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Kia Rio Died suddenly while Driving - Now will not start -

Driving at a normal speed, 3/4 tank of gas, plenty of oil - Car died - Kia Rio - Had AAA come out and jump it but it would not start, looked at everything - no luck - Will not start at all. Had to tow it home

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Maybe your fuel pump stop working or a blown fuse for the fuel pump or ignition coil. First checked for blown fuses

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Timing belt

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I have a 2001 Rio 145,000. It started losing power (speed) taking off , then it just died, tried starting but would not turn motor, got it home and the starter was working but the car would not...


test for fuel from fuel pump check for spark from plugs check all fuses if not getting spark replace coil pack if not getting fuel replace fuel pump

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The battery is only use to start the car, once the car is moving the alternator takes over and charges the battery. I sounds like the alternator is bad. You take the alternator to Napa, Auto Zone or Advance auto part and have them check it for you.

Jul 02, 2009 | 2002 Kia Rio

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


Hi!
Hmm, sorry about your situation.
Two issues you have raised for help: 1) the probable causes of the sudden failure of the car; and 2) the loss of the owner's manual.

I have two links to two articles that specifically deal with these two issues, luckily!

Your car's sudden failure while driving is probably the malfunctioning of the connector of the electrical ignition system. See this diagnostic article:
http://yourhandymanzone.com/Your_Handyman_Zone_How_To_Pages_Vehicle_Car_Zone_Cars_Trucks_Vans_Engine_System_Engine_Abruptly_Quits_Periodically_While_Driving.htm

As to getting another copy of your car's owner's manual, review this article as to the possible sources for getting it:
http://yourhandymanzone.com/Your_Handyman_Zone_How_To_Pages_Vehicle_Car_Zone_Cars_Trucks_Vans_Owners_Manual.htm

These two links should help solve your issues.
Good luck!
Brad

Jun 01, 2009 | 2003 Kia Rio

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


Makes no sense. car would not die if a bolt fell out of the starter. It would die if the alternator was not charging and the battery went dead. Noise could be a belt has come off..You will have to give everything a good looking at and test a few things especially that the battery is fully charged. Any questions about what you find, I'm here!

Apr 05, 2009 | 2003 Kia Rio

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You probobly threw a timing belt wich in turn caused damage to the valves and piston heads. I just replaced my engine because of it.

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