My car engine sometimes does not start

Asked by Aug 02, 2017 at 03:58 PM about the 2009 Kia Spectra LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi,

I purchased this car a year before, and when I bought it, it still had this
problem. Sometimes it starts in one go and sometimes it takes about 15 to
20 or even more trials.
I recently got it checked by a mechanic, even he was confused and told me it
is weird battery and everything else looks ok. He said there might be some
immobilizer or computer problem in the car which he could not fix it, which I
did not get it exactly either.
On a side note what I observed is while I used the remote for opening the
doors the car engine did not start in 60% of the cases, but using manual key
door opening mostly works. I also figured out of the 2 car keys I have, one
key works better than the other. However I still face the problem frequently
(once in 2 days at least).
Any help would be much appreciated.

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