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I check the spark plugs on my 1996 kia sportage and there all hitting?
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Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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Hello, I'm Brandon - Kia tech.

What do you mean they are hitting?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
there getting spark I don't know what else could be making the misfire
Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

So you are getting misfire code?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I cant get it any where to see if there is a code on it when I put it in reverse or drive it acts like it isn't getting gas goes about a foot then wont go any further just sits there and I press the gas the rpm's drop and it dies
Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

So the check engine light is ON?

It sounds to me the torque converter is bad in the transmission.

The engine power is not connecting to the transmission.

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Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Therefore when you press the gas it is not going anywhere.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
the check engine light flashes and then it will go of and run fine but you get it so far up the road and the light comes on and it starts doing it again
Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

flashing means misfire. Have you replaced the ignition coil yet? Typically it is the coils fault.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
where is that located
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I replaced them
Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

did you use aftermarket coil or factory kia coil? because they make a different.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
factory kia coils
Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Do you have an OBD2 scanner to scan the vehicle's computer.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no
Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Can you buy one from the store and plug it in the OBD2 port.

The code will tell me what is wrong with the car.

The OBD2 reader cost about $60

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Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

harbor freight or autozone sell it.

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Kia Mechanic: internal88, Auto Mechanic replied 2 years ago

let me know if you have further question. Please rate me positive, thank you!

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