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2009 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Kia Spectra

2009 Kia Spectra Problems

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 necessitate replacement of the complete AC compressor or evacuation and recharging of the air conditioning system.

Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light illumination. Software updates are commonly most effective on newer vehicles. Higher mileage vehicles may exhibit a similar symptom caused by a component failure. However, whenever major transmission repairs are performed the transmission software should be checked and updated as necessary.

Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is low on fluid can result in internal transmission damage.

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2009 Kia Spectra Questions

I'm in the middle of moving so yesterday morning I moved my car into my drive way so I could load stuff into it. I forgot that I left all my doors open while I went back inside to pack up more stuff (about 20 minutes). I came back out and tried to leave but my car was completely dead (no ligh...

My air want come on until I keep driving down the road and it will come on. But today I have drove it and it still want come on even after driving it for a while what is wrong with my car?

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