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2001 Kia Sportage 4x4 Yesterday while driving down the highway my car started to bog down i had to pull off the highway then the car wouldn't accelerate past 50 km/hr it just kept bogging trying to get up to that speed.Exhaust is clear no pressure build up. The car is having trouble accelerating what could be the problem?

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Check the geer oil

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2001 kia sportage while driving on the highway all power died and will not start back up


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-Check breath line (vapor line), it might be bend. Tha's why it spill gas when refill.
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That light sounds like a differential lock or 4-wheel drive. This is usually found in 4-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. Being the light is "GREEN" and not amber or red tells me that it's not an abnormal problem.

Look around your dashboard or gearshifter for a button labeled 4x4 HI, 4x4 LO, 4x2 HI. sport/off road button, or a second, smaller shifter. Switch them around a little, and if it is a 4x4 selector, be sure when you drive on paved roads to have it set to 4x2 HI. 4x4 HI should only be used if you get stuck to help you get out (snow/mud) and 4x4 LO is only for off road driving (trail blazing/rock climbing/4-wheeling/mud bogging,etc.)

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