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Just replaced spark plugs and ignition coil wire on 2000 kia sephia will turn over but wont start

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: i need to find where my spark plugs and my wires are on my engine

on top of the motor remove the plastic cover there they are

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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pull the wires off and take a spark plug socket with a extention and pull em out

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: 2000 kia sephia wont start. turning over, has

Broken timing belt?

Posted on May 12, 2011

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SOURCE: 2000 kia sephia starting problem

could be a grounding problem, first try a selinoid jump.

  • It could be the neutral safety switch. I would take it to Autozone, checker or other major parts retailer, they will check the battery, alternator, and starter motor. And they'll run a diaignostic check of your cars computer system. At no charge to you.

    If your lights don't dim when you get your clicking noise that is probably the thing to investigate first. Getting a jump sends extra ummph to the solenoid to overpower a poor connection. Your solenoid could be failing. The click is your solenoid getting power , but not enough to jump forward and engage the starter which in turn turns your flywheel.

    Remember it is either your fuel, compression, or electrical.

    I'm betting your solenoid is going out, since it starts when you jump start it.

    from a mother of 10

Posted on Apr 06, 2012

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It could be a lot of things but I would be very suspicious of the starter and flywheel. The fact that it will start with a push suggests that your codes are not the problem with starting. Your starter's bendix drive could be weak which means it will disengage before the car starts. The solenoid could be getting worn and not putting enough juice to keep the starter running. The flywheel could have a "flat" spot.
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