Kia Sportage: Starting System / Troubleshooting

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Starting System / Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Symptom
Suspect Area
Remedy
Engine will not crank
Battery charge low
Charge or replace battery
Battery cables loose, corroded or worn out
Repair or replace cables
Transaxle range switch
(Vehicle with automatic transaxle only)
Refer to AT group-automatic transaxle
Fuse blown
Replace fuse
Starter motor faulty
Replace
Ignition switch faulty
Replace
Engine cranks slowly
Battery charge low
Charge or replace battery
Battery cables loose, corroded or worn out
Repair or replace cables
Starter motor faulty
Replace
Starter keeps running
Starter motor faulty
Replace
Ignition switch
Replace
Starter spins but engine will not crank
Short in wiring
Repair or replace wiring
Pinion gear teeth broken or starter motor
Replace
Ring gear teeth broken
Replace fly wheel or torque converter

  
The battery must be in good condition and fully charged for this troubleshooting.

Description and operation
Description The starting system includes the battery, starter, solenoid switch, ignition switch, inhibitor switch (A/T), clutch pedal switch (M/T), ignition lock switch, connecti ...

Starter Specifications
Specification Starter Item Specification Rated voltage 12 V, 1.2 kW The number of pinion teeth ...

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