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My kia spectra 2004 is having air conditioning problems, the compressor dont receive charge to start so the air is hot, the electromechanic checked it but cant find where the problem is.

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This happened to me before a couple of times and it turned out that my husband sat in the passenger seat with his long legs and kicked the rod out of the hole that turns the vent from heat to ac. If you look up under the dash on the passenger side, you will see a gold rod that controls what I would call the damper. If that has come out of the hole that turns the damper from heat to ac, judt put it back in the hole where it belongs and it should start working again. I wish I could ecxplain it clearer. If when you are up under there looking and turn the switch from heat to ac and vice cersa, you should see the rod move, but you won't see it change the damper position.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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I also have a 2004 Kia sedona with approx. 80,000 miles on it. The air conditing system stopped blowing cool air into the car. The fan would work, but would not blow cool air. After doing a lot of research. After trying to find a car repair manual or diagrams for the Kia Sedona with no luck. We ended up taking it to our machanic. He then replaced the compressor and it is working fine now. I now know that this is common for the compressor to go out on this van.

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Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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I had this problem in my car there is a motor under the glove department that turns a damper by a rod if the rod came off the damper could be stuck on cold.

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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your a/c compressor is not working.
you have to have the system checked by an air conditioning place or the dealer as to what the cause is.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Kia Sedona AC noise

Could be a loose and/or warn belt..
Could be the compressor clutch..
Could be the compressor..

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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Where is the alternator relay on 2004 Kia Spectra


According to my database, no generator relay, there are a couple of fuses for gen and fusible link for generator bat terminal. You could check battery amp draw with everything off. You may have to wait several minutes before testing.


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There is no alternator relay . You more then likely have a resistance problem in the wiring for the alternator . Or bad ground . Check out this video on voltage drop testing . Voltage Drop Testing the Charging System Plus check battery cable connections .

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KIA spectra 07makes clicking sound and starts today it made sound then died then I charged the battery but under hood it smells like burning rubber,electric, or coolent it turned on and drove


i would have a very closed inspection of all the wiring and pipe work in the engine bay , when engine is cold and make sure there are no wire's of piping touching anything that gets hot ie the exhaust, also check the condition of the drive belts for the alternator, power steering , a/c if installed and make sure there in good condition, if all looks ok then i'd get the alternator checked for charge rate and the starter motor for condition and power draw on start up , hope this helps give you a place to start

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Do you mean it takes a while to blow air or cold air? I am going to assume you mean cold air. Sometimes it can take a few seconds for the refrigerant to get up to speed. Especially when real hot outside. If the air is not getting cold for a long time you may have a leak. Refrigerant systems are sealed and in theory, with no leak, will always blow cold. Before you charge the coolant in your system fix the leak first or you are wasting your money. If this does not answer your question please be a bit more specific. Good luck.

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Either AC compressor or AC clutch failure or both highly likely as Kia Sedona has notable history of this

Sure, one might trace the wire that connects to the compressor, and while its challenging to reach without removal of both fans, it does follow upward into the engine wiring harness. At that point its much more convenient to push a needle into the wire and connect a meter to it to see if it is energized when AC selector on, cabin fan on and cabin thermostat set to coldest setting.

If no voltage then check fuses and try swapping idential relays in the engine compartment box to be sure. If voltage present, then assume the worst.

More important is why the failure. I'm convinced a design error by Kia relative to the suction or low pressure hose is the root cause of such frequent AC compressor or AC clutch failures. You can buy a new Kia OEM suction hose, position it for to install and observe immediate kinking and or collapse. Kia has likely long been aware of this problem but never conducted a recall. You can solve it permanently, toss your existing suction hose and buy this one: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=181880844799

If you buy a "Tough One" brand replacement compressor and filter/dryer together from Advance Auto Parts it has a lifetime replacement warranty. No other compressor is sold with a lifetime warant for a Kia Sedona, not even from Kia itself.

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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

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Check your pressures again. Jump the pressure switch and see if this makes the compressor come on. If it does then jump it long enough to get some more freon into the system. This should give switch enough pressure.

Make sure your vacuum is good on the system before you fill.

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