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  1. Ignition - how to wire the starter to the ignition?

    1G (1993 - 2002) Sportage
    Hi Guys, I bought a project Kia off of someone and the wiring is a mess. I need some help. Can anyone please explain to me how to wire the starter to the ignition? I’ve tried asking uncle Google but to no avail whatsoever. thanks in advance
  2. 06 Rio S, died on highway no engine light or codes, turns over no startup

    2G (2006 - 2011) Rio & Rio5
    Driving down the highway and died, only light was battery light. But, electrical system all seems ok, no engine light and no codes show up. Doesn’t seem to “fire” when crank over. Have had to replace a coil in recent past, but would they all go at once? Did smell a bit of gas trying to turn over...
  3. Immobilizer or Lock Cylinder Issue?

    3G (2006.5+) Magentis & Optima
    I've had a crazy issue with my 2010 Kia Optima LX today. It all started when I accidentally destroyed my only keyfob by running it over with a lawn mower. The car was unlocked at the time, and I drove it afterward using my only ignition key. However, I then managed to set off the car alarm by...