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Question Asked: fuel, fire,compression no start please help
December 01, 2014, 07:25 PM
sportage just died, sprayed starting fuield but no luck. checked all fueses under hood and inside all good. pulled fuel line off at filter and when cracking fuel shoots out. checked coils with meter and screw driver against block got spark.pull fuel pump and test with battery charger it kicked on. plug back in and laid in back seat turn key on but didn't come on tell I started to crank. checked timing belt and it spinning around. think its good cause it does not hasitat or spin fast.check injector at power hook up and good tested injector with ohems good. put crank senorand cam senor still wont start. so it got spark and fuel (even tried starting fueild) timing ok. don't know what else to try. used a tester and passed no errors. at wits end please help.
Question Asked: NEED HELP
February 16, 2011, 12:17 PM
PARKED CAR WEATHER GOT DOWN TO FREEZING NEXT DAY WOULDNT START.WAITED 3 WEEKS TIL IT WARMED UP.ITS GETTING FUEL AND FIRE BUT HAVE TO HOLD TO FLOOR JUST TO GET IT TO RUN,IT WONT REV UP RUNS FOR BOUT 15 SECS THEN DIES.TIMMING OK,NEW PLUGS,PLUGS WET WITH GAS AND GOT SPART.ITS AS IF IT ISNT GETTING ENOUGHT GAS.LOOSEN BOLT ON FUEL RAIL AND GAS GUSSED OUT.I KNOW ALL THE INJECTOR CCOULDNT HAVE WENT BAD ALL AT ONCE.STUMPED.NEED EXPERT ADVISE.
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Problem Reported: Fuel Tank Leak Due to Corrosion From Road Salt
May 27, 2010, 11:08 AM
<p>Vehicles driven in areas where roads are heavily salted in winter may experience corrosion of the fuel tank, which can result in a leak. Kia has extended the fuel tank warranty on the 1996-2002 models. Please check with you local Kia dealer for more information, the service bulletin number is 059</p>
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