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My 2002 kia has started racing at times and dying, could this be electrical?

My Kia sportage has all of a sudden started racing and has died during driving

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Sounds like your throttle position sensor needs to be replaced. Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 01, 2016

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SOURCE: I have a 2002 Kia Sportage - idle slow when stopping at lights

Even though the fuel filter and pump are easy to replace, I would start with the IAC sensor first. It is easier to get to and is cheaper than the other two if you can find one at a wrecking yard (should be around $20). This sensor is the Idle Air Control sensor, and the computer decides how much throttle to give at idle from the readings of the sensor. If it is bad your car will idle poorly or not at all.

You can verify this two simple ways:

1. Disconnect the sensor completely and see if anything changes. If you get the same issue, then it's probably the sensor. If different then it could be fuel delivery.

2. With it all hooked up; try throttling the engine yourself at 1000-1200 rpm and see if it is smooth. If it is then it is probably the sensor. If not then could be the fuel delivery.

The sensor is under the silver and black, plastic KIA cover over the engine (4 small nuts to remove), and is center above the engine on the front side of the intake pipe.

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The part looks like this:
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If it seems to still be fuel delivery, the filter is (facing the engine from the front of the car) down to the left and toward the back attached to the fender well (Just to the right of and below the battery)

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Kia Rio Died suddenly while Driving - Now will not start -

maybe your fuel pump stop working or a blown fuse for the fuel pump or ignition coil. First checked for blown fuses

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 KIA sportage just died on me.

THERE IS NO PUMP RESET SWITCH ON THIS MODEL. CHECK FOR POWER AND GROUND AT THE FUEL PUMP

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

anderza

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SOURCE: Timing belt broke on my kia sportage...

Check solutions for Kia Sportage under heading. Need timing marks and ignition wiring by Brattlehead. The markings I gave him will also work for your 2001 Sportage

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

Anonymous

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SOURCE: 2003 kia sportage starting problems

It could be a problem with the fuel pump or igntion module/ coil pack. The next time it stops, fuel pressure needs to be checked and have the ignition coil pack and module tested at a local parts store.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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