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1997 Kia Sportage Question: Engine loses power sometimes when not warmed up, sometimes after traveling awhile

 

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ed gansberg, Carson City, NV, December 11, 2009, 14:15
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The engine needs to be warmed up or else it loses compression, as if it is in 2nd gear, & needs to be turned off, restarted & then it can go. Sometimes this can also happen while traveling for awhile, after letting off gas & then trying to accelerate again. Any thoughts on what this could be?

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    Visitor, October 29, 2010, 14:35

    check your coil and also plugs and wires

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