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Today while driving. The kia stopped running. The vehicle has oil, gas, and occassionally I have to add water to the radiator. All fans are there, When I try to start it, the car will whine. Kinda like a dead battery. But when I turn the key the radio comes on, only thing is all my stations are gone. Another thing is I changed the station and saved it, turned off the key and turned it on again. My station was gone. The Engine will not turn over, just whine.

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  • gaivncountry Nov 16, 2009

    When I turn the key, it whines. "does not crank" gives the impresion of a dead battery, but the battery is not dead

  • gaivncountry Nov 16, 2009

    When I turn the key, it whines. "does not crank" gives the impresion of a dead battery, but the battery is not dead



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Have you checked the timing belt?. I dont know what you mean when you say it wont turnover, just whines. It either DOES NOT CRANK, CRANKS, or it CRANKS BUT WONT RUN. Check the AUDIO fuse in the fuse box, it may have a yellow fuse holder around it.

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