Hi aim new and my kia rio 2003 stsrts wen cold for about 30 to 45 seconds and the dies, if you crank it it starts again for some seconds but it will die again ,it hevas feul pre.but stops the pulses.


Asked by locohonda Jul 07, 2013 at 08:01 PM about the 2003 Kia Rio Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my kia rio 2003 starst and runs for about 30 to 45 seconds and dies, every time I cranck it it will start but after a couple seconds dies, it maintains 50 pds of feul pressure but when dies wat happens is that hi stops pulsing on the injectors.

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Have you kept up on the maintenance according to the manufacturer's recommended schedule? have you checked the fuel filter? let's start there

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Hi thanks for your time when I gat the car it had over heated and the engine was bad, so I made it new, plus take the fuel cell out cleaned it and replace the fuel filter, as I stated the fuel pressure is ok what happens is it stops pulsing the injectors for some reason.


"I made it new"did you rebuild the engine, or put another engine in? did you put a new fuel pump in? "Fuel cell" do you mean gas tank?

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David Hambleton

Have the sensors checked, especially the Crank Angle Sensor.

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