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2007 Kia Sorento Question: i was driving and all the lights flashed and the kia stopped dead no poweR??????

 

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batcorp, 3.8L V6, La Jara, CO, August 05, 2013, 18:53
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won't stay started and has to be charged to start don't know what the heck called dealership and they were worthless told me to tow it in...50 miles to dealership... never had problem now won't start or nothing so disgusted..only 5 1'2 years old and less than 40,0000 miles...dealership won't help resolve this problem

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    pushrod August 06, 2013, 02:03
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    Possible drive belt system or alternator problem. After charging and starting, what lights are on in dash?

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    batcorp, August 06, 2013, 19:15
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    all lights on dash flash and it dies out, battery if fully charged and no loose wiring so i was thinking alternator myself...how hard is it to remove

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    pushrod, August 06, 2013, 19:45
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    IT NEEDS TO BE TESTED FIRST! DO YOU HAVE A VOLT METER? WHAT IS YOUR SKILL LEVEL?

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    goodguy August 06, 2013, 04:07
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    sounds like alternator is shot or you have a bad battery have the charging system checked and the battery load tested

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    batcorp, August 06, 2013, 19:16
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    battery is new just replaced it in May of this year

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13199 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 06, 2013, 06:05
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    agree with goodguy

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