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Understanding the Kia Maintenance Reminder and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Kia Service Required light indicates when your car needs service.
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Kansas in 2012
Kansas sees a varied climate with all four seasons, which means drivers in the area choose a variety of vehicles. In years past, some of the front-runners have included the Ford...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Georgia in 2012
Georgia offers drivers a mild climate with very little snow, but rain is a major factor. Previous best-selling cars in the area, such as the Escape, Fusion and Camry, have shown...
Kia Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you have been shopping for a used Kia vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Kia Dealership Certified
Kia car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are Kia certified through an accredited Kia training school like Kia University.
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Just Retired
Here’s a cruel, hard fact – car manufacturers no longer target seniors. Instead, they devote their time and energy to appealing to the 18-45 demographic. Still, some features make certain cars...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Dog Owners
Dog owners are a special breed of drivers. When they shop for a used car they have a list of requirements that can be quite different from other drivers, which tends...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Teenagers
If you’ve decided that you’re ready to purchase a used car for your teenager, then you’re probably pretty picky about what you’re looking for. Likely affordability, safety, and fuel economy are high...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for First Time Car Owners
Owning your very first car is an exciting time in a person’s life. Likely you want to put a lot of thought and research into the process to ensure...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're in a Wheelchair
Being in a wheelchair means you have a very specific list of demands, and requests for your vehicle. The main focus is of course how you will get in and out...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If Safety is #1
Maybe you’re a parent buying the first car for your teenager, or perhaps you’re a new parent and the safety of your little one is of the utmost importance. Or perhaps you're...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Construction Worker
If you're a construction worker, you don’t have to worry about hauling a whole lot of supplies and materials to the site – that’s the boss’s problem. As long as it’s big enough to hold your tools (and...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re Over Six Feet Tall
While shorter than average drivers can have a tough time finding the right car, it’s equally hard for taller drivers, perhaps more so. If you’re feeling squished, or have to...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Mobile Housekeeper
If you are a mobile housekeeper, chances are that you are looking for a small, reliable used vehicle that offers good gas mileage and enough space to store your supplies. With that in mind,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Don’t Have Kids
Buying a used car is rarely a simple process, but if you don’t have kids, you have many more options than those who have to account for additional passengers. There are...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re Shorter Than Average
Vertically challenged? Hate getting behind the wheel and having to crane your neck to see? There’s nothing wrong with you, but there is something wrong with your car. It might be...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Personal Assistant
As a personal assistant, you have a lot of demands placed on your time. Often it’s important that you be able to get around town quickly, running a ton of errands,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Vet
The best car for a vet to own largely depends on the type of practice he or she has. Large animal vets are probably going to want something that delivers a fair...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Teacher
If you are a teacher, probably foremost on your mind is getting to school on time. You would also probably like a used car that is easy on gas and not terribly...
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2010 Kia Rondo: Which One Should I Buy?
There are two different classes of vehicle represented here: the 2WD SUV in the Santa Fe and the mid-size station wagon or crossover SUV in the Kia Rondo. The difference between these two classes may seem slight, but...

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I have a 2007 Kia spectra and it's been sitting for 2 months and my husband just went to started it wouldn't start
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that...
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Smoke from my rear left wheel.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a brake caliper that may be sticking or potentially an emergency parking brake that may have malfunctioned when you last used it. It is fairly common for parking brakes to seize or...
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Charging system
Hi There, it sounds like you may have a problem with your charging system maintaining your battery. You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the...
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2008 Kia Rond. Warning light for emissions system came on. Safe to drive? What do I do? Just passed inspection in January.
HI...If the check engine light, or an emissions warning light, is on, one or more diagnostic trouble codes have been set. The first thing to do, though, is make sure that your gas cap is on securely and that there...
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what needs to be removed to replace oil pan on a 2006 Kia Sedona?
If the defect is in the lower pan, you need only remove the lower engine cover. If the upper pan is damaged and has to be replaced, you'll need the Service Manual as removal of the upper pan is a...
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I have a 2011 6 cylinder Kia Sorento. Just changed all the spark plugs to achsah go. While driving today my car stopped accelerati
Slow acceleration has a variety of causes. Fuel injectors can become clogged over time as the tiny passages become clogged. When an injector is clogged it can degrade the performance of the vehicle and the car may accelerate slowly or...
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Fan clutch not engaging. System did not freeze up. Belts turning ok. No noise and no leaks
It is possible that you could just have a faulty fan clutch. Fan clutches opperate similarly to a thermostat in that they engage once a certain temperature has been reached. Perhaps there is some sort of internal disconnection within your...
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I have gray smoke coming out of my tailpipe but it's not heavy smoke and my car check engine light is orange​ my car shut off
You did not mention why the radiator was replaced but I think your engine was overheated causing the head gasket to go bad. This would cause the white smoke out of the tail pipe and an engine misfire and overheating...
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Oxygen sensor
Hi There, Your vehicle has a couple of oxygen sensors, one which is placed before the catalytic converter and one that is after the catalytic converter. The purpose of this is to test the oxygen content of the exhaust gases...
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Misfire
Other than the spark plugs and wires, components of the fuel system can also cause cylinders to misfire. A loss of compression on a particular cylinder can cause misfires as well. I would recommend having a certified professional run a...
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Where is the slave cylinder in 2011 Kia sportage
The 2011 Sportage has what is called a "concentric" slave cylinder. It's a tubular affair that fits around the input shaft of the transmission and cannot be removed without first removing the transmission. It's one of the really bad ideas...
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Why doesn't my transmission shift into second gear?
Hi there. A car that will not shift from low to a higher gear is caused either by a damaged shift solenoid, low transmission fluid or internal damage inside the transmission. It would be best to have a professional mechanic...
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Car stalling no check lights when stopped no codes pulled
Hi there. In all likelihood, what you are experiencing is caused by a fuel delivery or restriction issue. I wouldn't suspect that a transmission component would cause a car to stall like you've described. Since there are multiple components that...
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I have a Kia Optima 2016 and the code P200A came up what is it and is it serious?
Hi there. The code you listed is a Kia specific OBD-II trouble code that indicates an issue with the intake manifold, specifically 'bank one' of the intake manifold. Your engine on your Kia Optima is equipped with an intake manifold...
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Overheating with AC on?
Hi There, Overheating with the AC on is generally caused by a couple of possibilities. When the AC compressor is beginning to fail, this may incur an increased load on the motor as it works harder than usual to turn...
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P200A error code kia sorento 2012
The intake manifolds of most modern vehicles - yours included - are equipped with some sort of "variable" intake runners or manifold. Typically, there is one or multiple flaps that are solenoid and sensor controlled inside the intake manifold to...
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Intermittent Stalling
Hi there. When your car starts then dies, and you smell a lot of exhaust or burnt fuel, it is typically due to a problem with the mass air flow sensor or EGR valve. The mass air flow sensor records...
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There's This hose looking thing behind the rotor busted what might it be
Hi there. It is more than likely that the hose thing is a brake line connection from the caliper to the master cylinder. Regardless of what the actual part is called, if your brakes and power steering are not working,...
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Hi patrick my car stuck in park and it doesnt have the little button u push ?
Hi there. It's possible that the shifter itself is damaged or that the brake switch under the brake pedal is not working correctly which can cause this issue as well. There are other possible reasons for this to happen, so...
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Kia Optima 2004 v6 LX new engine old transmission no problems before with transmission now my transmission is shifting a high rpm
Hi There, This may be an issue related to the communication of the PCM and the TCM (Transmission control module). As you may know, the TCM relies on the PCM to transmit information related to RPM's, which the TCM then...

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