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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
Category: Hyundai
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Have a 2002 amica,64,000 starts and appears to run well,until

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Hi have a 2002 amica,64,000 starts and appears to run well,until you want to go up a hill and sometimes on the flat,it is definetly a "rolls cum hardly" just spent a lot of money,new clutch and replacement gearbox,new front discs,wishbones,wheel bearings,and new leads. We are not sure what to do next?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Hyundai
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Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hellocan you tell me what engine this is please?Petrol or Dieselwhen was it last serviced
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Amica is 1 litre petrol,not sure when last serviced as just bought and then started putting right what MOT required and new gearbox and clutch,has had new leads as weren't the best. Thanks,
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
hello this sounds like a lack of fuel and could be a lack of fuel pressure from the electrical pump at the tank. If the connectionsto the pump are corroded or damaged then the pump could stop at any time or could not be running at full speed. Check that its relay switches in and out and the relay contacts are clean and bright – replace the relay if in any doubt and do the same for the fuse,Ideally measurethe pressure at the injectors and if this is low check the pump as described and also consider changing the fuel filter as if this partially blocked this too will reduce pressure.