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2005 Kia Carnival, was stiff to get into Reverse for a

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2005 Kia Carnival, was stiff to get into Reverse for a couple of days, today would not drive in gear, now will start but engine will not turn over. All lights, aircon etc are still working, so battery is fine.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: Where is the brake switch?
JA: What is the model of your '05 Kia?
Customer: Carnival
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Haven't tried anything yet as I didn't want to make anything worse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that is it.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are several things that will cause a no start condition. It will take some testing to determine exactly what is going on.

The first step in diagnosing the problem will be to use a scan tool or code reader to see if any fault codes are setting. Have you checked for codes?