14 days ago.

Hi Im David. First dont listen to people who dont work on cars, i.e. Auto Zone. Have a back pressure test done on the exhaust system to see if the catalytic converter is clogged. this will cause you issue.

Expert:  david craig replied 13 days ago.

just checking to see how its going

Expert:  david craig replied 10 days ago.

did you have a back pressure test done?