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Immoblilser lights staying on so the engine will turn over but will not start?

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    yadayada Mar 25, 2011

    See the local Kia dealer, this requires special tols and skill to diagnose. This is not a "Do It Yourself"

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Sound like a deeper problem with the ECU. Your car cant start when the immobilizerlight is on because the key is not recoinized by the ECU. You will need to have you ECU immobilizer reprogrammed. It is probably possible to do this yourself with tools of ebay, but you will only save youself a 50 bucks or so. Take it to a workshop or a car locksmith. It will cost you about 100-200 bucks, but will save you a lot of work.

If you have a sparekey try starting the car with that. Try disconnecting the battery and leave it of overnight to reset the ECU.

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Try spare key if that doesnt work call teh tow truck and have it taken to a dealer ,sorry for short answer but this is all their is to advise

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