Mechanics

KIA OPTIMA ALTERNATOR PROBLEM

2001 Kia Optima

Electrical problem
2001 Kia Optima 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 77,000 miles

where is the ecm unit located and where to the wires go to on my alternator-
everytime I replace the alternator and start the car it frys the alternator-any ideal
thank you
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Rdmihalko
February 24, 2010.




Hi rdmihalko,

The ECM is located behind the lower center of dash (behind and under the radio).

Seems there is a shorting somewhere and you would need to check the wireharnesses.

KHLow2008
Feb 28, 2010.


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