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Kia Spectra: Kia spectra made a griinding noise in park and

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Kia spectra made a grinding noise in park and neutral....when i just put it in park it started smoking and a smell, very electrical in nature happened. I tried to restart and will not start. Lights and dashboard are  going in and out but engine will not turn over! HELP PLEASE!

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Kia
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Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 4 years ago.
Hi, my name is Tim, this sounds like a bad parking pawl in the trans, when its in park, does the vehicle still roll?