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Kiatech, Kia Master Technician
Category: Kia
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Experience:  30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained
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I have a 2012 kia forte with 150,000 klms with the driver's

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I have a 2012 kia forte with 150,000 klms with the driver's air bag deployed. It was driven for about a month after and when it was getting refueled it wouldn't start. It sat for over a year and when trying to start it it has fuel, spark and compression...150lbs in all 4 cylinders
JA: Just to clarify, how fast were you going and what did you hit?
Customer: It was driven into a ditch by my daughter's boyfriend. It is her car
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 2012 Forte Kia
JA: Are you fixing your Forte yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Put new plugs in it and flushed the fuel
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: My daughter said that it overheated by the guage and was allowed to cool then was driven another 100 klms with no problem until it was shut off for refueling
Submitted: 26 days ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Kavey replied 26 days ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.

Have you tried it with the air filter removed? By has fuel are you saying it has proper fuel pressure and injector pulse?

Customer: replied 26 days ago.
don't know
what should the pressure be
Expert:  Kavey replied 26 days ago.

Dont know. What IS the fuel pressure?