What causes a starter to engage in park?

maineyankee
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Asked by Sep 23, 2013 at 10:02 PM about the 2008 Kia Amanti Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2008 Kia Amanti has the starter engage in park as well when the key is placed in
accessory or when the car is shut off. Any idea's or is a exorcism in order?

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Ronc258
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Clean all the battery connection and make sure the battery it selfe is good a bat is only good for about 5 years these days. or starter may be messed up

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