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2002 KIA Spectra CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT KIA REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02 -> Charging System
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Use instructions provided with charging station. Follow these procedures to prevent charging station from being accidentally exposed to high-side vehicle system pressure:

    • Do no...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Rotor Replacement
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Replace rotor as...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Kia -> Component Locations -> Sephia & Spectra w/1.8L Engine
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Refe...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove drain plug and drain transaxle fluid into suitable container.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.
    • Disconnect tie rod end ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.Do not damage dust cover or oil seal.
    • Loosen and remove bolt from knuckle and disconnect ball joint from knuckle.
    • Remove driveshaft from transaxle with suitable tool. There will be initial resistance until clip is collapsed and ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors and B+ terminal wire.
    • Loosen alternator pivot bolt and remove drive belt.
    • Remove alternato...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2001-03 Spectra & 2004 Spectra w/1.8L Engine
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9,300 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Remove the two lower glove compartment attaching screws, then the glove compartment, Fig. .
    • Pull the cabin air filter cover handle upward, then remov...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Kia -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    The MIL will be illuminated when the ignition switch is in the On position and the engine is not running. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If it remains lit, a diagnostic trouble code has been stored.On models less OBD II, after diagnosis and repair are complete, place ignition switch in off position, then clear stored diagnostic trouble codes by disconnecting the battery ground cable for at least 20 seconds. On models equipped with OBD II, following diagnosis and repair of the system, the lamp may be turned off using a suita...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Inlet

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
    • Remove hose from heater core.
    • Reposition hose clamp at water crossover.
    • Remove hose from water crossover.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure t...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Power Steering
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Alternator

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Loosen alternator upper locknut.
    • Loosen lower mounting nut.
    • Push alternator inward toward engine.
    • Remove alternator drive belt.
    • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque alternator mounting nut and bolt to 18 ft. lbs.
      • Torque alternator adjustment lockbolt to 11 ft. lbs.
      • Torque alternator brace mounting bolt to 17 ft. lbs.

    Air ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Fuel Delivery Module Diagram for 2002 KIA Spectra  1.8 L4 GASFuel Delivery Module Diagram for 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electric Fuel Pump
  • Fuel Filter
  • Pressure Regulator
  • Fuel Delivery Module
  • Brake Components Diagram for 2002 KIA Spectra  1.8 L4 GASBrake Components Diagram for 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Master Cylinder
  • Parking Brake
  • Proportioning Valve
  • Brake Pedal
  • Rear Disc Brake
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 KIA Spectra  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Symbols
  • 2002 KIA Spectra  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Passenger's Air Bag
  • Horn Switch
  • Air Bag Control Unit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Enhanced Dealer Feedback and Digital Camera Requirements to Support Kia Quality Initiatives
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: NEW SST RELEASE AND RETURN OF THE BLACK BREAK OUT BOX MAIN CABLE
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2002 KIA Spectra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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