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Forte EX 2.0 engine/computer problem.

My forte was running fine for the first thousand miles until I ran into a problem with my accelerator. I barely had to press on the accelerator to have the rpm get passed 3000 but while I was driving recently, I noticed that i needed to gas the accelerator all the way down in order for me to get to even 3000 rpm. It feels and sounds like the engine is being overworked but the car accelerates very slowly and there is a delay in response time. Before this problem the car ran perfectly fine. The car now just stays at 2000 rpm and doesnt go any higher unless i gas it all the way. But when i tried to drive it in tiptronic, i noticed that it drives normally but the problem only occurs when its on drive. Does anyone know of this problem? Any feedback would be of great help. Thank you.
All I can think of is that the mass air sensor is faulty. Have you popped open the airbox where the air filter is? Try seeing if anything is caught in it. Is the "check engine" light on?
Well, whatever the case may be take it to the dealer promptly.
 

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If you can't get it over 3000 rpm it's probably in "Limp Mode", get it to the dealer right away!

Limp Mode kicks in if the computer detects a major malfunction and restricts the rpm to 3000 but still lets you "Limp" the car in for service.
Shouldn't the check engine light be on if it is a computer or sensor problem? I have never heard of this problem b-4, and my Forte EX has only 1500 miles on it, and I have the 2.0 with the 4speed auto. (Hey, I got it new for $13,500 after rebates, fully loaded EX model).

So, if there is a defect or a problem that a lot of owners have had please post here on how you/they fixed it! Thanks and good luck!

-Max
 
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