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2004 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Kia Spectra

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2004 Kia Spectra is between $344 and $421 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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2004 Kia Spectra
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$383
Annual Repair Cost
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A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not neces...
yesterday 3/20/2017 my dash lights for battery and brake came on and stayed on. Starting off fro...
Kia Spectra 2.0 starts easily when cold, but after driving for 15 minutes will have difficulty st...
I need to smog this kIa spectra. Its a 2004. When trying to plug in the little orange code readi...
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 SPECTRA LD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN ADVANCED AIR BAG FEATURE, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 10, 2012
2004 Kia Spectra
This car has been very nice and dependable, although basic with no frills, since we bought it a little more than two years ago. The only major item has been a timing belt replacement at the normal...
January 26, 2012
2004 Kia Spectra
Perfectly horrible car. Noisy,bumpy just awful. I have maintained the vehicle above the KIA recommendations and still have had problems. Now the defroster doesn't work, freezes up on the inside o...
September 15, 2011
2004 Kia Spectra
I bought my 2004 Kia brand new. Immediately driving off the lot there was horrible whistling sound once I went speeds of 60 or greater, of course not hearing this while test driving. Was looking fo...