my 2002 kia spectra will not move in reverse but it will go forward in neutral... what would cause this?


Asked by JeffMcC1982 May 20, 2014 at 06:31 PM about the 2002 Kia Spectra Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i recently had to add fluid to my transmission and right after i did it would no longer go in
reverse... it was working just fine before i added the fluid... it was slipping in drive.. which it
is no longer doing... and it is acting like it is competing with itself when i put it in reverse...
and it wont free rev in park either... it stalls out at around 2500 rpms when it is in park and
reverse... and will drive forward in every other slot from N to 1st

4 Answers


Kia is tps sensor throttle position sensor replace - and also o2 sensors Pull them out and start The car and see if a lot of exhaust is coming back into p2 sensor hole If it is converter clogged .if the sensor has been on long coverters Could be clogged melted and replace a s we'll. I L

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2002 spectra codes tps and 02 sensor above Sorry

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my 2002 kia reo moves forward in all gears even reverse

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Was this ever fixed? I have the exact same issue!

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