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2009 KIA Spectra CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT KIA REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Remove drain plug and drain transaxle fluid in suitable container.
    • Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.
    • Disconnect tie rod end ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.
    • Remove bolts securing wheel speed sensor from steering knuckle.
    • Disconnect strut upper mounting bolts.
    • Tap on driveshaft front hub assembly using plastic hammer.
    • Push front hub assembly outward and separate driveshaft from hub assembly.
    • Insert suitable tool ...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra SX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification

    ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra LX 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect starter cable from B+ terminal on solenoid, then disconnect connector from S terminal...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2004-09 Spectra & Spectra5 w/2.0L Engine
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra EX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9,320 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Open glove compartment to lower glove compartment down completely by re...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Kia -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra EX 2.0 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 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra EX 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
    • Remove battery terminals and heat shield.
    • Remove battery and battery tray.
    • Remove upper radiator hose and lower radiator hose.
    • Remove ATF (Automatic Transaxle Fluid) cooler hose.
    • Disconnect fan motor connector.
    • Remove air duct to allow for radiator removal.
    • Remove ...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Power Steering
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra LX 2.0 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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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2009 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: 2009 KIA Spectra EX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Load Carrying Capacity Label Requirements and Instructions to Comply With FMVSS 110
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra EX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Identification, Models, Labels, Etc.
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2009 KIA Spectra AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2009 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 2009 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 2009 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 2009 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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