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2000 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Kia Spectra

2000 Kia Spectra Problems

The original alternator was incapable of supplying sufficient power to the battery when the engine was idling with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning). A new, more powerful alternator and reprogramming of the powertrain computer will commonly correct this problem.

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2000 Kia Spectra Questions

The items i have changes this far are as follows:

fuel filter
air filter
plugs gaped .028-.032
plug wires
coil
4 fuel injectors
TPS
Crank Shaft Sensor
Timing belt and bearings
I not only have changed all of this I have searched diligently for vacuum leaks, and or broken wires, etc I ...

when the care become hote the voice will go,i use some material for cleaning the valve system but the problem still there

started off about once a week, but now has gotten more frequent. the dash warning light goes off when it is added but it's using more and more now. I do not see a leak on the ground however.

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2000 Kia Spectra Reviews

run fine but idles and shake rough when in drive or reverse. what is the problem?

I bought my 2000 KIA Spectra from another person who lied to me about all the problems wrong with it ( not unexpected just annoyed), I put in a new transmission, timing belt, and brakes from lines to rotors to drums and now it has no power, I can go around town with no problems but when I get on the interstate it will not shift until 4500 rpm then the speed drops when I go up a hill. I am not s...

Very basic accesories, and several problems poppping up all over the car.

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