2012 Kia Sportage Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Kia Sportage
- Is the smart key the problem or something else?
- Heat only works in panel mode. What could be the problem?
- The transmission (manual) makes a high whizling sound when driving
- I'm having hesitated accel. & slugishnes engine run, what's the possible cause?
- Why does car backfire, stall and jerk while in motion? Fuel pump's been changed
2012 Kia Sportage Questions
I have a 2012 Sportage EX 2.4L w/18,000 miles, and I replaced the air filter some 10,000 miles ago. It went running fine, but from some time its been running irregular and slugish specially if I drive it with a light pedal (low rpms); once I push down the pedal, it start accelerating with dificu...
This occurs frequently when car has covered a distance. Fuel pump, filter have been changed and injector serviced yet problem persists. Car slows/stalls and begins to jerk and backfire and then picks up after a minute or so.