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2005 Kia Rio - sometimes won't start, but has a new battery

Sometimes when driving the lights, radio and a/c will turn off; car won't re-start and gives that 'clicking' sound of a dead battery. Jumpping it off will get it to start, but then the above happens again. AutoZone just keeps advising it's a bad battery or battery cell. Any ideas?

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I once had a chvy lumina car that had a similar problem. I ended up replacing the alternator that was not charging up the battery. The battery was replaced first and then the alternator. In addition, the electronic motherboard was replaced underneath the coil pack. I did all the work myself. No more electronic problems. If they did a diagnostic test on your car and it showed a bad battery then the battery should be tested by Autozone. Go to Oreilly's too for test.

Posted on Jan 20, 2018

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SOURCE: kia rio battery light is on when car is running!

You May Just Want To Start By Removing The Battery Terminals And Cleaning Them With A Wire Brush And Baking Soda. It Will Reset Your Dash Lights As Well. A Small Short Can Drain A Battery In A Night.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Kia Rio Won't Start Clicking Noise Battery is GOOD

Sounds like the starter.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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SOURCE: location of starter on 2001 kia rio

bottom rear of engine at bell housing of trans, u will need to jack the car up and put it on safety stands before starting work, also disconnect the battery, be3fore hand ake sure u have the radio code if one is required.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Kia Sportage: Issue with car starting

You may need a starter. My 99 Kia would get me places and would refuse to start. Someone hit the starter with a wrench and it started right up. I had to hit the starter to get my Kia to start until I replaced it.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Kia Rio Won't Start Clicking Noise Battery is GOOD

My 2004 Kia Rio just started losing compression and died on me. I tried starting it and it only clicks. I checked the battery cables and they are not corroded and very tight. Could it be the battery or the alternator not charging the battery? there is no water in the oil and it's not the water pump.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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