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Kiatech, Kia Master Technician
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Experience:  30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained
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2001 kia sportage change fuel pump spark plugs wire set

Customer Question

2001 kia sportage change fuel pump spark plugs wire set changed fuel filter , still no power it drags and much more with ac. on
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: it fluctuates
JA: What is the model of your '01 Kia?
Customer: sportage ex
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I took it to Canadian tire and stil l the cant find the problem I cleaned the wire ground to engine I am working on it as I get time
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: i am con fused as i am suspecting on the timing belt what is your advice?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Chad ,Welcome To JustAnswer, I'm reviewing your question and I will be be posting a replay ASAP

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

is there a check engine light on ?

have you had a diagnostic scan and retrieved the fault codes ?

Do you have fuel pressure tester to check for fuel ? are you getting 50 psi on fuel pressure key on engine off ?

get some mass air flow cleaner and clean the mass airflow ?

Please let me know

Chad (aka-Jhook1398)

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i have already cleaned the mass airflow sensor change the throttle position sensor , engine light is on, changed th fuel pump gas tank is clean i have not checked th fuel pressure and the timing belt was changed last year and vehicle is 170000 kms
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what happen? are you still online
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

is there a way to borrow a fuel tester to check on fuel pressure ?

can you take timing cover off and check your timing marks ?