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I have a 2012 optima sx will not start all lights and horn

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i have a 2012 optima sx will not start all lights and horn seem to work but when i press the start button it clicks like the battery is dead, my wife said about a week ago she was driving home and all of a sudden the rear camera came on but did not effect driving the car
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  fix it man replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is Bobby. Thank you for the question. It sounds like a voltage issue. If the battery is low enough it can power these other systems, but not allow the engine to crank. This may simply be because of a bad battery, or the alternator might be failing also. I would have both of these load tested first to see if they are failing.