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  1. panteraguy
    03-27-2014 12:20 PM - permalink
    panteraguy
    Hello. I just joined and you seem to know a lot. I was wondering if you could please help me? I have a 2004.5 Spectra. The headlights, tail lights, and dash lights were not working. The brake lights, turn signals, and hazards worked. Everytime I turned on the headlights the left and right tail light fuses blew. I replaced the head light switch. Nothing changed. I replaces the bcm/ fuse box in the car. The original part number was 91950 2f090 with part number 91950 2f091. Everthing works except the turn signals act like hazards when turned on. Meaning all 4 turn signals blink. The hazards work fine. I replaced all fused relating to hazards and turn signals. I even put the original headlight switch back in but no change. Any ideas? Is it because the last number is different? The new bcm/fuse box had a heated mirror fuse but my original didn't. I have tried taking the heated mirror fuse out. The replacement was from a 2006 kia. Thank you!- Matt from Ohio
  2. oldtimeraver
    02-09-2014 10:24 PM - permalink
    oldtimeraver
    Hi dave G'day from down under longtime lurker first time poster
    I have just bought a 06 Kia cerato petrol manual hatch that has been sitting for 6 months i have installed new battery but cant seem to get the car to start as in it will not wind over have check all fuses and relays yet there is still nothing any wisdom would be greatly appreciated cheers jason
  3. bestmosin
    02-09-2014 08:02 PM - permalink
    bestmosin
    Did I just read that I was banned and if so why?
  4. "wv wonder"
    01-18-2014 06:33 PM - permalink
    "wv wonder"
    Dave , Any suggestions for a 2002 spectra on how to troubleshoot or change shift solenoid a code po753, is the solenoid actually marked A under the pan or how can it be identified ? Also am I correct in understanding all of the solenoids ( a -b -c-d ) are the same part number ? Would you reccomend replacing all or only the " a " ? Any guidance of a place to start would be appreciated , I have a thought in back of my mind that it could be in limp mode due to cyl. Misfire code that is resolved but not before this issue began ? Maybe I'm off track but would really like to know for sure if possible ? Again anything here would be great , Thanks SIr
  5. Doah06
    01-05-2014 03:15 AM - permalink
    Doah06
    How do you get 130lbs of torque on the crank shaft bolt with out the motor turning?
    I'm new to this, hope I am asking the right person lol
  6. morbid81
    10-09-2013 08:52 PM - permalink
    morbid81
    Dave,
    Hey got a small issue with my spectra just keep forgetting about it. One of the washer nozzles shoots higher on the windshield than the other. Is there anyway to adjust this? Any help would be much appreciated.
  7. morbid81
    09-16-2013 04:19 AM - permalink
    morbid81
    Dave,

    My spectra airbag light has been on since before my bumper to bumper went out. But now its gone, Will kia still honor the repair? If not what do I need to replace in order to fix it? and where is it located and what needs removed? BTW what flavor or linux you running? I am dual booting Win 7 Ultimate with Ubuntu
  8. 06Rio_FW
    08-01-2013 01:48 AM - permalink
    06Rio_FW
    Dave, I have a few questions.
    1. How do I get Linux to automatically log me in when it boots up?
    2. I've clicked an MP3 and it keeps playing but I can't find the player on the bottom bar. How do I turn it off?
    3. I have a NAS (Network Attached Storage) and I can read and write to it, but it won't play MP3s from the NAS. I have to copy them to my desktop.
  9. DavesSpectra
    07-28-2013 03:46 PM - permalink
    DavesSpectra
    Continued...

    Like Windows...a Linux installed OS on a hard drive won't boot to a foreign Mother board,video card, lan, chipset...
    As far as installing on the GX270's... You may have too little ram (try at least 1GB, and 2GB is even better) also make sure you are trying to load a 32bit copy of linux and NOT a 64bit version... The P4 processor doesn't like 64bit.

    The MP3 "problem" may be because the NAS may be formated with NTFS or FAT32 and the MP3 Player may not be able to navigate the directory of the NAS.

    See...I got you "hooked" now it's only time before you will have no desire to "feed" Microsoft :-)...
    Learn...Blow it up...Reload it...Try a different version...
    You are not "stuck" with only one MP3 player or "windows type" file explorer, or just the EI browser... YOU have a choice!
    Enjoy...And I'll be there if you have questions...
    Dave
  10. DavesSpectra
    07-28-2013 03:45 PM - permalink
    DavesSpectra
    Wine is not a perfected piece of software... It will run some Windows programs "if" it is supplied with the proper ".DLL" Windows files...
    Check out winehq.org and check out the "AppDB" tab at the top of the forum.
    If you have a powerful newer computer with lots of HD space and memory (4G you can run the actual Windows operating system within a "virtual machine" inside of Linux...so you could "start" a Windows session within Linux... Then jump to another program running on the Linux kernel and back to the virtual "Windows"...
    Kinda neat.
    The password login can be disabled BUT the whole reason behind Linux" is security built around the administrators (your) password... Rogue programs can't gain access to what is called the "root" and do damage to the OS.
    I start up my virtual Windows XP with a password also...
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