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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
95,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2001 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 182013

Sportage

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I turned the key off on my Kia this morning and the engine didn't cut off. I took the keys out and the power shut down ie. windows, radio, fan, but the engine continued to run. I could even drive without the keys in the ignition. I've had this happen a couple times before and I've noticed this only seems to happen after a good rain storm when I've driven through large puddles.

The only way I have found to get the engine to shut down is to disconnect the battery cables.

Does anyone have any idea what the problem might be?

- , Kirkwood, IL, USA

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