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While driving it quits no power, go to start no sound wont start. tried manully feed gas will start then dies, check battery that is good, check all sensors, and fuses. last resort need to know where

Is there a diagram that can help me or specfic directions

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  • Tom Chichester Oct 26, 2012

    Did you check fuel pump pressure?

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The following are the general instructions on the start of diagnosing any electronically controlled engine or transmission problem.

The engine and the automatic transmission (transmission control is only for automatics, engine is still computer controlled no matter the transmission type) in this vehicle are computer controlled and in most cases when a fault occurs a fault code is stored in the memory of the computer control module. There are exception to this, such as the Mass Airflow Meter and fuel pressure problems. What must be done is to have all the basic testing done such as a scan of the system for fault codes as well as a check with a live data scanner tool for engine functions that are not within range of normal, a trained technician is required to know what is correct and what isn't, then based on careful diagnostics done from a factory repair manual the correct part is replaced or the wiring repaired or the computer replaced (known as the PCM), which is very rarely the problem. Other basic checks must be done as well such as mechanical problems with the engine as well as engine state of tune and mileage on the engine. The transmission can have mechanical issues as well such as no gear engagement at all or a failed pump or other pressure related problems. Also engine mechanical problems can and do cause many drive-ability related problem such as rough idle and other symptoms.

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SOURCE: 2002 Kia Sedona new battery & alternator car dies while driving

hey buddy the same that happeanto me, its your alternator dont make any one give you the run a around alternator for sure. i got my alternator from gb500 it cost about $160.00 after tax.

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no you just need to remove the timing belts and crank gear all can be done in car i am a kia master certified technician and have replaced a few of these on both v6 and 4 cyl

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SOURCE: 2003 Kia Rio, died while driving, and wouldn't start back up.

check gas filter replace it...that all u have to do....it did happend to me before

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