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Pearl, i have a 2012 kia sportage, when i push the botton to

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hi pearl, i have a 2012 kia sportage, when i push the botton to start the car, the engine turns but won't start after a few tries it starts and runs perfect
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: battery is 1 year old
JA: When was your last tune up?
Customer: december 2015
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: changing battery, routine service and check for loose connections
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, usually when this happens it is due to a failing fuel pump, you will need to check fuel pressure the first time the ignition is cycled on and also when cranking and also use a noid light to verify injector pulse and a spark checker to check for spark. does this make sense? Lou P.