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08 Kia Sorento periodic start problem. turn key t ostart,

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08 Kia Sorento periodic start problem. turn key t ostart, nothing happens but dash board lights up as normally. Turn key numerous times , nothing. Try putting into gear shift into neutral, nothing, go to fuse /box, unplug relays and put back in, sometimes works or do several times eventual seems to work and will start. Have taking to Kia dealer, they say nothing wrong. This seems to occur periodically -- once a week or twice.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

Nothing to do with lights.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?

See my 1st message.explaining problem -starting problem.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Took to Kia dealer, they could not find a problem as it is periodic

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Kia
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Kia Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago
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Does this occur with the engine cold or hot?

Will you be able to do some electrical tests?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no, occurs sometimes when cold and hot. Sometimes after shut off.
E.G. after 5 months in Phx. on Mar 13, came home, went to garage. started right away. Took out about 9 -10 times. no problem .Yesterday took grandkids home about 30 miles away. driving home stopped at corner store. Got into SUV, turned key, dash lihgts light up as regular but nothing happens to crank starter. Tried sereval times and nothing. Then I went to "Fuse/relay box" , moved some relays on left side, still nothing, Jiggled some relays on right side, turned key and started.
Have done this in the past. In past some start problem, cranking over but won' fire as if not getting fuel. In Sept 10 , had it taken to Kia Dealer, they say can't find anything wrong. What is your phone # and I can call you using "SKYPE". a lot cheaper. Thanks
Not sure if can do electrical tests.
Kia Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

We are only allowed to communicate through the website. If you are not able to do testing I do not believe I can help you diagnose what is causing this issue.

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