04 kia spectra surges when braking what could the problem be ?

Asked by Nov 18, 2014 at 11:47 AM about the 2004 Kia Spectra EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Need to no what type of surge when you brake,doe,s engine surge or the car itself.

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Engine surges

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If engine surge,s when you are at idle and stopped,you may have a bad throttle position sensor,if bad will make it rev up and down,go have it scanned for free at autozone or advance auto part,s to know if this is your problem.

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