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My dash light for emissions problems came on yesterday and…

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My dash light for emissions problems came on yesterday and today flashed and stayed on. Being a sunday I didn't know what to do.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

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Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Kia?

2007

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am a 60yr old woman and I have never fixed a car in my life

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No other problems except that the car has lost power when taking off from the lights

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Kia
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Hello, my name is***** will be helping you out! I have over thirteen year of experience in the automotive industry for numerous different makes & models. I enjoy doing what I do, it is my life.

The flashing indicates the engine is likely misfiring, you will need to get it scanned to see why it is misfiring if that is the case.

It is usually a bad ignition coil, but would require a mechanic to review it. I suggest doing a search in your area of available repair shops that can assist you on sunday if you need it fixed on a sunday.

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