Kia Spectra5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Kia Spectra5
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Kia Spectra5 ProblemsFailure 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.
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.
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.
Kia Spectra5 QuestionsThe 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...
my car's a/c is real cold but then all of a sudden it turns hot, put gauges on refrigerant good changed cabin filter what else could i do or have i missed