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How to change spark plugs in 2003 kia spectra

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    messstat May 11, 2010

    have you ever done this before?

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Undo bolts on plastic cover on top of motor,unplug spark plug wire 1 at a time, thats going in the top of motor,u will need a spark plug socket wrench with extension shaft,check electrode gap before installing new plugs!

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

  • carhob Jun 30, 2009

    by the thanks for the low rating!

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SOURCE: 2003 kia spectra check engine code p0604

I have bad news for you
p0604 is a transmission control module

check the connection at the transmission control module if there are no connection issues than you will need to replace the transmission controll module "tcm" there is no other test for that code.

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Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Where are the spark plugs on a 2001 kia spectra?

spark plugs are located at top middle of motor,under plastic shield cover.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Kia spectra wont start

it is probably the starter assuming the engine isnt locked up. I would check to see if you have battery voltage at the starters solenoid wire with the key in the start position if you do i would check the fuses and starter relay

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: replace thermostat 2003 kia spectra

Hello, my name is Mario.

1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
2. Drain engine coolant
3. Remove bolt and nut for thermostat housing
4. Remove the old thermostat
5. Put a new thermostat and gasket (Install thermostat into cylinder head with jiggle pin positioned up.)
6. Place thermostat housing
7. Fill radiator with engine coolant
8. Connect battery negative cable
9. Start engine and check for leaks.

Good luck

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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SOURCE: timing belt 2003 kia spectra

We tried to replace the timing belt ourselves, and even though we had done it fine on other cars, we blew the engine and had to replace it. It is NOT worth it!!!

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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Recently changed spark plugs on 2003 kia spectra. Afterwards it started to sputter at low rpms. I changed fuel filter and it still sputters. When moving and over 1000 rpm it runs fine. What do I do?


get urself a can of carb cleaner...brake cleaner...whatevers clever
with the car running spray it over vac maf sensor...until you hear the engine bog down. now you found ur vac leak or anything else and leaking.

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How many spark plugs does a 2003 kia spectra have?


Your car is 4 cylinders that means its has 4 spark plugs if its 6 Cylinders that means you have 6 park plugs and if its 8 Cylinders That means you have 8 spark plugs and if you have 12 Cylinders that means you have 12 spark plugs. Every cylinder has a spark plug. Hope this helps and if you got more questions Feel free to ask. Good luck

Dec 27, 2010 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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Where are the spark plugs located on the 2003 kia spectra


SPARK PLUGS LOCATED IN CYLINDER HEAD.FOLLOW SPARK PLUG WIRES THEY WILL LEAD YOU TO THEM.

May 14, 2010 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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Help with my 2003 Kia Spectra


i had the same thing happen in my 89 mazda mx6 and it turned out i had to replace the spark plugs and battery and it worked fine, maybe this will help you out

Apr 19, 2010 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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Have a check engine light on 2003 Kia Spectra GS. Told by mechanic that the codes state cylinder misfire in 2 cylinders and thinks it's a blown head gasket or cracked valve. Could it be that the wires or...


i think he is wrong ....check plugs wires and for vacuum leaks common for intake gaskets i have changed 3 this year and all had cyl misfire related codes

Nov 16, 2009 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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I cant find the spark plugs on my Kia spectra 2003 GSX


U MUST REMOVE THE 6 COILS THAT ARE OVER THE PLUGS

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WHERE ARE THE SPARK PLUGS IN 2003 KIA SPECTRA GSX>


There are 2 coils, they're black square things about 1 1/2 inches or so square. Tops are probably a brown resin color. They unbolt with 10mm bolts IIRC. There are plugs underneath the coils, connected with adaptors. There are 2 plug wires going from the coils to the other spark plus.

DON'T TAKE THE PLUGS OUT WHEN THE ENGINE IS WARM!

BE CAREFUL STARTING THE NEW PLUGS, MAKE SURE THEY TURN EASY BEFORE YOU USE A RATCHET.

Jul 07, 2009 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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Put in new spark plugs on 2003 kia spectra can not find plugs


there is a cover on the top of the engine itself the you have to pull off. Underneath it you will find where the plugs are. It should be about 6 screw to take of the engine cover in the center.

Feb 23, 2009 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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