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#417 of 707 Re: 1996 Sportage 4x4 transmission issue [mattman88]
Sep 23, 2008 (5:58 pm)
I have a 2001 Kia Sportage 4x4 automatic and I had a issue where at low speeds or braking the car would lurch or feel like I went over a bump. It ended up being the front hubs. It would lock the hub then un-lock and cause the issue even though the car was not in 4 wheel drive. I took the spring and slider gear out of both hubs and the problem went away. I don't have 4x4 now but in the summer/fall I don't need it. I'm going to get manual hubs so this won't happen again.
#418 of 707 Re: 1996 Sportage transmission issue [mattman88]
Sep 23, 2008 (6:08 pm)
I should rephrase my title, it is a problem with the automatic transmission not the 4 wheel drive. The problem happens between gears 3 and 4(overdrive). But thanks for your input.
#419 of 707 Fuel pump electrical problem
Sep 26, 2008 (2:16 pm)
My 98 Sportage stopped accelerating and died while on the road two days ago. Prior to that it had been shaking while stopped in traffic, less so when put in neutral (transmission is automatic). A friend found that there is no power to one of the fuel pump fuses and decreased power to the fuel pump itself. We tried replacing both of the relays but that did not help. We checked the other fuses near the relays (with the exception of the main) which we couldn't remove. They were getting power. The battery is adequately charged but on a previous occasion when I had the same shaking- when- stopped problem it resolved with a new battery and the car never just died. I am in no postion for an expensive repair. Any suggestions?
#420 of 707 Re: Chech Engine light [crazedcommuter]
Oct 12, 2008 (5:43 pm)
I own a 2000 sportage,maybe I'm just lucky,but it has 235,877 km on it and no major problems (yet)
check engine light is probly the computers for engine,and trany not communicating the conections are probly iether dirty or loose,it is also factery set to the oil change interval,1000 miles or 1400 km,it should rest on it's own,if not disconnect the negative battery cable then reconnect after about 15 seconds.
#421 of 707 2000 Kia Sportage Hesitating
Oct 12, 2008 (5:52 pm)
I have a 2000 Kia Sportage that has started hesitating and the check engine light flashes. I took it to autozone and they told me it was multiple misfirings. But no further explanation. Should I have gotten the code numbers from them or does anyone out there know what it could be? I live in IL and would like to get this fixed before it gets too cold. Thank guys!
#422 of 707 Re: 05 sportage drive train prob [tizzylizliz]
Oct 14, 2008 (12:36 pm)
Hi I have an Sportage 2005 Diesel, and a few months ago I heard a noise under de car only when I drive slow speeds, specially after I change the gears. I went to the dealer and they told me that is a noise from inside the engine an they have to open it to know more about it. But that means an overhaul in a almost new car.... Somebody has the same problem?
#423 of 707 Cam positon sensor
Oct 15, 2008 (10:11 pm)
I have a 2001 Kia sportage and my check engine light came on.... had it checked it was the cam position sensor....... I had that fixed, but car is still not working right. It is idling jerky and feels like it is going to die. I have code reader and it still says the cam sensor. Any one have any suggestions of what it could be.
#424 of 707 Re: 1996 Sportage 4x4 transmission issue [mattman88]
Oct 20, 2008 (5:00 am)
i have nearly the same exact problem. it used to just happen like you said although now it sometimes wont even up shift into those upper gears. i find myself at 4k rpm just trying to go 60 on the highway. if u fond anything out let me know.
i absolutely hate this car!
#425 of 707 Re: 1996 Sportage 4x4 transmission issue [mattman88]
Nov 04, 2008 (1:33 am)
I have just pick up a 1997 sportage can you tell me what web site you found the repiar manual on please
#426 of 707 Re: 1996 Sportage 4x4 transmission issue [beareagle]
Nov 04, 2008 (11:54 am)
The web site is www.kiatechinfo.com
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