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My 2001 Kia spectra was running fine one day while driving down Hwy went to turn off Hwy all sudden it just won't go. Now it starts, runs, just won't go. only codes that came up prior was PO420. Can you help

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SOURCE: my 2003 kia spectra stalls

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: hard to start hot or cold runs good when it starts

I think it may be time to change the spark plugs and wires.

Posted on May 18, 2009


Jonah Oneal

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SOURCE: 2001 Kia Sportage won't start

yep a bad relay will cause fuel pump problems.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009


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SOURCE: driving down the hwy, the eml light cmae okn and

you have an intermittent fault and need to get the codes read first, it should give an idea of where the fault is.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009


Sudeep Chatterjee

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SOURCE: 2007 kia spectra running rough

Check the timing or engine tune-up with the assistance of a computerized service center. The settings for the timing will get fine-tuned thus eliminating the rough engine, which may be leading to misfiring,etc.........sodeep

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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