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08 Kia spectra do I need just the a/c compressor or the kit?
I am not sure what you mean by a kit. I do however recommend replacing the a/c compressor with a new receiver drier and flushing out the entire system and adding fresh oil and refrigerant for the a/c.
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What is the reason for a car to accelerate slowly when pressing the gas pedal?
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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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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Rear seat belt stuck
Most vehicles are equipped with a locking mechanism in the seat belts that will engage when the vehicle has come to an abrupt stop. It is possible that the locking mechanism on your seat belt has failed. If this has...
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I have a 2005 Kia Spectra after I feel it the gas is dropping kind of fast and my check engine lights is on what does that mean?
If your vehicle's check engine light illuminates, there is a malfunction that should be diagnosed and repaired. Malfunctions that cause the check engine warning light to illuminate are very varied as to "cause" (i.e., there are hundreds of possibilities) and...
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I went to a mechanic today after my check engine light came on! I think the code said either p1034 or p1035 are they same?
The two codes are not the same but do pertain to the same oxygen sensor in the exhaust one is for the signal and the other for the heater circuit not within specifications. Since the code was cleared then you...
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I recently bought a 2003 Kia spectra with 144k miles on it. It ran fine till one day I started and the check engine light came on
Let me go last to first. If the timing belt has never been replaced, it's been on borrowed time for a long while now and should be replaced as soon as possible. Internal engine damage is very likely if the...
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P0016 code for my vehicle vvt, cam solenoid, crank/cam sensor?
Hi there. In general, the P0016 is the OBD-II generic code indicates that the camshaft position sensor for bank 1 does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. In most cases, the causes include the camshaft timing...
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Car not shifting into overdrive.
The problem can be as simple as the transmission fluid and level. Make sure the level and fluid condition (should be a reddish color) are as they should be. If the fluid is not good, there can be mechanical issues...
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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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Why did my 'E' brake and battery light came on at same time?
The battery light will come on when the event that the battery is no longer being charged. The 'E' brake (parking brake) light comes on when the fluid is low in the master cylinder or there is a pressure difference...
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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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The timing belt jumped is the mileage to high to be worth fixing.
If the damage, if there is any at all, is limited just to the valves, all you have to do to fully resolve that is install a remanufactured cylinder head. A remanufactured head for your vehicle costs roughly $500, if...
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When turnining and going over bumps I hear a knocking sound from front end
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. A knocking noise such as that should be related to your suspension or Drive-train not your brakes. It could be a worn CV axle causing the sound but it is more likely...
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While driving and making a right turn, the wheel stops in its tracks until I turn it back straight then all is well 2007 Kia Spectra
Hi there - I suspect you have a damaged Constant Velocity (CV) joint on the right front wheel (outer joint). The joint is locking up when turning to the right, and won't transmit power to the wheel. Other symptoms from...
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On occasion my car won't start and all the dashboard lights light up, but the dome light and headlights light up.
When it comes to a starter solenoid failing, the battery power from the starter solenoid will back travel to the ignition switch causing all kinds of problems. Replacing the starter will cure all or most of the issues. If the...
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Should I buy a car a 2005 kid spectrum with the timing tensioner needing to be replaced
The timing belt tensioner on any engine should be replaced whenever the timing belt is replaced. A tensioner that needs replacement is not really a reason to pass this vehicle by if it is in good condition and the price...
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2006 kia spectra, temperature gauge not working
With regard to the temperature gauge, the fault there could be due to the sending unit (which is the temperature sensor), the receiving unit (the dash gauge), the fuse or the circuit wiring. To resolve an issue such as that,...
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Replaced master/slave cylinder and clutch pedal is hard as a rock and won't depress what could it be?
You need to open the bleeder on the slave cylinder to see if the clutch can be pressed down? If it still cannot be pushed down then the problem is in the clutch master cylinder and it is binding. If...

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