My car makes no sound when I try to start it and it won't start it's a 2002 Kia spectra

Asked by Aug 12, 2017 at 05:01 PM about the 2002 Kia Spectra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I try to start my 2002 Kia
spectra it don't make a sound or start

2 Answers

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Try to flash your lights. If they flash, it's not the battery. Then it might be your starter.

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If it appears to be the starter like Epic_Eggnog was talking about, one way to test is to tap the starter a few times with a wrench or a hammer. You don't need to tap it hard just gently. If it starts after that then you do need to replace the starter. The tapping may only work for a week or two before that does not even work so replace as soon as possible if that is the issue.

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