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We got error codes 0741 and P1529. We have a 2003 Kia Spectra. It does not want to go into gear. The engine will rev, but be slow to go or not at all. It only does it when the engine is warmed up not when you first start the car.

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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: 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: spedometer and high rev problem : 2002 kia spectra

sounds like the electronic speedometer cable, look around the trans for any wiring that may have gotten burnt

Posted on May 07, 2009

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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.

good luck

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Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Forced gear selector - now Spectra will not start

yes yes yes there s a newtral parking switch in those and you eitho bent or broke it off try puting the car in newtral not newtral you can see just go by feel shift the car into l1 try it then l2 try it
then d try it heck even try reverse and newtral
failing that you need a hays manual and a lot of time to crall arround eithor under your dash or hood depending what the book says
happy hunting and good luck
btw thats why all cars come with a parking or hand break dont be afraid to use it b4 you put your car in park it will save you a lot of problems in your tranny like bent parking pins from some moron bumping your car or just a hill or incline.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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