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Brake light switch faulty!
Check switch located at the brake pedal.

Kia Cars &... | Answered 2 days ago


Raise the vehicle a bit and crawl underneath. Now look for the gas tank, you will find that the fuel filter is located on its front near the exhaust.

2012 Kia Soul... | Answered on May 21, 2020


To program the key fob, follow these steps:
1. Pop open the hood - locate diagnostic plus - remove the cap behind the battery on the driver's side of the engine
2. Now you need to expose about ½ inch bare copper by striping the 22 gauge wire
3. Put one end of the wire into number 6 port of the diagnostic connector
4. Connect the other end of the wire to the battery (positive terminal)
5. Get inside the car - put in key - switch it to ON position
6. Press and hold the lock button on the remote for three seconds, and let go
7. If done right, the dashboard lights will go off - now switch off the car, then test the remote

2013 Kia Soul | Answered on May 21, 2020


The torque specifications are as such:
• 120 ft-lb. The bolts should be torqued at 40-pound intervals.
• Big End Bearings - loose torque 45nm +90 Degree then do final torque 87nm.

Kia Cars &... | Answered on May 21, 2020


Check the front end for looseness. Especially the tie rod ends and cortrol arm bushings. Also check for any play in the hub bearings.

Kia Cars &... | Answered on May 20, 2020


The torque specifications for the cylinder ha , in your 2003 Kia1.6 litre engine , is 120 pounds a square inch . The bolts shouldbe torqued at 40 pound intervals .

Kia Cars &... | Answered on May 18, 2020


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYkC30I3Qg0

Kia Cars &... | Answered on May 17, 2020


WWW.KIATECHINFO.COM it is not a free site, but it is backed by snapon and is the one the KIA mechanics use

Kia Sportage... | Answered on May 11, 2020


The spare tire is located under the car just in front of the rear bumper. Here's how to remove it:
1. There should be a liftgate on top, open it then locate the U-shaped slits in the carpet and then remove the carpet, and you will see the hex nut
2. Use a lug nut wrench to unwind the hex nut
3. Turn counterclockwise until the tire is lowered to the floor below
4. Remove the retainer, and that is it

2007 Kia Rondo... | Answered on Apr 29, 2020


To shift from Fahrenheit to Celsius on Your KIA Rio, press the OFF button and the AUTO button together for at least four seconds. Now, the display will change from Fahrenheit to Celsius or the other way around.
Also, if you disconnect the battery and let it breathe for a while before reconnecting, the display will go to the original form, i.e., Centigrade or Celsius.
To know more about your KIA RIO, please refer to this owner's manual https://www.manualslib.com/manual/740114/Kia-Rio.html?page=195

2004 Kia Optima | Answered on Apr 28, 2020


in plastic air duct after filter box before throttle intake

Kia Cars &... | Answered on Apr 24, 2020


I hope that this video will help you in this fix

https://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/2005_Kia_Spectra_EX_2.0L_4_Cyl./fuse_interior/replace

I'm including two photos of the fuse box blueprints.
Driver side kick panel.


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Engine compartment fuse panel



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Kia Cars &... | Answered on Apr 22, 2020


This site I am listing is not free BUT they have everything and they are backed by SNAPON tools. https://kiatechinfo.snapon.com/default.aspx

Kia Cars &... | Answered on Apr 20, 2020

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