problems starting Kia Spectra 2006....first start no matter what time of day is fine..once I turn it off I have prob starting it again.It turns over but doesnt catch.I turn off & retry it starts

Asked by Aug 04, 2016 at 06:31 PM about the 2006 Kia Spectra Spectra5 EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

starts fine first start, once I turn off & restart it turns over but doesn't catch. I turn off & restart immediately, it starts. Battery has been checked & posts cleaned..alt checks fine

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Have it read for codes, even if the check engine light is NOT on the computer will have stored information and codes. Discount auto stores will read codes for no fee. write them down. Check fuel pressure at the fuel rail how many PSI? Do this AFTER checking for codes

thanks will try that

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Please post what you find out.

18,550

Check for a clogged fuel filter.

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