2000 Kia Spectra Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2000 Kia Spectra as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problem

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.