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My kia loses power randomly going down the road does not cut off just will not go if you cut it off let it set you can go a couple more miles sometimes reapeating and sometimes it will go 6 months or more before acting up and tthe engine light comes on ramdomly but never when it runs badly dealer says no problems found

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  • costastravel Apr 24, 2009

    I have very similar problem. Car goes well, then loses power (BUT engine still running) usually when you let your foot off the acceleration pedal, then if you go to a lower gear or shift around a bit it works fine again. Then it might repeat this randomly. My garage tried the exhaust-gas-recycle valve also to no effect. The oil filter is new - but I think there is another "inner" oil filter??? Anyone with any ideas of how to solve it would be appreciated.

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Replace the fuel filter its probley partially blocked and also check the fuel pump pressure.
good luck Lindz

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