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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2001 Kia Spectra
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2001 Kia Spectra Questions and Answers
Can't figured out how to remove cover for drum brakes so I can replace brake cylinders. Please help!
I need to replace the blower motor on my 2001 spectra. Looking at the repair manual it appears I remove it under the glove box. Is this correct?
the night lights do not work, and have replaced bulbs and changed bulb socket. Have had some weird issues with the brake lights not always working too.
Drove my Kia on Saturday had no problems with it... parked it in my driveway and sunday afternoon I tried to start it and it just turned over... wont start... seems to be getting gas and has spark....