2001 Kia Rio wont start

Asked by Sep 20, 2012 at 10:44 AM about the 2001 Kia Rio

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 Kia Rio with 66,000 miles. Recently when I  try and start the car, its cranking up but it wont turn on. I have checked the battery, and the starter and they are fine. Please help!

4 Answers

110

Sounds like you have a fuel issue. Id start there

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
305

Did the car stall originally before it wouldn't start. Has the timing belt been changed?

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
95

spark plugs? check everything that is used in the starting process. having a brain fart and cant list everything now haha good luck

475

Could be a lot of things. Could be as simple as a fuel pump fuse or bad as a busted timing belt (they are known to do this). If your engine seem the crank faster then usual, I suggest you remove your valve/timing belt cover to see if your belt have snap. You notice it if your camshaft are not turning when cranking. Before, I suggest you check for a blown fuse or bad fuel/ignition relay. If you fix it, I suggest you replace your timing belt. Those engine are with interference so if the timing belt snap, you need a complete engine replacement $$$!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Rio

Looking for a Used Rio in your area?

CarGurus has 7,481 nationwide Rio listings starting at $1,750.

ZIP:

Search Kia Rio Questions

Kia Rio Experts

#1 abcdef8
abcdef8
Reputation 730
#2 flippinthemadstyles
flippinthemadstyles
Reputation 500
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Accent
187 Great Deals out of 12,506 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Corolla
783 Great Deals out of 73,832 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
656 Great Deals out of 88,604 listings starting at $995
Used Hyundai Elantra
577 Great Deals out of 52,575 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Focus
543 Great Deals out of 57,172 listings starting at $1,095
Used Kia Optima
461 Great Deals out of 30,006 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Yaris
104 Great Deals out of 4,833 listings starting at $2,400
Used Ford Fiesta
140 Great Deals out of 17,040 listings starting at $3,095
Used Toyota Camry
1,006 Great Deals out of 90,918 listings starting at $650

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Kia Rio For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 2,988 listings starting at $10,465
2016 Kia Rio For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 2,350 listings starting at $7,955
2015 Kia Rio For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 394 listings starting at $5,950
2014 Kia Rio For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 292 listings starting at $5,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.