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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Australia Car
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Kia rio check engine light on after timing belt replacement

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Customer: Kia rio check engine light on after timing belt replacement
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Customer: timing belt broke, head rebuild including new valves. 1.6lt motor. sounds like hole in exhaust. mechanic now tells me idle motor needs replacing
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am now told that the idle motor broke at the same time the timing belt broke.
The car has no response , sounds like hole in the exhaust.
Mechanic has checked compression and pulled off intake manifold and exhaust manifold and re fitted.
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question

By idle motor, do you mean the idle air control(IAC) motor.

I also need to know what year Rio yours is and what is the fault code number that is tripping the check engine light - it will be a 4 digit code preceded by the letter P - example - P0505