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2003 Kia Spectra is vibrating and shaking at redlights and stops while in drive but not in reverse or nuetral. A few people said sounds like motor mounts could be loose or need replacing. Where exactly are they and how do I check to save money on a shop?

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SOURCE: 2002 Kia Spectra stuck gear shift

Sounds like you need a new shifter assembly, or the brake switch. Most likely will be the shifter though if you can move it out of park with the override.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: how can i replace the wheel barrings in a 2003 kia spectra

Well I had this issue and the only way these can be replaced is by a machine shop who will pack new barrings with a high pressure machine. The practical thing to do is to get a whole new hub assembly(the metal assembly by the brakes) from a salvage yard or online since this may very well be cheaper. The tool to replace the hub can be rented at Auto zone.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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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: my 2003 kia spectra stalls

Hi,
It might have a partially blocked fuel line or ait intake supply.

  • Try to check your fuel filter.
  • The seive on the fuel pump.
  • The fuel injectors might be dirty.
  • The air cleaner might be clogged
or the fuel sensor might be malfunctioning.
Try to check the compression, it might be loosing compression when you demand the engine to move the vehicle.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Vehicle Vibration

when was the last tune-up?

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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