While driving all of the dash lights come and head lights flicker. Car feels like it is losing power and speedometer sticks

Tiny
AJF1987
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  • 2007 KIA SPORTAGE
  • 2.0L
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 130,000 MILES
While driving all the dash lights come on (air bag, brakes, battery, all of them). When this happens the headlights flicker, the breaks act strange, the car feels like its losing power, and the speedometer sticks. This will last for a few minutes to thirty seconds and keeps happening while driving. The check engine light is on and says it is a vacuum leak. I am not sure if that could be the problem or not. I have had the battery and alternator tested at auto zone and they were good. I have no idea what the problem is. Can someone please help me diagnose this?
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Friday, October 14th, 2016 AT 9:49 AM

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Tiny
JIS001
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For this type of issue you will need to take it in to a shop. All the control modules need to be scanned for codes to get a better picture. From what you are describing it sounds like you might have a networking problem with one of the control modules or wiring harness.
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Friday, October 14th, 2016 AT 9:58 AM
Tiny
AJF1987
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I will take it into a shop. Thank you
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Friday, October 14th, 2016 AT 10:08 AM
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KEN
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Please let us know what you find so it will help others.

Best, Ken
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Sunday, October 16th, 2016 AT 11:23 AM

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