There may be something wrong with the starter. All the dashboard lights went on. While driving 60 mph, the rpms increased rapidly without warning. I got in my car to leave work, and it would not start. Someone is in bed with Kia.
Pretty ratty car, painted matte black and first gear is top right That being said, tons of character and fun to work on. Below, we discuss different situations where you turn the key and hear either nothing or something other than the engine turning over. Even with decent maintenance, the different system components get a lot of wear during their service life and are bound to start having problems eventually. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start on several occasions without warning. Does Kia have an image problem? I thought it was odd. My husband ended up calling and after 2 hours of transfers he finally was told that they won't process it until the vehicle is resold? Each of those companies created a new brand for its upscale vehicles. This may lead to frustration and a waste of time and money.
Use a multimeter to check the starter circuit. The failures recurred multiple times. Everything was the same, I noticedi when dashboard lights on,I don't have. This vehicle has been one of the best vehicles I've ever owned, and I've owned a lot of cars. I had it at a shop thinking it was the fuel pump but they found that it wasn't getting compression in the cylinders. If you suspect the starter motor, take it to an auto parts store for testing. I stopped but it couldn't start.
This happens on consecutive days and then may skip several days before another occurrence. If the starter motor doesn't sound like it used to, probably you have a faulty starter. I used jump leads to start it started straight away I drove to kwik fit brought a new battery because needed to get home. In addition, the remote push to start stopped working and the vehicle would not start. Every now and then I get in the car put key into ignition and it won't turn over. The dealer got it started and now is saying there isn't nothing wrong. The Rio has also been recalled because of specific problems affecting the vehicle's safety systems.
A car paint expert even explained how the paint process was done incorrectly. Headlights are nice and bright then go to turn the key all I hear Is like a growl no cranking. This pulley rotates the drive or serpentine belt to run the alternator, steering pump and other components. Why is this happening and what is it? Hope this helps someone not to make same mistake as i did. GoMama answered about a year ago I'm having this same problem in my 2012 Kia Soul.
The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Many different engine problems have been noted, including engines that are difficult to start or stall intermittently, broken timing belts and rough idling. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. If you removed the starter motor for inspection, this is a good chance to check the flywheel as well. After five attempts, she was able to start the vehicle. Intermittently will not start, lights come on , navigation screen has a message about battery drain.
When this happens, you'll hear a grinding noise as you try to fire up the engine, since the ring gear on the flywheel and the pinion gear on the starter clash, unable to mesh properly. Each time I turn the key, there is one click. Consult the vehicle repair manual for your particular car make and model. Most often, it creates more problems. Kia has lost my business and I will be telling everyone to stay from any Kia product.
Are we dealing with a starter issue? And repeatedly turning the ignition key, hoping that eventually the engine will fire up when it refuses to start, doesn't always help. If you google it you will get so many pages on this issue with kia Soul, all years. I think they know it has a problem but they try to act like potato heads when trying to find the problem. Really liked the car but don't want to be stranded at a rest area on the highway. Within this scope I've also fired my car right up and experienced a high idle. An auto parts store might bench test it for you.