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Starting problems on a 2005 kia sportage

When i go to start my engine, the starter turns over, but it takes quite a few seconds before it runs, can you tell me what the problem could be?

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SOURCE: REPLACE STARTER IN 1999 KIA SPORTAGE?

at the right side of the vehicle under the battery there is the starter bolted by three screws you need to get under the vehicle to loose the screws use a 14mm socket and wrench to get the bolt loose it takes a bit of maneuvering to get it out of the tight space but it is possible and simply reverse to get the new one in remember to disconnect the battery and the lines to the starter before starting to work.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: 2004 Kia Sedona wont start but i can hear starter.

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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SOURCE: 99 kia sportage starter

if knocking on the starter makes it work everytime then it might need a shim installed between the starter and the block to hold it in a slightly different position to keep the drive gear from wedging into the flywheel

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Removal of starter for a 2000 Kia Sportage

YOU HAVE TO DO IT FROM THE BOTTOM THERE IS 1 12mm BOLT AND 1 NUT AND IT SHOULD COME OUT

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: i need to replace the starter on kia sportage and

go to www.kiatechinfo.com sign up it's free great place no one makes a repair manual for us, hope this helps

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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