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Jim, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  California smog licensed, ASE ceritied in L1, A6, A8 for over 30 years professionally
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I have a 2005 kia sportage that is arcing fire on the back

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I have a 2005 kia sportage that is arcing fire on the back side of the motor making a sound like two wires are touching
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: no
JA: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing really cant pin point the problem
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Jim replied 8 months ago.

What you are hearing is a spark plug wire arching to ground. The wires will need to be replaced.

Expert:  Jim replied 8 months ago.

Just following up to see if you still need assistance, if not please accept my answer and give me a 5 star rating.