Engine Mechanical problem
2004 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic
Engine shut off while on the highway and won't start. No warning/hesitation just shut off.
Starts for a second with starter fluid, I can hear the fuel pump run. Battery is fully charged, engine turns over just won't start. All belts are good, car has about 36,000miles. Can't find where to test fuel pressure, so I haven't done that yet. Several people have mentioned an " immobiliser system" but my impression is that those systems cut power to the fuel pump. I don't think this car has that anyways, we've only used " spare" keys that obviously aren't " chipped". Could it be the fuel pressure regulator? Could the fuel pump be bad or clogged even though it powers up? 2.0L apparently has a fuel pump/filter all in one
Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 AT 5:57 PM