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03 sorento i start engine at good ldle but i put gas on

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03 sorento i start engine at good ldle but i put gas on padel engine die
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: yes same
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 03 kia sorento
JA: What year is your Kia?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i change 3 coil spark wire TPS plug
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: i chang fuel pump l think injector ?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Hi, welcome to just Answer. I’m Ron and I’ll be helping you today.
Before we get started though, Please understand that I don't know
your skill level or tools you have to assist us. Also understand that
I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so patience is
appreciated. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does NOT replace a
repair shop.
My goal is to make you happy and get a great rating in return for
my time. Sometimes I have to give you bad news that I know you
didn’t want to hear, so please don’t shoot the messenger.

A bad mass ir flow sensor can cause this as well as bad O2 sensors.These parts are not cheap, so it would be best to attach a scan tool and check for codes and DATA related to these components I mentioned. A weak fuel pump can also cause this,so checking the fuel pressure is in order as well. Please keep me posted.

Thanks, Ron

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