MY 02 KIA SEDONA STARTS UP AND RUNS FINE FOR 20 MINUTES THEN SHUTS OFF THEN AFTER ABOUT 10 MINUTES STARTS BACK UP THEN SHUTS BACK DOWN AFTER DRIVING FOR LITTLE WHILE AND KEEPS REPEATING THE SAME.WHAT...
Sounds like the same problem I have been having with my 2002
Sedona for the past 6 or 8 months. It would run OK for several days,
weeks, or months, then just quit. If I let it set for 10 to 20 minutes, it
would restart and run fine for at least the rest of that day. About 2
weeks ago, I was fortunate that it happened when someone was
with me, so I was able to determine that it was not getting any spark.
Since then the problem has gotten worse and more frequent - it was
happening almost every day and would take over 1/2 an hour before it
would start again. This morning was the last straw. I drove for about 4
miles and it quit. Took 1 hour and 10 minutes before it would restart.
Drove another 2 miles and did it again. This time it took 1 hour 35
minutes before restart. After 1 more mile, it quit again. Took 2 hours,
this time. Made it another mile and BAM! - did it again. My bro towed
me home. I determined that it is most likely NOT the crankshaft
position sensor, because 99% of the time they either work, or they
don't. Very rarely does it cause in intermittant problem. The most
likely suspect is the engine computer. That was always a likely
culpret when I worked on GM cars. Today I installed a $50 junk yard
engine control computer.
I am crossing my fingers!
I will know on Thursday, as I have a 50 mile trip to make.
I will post again on Thursday, to let you all know.
Feb 06, 2012 |
2002 Kia Sedona