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I had the same problem. There is a vent under the dashboard on the passenger side. It slides to the right or left, if you slide this in the opposite direction from where it is right now it will allow you to adjust the temperature. It seems the little plastic clamp is not strong enough to handle moving the vent when the temperature control knob is turned instead the arm that adjusts it pops loose. =========================================== The above answer fixes the problem if you can't adjust the temperatureof the air coming out of the vent. If you can't change what vents the air is coming out of (directional control) then either the switch in the dash is bad ($20 from Kia, but not often the problem) or the expensive little motor that controls the flow valve is bad (much more expensive and more often the problem...of course) Most of the dash has to be removed to get the assembly out, requiring the removal of a number of screws and careful prying. If you want to try the repair by yourself, befriend a local Kia mechanic and ask for instructions or go to your local library and see if they have a repair book that covers your car. Worse comes to worse, you can buy the manual online. If you have any intention of keeping this car for a while, the book will be a good investment because you will need it often.

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Q: What could be the problem if your climate control directional switch for your 2002 Kia Spectra is not working?
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