CAR WONT START

  • Tiny
  • seanw70
  • 2003 Kia Rio
  • 90,000 miles

When key is turned dash lights do not light and starter does not operate.

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Monday, July 23rd, 2012 AT 10:06 PM

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  • saturntech9
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First thing I would do is make sure the battery cables are clean and tight. Also have the battery tested. Do you have a multimeter to do some testing?

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Monday, July 23rd, 2012 AT 10:39 PM
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  • seanw70
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Thanks saturntech9. Ihave a multimeter. All cables seem to be ok thought there might be a master fuse that might have blown.

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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 AT 10:39 AM
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  • saturntech9
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What does the battery voltage read at the battery when trying to start it?

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Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 AT 2:07 AM
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  • seanw70
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Hi saturntech9
A new battery cured the problem. Thanks for your help.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 1:29 PM
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Your welcome thats what were here for. Glad to hear it was a simple fix.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 7:23 PM

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