Try getting a new Starter, however, since KIAs are a piece od S*** (I have one with the same problem, that nobody seems to know how to fix) Try getting in touch with adealer, even though it is going to be very expensive (~$500) as compared to a regular mechanic. Good luck, as I will need it too.
i would try the crankshaft position sensor. it is a frequent problem on Kia and would cause your symptoms. part cost is around $50 not including labor.
I had the same problem with my 2001 Sportage. I even replaced the crankshaft position Sensor ($72) which was a pain to get to. I finally took it to a shop and paid $85 for them to put on a computer. They told me the ECU was bad. The Electronic Control Unit... the brain box. Also the shop told me it was covered under warranty (under some federal recall thing). I called my local Kia dealer and they confirmed. The Kia dealer covered the ECU and towing! Now it runs perfect! Pay a few bucks to get it on a computer... and don't spend all your money replacing this & that.
Have u tryed puting in new spark plugs in that's what was wrong with my girlfriends car.
Dont' forget to check the simple things first. As with any other car, your starter can turn over the engine but if you don't have air, gas and spark your car will not work.
Before anything else, you need to rule out the basics.
My answer after a month of not starting: The Timing Key. Then it fired right up!
No. It will cause it to not start but it will still turn over.
we checked the fuel pump and its good???
A bad cam or crank sensor can cause a no start, but the engine will still crank or turn over.
engine have spark and fuel pressure and still will not start
Well there are many different things that can go wrong with and engine and make them bad or "fried" as you put it. A few vague examples are: -If the engine is seized up it will not start. -If it does start up but knocking then it needs to be taken to a mechanic. Driving a car that knocks will only cause further damage. -A car with a blown head gasket will start and run usually but will overheat and cause further damage such as warping of the heads. If a car doesn't start it doesn't necessarily mean that the engine is "fried". There are many possibilities for why an engine will not start. Look up "no start" situations for the car make and model. Hope this helps.
If the engine was severely overheated, yes that can cause engine failure.If the engine was severely overheated, yes that can cause engine failure.
since you have replaced the starter, the mostlikely cause is the flywheel. there are probably a few teeth missing on it. Try turning the engine manually a little and then start the engine. if it starts this is probably the case. if not the fly wheel may still be damaged.
First off you should not start the engine if the oil is low in the first place. Secondly, why not just top the oil off so you know it is not low and then see if it will start. If it still will not start then you know low of oil was not the cause.
Sure it will start with a blown head gasket. But, if you continue to run this engine with a blown head gasket you will destroy the engine.
your car should still start, regardless of the alarm It depends on the alarm, some can cause a no start.
Yes, but there may not be enough power to start the engine.
If a new car engine was installed and a vehicle still will not start, it might be that the computer needs to be reset. If other engine parts were reused on the new motor, like the starter, that should be checked too. Also check the battery and ignition switch.
some times it is the problem of altinator becoz it wont getspark to start the engine but if altinator is ok then you have to try the fuse points... may be they get loose, and if still its not working then search the nearest garaze my dear/..........
you are still pouring oil into it---stop!
You may have overheated the engine or seized it.
Check the engine, fuel, battery and if everything is ok with them and it still won't start it is best to get it looked at by a mechanic. Hope this has helped!
what year ? if it is say 2000 sportage with double overhead cam, possible real damage done, this IS an interference engine. In english, if timing belt breaks while engine is running severe damage can be done to valves, cams, pistons,etc. A $50.00 timing belt could easily cost you now $2500.00 to repair engine. If it just broke sitting still and NOT running, $ 458.00 to fix ,include water pump , it is driven by timing belt.
No, The pcm has to see a signal from the sensor
Sure but know that dirty air will be entering your engine and this will cause engine wear.
May cause engine stop. And if the aircraft is standing still with fire around it, the flames can enter the vent holes for the fuel tanks and cause explosion.
A couple things could be wrong...... first thing you always want to try is another key, (if you have one) then if the car starts and no error message you know you have a bad key. if you still have a no start and error message it might be the transponder coil located on the ignition switch. could also be a bad imobilizer. Question.....does the engine start and then die right away? Or does the engine not start at all? a bad transponder coil will usually cause the start then die complaint. good luck!
It sounds like its not getting fuel. Could be clogged fuel filter or bad fuel pump.
No. But if the problem still exists you could start or try to start the engine and see if the code comes back.
if changing the fuel filter, and it still stalls out. you have a problem with the fuel not getting to engine.
Still won't start? Does that mean it didn't start before you replaced the filter? Obviously it wasn't the filter. Get back to basics. Test for spark and fuel. A filter is almost never the cause of a no-start.