Exception in rendering!

Message: window is not defined

ReferenceError: window is not defined
    at new c (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:136:3912)
    at m.mountComponent (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:47:15602)
    at /tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:49:31860
    at a.r.perform (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:47:12503)
    at Object.a [as renderToString] (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:49:31821)
    at r (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:50:21164)
    at Object.S.ReactOnRails.serverRenderReactComponent (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:32:6073)
    at eval (eval at <anonymous> (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:173:8), <anonymous>:10:23)
    at eval (eval at <anonymous> (/tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:173:8), <anonymous>:17:3)
    at /tmp/execjs20161208-80463-14958t6js:173:8

Q: Random crank but no start on a 2008 Kia Sorento

asked by on

2008 Kia Sorento 80,000 miles on it. Randomly, it has a crank no start problem. Otherwise it runs fine. The car also has a remote start.

A: The on-board capabilities of your Kia are p...

The on-board capabilities of your Kia are pretty high. When problems occur, the computer often memorizes them. A lot of times, it will turn the engine on and have the Check Engine Light on and give you a code that way. But if it had stuff like a bad mode six or bad live data, and bad recorded data, a good mechanic will be able to analyze that. I'd start there if I were you because if it happens intermittently, it is something that you are going to need a computer to help figure the issue out. Otherwise, you are going to give it to somebody and say "drive it and find out what's wrong," and this could take weeks, so you are going to pay them a lot of money. Find a professional mechanic to analyze that information and diagnose your starting issue first. That would be the best thing to do so that you don't end up replacing any parts that are not faulty.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: It cranks but won't stay crunk - 2005 Kia Sorento

I am working on this

Q: Pickup is running rough, jerking, stalling, and not idling over 3000 rpms

Hey there. This sounds like an air/fuel delivery problem which may be a result of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. This may also be a result of a failing O2 sensor which may also cause an incorrect...

Q: Can't use phone and media jack won't handle signals

Your 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 may be involved in one or more vehicle recalls pertaining to this issue. These recalls are very recent and you should get in touch with the local dealer to check for any outstanding recall and have...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...