Mechanics

KIA SORENTO ENGINE PROBLEM

2003 Kia Sorento

Engine Performance problem
2003 Kia Sorento 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 130000 miles

engine sometimes will not start go back later and it starts and runs fine. Lately though it quits while running down road and will not start. Acts as though timing is very advanced and kicking back on starter. Go back later and car starts and runs fine. So undependable one cannot drive it. Has recently had timing belt replaced along with necessary pulleys and tensioner. Wondering if powertrain module could cause this problem.
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Schirtzinger
January 22, 2009.




Has the check engine light come on? Have you checked for spark and fuel when it doesn't start? The kicking back does sound like timing. Have it checked for that too.

Let me know what you find.
Joe



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