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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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Engine rpm doesn"t always drop when changing gear.stays at

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engine rpm doesn"t always drop when changing gear.stays at 2000 rpm.engine falters when pressing aci pedal.full service history
JA: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?
Customer: no sorry
JA: Not a problem. You can work with the Kia Mechanic to figure that out. What is the model of your '00 Kia?
Customer: 2004 1.3 lx
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: ecu has been checked told it is ok,1 no cam lobe or shim is noisy,that is all
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: engine occasionaly tends to die momenterily sometimes when pulling off
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It sounds as if you may have a couple different issues going on. If RPM's don't drop when the trans shifts then the trans is slipping, but that should be a separate issue from it running rough. Running rough is most likely related at least in part to the valvetrain damage.

Is the engine light coming on?