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If your coolant isn't low, it could be a stuck thermostat or a plugged heater core

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Oct 12, 2019


Test voltage at the large bolt inside the underhood fuse box. Also check the large alternator fuse.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Mar 29, 2019


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2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Mar 15, 2019


If the car cranks then the starter is good. There could be something wrong with a sensor. Or possibly even a fuel issue like the fuel pump. Someone with the appropriate diagnostic tools would need to look at it.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Oct 19, 2018


Hi. Thanks for your question. This seems like a technical issues related to clutch. For more clarification you can visit https://www.reliable-store.com and download the entire workshop manual. It has all the information along with the diagrams for better understanding. Good day!

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Mar 22, 2018


problem master cylinder not allowing the fluid to return to the reservoir ( blocked compensating port) take it to a professional brake shop for a proper diagnosis

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Jan 20, 2018


First you should check the vehicle handbook and ensure the immobiliser is being disarmed. When you have satisfied yourself to this it would perhaps be wise to check the fuses before moving on to more in depth checks.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Oct 10, 2017


you have a problem with the electrics it could be a bad round or the live terminal lead to the battery, it could be shorting to ground this would damage the alternator and the battery. you would need to test the wires from the alternator B+ to the live on the battery and the earth from the alternator grounding bolts to the shell then check the live to negative with the battery off. a short in the circuit will just keep damaging the system.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Aug 16, 2017


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


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


Drain the radiator, replace the clamps & hose.refill the cooling system . top it off when running w the heat on. U might as well replace the upper hose, clamps, thermostat & gasket too just as a full cooling system maint. procedure. YES your gonna get dirty.

2005 Kia Spectra | Answered on Dec 17, 2016

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