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Kiatech, Kia Master Technician
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Experience:  30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained
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Kia Rio will not turn over or start. Just replaced the

Customer Question

Kia Rio will not turn over or start. Just replaced the battery last night
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: No corrotion at all
JA: What year is your Rio?
Customer: 2011
JA: Are you fixing your Rio yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just the battery so far. When it wouldn't even turn over i thought it was that
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, not at this time
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 8 months ago.

Hello, do the dash lights come on when you turn the key on? Is it a manual or auto transmission?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the lights do come on. It is an automatic
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 8 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** thing you can do is swap the starter relay with another to see if it's bad. I'll post a picture below of which relay it is in the fuse box, swap it with the AC relay. let me know if the car then starts.