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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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Can I give my Vin number and u tell me what engines I can swap out with my vehicle
Hi There, You will need to check with your local Kia dealer to determine what motor may be used to replace your motor. They will be able to use your VIN to determine exactly what specifications will be needed to...
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The hose connect to the grill of the 2003 kia serento came off now car is over heated
Hi There, Yes, you are correct in that it was most likely a radiator or coolant hose. There are a number coolant hoses which help to properly circulate coolant through the motor. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic...
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Why isnt my my idler working
If your A/C is blowing hot air, you may be referring to your compressor clutch that is not engaging. This could be due to low refridgerant in the system. When refrigerant is low, it is usually due to a leak...
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2009 kia Borrego, low pitched humming noise when i reach 40 mph
It sounds like you may have a failing or worn out wheel bearing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the...
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Leaking Radiator?Car overheated
I would advise against the use of liquid products that are supposed to stop leaks like Bars Leak and K Seal. They do their job by having solid particles gather at the leak and swell up, much the same way...
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Just picked up car from 90,000 mile service. They said tires are noisy, but they weren't when I dropped it off. What could it be?
If you take your hand and rub in each direction on each tire and it feels rough in one and smooth in the other direction then the tires were in need to be rotated and this may be the noise....
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car wont start after radiator hose broke
Unfortunately, a blown radiator hose will not cause the engine not to start. The engine needs fuel, compression, and ignition to run. If one of those three are missing, the engine will not run. I would recommend having a compression...
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My car when i turn left there cracking popping sound 2014 kia soul
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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I have a 2005 Kia Spectra EX. Is the Sending Unit inside the gas tank holding everything on this Kia (fuel filter, fuel pump, etc)
Yes the fuel pump assembly in the tank has the pump, pressure regulator ,sender and filter in one unit replaced as an assembly.
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06 kia spectra loss of power at high rpms clicking noise. started few times after that just did timing belt still won't start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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How to tell my battery is dead but my car radio still come on and the dash board.
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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After running a few miles,with my Ac on my temperature gauge goes to Hot,and my car overheats..When the Ac is on,the car doesn't o
The engine cooling electric fan is most likely not coming on when the a/c is on and the compressor may of overpressurized and locking up and smoking then leaked out freon. you will need to check to see if compressor...
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Despite the replacement of all facets of the cooling system, in stop and go traffic, my temperature gauge spikes.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a fan clutch that may be wearing out. A mechanical fan clutch works by helping to control the radiator cooling fan speeds as the engine heats up and cools down. As the...
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EBD lights on intermittently
Hello there. The most common source of an ABS or wheel stability system warning light coming on and off occasionally is due to a poor electrical connection among one of the many sensors that make up these systems. It's also...
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Clicking sound when the car is slowing down or stopping
Hello there. In most cases when you hear a repeating clicking sound as you brake, it is likely coming from one of three sources. First, it could be a wheel bearing that is wearing out. Second, it might be a...
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what is the labor time to install an alternator on my 2012 sorento 3.5l. they are saying 5 hours
Hi there. That estimate seems about average to have a local repair shop complete an alternator replacement. You might want to get a second opinion or price quote by having one of our professional mechanics come to your location and...
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My 2005 Kia spectra hit a pothole now the car will only go in reverse will not drive forward
You may have potentially caused some damage to a speed sensor resulting in the vehicle not properly sifting in and out of gear. The transmission speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The...
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I have a 2016 Kia Optima and a gold/orange triangle with an exclamation mark in the center keeps coming up and staying lit on my d
The orange warning triangle typically has to do with a traction and/or stability control system fault. This warning is typically triggered by a fault in one of those systems. Anything from a wheel speed sensor to a brake light switch...
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Car stopped while driving.
If the problem only occurred once, it is likely due to an electrical fault. A real time scanner might reveal engine controls operating out of range and that might provides clues as to the faulty system or component. Check for...
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How do i test the speed sensor for my car?
Hi there. I wouldn't doubt that the issues you are having are electrical. However, there isn't a general "test" for voltage on a dash cluster that is completed. Typically a professional mechanic would download stored error codes to determine if...

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