2001 Kia Spectra Q&A
2001 Kia Spectra Question: wont start
Drove my Kia on Saturday had no problems with it... parked it in my driveway and sunday afternoon I tried to start it and it just turned over... wont start... seems to be getting gas and has spark. Lights and everything are working but cant get it to start. What could this be??? Please help... so tired of car problems - brendamartin40
Have you tried to jump the car? If so, did it start? If it did, that points to needing a new battery. If not, that points to the starter or starter solenoid. - matte
If you are certain the starter is engaging and cranking the engine, you may have cold start problems due to something like one of the coolant temp sensors. Is it just the sound of cranking that is making you worry about the timing belt? You can do a compression test if you think the belt broke, and you have been cranking the engine since then. How many miles are on the car / current timing belt? Have any warning lights been on while you've been driving the car lately? matte is right though, many modern cars need a minimum voltage to energize the engine controls. The engine may crank but not start - Andy Y
have you checked the timing belt to see if it is broken? - Visitor
TIMING BELTS OFTEN BRAKE WHEN YOU SHUT THE ENGINE OFF.IF IT TURNS OVER FAST AND YOU HAVE SPARK AND FUELTHEN YOU HAVE A BAD TIMING BELT - Visitor
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