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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Kia -> Component Locations -> Optima w/2.7L Engine, Spectra w/2.0L Engine & Amanti, Sedona & Sorento
Vehicle: 2005 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

The...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove drain plug and drain transaxle fluid in suitable container.
  • Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.
  • Disconnect tie rod end ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.
  • Remove bolts securing wheel speed sensor from steering knuckle.
  • Disconnect strut upper mounting bolts.
  • Tap on driveshaft front hub assembly using plastic hammer.
  • Push front hub assembly outward and separate driveshaft from hub assembly.
  • Insert suitable tool ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Relearn Procedures -> Tire Pressure Sensor Initiation -> TPMS Receiver
Vehicle: 2009 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor Initiation

  • Using Kia TPMS exciter tool, or equivalent, read the four tire pressure sensor IDs starting with sensor 1 the LH front wheel.
  • Read the remaining sensors in the following order:
    • Sensor 2, RH front wheel.
    • Sensor 3, LH rear wheel.
    • Sensor 4, RH rear wheel.
  • Connect the Kia exciter tool, or equivalent, to the DLC (Data Link Connector) located under the LH side of the instrument panel.
  • Using the tool, register the four sensor IDs to the TPMS receiver.
  • Disconnect the tool from the DLC.
  • Place the ignition switch in the Off position for 15 seconds, then turn the ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove nut from starter cable B-terminal and disconnect wire connector from ...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2004-09 Spectra & Spectra5 w/2.0L Engine
Vehicle: 2005 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9,320 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open glove compartment to lower glove compartment down completely by re...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Kia -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Amanti, Optima, Rio, Sedona, Sorento & Spectra
Vehicle: 2009 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

The Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) System warning lamp, will illuminate for 2-4 seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. The lamp should go off after the 2-4 seconds has elapsed. If the warning lamp remain...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2007 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Power Steering
Vehicle: 2009 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

Alternator

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Loosen alternator upper locknut.
  • Loosen lower mounting nut.
  • Push alternator inward toward engine.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque alternator mounting nut and bolt to 18 ft. lbs.
    • Torque alternator adjustment lockbolt to 11 ft. lbs.
    • Torque alternator brace mounting bolt to 17 ft. lbs.

Air Conditi...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Blower Relay Diagram for 2006 KIA SPECTRA5  2.0 L4 GASBlower Relay Diagram for 2006 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Blower Relay
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Resistor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2007 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Window Relay
  • Power Window Main Switch
  • Driver Power Window Motor
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Driver Window Switch
  • 2008 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
  • Canister Close Valve
  • Catalytic Converter
  • PCV Valve
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: KIA REMANUFACTURED ENGINE PROGRAM
    Vehicle: 2005 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: NEW SST RELEASE AND RETURN OF THE BLACK BREAK OUT BOX MAIN CABLE
    Vehicle: 2006 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR KIA SPECTRA5 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most KIA SPECTRA5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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