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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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It will start sometimes run then it will die then it kicks

Customer Question

it will start sometimes run then it will die then it kicks back on starter and won't start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: new battery and connections are clean
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2003 kia sedona
JA: Are you fixing your Sedona yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: cam sensor and fuel pump after putting fuel pump in it started and ran about 5 min
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 28 days ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 28 days ago.

hey how are you

1- when it does not start at times, what are you missing, we need fuel & spark to start

2- is the fuel pump running now after replacement ? have you checked the fuel pump relay ?

3- have you check for fuel pressure when no start ?

4- check spark when no start

5- you mentioned changing the cam sensor ,how about the crank sensor

6- have you had it scanned and retrieved fault codes

7- is there any flashing security light on dash when you try to start and it want start

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 25 days ago.

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