1.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
165,000 miles

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2008 Kia Spectra drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2008 Kia Spectra Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 102012

Spectra 4-cyl

  • 165,000 miles

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

Randomly while driving at highway speeds (55 - 70) the car will downshift violently with a sudden jerk, it will remain in that gear until you pullover, turn off the car and restart it in order to resume normal driving.

- Kenna, WV, USA

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