2003 Kia Optima car will not start

  • 2003 KIA OPTIMA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • 105,000 MILES
My car just up and died on me while I was driving it and now it will not start it will turn over but not start. I ask some about it and they said the start sensor is bad where is that exactly. They told me on the bell housing well I found it and I took the bolt out to remove it and there were some resentence to it. So please please help me. Thank you.
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Friday, December 26th, 2008 AT 7:17 PM

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Do below to determine if its fuel or spark problem then comeback

Get a starting fluid or ether and spray into the carb or the throttle body on an EFI. Did it start and die? If not disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors- Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it
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Saturday, December 27th, 2008 AT 6:35 AM

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