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internal88, Auto Mechanic
Category: Kia
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Check engine light went on and then, later engine and

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Check engine light went on and then, later engine and battery light went on and car made a sound like something dropped and car died Independent mechanic replaced alternator and battery, problem not fixed
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stayed on
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2012 Kia Sorento
JA: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Independent mechanic replaced alternator and battery and changed oil, even thought it had just been changed in November we are likely going to tow it to dealership but it sounds like this a common Kia problem
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  internal88 replied 6 months ago.

Hello I'm Brandon - kia tech.

Please ask your tech to retrieve the trouble code? I will need the P code to help you diagnose.