Question about 2001 Kia Sportage
Drinving home the onther night, my kia just died on me. When this happened the engine started to lose power then seem to recoverer a couple of times, made a couple of bangs like the sound of a belt breaking and slapping around and then just died. the engine will turn over but will not fire up. I have noticed a loud eclectrical hum comeing from my rear coil pack when I turn the key in the start postion. I checked the fuel pump and it is pumping. could I have broken my timeing belt, and if so , what kind of damge could this have caused inside the engine
Yes your timing belt is broken it causes no valve damage or push rod they break at or just over 102000 miles easy fix dont take it to the dealer they tried to charge me 1400 dollars did my self in an hour and half using kias repair web site they walk you through the whole process
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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