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brownjeff, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  17 years experience, ASE certified, dealership certified, Service Manager for 15 years,
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2001 hyundai santa fe: i drove it home..started fine..smooth..sluggish

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ihave a 2001 hyundai sante fe and two days ago i drove it home from work and it was working hour later i went to go to the store and it started fine but the idle was not smooth and she was very sluggish had no power at all...keep the gas pedal down and shell pick up speed very slowly....please tell me whats wrong with it...i cant spend anymore.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  brownjeff replied 8 years ago.

From you description you are not getting enough fuel.


Have you checked the fuel pressure?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
fuel pressure was not checked....can i get that done tomorrow and let you know...ill keep this site all open.
Expert:  brownjeff replied 8 years ago.
Sounds good talk to you later
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
hi guys..sorry it took so long ,had fuel pressure tested,turns out to be throttle position sensor,i manage a carquest store so ill get the part i need,thank you for your promptness,much appreciated,i will be using this site in the future,keep up the good work.
Expert:  brownjeff replied 8 years ago.

Glad you got it fixed!!


Let me know if I can be of any more help.