Why is my 02 Hyundai sonata dying!!! Please help

Adam Day

Asked by Apr 08, 2014 at 11:50 PM about the 2002 Hyundai Sonata Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will not stay running but will sometimes
start and run fine other times it starts and
will stay running if I hold the gas down but
will rev up and down and while its revving it
smells of nail polish remover

1 Answer


Could be the catalytic converter, It can clog up and start to run hotter, Contributing to the smell and bad idle.

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