2007 Kia Spectra5 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Kia Spectra5

2007 Kia Spectra5 Problems

Oxygen Sensor Code Due to Failed Electrical Connections at Sensor

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.

Failure of AC Compressor Clutch

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.

Use Only Kia Approved Transmission Fluid

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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2007 Kia Spectra5 Questions

After I change the plugs and wires, what other adjustments do I have to make? (1 answer)

Are there any other adjustments have to be made to complete the tune up

when do you have to change your timing belt on this car? (1 answer)

this is a routine question but i do have a question about my air? It some times sounds like it has water in it and it runs from one side of my car to the other?

suspension (1 answer)

I have 2007 kia spectra5 it started making a clicking noise when you turn the wheel to the left or the right about and inch and i hear it going down the road...the runiblity of of car seems ok..but i'm concerned about the car

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2007 Kia Spectra5 Reviews

Original owner,dissapointed that the heater relay switch quit working 2X. The window molding leaks water,-been that way for yrs. Rear brakes pads wear out fast. Gas door has been broken 2X cheap plastic design. Plastic handles on inside of door,chrome plastic cover came off after 1st yr. Car has 97,500 miles need to have an emissions test done,-will see if car passes without major engine work....
Love my orange car. I was so ready to give up the van life (three boys and now only one left). I found this little baby used with 4,000 miles. Awesome car. I drive 55 miles round trip every day through mountainous roads, national park and four lane highway and it does great. It has the get up and go I need to jump on the highway and it handles the curves and hills like a champ. I was wo...
I bought this car new in Killeen, TX Sep-2007 with 52 miles on it. We are getting an average of 32mpg hwy. I have to say it has plenty of room, it has excellent pep and runs very quiet. I do alot of hwy driving, i just passed 81,000 miles. On my second set of tires, but after my first oil change we went 5W-20 Full Synthetic and never looked back. We are getting ready for the big up keep, so we ...

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