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2.4 kia optima 2003 problem engine would not excellerate

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2.4 kia optima 2003 problem engine would not excellerate would gradually gain speed took to my garage looked for fuel filter(must be in tank). found did not have spark at one of the coils. Do not think coils are bad flipped coils and had spark when on the right side no spark at 1 and 4.Car acts like it wants to start but will not,car will not start. Do not know why I do not have spark in 1 and 4 wiring looks good.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Eric replied 4 months ago.

HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

Possible causes are computer, wiring harness issue, or ignition failure sensor.

I need to know if the check engine light is on, and if so, has it been scanned for fault codes and what are they

I also need the last 8 of the vin to pull the schematics