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Wife drove through an electrical fence now car ( 12 kia

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Wife drove through an electrical fence now car ( 12 kia optima) won't start, just clicks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

is the battery dead?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

whats clicking? the starter?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ya I think so
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

any other damage ? and you have tried a jump?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Driver side fender and tire blowout, yes tried jumping, same thing
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

is the motor seized? does it have oil in it?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Not sure, its full of oil
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

can you turn the motor over at the balancer?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Just tried, can't get leverage to turn it. Does the serpentine belt need to be off
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

no it should turn.... any undercarriage damage anything hitting the belt?

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