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2006 Kia Optima Question: Engine dies while driving. Sometimes I can pump the gas to restart.

 

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Mikel38506, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Cookeville, TN, April 21, 2013, 07:15
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I originally thought it was losing electrical power but that isn't the case. It will also occasionally miss while driving, but not die.

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    tdtoolbox April 21, 2013, 12:39
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    if no engine light on test fuel pressure

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    casper11 July 26, 2014, 17:22
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    cam position sensor connector, check you codes. the connector is front top right, it gets hot from the exhaust manifold, and is brittle. replace the connector with one from a junk yard. pig tail it in.

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