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#319 of 720 help!2001 sportage ex 4wd
Mar 25, 2008 (7:52 am)
I NEED SOME WIRE DIAGRAMS READ #311. WHEN IT FIRST HAPPEND RADIOCLOCK WERE FLICKERNG I WOULD MESS WITH THE WIRING ON THE COMP. AND I COULD GET IT TO WORK THEN IT WOULD START I WOULD PUT IT IN GEAR AND IT WOULD STALL AND IT WOULD START MESSING UP AGAIN PLAY SOME MORE AND IT WOULD DO IT AGAIN NOW ALL IT DOSE IS TURN OVER NO CHANCE WITH WIRING THE TRUCK WILL NOT START PLEASE HELP I FOUND THE WIRE DIAGRAMS LAST YEAR BUT I CANT FIND THEM ANY MORE PLEASE LEAVE LINK IF HAVE ANY INFO. I KNOW THIS IS A HUDGE DEAL KIA SHOPS ARE NO HELP I OWN A LOT OF CARS FORDSCHEVYS IF YOU NEED HELP THERE MECHANICS THEY WILL HELP YOU TRY TO FIX IT KIA WONT HELP AT ALL IN FACT I DON'T THINK THEY EVEN KNOW WHAT THERE DOING YOU CALL ALL THEY SAY IS YOU'LL HAVE TO BRING IT IN I'M NOT PAYING FOR THERE GUESSES I'VE HAD A MISS SINCE DAY 1 I HAD IT IN AT LEAST 5 TIMES IT WAS EXCUSE AFTER EXCUSE I HAVE RE PLACED MY PLUGSWIRES 3 TIMES (I CAN TEAR DOWN THE MOTOR FASTER THAN ANYONE AND THATS SLEEPING NO JOKE) IN SHORT I LIKED MY SPORTAGE BUT IF YOU WANT GOOD SERVICE BUY A FORD OR CHEVY NOT FOREIGN POS! NO BODY KNOWS HOW TO FIX THEM NOT EVEN KIA I KNOW I'M RITE BECOUSE I'V READ 3 DIFRENT FORUMS AND EVERY BODY SEEMS TO HAVE TROUBLE GETTING REPAIRS OR ANSWERS THERE HAS TO BE A REASON THEY WONT SELL REPAIR MANUALS I THINK THATS CRAP!!!!!! WHAT ARE THEY HIDING OR IT'S ALL ABOUT MONEY NOT CUST. SERVICE NO MATTER WHAT U DO YOU CANT GET ANY ANSWERS.I HOPE SOME ONE CAN HELP ME.
#320 of 720 Re: help!2001 sportage ex 4wd [jasinski]
Mar 25, 2008 (11:57 am)
register at www.kiatechinfo.com
however remote start/keyless entry/immobilizer are not detailed.
and please release the caps lock: very hard to read.
Mar 25, 2008 (2:45 pm)
the truck don't have remote start or keyless entry. i'm not having ant luck with that site but i will try again. i'm kinda thinking i'ts a ground. i thought it could be the key but the windows would not work i should tell ya i replaced the comp. twice no change. sorry about caps lock i wanted it bold. can you help me with a link? thanks for your fast responce!
Mar 25, 2008 (6:22 pm)
thanks for making me try kiatech it again i got in i found what i was looking for these wire diagrams are way better than the other ones. now i got work to do SWEET!!!
#323 of 720 Battery drained by fuel pump
Apr 01, 2008 (6:55 pm)
I have a 2002 Kia Sportage that a new battery will go dead in 24 hours. If I remove the FUEL PUMP RELAY or take the INJ FUSE out, then the battery will stay up to normal power. Any ideas? Thanks, Joe
#324 of 720 Re: Battery drained by fuel pump [romadoor]
Apr 02, 2008 (4:32 am)
The fuel pump relay normal operation needs 2 conditions:
it takes +12V from the Main relay....so this relay would have to be ON in the first place. Then the f.p. relay coil takes it ground side from the computer...so it would mean something weird on that side too....both at same time a very low probability.
The INJ fuse in fact cuts 12V to a lot of things, including the feed to the fuel pump relay power contact, which is then HOT at all times.
My guess is the fuel pump relay is stuck..power contacts are welded.
YOu could test that by removing the relay and testing the relay with an ohm meter or with a continuity tester between contacts 1 and 5. They are probably shorted.
Change the f.p. relay. (a frequent culprit).
#325 of 720 Re: Speed sensor [lmp4]
Apr 02, 2008 (7:51 am)
Thank you very much for your reply! I am very grateful for the pictures and they are very helpful. I will be trying to change it on a 2000 Sportage 2wd, automatic.
Thank you again, and be well...
#326 of 720 Re: Battery drained by fuel pump [lmp4]
Apr 02, 2008 (7:01 pm)
The computer, Fuel pump relay and MAP sensor have all been replaced, still does it. There is a ground output to the relay from computer with key off. Some one or the factory put a jumper across the relay output to the coil which makes the relay latch on, is this factory or someones bandaid? I remove it and the car will not start.
#327 of 720 Re: Battery drained by fuel pump [romadoor]
Apr 03, 2008 (3:49 am)
... There is a ground output to the relay from computer with key off.
YOu mean the ground side of the fuel pump relay coil is grounded permanently ?
Some one or the factory put a jumper across the relay output to the coil I remove IT and the car will not start.
WHich relay? We are still talking the F.P. relay? " IT" means the jumper of the relay?
THis is not clear....don't understand.
Anyway, this looks like patchwork....
Check action of the MAIN relay first when you turn KEY ON.
Follow the diagram for testing where and when +12V and ground are applied to relay coils.
When you describe your tests, mention relay name, diagram pin numbers and wire color to report your findings.
#328 of 720 Fuel Filter Question for a 2002 Kia Sportage 4x4
Apr 05, 2008 (4:46 am)
I was wondering if anyone can tell me where the fuel filter is located on a 2002 KIA Sportage 4x4? I can't seem to find a diagram anywhere, and it isn't listed in my book. Any help you can provide is GREATLY appreciated. I see you can purchase a fuel filter, I just need to know where to put it!