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car in garage car payment made lights on dash come on as usual but car wont start on a 2009 kia spectra
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Kia
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2/14/2016
Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago
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does it do anything click? crank?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no nothing works
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
now battery, the dash lights do come on windows work etc. radio ok headlights ok, car does have a gps gismo installed but I called the dealer and its not activated
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
if i have to I will take it out to get the car working but I dont know where it is
Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago

usually its under the drivers dash ...does the starter engage?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no the starter doesn't engage
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
hopefully we can get this fixed this is the only car I have and I must go to work obcviously not tonite
Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago

have you tried a jump start or charging the battery?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
have tried to jumpstart the battery but still nothing have done all of the usual car stuff that is needed to do
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
checked fuses etc.
Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago

have you tried it in neutral?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no I havent let me go try that
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
tried starting it in neutral but still nothing . only clicks like it does usually when I go try to start a car
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
sounds like the ignition kill switch is faulted and needs to be removed
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
ok so how do i do that?
i will accept all responsibility on this and will not hold you responsible in anyway
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
How much will it cost me to have you walk me thru this?
Kia Mechanic: Joe Prestia,
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Do you have power at both the orange wire and black cable on the starter with a helper holding the key in the crank position?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
i will check
Kia Mechanic: Joe Prestia,
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Standing by for further help!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
there's power i used a tester to get a reading and yes
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
there's I used a tester to ck and theres power
Kia Mechanic: Joe Prestia,
 replied 2 years ago

Next put a socket and large ratchet or breaker bar on the crank shaft pully bolt and see if you can turn the engine all the way around by hand.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
ok will be back
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
took a look at it seems i would have to cut thru the fender to get to the crank and what size in mm is the bolt?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
well?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
if I click on call me I will expect you to please help me get this car running
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
i'm getting desperate and concerned
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
thanks for you guys help I will call a mobile mechanic to help me
Kia Mechanic: Joe Prestia,
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I"m sorry but I'm not sure of the pully bolt right now and don't have an example in front of me. Basically we're here with our diagnosis. If you have power at both of those wires during crank, then either something mechanically is keeping your engine from turning. Possibly a locked up puller or pump, or a/c compressor. Or the more likely answer is that you have a bad starter.

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Kia Mechanic: Joe Prestia,
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If you can't find out how to get it to turn because of tool limitations I would take the starter to a local parts store and ask them to test it for you! Good luck!

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Kia Mechanic: Joe Prestia,
 replied 2 years ago

Just dropping by to see if you were able to make any progress on your no-start situation!

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