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Tim, my daughters 2006 kia sportage has a green light flashing on the dash, I think its the*****indicator light

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Kia Mechanic: Andrew Martin,
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If the green light that says 4WD Lock is flashing that is indicating that there is a trouble code in the module. You may be able to scan it with a regular scan tool at a parts store and retrieve a code, but you may have to bring it to a dealer.

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