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1.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
116,862 miles

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2004 Kia Spectra accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2004 Kia Spectra Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 022010

Spectra

  • 116,862 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Fuel tank straps rusting out. My fuel tank straps rusted out causing one to drag the ground making sparks! I looked over the car and nothing is rusted like the straps, the exsust is good the heat shield and the fuel lines are good just the fuel straps are so rusted to the point they snapped!

- Byron Center, MI, USA

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