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Hi Kiatech, The engine on...
Hi Kiatech, The engine on my 2008 kia sportage overheated to the point where the sensors on the were destroyed and 1 of the pistons had a 1" melt away at the top. After changing the engine, it won't start due to no spark at the plug. The coil pack checked ok. Its just not getting power. please help.
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Kia Mechanic: Matt, Engineer replied 4 months ago
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer

can you tell me if the crank sensor was moved over from the old engine ? as to get no spark then check that there's power to the coil pack using a meter. If there’s 12V at the pack but no spark then check the ECU power supply (fuse and relay) and also the connections to the crankshaft speed sensor.

the sensor may have to be replaced if everything else checks out

and also check the state of the cam sensor wiring / connection too

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