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Jul 15, 2009 (2:00 pm)
hi their, i own a 1999 kia sportage. it had been running verry well but then it started having a misfire. i thought it was something simple like a plug or plug lead so changed them both. no joy. then it was suggested i change the coil packs so i changed them both. again no joy. then it was suggested that i should may have a vaccume pipe problem, so they were all checked and were fine. after that i was recomended that i may have a leak at the inlet manifold, so this has also been checked. it only has 99 thousand miles on the clock.
now the vehicle starts first turn of the key, does not over heat and when it is started, runs fine on all cylinders for about 20-30seconds and then the misfire starts.
i really don't want to scrap this vehicle but i'm slowly thinking that may be the only option left, CAN YOU HELP ME.
#577 of 720 Pressure break in the windshield
Jul 21, 2009 (6:47 am)
I have a 2008 KIA Sportage EX--I had gone out for lunch everything was fine went back 2 hrs later and the front windshield was completely broken from bottom to top. My car was sitting against a wall and nothing could have hit it and I had it checked by a glass expert they said it was a pressure break not an impact break. Has anybody else had this problem? I took it to the dealer and they was going to replace it but then decided not to so I have to meet with the KIA rep next week.
#578 of 720 Re: Cam positon sensor [cowboy97]
Jul 21, 2009 (1:43 pm)
The pre cat is located with the manifold.
#579 of 720 Kia Sportage 1999- Poor acceration
Jul 21, 2009 (2:07 pm)
I am working on a 99 kia sportage. it has poor acceration. Has anyone came across the same Problem? Presently has no codes.
#580 of 720 Re: 2000 Kia Sportage Stalling [keyop]
Jul 21, 2009 (2:23 pm)
Hello I read what problems you were having and want to see if you had resolved that issue? I am having the same issue with my 1999. can't figure it out. if possible can you let me know. very much in need of HELP.
#581 of 720 Kia sportage 1998 4x4
Jul 28, 2009 (3:26 pm)
I have a 1998 Kia Sporage and it been stalling when I come to a stop or in traffic.I had this problem when it warms up.Sometimes runs good but must of the time run whith the problem I just mention.I'm a veteran without job. Please help me.
#582 of 720 Re: Kia sportage 1998 4x4 [nelsonl]
Jul 28, 2009 (3:41 pm)
i JUST FINISHED REPAIRING MY 99 KIA SPORTAGE AND IT WAS DOING THE SAME THING. WHAT MY KIA TURN OUT TO BE. IT JUMPED TIME. BUT THE BOTTOM TIMING MARK. IS AT 11 O'CLOCK POSITION. INSTEAD OF 12 O CLOCK POSITION. HOPE THIS INFORATION HELPS
#583 of 720 Re: Kia sportage 1998 4x4 [nelsonl]
Jul 28, 2009 (9:20 pm)
had the same probs and after changin out tons of part, i finally figured out it was the Fuel Pump. If not then change the ingnition coils. there's 2 of them and both should be changed at the same time.
#584 of 720 Re: 2001 Kia Sportage - a/c vents [lmp4]
Aug 05, 2009 (8:54 am)
Where are the cables located? I've taken apart the dash and haven't found them. The only thing connected to the control knob is the electrical plug harness and wires.
#585 of 720 Re: kia sportage [royster2]
Aug 05, 2009 (6:05 pm)
After changing out tons of parts, it was my fuel pump that was the problem. Well it ran great for about a week, then it started missing and stalling out. I changed both ignition coils and wires and it ran fine for about a week, then it started idling rough and dying. Now its hard to start and when it does idle, it sounds like its running on 3 cylinders. It says it's misfiring on the diagnostic machine, but have no idea what the problem is. I'm thinking maybe the timing got off or its some electrical problem. I have spent lots of money on this car and cant get it to run for more than a week before it breaks down. This car shoulda had tons of recalls for all the problems it has. Kia sportages are LEMONS!