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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...
I put my Kia sportage 2001 in*****and a hold light came on. What?
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Customer: I have an automatic, but you shift to get in***** Don't have a manual .
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Customer: yes. trying to get to work
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Customer: Nothing. Don't have a clue why it is there.
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Kia Mechanic: Andrew Martin,
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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?

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Kia Mechanic: Andrew Martin,
 replied 1 year 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.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
My brother found a hold button on auto shift. Pressed an light went out.
Kia Mechanic: Andrew Martin,
 replied 1 year ago

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

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