Question about 2004 Kia Sedona
Probelm with '04 Kia Sedona-
- I turn the key to start van but can only hear starter revving. Engine doesn't turn on.
- Replaced battery because i thought i was a mechanic but didn't solve problem
- Placed original battery back in.
- Tried turning engine on again. Heard starter revving and engine starting to turn. I stepped on gas and the engine started.
- Engine sounded as if it was making a higher revving noise than normal.
Do you know what's wrong?
If the starter is revving very slowly it is the battery, charge battery. if not, It can be three things happing. 1 no spark 2 no fuel 3 no crank signal or the car computer is bad- you will need to unplug one of the spark wires and remove the spark plug and put the spark plug in the spark plug wire boot, and touch the spark plug on any metal on the car and have some start the car. donot touch the spark plug itself and see if there is a spark. if spark is bright, then it is not spark plug and wires but if no or spark is not bright, check the spark plug wires by applying a little bit of water on the spark plug wire and take a 12v test light, connect the clap to ground and and have some one to crank the vehicle, touch allover the spark plug wires with the tip of the test light, if you see spark, replace the wires and change the plugs.. they are not good. if spark is present, check for fuel by removing any one of the spark plugs and see if it is wet. if wet fuel pump is ok but if not go look for the fuel pump fuse and relay. is fuse blown, replace, check the relay resistor with a volt meter. it should be around 40 to 80 ohm. if everything is good from this point check the fuel pump itself by disconnecting the connector to the pump and apply 12v and ground using jumper wires or some wires to the fuel pump if you donot hear the pump,replace pump. if you, the crank signal or computer may be the problem
Posted on Jan 02, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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