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2004 Kia Spectra starting problems

I have a 2004 kia spectra and sometimes it will not turn over, it has a new starter, the starter relays have been changed, the battery cables have been cleaned, when this happens all other electrics work, horn, radio, lights, etc. the problem seems to occur more when you turn off the car and then let sit for a shorter period of time, like say 2hrs, but then letting sit for about say 6-8 hrs it will the start up, can you point me in any direction, right now i'm lost, dylan

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It may be the ignition switch itself. If it is a manual transmission it could be the clutch safty neutral switch located on the clutch pedal.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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    has new neutral safety switch, and perfect contact, ignition switch is new. plz help

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My heater fan will not turn off when i turn my car off

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I have a 2006 spectra5 with a similar problem. it strats fine at first but if j shut the car off 3 or 4 times when i'mrunning around town it is just dead. no click no nothin but if it sits for about an hour or so it starts right up. knowone can seem to help me

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    mirat64085 Oct 25, 2012

    I have this very same problem. 2004 Kia Spectra manual transmission. I have been told to buy a new battery, but I know it isn't the battery because it is always fully charged, yet acts like a dead battery. I can't get mechanics to try anything else other than the battery....ugh. It has me VERY frustrated!

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