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2008 SpectraSX, 2014 Optima LX,2006 Jeep Liberty, Linux Mint Mate
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Great car for the price.. Wife and I have two...
To keep loving your "spec" make sure you replace the timing belt EVERY 5yrs or 60k miles. The engine is an "interference" type and "if" the belt jumps or breaks you will have major engine damage...This is true of Hondas/Toyotas/Mazdas of this model age. Also drain and refill the automatic tranny fluid.. Type III every 30k miles. The best fluid is Hyundai/Kia Type III. Others posted here with other types of III tranny fluid with varying degrees of success.
What's the mileage of your Spec?
Good luck and keep us in mind for any questions...
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