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AFTER RUNNING SOMETIME THE C CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON AND…

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AFTER RUNNING SOMETIME THE C CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON AND IF I DRIVE ON THE MOTORWAY AT 70 WHEN I SLOW DOWN THE ENGINE DIES . TURNING THE IGNITION ON AND OFF THE CAR RCOVERS TO NORMALITY BUT THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT STILL STAYS ON.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

IT STAYS ON

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '70 Kia?

ITS A 59 2.9 MOTABILITY CAR.

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

NO I AM BOOKED INTO OUR LOCAL KIA AGENT TOMORROW

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

I BOUGHT THE CAR LAST MAY AND UNTIL LAST WEEK IT HAS BEEN VERY RELIABLE.

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UK Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are quite a few things that could be causing the problem. The engine light is coming on because the engine controller is seeing a failure in a monitored component and is setting fault codes. The problem may be a sensor, wiring, the throttle body; it will require some testing to determine what is going on.

The first step in diagnosing the issue will be to use a co reader or scan tool to see what fault codes have set and then testing at the time the problem is happening may be required to determine exactly what is happening.

I hope that helps! My goal is your satisfaction today. If you feel I've been professional and helpful, your 5-star rating at this time is most appreciated. However, if you still need my help you can reply back here and I'll respond as soon as possible! Thank you!

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