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are the timing marks al in alignment if you changed the belt..also some systems require to be reset on the computer if the codes are still present.. take the negative cable off completely with the key in the run position.. then shut the key off and reconnect the negative..turn the key to run for a few seconds to allow all the factory presets to align.. then retry to start..

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on May 06, 2015

Most likely a solenoid on the valve body. It is just a coil that when energized pulls in metal rods, some push. When most coils start breaking down, they only act up when hot. Could also be the valves themselves. Also a bad seal. Ask friends for a good transmission shop. Some one that won't tell you a rebuild and only change a valve solenoid.

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on Feb 10, 2015

You should have done your homework before taking the engine apart. If you didn't make sure you put the lifters back in the same place, did you get the camshafts in their correct location as well and did you get the timing marks lined up on the cams as well as the crankshaft?
What would cause no compression what so ever we have replaced the head...
Whatever your problem, you are going to have to start taking things apart until you find the cause.

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on Feb 06, 2015

The intake valve is usually larger. A valve that is stuck open can cause no compression.

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on Jan 29, 2015

Go to " you tube" and they will give the instructions on how to take dashboard face off over fan switch. Just put in your make, model and year of auto.

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on Aug 31, 2014

When you buy one from a parts store or from the dealer, they will know the size you need, based on year, make, model and the particular engine size that is in your vehicle.

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on Jul 28, 2013

If at all possible you need to check fuel pressure, fuel pressure should be at 49~50.5psi and should hold there. If pressure is low could be fuel filter or fuel pump or if pressuer does not hold then fuel is draining back into the tank causing an extended crank and is most likely the fuel pump assembly, it has a check valve that is suppose to hold the fuel pressure after shut off so the next time you start the engine the pressure will be there and engine will start right away. And keep in mind that I reccomend going this route ONLY because there are no warning lights, if you get a Check Engine Light (CEL) or a Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) then you may have another problem and it needs to be checked with a computer. Good luck, hope this helps.

2005 Kia Spectra... | Answered on Jun 29, 2012

you can try out some guide from here reliable-store
they also provide live chat feature for instant help and it's very useful

Kia Spectra Cars... | Answered on Sep 23, 2019

I have had this more frequently as of late with the age of the vehicle. The internal wiring harness of the transmission usually goes bad causing this concern when it gets hot it causes it to throw it in limp home mode. Which reverts to 3rd gear.

Kia Spectra Cars... | Answered on May 19, 2019

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Kia Spectra Cars... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019

I take help from online websites that have this service like helping in repair some like reliable-store have instant help.. others are a bit slow which I don't prefer... rest is up to u.. U can also get free manuals

Kia Spectra Cars... | Answered on Mar 08, 2019

In the fuel tank. Remove the rear seat cushion to get to the access panel. Remove the negative battery cable first before you begin work

Kia Spectra Cars... | Answered on May 26, 2018

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