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yesterday 3/20/2017 my dash lights for battery and brake came on and stayed on. Starting off from a stop position noticed the car wanted to hesitate. Going down the road it would not shift into high gear. All of these symptoms started only yesterday when the brake and battery came on. Would the alternator being bad cause all these problems?? Thanks for any help at all yall can give.
TONY GRAHAM

Kia Spectra 2.0 starts easily when cold, but after driving for 15 minutes will have difficulty starting again. Starts well after cooling down again.

I just replaced my radiator and thermostate. The upper hose is hot, the lower hose is cold. The car starts overheating and the front end starts violently shaking. When excellerating on highway speeds the car shakes. Tires are brand new, front tie rod ends just replaced.

I just bought this vehicle wondering wat could be wrong.

I need to smog this kIa spectra. Its a 2004. When trying to plug in the little orange code reading, no power comes thru to the code reading. What main fuse could control the power to the reading?

Had two new alternators burn

I have an 04 KIA spectra. Once in a while I will be driving around and my foot will be on the gas pedal, then all the sudden my car starts slowing down, even though I still have foot on the gas. Then it just slowly speeds back up again and is fine. Not sure what to do. It doesn't do it everyday, just once in a while. Also, when I put gas in my car, my car doesn't always want to turn over, if I don't put my foot on the gas a little when turning it on, it just shuts off right away. This happens almost everytime. I don't know if these things are connected somehow, but I thought I would share and see if anyone might know what's going on.

I removed the mounting brackets the bolts and moved the belt over, I eventually got the alternator lose but cant get it out of the tight space what do I need to remove in order to get it out of the car?

My car was running fine and then going up a hill my clutch burned out which I had towed to the shop and I had a warranty so they replaced the flywheel put a new clutch pack in and airfilter . Few days later I get it back and 5 hours later at a buddy's leaving g his house all of a sudden i started having power loss and the battery light and brake light stayed on. The Battery is only a few months old.. Is it the end for my alternator and how long till my car no longer will start?

I have a 2004 Kia Spectra that needs a head gasket replacement. It's my first car (used) and I'm confused on what to do. Any advice is appreciated. I had the alternator drive belts replaced, then the head gasket problem came into place.

It was suggested to be probably an air bubble, but if so, it won't pass. Thermostat?