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How do you go about changeing the sparkplugs, when you take off the air intake is there a gasket that needs to be replaced?

The ABS system don´t work. The indicator light is always on. Are the ABS system totally ruin or is it possible that ABS system don´t work coz the sensor/detector is broken.

air conditioning doesn't work put in new blower motor only works on high for heater

Where can I get a diagram of the fuse box and wiring on a 1995 Kia Sportage.

Well I went and got a diagnostic done and it read voltage problems which they said was the The alternator put in lasted about a day and continued to cut off took it back mechanic said I needed a battery so I got that but car still have problems starting,lights flickering,dashboard and radio dims in and out door locks jump up and down, one night had to drive with head lights off to make it car will start if I get a jump but now it won't start at all.can someone please help me.

driving along then just died try to restart and did nothing but turn over. check engine has been on went to auto zone had a dianostic done on it they said crank sencor,mass air flow and o2 sencor was bad.could any of these problems cause it to stop running

I need a diagram on how to change the parking lights on my 07 kia sportage? How do I change them?

this thing will start and run fine but will not shut down with key i've changed the ignition switch and even with the computer disconnected it still has power to dash light like the key is in the on position??????????????

went for inspection, failed--was told I have an exhaust leak what is this and how difficult to fix

Well I went to change the side marker bulb on the front headlight I don't even know where to begin can't get to it by hand sure don't want to have it fixed somewhere I just don't know how to get to it if anybody can help I appreciate it.

anti-theft alarm will not stop goin off untill you unplug it.

I always turn to the experts rather its a easy task or hard task how do you change a side marker bulb drivers side front. 2009 kia sportage

My engine light stays on and I get these diagnostic codes which are: P-1586, P-0442, & P-0507, also had to jump neutral switch to start engine & Tie release lever open to shift transmission. What are these codes mean, and whats the problem???

I have a 2 wd manual transmission that has gone out. I purchased a used 4wd transmission not including the transfer case. According to the KIA Global website the transmissions are the same with the exception of the 4 wd having a transfer case and the 2 wd having an extension or tail stock in its place. I have found that the rear case of the 4 wd transmission is approx 11" long and the rear case of the 2wd transmission is approx 6 1/4" long not including the tail stock. This does not worry me as I planned to use the rear case and tail stock from my 2 wd transmission. My problem stems from overall measurements of both transmissions. The 2 wd unit from bell housing to the end of the mainshaft measures approx 30 3/4". The 4 wd unit bell housing to mainshaft end measures approx 26 3/8". This tells me that the 2wd mainshaft is approx 4 3/8" longer than the 4 wd mainshaft. The question: Can I use my 2 wd mainshaft, rear case and tail stock with the rest of the 4 wd transmission parts to make a useable 2 wd transmission?

the light that came on is not the check engine indicator light, but looks like a pump or tube-a cyndrical looking picture

2002 kia sportage 2.0 has severe oil leak in the front upper engine. could this be a cam seal leak or hopefully a really bad valve cover gasket. If it is a cam seal, are they nasty to change.

we have checked everything that is possible and all systems work, voltage,sensors,fuel pump,filters ect. car starts up and runs great let it sit for awhile and it's hard starting. wait about 2-3 minutes starts right up. go figure?


Hi can you take the sump off without removal of the engine also are the lifters hydrolic or solid shims

When I step on the gas, the knocking sound gets louder, Im losing power up hills, and some smoking from the hood

i re done the head, and cant remember where all the lines from the throttle lines go;

car starts will not go into gear unless you pump the clutch replaced slave cylinders is still not allowing to shift gears. Should I replace master cylinder?

I need to know how to check the transaxle fluid level

I had the clutch fan go out replaced that and than air conditionar belt broke, need to replace it before the heat hits.

Tune-up new coils new all intake gaskets new 190Lbs. Compression misfires under load to the point of ck. eng. lite flashing

whith the kia running at idle there is a pronounced high pitch squeeling noise, most of the time when you start driving the noise dissapates to the point where it seems to go away until back down to idle,had new belts put on and still same. can it be an idler pulley on one of the belts maybe worn out and doing the sqeeling or power steering unit, please i really need to figure this out, sometimes its so loud that it is embarrassing to drive. any input from anyone with kia sportage doing the same thing (as I have seen several other kia sportages with the same telltale sound)

when driving rpms jump up

front 3 plugs are easy to change, but rear 3 need extra work

i just changed the timing belt,all pullies, water pump over a week ago and it was running great, now it has just died while idling and won't start,i have changed both relays and still have no power to fuel pump fuse,i have jumped a wire from the battery to the fuse and i can hear the pump run and it attemps to start but still no go,what else can i check or do? thanks

check engine light comes on, engine sputters, then check engine light goes off, engine goes back to normal. Happened once, have not driven car since