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ENGINE WONT TURN OVER

2004 KIA RIO, JUST OVER 100,000 MILES WAS RUNNING FINE, SETTING AT A STOP LIGHT ENGINE DIED. TRIED TO START SEVERAL TIMES. WONT FIRE. CHECK AIR FILTER SMELLS LIKE GETTING FUEL.
THOUGHT IT TO BE ELECTRICAL. SO CHANGED SPARK PLUGS,WIRES, ELECTRICAL COIL BANK. ENGINE TURNED OVER ONCE AND LOCKED? POSSIBLE BROKEN TIMING BELT (NEVER BEEN CHANGED SINCE NEW) ? VALVE UP AGAINST PISTON????

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    getting spark and fuel and will turn over but wont catch

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    will not start

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Sounds like the timing belt it has a interference engine so if the timing belt broke you could have bent rods and cracked pistons or worse. good luck

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Sounds like a bent push rod or bad starter

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