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Funny noise on drivers side and loss of power during acceleration

My 98 Kia Sephia, 5 speed, began making a funny sound as i would accelerate in 4th and 5th gears and would loose power as i began to accelerate to go up hill and the noise would get louder. At first i thought that it was a vacume leak, but upon inspection i found there to be no loose hoses or holes in the hoses. When I pulled in to work this morning other employees were asking what the clicking noise was coming from my car?

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  • ka-fish-2002 Nov 12, 2008

    98 kia sephia ls, automatic. I've narrowed down the noise from the motor. It's a power loss from the fuse box. I messed around with the fusses under the hood & got it to stop. The check engine light went off & I had full power. That lasted a week.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    added oil thought that was the problem but still making the ticking sound.

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Ok its a thought off my head that i can think of right off
the brake on drivers side is binding and the squiller pin i call it is rubbing on rotor you probably need a brake inspection there free at brake masters

Posted on May 30, 2008

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