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Software Update Available Which May Correct Transmission Issues on Kia Spectra5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

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Kia Spectra5 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 100,500 (71,000–130,000)
4 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
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