Kia Rio 2003 not starting

Asked by May 18, 2019 at 04:14 PM about the 2003 Kia Rio

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Kia Rio has a problem every so often I go
out in the morning to start the car and it will
crank but not start. Usually happens after it
rains and then gets warm out or is extremely
cold then warms up in the mornings. We
recently had this happen and it wouldn’t start
for 15 min left hood up sprayed carb and
choke spray on the box where the air filter is
and then came out 20 min later after leaving
it alone and boom started right up but have
to keep foot on accelerator till temp gauge is
warmed up or it will die out, once it’s warmed
up and you drive for a while you can shut it
off and turn it back on for a week or so with
no problems. Anyone have an idea what it
could be? Also when trying to start it when it
cranks the engine shakes very hard.

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