2015 Kia Sedona won’t crank, but the battery is good

Have a 2015 Kia Sedona with 22000 miles. Will not crank, battery is good looks like the starter. Anyone else with this problem?

There have been many very recent threads dealing with the exact problem with many very good recommendation. Rather than regurgitating what was already covered, please try to search this forum. This problem is not unique to your Kia.

How do you know battery “is good”?

Assuming the battery has been tested and it’s okay, on some older Hyundais/Kias there’s a relay gizmo under the dash called an Intelligent Power Switch module. If it goes bad the result can be failure to crank. Dunno if your vehicle even has one but it might be something to check.

Turn the ignition switch on so the dash lights come on, step on the brake pedal and shift the transmission into neutral and then try starting the engine.

If the engine starts, there’s a problem with the park/neutral safety switch.


Thanks, I tested the battery, starter and checked all fuses and relays. Tried to start it in park and neutral. Having it towed to the dealer today. The warranty expired 2 months ago, but with only 22,000 highway miles I’m hoping they will still pay for repairs. Thanks for your help.

You can always hope but probably not. Warranties are in terms of XX months or XX,000 miles, whichever comes first.