1998 Kia Sportage Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Kia Sportage ProblemsFuel Tank Leak Due to Corrosion From Road Salt
Vehicles driven in areas where roads are heavily salted in winter may experience corrosion of the fuel tank, which can result in a leak. Kia has extended the fuel tank warranty on the 1996-2002 models. Please check with you local Kia dealer for more information, the service bulletin number is 059
Check Engine Light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the throttle position switch (TPS). Kia released an improved part which should correct this concern.
1998 Kia Sportage QuestionsWhy do I have to engage the hold button located on the shifter to start moving (1 answer)
from a dead stop? only to click it again @ around 5mph to power mode to continue and when cold trans wont shift into 3rd easily and now its slipping when I reach 45-55mph
I brought the car and was told that the Caterlatic Converter was colloged up I clean it out and it still miss firing.