99 sportage dies as soon as i give it throttle

Asked by Jan 29, 2015 at 07:56 PM about the 1999 Kia Sportage Base 4WD

Question type: General

car will start and idle but dies when put in gear or on throttling up fast

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That would be a throttle position sensor problem. It is one of Hyundai/Kia's biggest problems from those years.

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a clogged fuel filter will also cause the car to die when you give it gas.

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