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Kia Motors is the second biggest automobile manufacturer in South Korea, selling more than 1.6 million units in 2009. It was established in 1944, making it the oldest car company in the country.
You have to remove the starter and run a new wire
That is perfectly normal, before going to bed leave a trey under or park on a sandy area
the speed sensor is located in the back of the transmission in between the axles
If someone without a valid drivers license and without carinsurance drives a car that is covered by car insurance, does thatinsurance pay for that uninsured driver if they have a accident?
I have a 1998 kia sephia and i would think they are the same. There are two rubber boots that have caps on the end that pull off. These give you access to the Allen head bolts that hold the caliper on. Once the caliper is removed you have to remove two more bolts that hold the bracket on.Then the...
1. First remove the plastic triangle with the tweeter, gently pry it off. The "clip" / "retaining point" is situated about 1/2" from the tweeter outside ring above it at about 2 o'clock angle (north-east). The clip is a round plastic cylinder with a metal clip screwed to it. (or for the passenger...
Two reasons why your alternator belt is breaking is: Your alternator belt is too tight, or you are using a belt that is old and worn. I cannot answer your question fully without seeing the vehicle. Sorry.
Answer . You do not have to remove it, but doing so will make the boot replacement a whole lot easier. Being able to clamp the axle in a vice is much nicer than trying to work around the front suspension pieces.
A bad crankshaft position sensor will cause your Kia Sorrento to  run rough. The bad crankshaft position sensor can also cause your  Kia to not start.
go to installdr.com they have a wide variety of free information that pertains to car stereo wiring information. You can use a AAA battery to find out what speakers are what; with the car battery disconnected put one end of the wire on on terminal and keep trying different wires on the other end...
The first easier step is to verify the fuse integrity. In your owner's manual, you'll have some fuse diagrams, one for the passenger compartment and a second one for under the hood in most GMs. Look for a fuse labeled "CHMSL, or which indicates "high mount". If you find one, make sure the fuse is...
NO. Recall sin@ = N m L. Here N is number of slits per unit length,  m the order and L (lambda) the wavelength of light. As m = 2 then @  for different colours would be larger and so wider
The knock sensor is located on the back of the engine, if you reach  over the top to the backside you can feel it. it is attached be two  screws and you will have to undo the plug at one end. Takes about  10 min to do it. Helps to h ave someone under the car to see it  from the back side and you...
Hey there, well I had some experience with this myself, although Ifound it to be quite a pain. I am assuming normally you wouldremove the headlight assembly which would cause you having toremove the grill and a couple other things, but since this israther hard and I'm lazy i just decided to try and...
this is a interference engine ,is this a belt change at how many miles or did the belt snap,you didnt say this makes all the difference,since this a interference engine,and a broken belt could mean major engine damage,to valves and pistons,
I have an '03 Kia Sorento. When my (center) dome light over the middle seat quit working, it was a diode in the system; replaced under warranty, now out again!! It now works when the key is on, and you turn it on from the dash dimmer switch, but not when you open the door; only the far back one...
    == R&R Headlight/Marker. ==     Depending on which headlight assembly you are trying to replace would help answer this question, however the passengers side is the harder of the two for you must remove the washer fluid bottle first unless you have very small hands.     None...
My lights were coming on when my alternator was going out. Test your alternator and charging system and replace accordingly.
bank1 passenger side - bank 2 driver side
A starter motor on a Kia Carnival can be bought from eBay. Look for  the seller "autocoolingparts" to avoid bogus merchants.
im having the same problem stranded in wisconsin in the middle of  winter and cant change my flat because it wont come off and the  jake is to flimsy so cant beat it.... was told that dust and dirt  could be causing it to stick so tap it on the outsides around the  tire then do the same from...
  The speed sensor is located on the right side facing the driver side. It is on the transmission under the air filter and air line that leads to the intake manifold. It is on the left side of the transmission. It is not on top of the transmission but on the left side of the transmission close...
the tensioner is at the bottom of everything two bolt release first the one that holds the pulley then the one that gives the belt its tension dont extract entirely just loosen
The transmission computer is on the drivers side under the  dashboard. It's held in with two ten millimeter nuts. Then it  slides out.
  == Answer ==   It is located behind the glove box and instructions are in the manual.
  well could be throw out bearing gone,cable broke,probably worn out clutch.Check to see if clutch has oil resv. for manual clutch,slight possibility it is out of fluid if never been topped up.
jack up rear of car and place axle stands under rear chassis rails then lower car onto axle stands, place jack under rear axle and jack up to take up slack on rear axle and shock absorbers, undo top two bolts and lower axle down then undo single bolt at axle end. bolt new shocker into place at axle...
    remove timing cover, on the left cam sprocket(closer to inside of vehicle) you will see the letter (I)for intake and a notch above it on the valve cover align those marks.Next on the right cam sprocket you will see the letter (E) for exhaust and a notch above it on the valve cover align...
how do you adjust the timing on a 2002 kia sportegeit is adjusted by the computer. All you can do is make sure the timing marks are on there marks when cylinder one is at TDC.
I think you have to drop the pan,just have a new gasket handy if you do.
10W-30 weight oil is recommended for your 2000 Kia. If the vehicleis operated in extreme climates you can use a heavier motor oil.
on the top rear of the engine near the fire wall.
Sounds like you may have froze the engine from lack of oil lubrication. You may have had oil in there but once it overheats, it loses all protection properties. Might try some engine storage oil down the cylinders and let it sit a couple of days and see if it loosens ups.
  == Answer ==     Remove the screws inside the door opening which secure the lamp unit. Remove the lamp by pulling towars the rear of the vehicle (there'll be some resistance until the clips release). Remove the lamp socket by twisting and pulling out. Replace the bulb. Replacing lamp...
i currently own a 2002 Hyundai accent.the fuel filter is located in rear of car,next to the gas tank.it gets tricky here,though.you have to remove the rear seat to access it.once you remove the rear seat,you'll see it right there.good luck.teree247@AOL.com
From what I understand, you need the KIA adapter to allow the radio to read the data from the iphone. I can't confirm this but I have asked the same question on the Kia Forum and from everything I have read, the adapter is necessary. Don't know why.
  == Answer ==     under dash, pasenger side
the light of the air bag is on. the sensor is fail
Any tips on changing the power steering pump on my kia sedona
No there is no code on the serial number, you would have to get the code from the dealer with the serial number on the radio.
are catalytic converters covered by a warrenty
  Depending on which engine you have, diesel or gasoline. For diesel 2.0 turbo intercooler change oil and filter every 3500 km. For 2.2 liter disel non turbo, change oil every 5000 km. same with gasoline engine. 6 months, rotate tires. Every 2 yrs, change transmission, differential oils, brake...
You will have to remove the timing belt to replace the water pump. I just had mine done on 06 kia sorento and it took the mechanic 6 hours.
call AutoZone and price the pump. deduct that from 300.00 and you have the labor cost. Dived that by 35.00 and you have the number of HOURS it atkes to pull all the stuff off to get to the water pump just to replace it and put it all back on. Yes, $300.00 is likely a good ballpark figure.
kia motors company along with Hyundia motors of South Korea
could be from your heater if so you can disconnect heater hoses from engine and buy plugs from super cheap auto barn etc to block flow.you will have no heater but a very cheap solution
== Answer ==   There are several safety mechanisms for the Chevy Corsica. if you accidently left the car out of park when you turned of the car, in some models if your lights are left on it wont let you take out the key.
The biggest thing it is likely to be is your Master Cylinder. If the internal seals are shot, you are unlikely to get any resistance on the pedal, regardless of whether you bleed the system or not. If the fluid in the system drains to the point where the parking brake light comes on within 2 weeks,...
Follow the upper hose from your radiator back to the thermostat. The temp sensor is located right behind the thermostat on the back side of the engine.
    Tis normal operation so you can stop and listen to the music after you cut the engine off. Open the door and it quits.
The first thing you should keep in mind is that it's illegal to operate a vehicle with a inoperative speedometer on any public streets so be careful because if stopped for speeding the offier will give you a choice between calling your own tow or letting him impound it, to answer your question.....
  I would suggest sending it to the shop unless you are comfortable with performing a timimg belt adjustment.     plan on a full weekend project.     the Water pump is built into the side of te engine and requires the removal of:     valve cover.   power steering pump.  ...
Pry the Velcro up from the trunk lid side of the panel.Open the door to the CD player if you are doing the left side. Pinch the tabs in the center and pull back slightly. Then you have to fiddle with getting the brake bulb past the trim.
check engine light code on my 2001 gmc truck
The way to change a rear wiper blade on a kai sedona would be to take the vehicle to an auto mechanic or an auto body shop and let them change the wiper blades on the vehicle.
\nBehind the dash on the the passengers side. You can access it from the floor, on the ride side next to the right kick panel. 3 screws, one wire connector, and the disconnect the motor cooling tube, and it drops right out. You will have to pull the carpet down out of the way.
  == Headlight Adjustment for 2006 Kia Optima ==   My wife has a 2006 Kia Optima and it took me a long time to figure this out. I called the dealer, to avoid bringing it in, and they were useless so I just took some time and stared at it and figured it out. At the back of the headlamp, there...
In the 8th Generation Corolla, 1998 to 2002, it's a pain. You must  remove the back seats, because that is where the bolts that hold  the struts are accessed. Then jack up the car and remove rear  wheels. You possibly can access the bolts on the struts without  taking the wheels off, but it's...
The Spark plugs is in the middle of the top or cylinder head. First remove the plastic cover on top of the engine 4 nuts. Remove the fuel injection part running across the engine. Then remove a long plastic cover between the two cam shaft bulges. You will find the plug wires and plugs underneath...
  == Answer ==   You need to buy a cold air intake for your car. It replaces the stock air intake.(the box your air filter is in!)
Answer . \nThis information can be found in your owner's manual.
The maximum towing capacity of the 2005 Kia Sedona is 3500lbs.The engine is pretty powerful: 3.5L V6, 24 valves, 195 hp @ 5500 rpm.The Sedona tows better than most other minivans because of its great torque of 218@3500rpm.The Sedona comes equipped with a smooth 5 speed automatic transmission.
Look where the E brake handle is,spread the dust cover open,use 10mm socket on nut driver or ratchet,turn clockwise a few clicks until the arm moves about 4-6 clicks,check to be sure you didn't go too far by driving and coasting to see if the car stops on it's own.
on the front of the bottom cushin there are two buttons
If cylinder one is misfiring on the Kia Sportage 2.0 it could be  that the spark plug in that cylinder needs to be changed. It can  also mean that the piston in that cylinder is sticking.
the correct torque for cylinder head bolt of kia pregio 2.7 diesel is 130-135ft-lbs.
Disconnect battery. Remove air intake, cover and spark plugs (cover holes with towel). Remove fan shroud, fan itself and bug metal fan mount (3 big bolts). Drain coolant. Remove thermostat assembly. Remove big crank shaft pulley (6 #10 bolts "inside" the cup) Remove two plastic covers. Remove...
  == Answer ==   Kia's have rear calipers with screw in pistons. You must buy a tool from your local auto parts store called a "cube" it has little notches that fit into grooves on the piston. Then attach a standard socket and screw in the piston.
You can get all the Kia repair info and parts diagrams from http://www.kiatechinfo.com. Just register and login then enter any pertinent information like year, model, etc.. and you can search the companys own database of information on the car you have.
If you have to ask this question, you may want to take it to a shop! It if fairly simple and requires the removal of the purge tank on pasenger side in engine compartment so access to the compressor is eaiser! Then just loosen the belt tensioner located near the compressor! Unbolt compressor from...
  == Answer ==   because it's affecd people
Can be a fuel pump or leak in fuel line. Does it start better if you turn on key and make a longer pause before trying to start the engine? When you turn on ignition -- fuel pump gets powered and starts cranking pressure to high PSI. Fuel line with no leaks should hold pressure for a very long time...
  == Answer ==   kia sportage knock sensor
The actual changeover is as simple a changing a tire, except four times. You will need to know the bolt pattern that fits the car, the size of rims you want, the recommended backspacing for the rims, and what size tires you want. Most if not all of this can be determined by either talking to...
Cam shaft position sensor is on a rear of cylinder head -- you will see one of two cams protruding farther to the back than the other. The "blob" on its end is the cam shaft position sensor. Tightening torque for mounting bolts: 19 - 25 lb-in (1.9 - 2.6 N·m)
The Catalytic Converter is located in the middle of the car underneath. about 3/4 of the way towards the front of the car
A 2005 has 3 coil boots on the front head, and 3 wires w/boots for the rear plugs.
Call the person who repaired the car and tell them what is going on. But what you write above makes no sense. You say, "(wont turn over) (wants to start) by (wont stay running)" If it won't turn over, how does it want to start, and how can it be running in the first place? Did they replace the fuel...
Both Kia & Hyundai are Korean auto manufactures. answer kia was originated in south Korea
I have found this maintenance schedule on the site of a dealership up in Canada, this means that instead of miles it uses kilometers, however you can convert them to miles pretty easily. http://www.metrokia.ca/en/service/maintenance/index.spy 8000 Km is about 5000 miles. 1 mile = 1.609 km ...
Use your brain and read the instruction. Use your brain and read the instruction
With a wrench set! Well actually it is simple, first remove the air cleaner assembly and battery, then unplug all the sensors, drain radiator and remove hoses, remove all vacuum lines tie the ac compressor out of the way remove it and the PS pump from the block, then unbolt the exhaust manifold and...
  == Answer ==     From reading some other posts in another chain , "you push the panel in and remove the clip on the crank..
you should check if the engine sizes are the same as in liters ect if all that matches it should fit just fine
it depends if it is a metal line or rubber lines , if it is at a fitting or at the master cylinder or abs i can help you find these if you cant locate the leak
Removal: Remove LH and RH A-pillar moldings by carefully prying them from the pillar. Remove inside rearview mirror by prying its base cover off, and then removing two screws. Remove LH and RH windshield wiper arms by removing one nut each. Remove cowl vent by removing six screws and two...
Answer . \n1. Start with the removal of the coil packs and plugs. \n2. Next remove the valve cover.\n3. Remove upper timing cover. You may need to remove the motor mount assembly also.\n4. Remove exhaust manifold from engine. This includes separating manifold from the downtube on your exhaust....
The bonded rubber is probably ripped, replace them.
blueanswerKia forte comes in black, blue. white and red color
In my 09 Sportage, this is called the position lamp and is located  just below the main headlight bulb in the headlight assembly. You  need to remove one bolt and a holding rod to pull the assembly in  the 09's - other models seems to require the removal of some  plastic rivets and a cover plate...