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KIA RIO ENGINE PROBLEM

2002 Kia Rio • 205,000 miles

Driving car on a hwy approx 100mph. Then car started to lose acerlation so I pulled over started the car again slow take off aprox 10min after did it again. Short trip it hasent happened yet. So I was wonderign couuld it be electrical or mabey fuel not gettin into the engine. Then I thought ild check the timimg belt and it has a few holes and rips in it coudl that possibly be the problem? With the info I just provided. Its a 5pseedmanual
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Johnboi1222
October 30, 2012.



Not made to go this type of speed. That is abuse for this car.

The timing belt should be replaced based on your info. Dont wait as you may do internal damage if it breaks.

Check the back pressure on the cat converter as well.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Oct 30, 2012.