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2002 sonata 4 cylinder runs ok until u put a load on it like

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2002 sonata 4 cylinder runs ok until u put a load on it like put it in drive then it goes to down to 1500 rpm s .it will not pull a hill .no ck eng lights .its an automatic .fluit is goood.already changed both coils pack s wires ,an plugs.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: check engine light.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes . changed spark plugs, wires .both coil packs already.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: it has 200 thousand miles on it.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  Cary York replied 3 months ago.

Hi, I’m Cary and I’ll be helping you today.
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Do you feel an engine misfire? Or just a no power like your pulling a trailer behind you that's too heavy?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Not misfiring ! Just no power!
Expert:  Cary York replied 3 months ago.

I would suspect a clogged exhaust or fuel issue. Normally with a fuel issue (lack of fuel) you would get a misfire (lean condition). Do you hear a whistling or exhaust leak on acceleration?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  Cary York replied 3 months ago.

I would drop the exhaust pipe from the manifold and see if that corrects the lack of power.

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