This vehicle was purchased from a family member and this is the second time it's done this. The first time they took car back and apparently put in New alternator and battery. This time vehicle stopped running while driving on why 17. The vehicle was towed and when the key is turned the lights and electric comes on but it won't start. How do I troubleshoot and find out what this could be.
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2004 Kia Optima Question: Car shuts off while driving. Won't turn over and start...
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (13242 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper December 09, 2013, 13:20Master
scan codes and post if any so we can adv
Replyzlubeck, December 09, 2013, 13:25Rookie
Don't have a scanner or way to get them
Answer #2G. T. Service Center (4142 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG December 09, 2013, 16:15Master
When you say lights, do you mean the starter doesn't turn the engine? or is the engine spinning and the engine won't run?
Replyzlubeck, December 09, 2013, 18:10Rookie
I mean started doesn't turn the engine but we are getting power
ReplyProfessorG, December 09, 2013, 18:13Master
What about the ground side. Check the engine ground from the battery cable and grounds to the body as well.