2006 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Kia Spectra
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2006 Kia Spectra ProblemsCheck Engine Light On, Engine Runs OK
The Check Engine Light may erroneously illuminate, signifying a fault with the front oxygen sensor when no fault exists. Replacing the electrical connections at the oxygen sensor with a repair kit available from Kia will commonly fix this problem.
2001 Kia spectra driver window won't go up and down. The same problem with 2002 Kia sorento driver rear window motor went also
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.
2006 Kia Spectra QuestionsWhere is the "ground" wire. Dome light, radio and auto locks doesn't work. (1 answer)
I cannot find where the canister close valve is on my 06 Kia Spectra?
2006 Kia Spectra RecallsFuel Leak Due to Rusty Fuel Tank
On vehicles driven in areas where road salt is used, the straps that secure the fuel tank may rust and break. A broken fuel tank strap could allow the fuel tank to drop and contact the ground, which could result in a fuel leak. With any fuel leak, there is always an increased risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank straps and attaching hardware with zinc-coated parts. This recall is scheduled to begin during June 2011. The Kia recall number is SC090.