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1998 kia sportage making...

1998 kia sportage making buzzing noise, pulled the fuse to the starter and it quits, any ideas?

Mechanic's Assistant: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?

Nope, nothing

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am at work and my husband heard the noise and he pulled the fuse

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Nope, but Thank-you

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

when this buzzing is heard, is the key on or off?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
off
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

ok, does he know where the starter relay is?

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

nevermind it doesnt have one. please standby

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

is it the 40 amp ignition fuse that he is pulling?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
husband went home, its the first fuse in the box on the passenger side
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

ok

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
it is a 30 amp fuse
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

standby

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

under the hood?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
thats the one
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

so the vehicle does nothing when trying to start it?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
tries to turn over but it can't
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

so it cranks

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

tell him to pull the fuel pump relay to see if the buzzing goes away.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where is the fuel pump relay
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

standby

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
put the fuse back in and it is not buzzing, but i am assumming that it is probably a fuel pump problem
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

when the key is turned to the on position can you hear the fuel pump running for a few seconds?

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

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