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She wont start when hot. cold start is perfect, battery

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she wont start when hot...
she wont start when hot. cold start is perfect
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: battery connections are fine. battery is charged
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: sportage 2006
JA: Are you fixing your Sportage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i have recently replaced the turn signal relay and all lights. This is a new problem. havent tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
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UK Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Hi Im David, thank you for visiting the site. have you had the computer scanned for codes yet?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
no. not sure what you mean
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i was thinking that it might be the power relay as relays seem to be failing in the vehicle
UK Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

you can take it to autozone and they will scan the cars computer for free and tell you the fault codes. then you can tell me what they are and we will get rolling on fixing your car

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UK Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

checking in to see how its going

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UK Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many things that will cause a no start condition, especially depending on what it's actually doing. If the starter doesn't engage then the starter would be the most likely cause but it could also be an ignition switch issue, transmission range sensor, the engine controller itself, starter relay, wiring; it will take some testing at the time the problem is happening to determine what is going on.

What happens when trying to start the engine?

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