2005 Kia Spectra5 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Kia Spectra5

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2005 Kia Spectra5 Problems

Check 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.

Noise or Vibration When AC Compressor is On

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.

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2005 Kia Spectra5 Questions

The front passenger side of the car has power issues (1 answer)

I just recently bought this car used and I don't know much about its background, but it looks like it was in a small fender bender on the front passenger side. I'm not sure if this is related to the power issues I'm experiencing or not, but it's worth mentioning. The car runs grea...

Ing2 30 amp fuse keeps blowing on startup? What would be the probable cause? (1 answer)

Problem started all of the sudden. Drove it friends house it drove fine when I went to leave blew fuse replaced the fuse twice blows it very time. Could the starter be bad?

P0708 KIA What is the fix? Transmission Range Sensor A Circuit High, is coded (1 answer)

P0708 KIA What is the fix?

Transmission Range Sensor A Circuit High, is coded

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2005 Kia Spectra5 Reviews

i bought this car about a year ago, and it is awesome. great gas mileage, lots of leg room ( i am 6'2" ), handles nicely, a/c kicks COLD, lots of cargo space,comfortable,and the stereos sounds great, the speakers freq. response is impressive EQ provides crispy highs, great mid range, and punchy lows.the best stock audio system i have ever heard, hands down. mine is a 5speed, and considering it ...

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