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2003 kia pregio getting hard to start in mornings (2 glows and winding over for 20-30sec) blowing thick sooty black smoke when letting off throttle, changing gear, climbing hill or just when reving?

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Pull the filters and ck for plastic or o-ring in wrong place. Something is up in the filter. 

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hi,
I've the same probem, it's been 'fixed' twice in the cars life but re-occurs.
I believe the throttle body gets 'gunked-up' possibly due to a faulty solenoid or sensor.
I don't have a full solution but will post when I do.

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Transmission is coming out of gear and slipping

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