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2002 Kia Spectra Base 4dr Sedan Manual

2002 Kia Spectra
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Compact
24 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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At what milage do you need to change the transmission fluid ?
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where is my reverse light switch located
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What would the estimate be to repair a clynoid (?) or a short in the wiring system of the transmission?
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I've replaced two of the three belts on me car. I can't really see the drive belt pulleys and I don't want to start taking stuff apart just to find out I don't have the right tools...
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My Kia will start and shift but will not move.
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Asked by Pablo D November 17, 2012, 9:53 pm 1 reply
My car started then died.
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