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Posts Tagged: starter motor

No start – KIA Sephia

KIA Sephia won’t start Kia has reported a no start problem with some 1998 Sephia models where the starter motor blows the 15-amp start fuse and leaves the owner with a no start condition. The no start problem has been traced to excessive resistance in the starter solenoid circuit caused by insufficient wire size of the starter solenoid wire. The small wire doesn’t allow enough current to energize the pull-in winding of the solenoid and if the user holds the key in the start position, the 15-amp fuse blows. The … Read More

Intermittent no crank no start – Ford

Fix a problem with an intermittent no crank no start on a Ford Ford has discovered a problem in its starting circuit that affects a wide range of cars and trucks. The problem results in an intermittent no-crank no start condition. The problem is an intermittent open circuit between the starter relay and the starter motor. To correct the problem, Ford has issued a new starter terminal pigtail kit (Part #6U2Z-14S411-NA). The installation instructions are included with the kit. 1997-2004 F-150 Heritage trucks 1997-2006 Ford Expeditions 1997-2007 Ford Crown Victoria … Read More


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