Question about 2004 Kia Spectra
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This sounds like the idle air control valve. This valve sits on the inlet manifold and basicly regulated the flow of air for tickover( or idle). The usual operation of this valve is, when the engine is running at high speed the valve will be closed, when the engine comes down to idle, the main throttle butterfly will shut as you lift your foot off the pedal. The idle valve will open and give a small amound of air to the engine, just enough to run it at idle speed. These valves can stick open, therefore letting air in when the throttle is open, giving the engine too much air. WD40 is only a temporary repair untill it jams again. Best course of action is to have part replaced.
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
SOURCE: my 2003 kia spectra stalls
It might have a partially blocked fuel line or ait intake supply.
Try to check the compression, it might be loosing compression when you demand the engine to move the vehicle.
Posted on Feb 01, 2009
SOURCE: 2004 kia spectra no a/c
needs looking at because it could be switch that allows it to turn on if sufficient gas is present ,or a problem with the clima compùter ,but to do anything you will need the special machine to empty the system then check things out so take to an authorised AC garage ,because these systems are a potential accident and you could lose a finger with frostbite in a matter of less than 2 seconds .therefore i will not tell you how to look for a soloution because of the dangerous nature of playing with air con
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
SOURCE: I have a 2004 Spectra.
Well, it is either a timing belt/chain going out or a bad crank position sensor most likely causing the other problems. The O2 sensor may be bad as well but that usually doesn't cause the Misfire. The vehicle on board computer is confused, that is why it is throwing all those codes. and why it gives you that 1166 code which isn't defined. Check the crank position sensor and the timing and timing belt first. Once you have that fixed the rest should clear up.
Posted on Dec 29, 2010
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I have actually written a general information article that will walk you through the general process of changing the fan belt on your 2004 Kia Spectra. It will also point you to the resources you need for getting the diagrams of how the belt needs to go back on. Belts usually cost less than $20 and take a few minutes to put them on.
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Posted on Jan 05, 2011
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P0431 Warm up catalytic converter, bank 2 - efficiency below threshold
Possible causes: Catalytic converter, wiring, HO2S 2
Usually caused by worn out catalytic converter, but always check fuel pressure regulator for proper operation before replacing a converter.
P0446 Evaporative emission (EVAP) system, vent control -circuit malfunction
Possible causes: Wiring, EVAP canister purge valve, ECM
May be caused by a loose or disconnected wire to the vent valve or possibly a bad valve solenoid
If you would like part locations, troubleshooting or replacement procedures, please let me know.
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NISSAN OBDII DTC
P1105 Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Switch Solenoid Circuit
P1110 Intake Valve Timing Control Circuit (Bank 1)
P1120 Secondary Throttle Position Sensor Circuit
P1125 Tandem Throttle Position Sensor Circuit
P1132 Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor (Bank 1)
P1135 Intake Valve Timing Control Circuit (Bank 2)
P1137 Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor (Bank 2)
P1140 Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor (Bank 1)
P1145 Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor (Bank 2)
P1148 Closed Loop Fault Detected (Bank 1)
P1168 Closed Loop Fault Detected (Bank 2)
P1210 Traction Control System Signal Fault
P1220 Fuel Pump Control Module Fault
P1320 Ignition Control Signal Fault
P1335 Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit
P1336 Crankshaft Position Sensor circuit
P1400 EGR/EVAP Control Solenoid Circuit
P1401 EGR Temperature Sensor Circuit
P1402 EGR System Fault Detected
P1440 EVAP Canister System Leak Detected
P1441 EVAP Vacuum Cut Valve Bypass Valve Circuit
P1443 EVAP Canister Control Vacuum Switch Circuit
P1444 EVAP Canister Purge Volume Control Valve Circuit
P1445 EVAP Purge Volume Control Valve
P1446 EVAP Canister Vent Valve Circuit
P1447 EVAP Canister Purge Flow/Volume Control Valve Circuit
P1448 EVAP Vent Control Valve Circuit
P1490 EVAP Vent Control Valve/Bypass Valve Circuit
P1491 EVAP Vacuum Cut Valve/Bypass Valve Circuit
P1492 EVAP Canister Purge Control Valve/Solenoid Valve
P1605 Transmission Control Module A/T Diagnosis Communication Line Fault
P1705 Throttle Position Switch Circuit
P1706 Park Neutral Position Switch Circuit
P1760 Overrun Clutch Solenoid Valve Circuit
P1900 Cooling Fan Control Circuit
sorry but your code reader is not reading manufacturers codes ,if an american market vehicle then you should be able to read them but if this is a europeon model then how did you manage to get this code??
P0235....Turbo/Super Charger Boost Sensor 'A' Circuit
this is a generic code if its any help
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