2001 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Kia Spectra
2001 Kia Spectra Problems
There is a fuel smell under the hood especially in the morning when I start it when it is warming up. The smell is strong inside the car also. I have found fuel at the end of the fuel rail, but can't find where it is coming from. Checked wires hoses no luck.I did have an emissions code set once, changed the gas cap, hasn't helped.
also off and on turns over several times before it will start. almost like it isn't getting fuel. Don't know if 2...
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.
2001 Kia Spectra Questions
NOT SURE WHAT TO DO NOW
I found one used automatic transmition from a Kia Spectra 2004
this is the first time this happen. had it plugged up to the computer and said cam sensor, changed it but still wont start. the car is getting fuel and sparks. can anyone please help