1998 Kia Sportage My Car Will Not start unless Gas Pedal is

Tiny
INSOMNIA
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  • 1998 KIA SPORTAGE
Engine Performance problem
1998 Kia Sportage 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 180k miles

My car will not start unless gas pedal is to the FLOOR, when its started, it will idle fine. But when given gas, The car will spudder and die. Then after it dies it will not start after a decent amount of time. HELP PLEASE! I AM A STUDENT WITH MY KIA BEING MY ONLY TRANSPORTATION :)
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Monday, October 25th, 2010 AT 1:30 PM

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Tiny
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Hi Insomnia,

Is the Check Engine Lamp indicating?

Get the fuel pressure and ignition sparks checked.

Click the " First things To Do " link to get an idea what to look for.
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Sunday, October 31st, 2010 AT 12:59 PM

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