2005 Kia Sportage Q&A
2005 Kia Sportage Question: Please Help!
My car recently started jerking when I take off from a stop. It's like I am patting the gas but I'm not. When it finally picks up and goes it runs just fine.It's almost got me ran over seneral times cause you never know when it's going to do it. Sometimes it does sometimes it don't......it's driving me crazy!!! - ajfan
Has the Check Engine Light come on? Kia have a Service Bulletin issued November 2007, #38. They had faulty Throttle Position Switches. Could be many things, bad ignition coil pack, bad spark plugs, erroneous sensor inputs to the engine management computer. I am afraid there isn't much more I could offer without driving the car and experiencing it first hand. Kia as a car manufacturer offer a lot of technical information for free on line at www.kiatechinfo.com - patrick mannion
Maybe you have sorted this problem now, would be interested to find out. Mine did the same, it turned out to be the fuel filter needed changing, got one for £15 direct from kia, genuine part. Hope you got it sorted. - deano00
sportage just died, sprayed starting fuield but no luck. checked all fueses under hood and inside all good. pulled fuel line off at filter and when cracking fuel shoots out. checked coils with mete...
and the low fuel lights on ? please help its my MOTHER INLAWS i checked all fueses
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 mod...
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 ...