my altanater went out so I replaced it. went to drive home and heard a a noise and then the motor shut off.the belts were all ripped up so i replaced them and it now it wont start at all wont even turn over . checked the timing belt . it seems ok . it is as if the engine is locked up. doesnt make any sense to me cuz it drove fine befor this and drove fine right after i changed the alt . for about a mile any way .any one got a clue what it could be ? i tried to manually turn the motor over and it only rotates about an inch and stops
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2003 Kia Sedona Question: wont turn over
Answer #1Visitor, June 30, 2010, 20:39
More than likley the engine overheated, without belt there is no water circulation, temperature gauge may give false reading because of no flow.
You may also have warped Heads, Depends.