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2009 Kia Spectra EX 4dr Sedan Man

2009 Kia Spectra
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Midsize
23 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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June 28, 2013, 7:20 am

Melissa J

Question: Car keeps cutting off.

My mother in law has a 2008 Kia Spectra SX and it will cut off going down the road. She will start the car again and it revs up to about 3000 rpm and then she applies gas and it goes fine. They have already done a tune up on the car and it was fine for like a day and it did it again. The engine light does not come on when this happens.

July 4, 2013, 3:04 pm

Tyler O

Using an obd2 scan tool, check the engine computer for stored fault codes. Just because the lamp isn't on, it doesn't mean there are no codes stored.

Otherwise you may have an electrical issue, wiring, ignition switch, a critical sensor failing etc

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