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If you just replaceD the engine in your 2005 Kia Spectra, was the replacement engine a good one? It sounds to me like it's a starter or starter solenoid issue! Try "hot-wiring" the starter solenoid, to see if the engine cranks. All security systems are "low level" in terms of current control. But a DIRECT connection from a good battery to the starter solenoid should engage it, which should complete the circuit from the battery to the starter motor.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on May 12, 2017


Dear Eojamio,
First, call you local Kia dealer and ask them.
I checked and I found there is no oil temperature sensor on your car.
There is a oil pressure sensor.
There is also a coolant temperature sensor.
Any Kia dealer should tell you 1) what the code means, and 2) where the sensors are located.
Know that you may not be able to see them, even with a flashlight, as they are often "buried" in spaces around the engine compartment.
God bless your efforts.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Apr 17, 2017


Check your battery and cable and ground connections. check also your alternator belt (drive belt). Have your battery checked at any autoshops.

2003 Kia Spectra | Answered on Apr 17, 2017


a bering in the disck is gone

2006 Kia Spectra | Answered on Apr 08, 2017


It could be any number of things. Perhaps you could keep trying to get the car to run long enough for the light to come back on and check the code.

2003 Kia Spectra | Answered on Apr 04, 2017


Get the cars Manuel it will show you step by step.

2003 Kia Spectra | Answered on Apr 02, 2017


Sounds like you need to take car to transmission shop.

2004 Kia Spectra | Answered on Mar 31, 2017


Follow the + battery cable. It connects to the starter.

2004 Kia Spectra | Answered on Mar 29, 2017


may have blocked heater matrix try back flushing with hospipe remove both hoses going to the heater and flush out both ways the other issue could be a dist flap stuck or servo motor problem try flushing first if no good remove facsia panels around heater unit check wiring/connectors on servos give the motors a tap with a screwdriver handle or similar which may release the stuck/jammed flap or motor

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Mar 22, 2017

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