I have a 2008 Spectra EX and the transmission looses fluid

Asked by Aug 19, 2014 at 09:31 PM about the 2008 Kia Spectra EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have been checking the fluid in the transmission for about two months now and have added almost two quarts of fluid, but there aren't any visible leaks. Chevy used to have a vacuum modulator that the diaphragm would rupture and the fluid would be sucked out and burned in the engine.  Does this transmission have something like this?

3 Answers

73,935

Yes there is a diafram,but it will not hold that much fluid,i think you are loosing fluid as you drive,that means, you want see it on the ground when you stop,you will have to go under car and check for leaks around the seals where the axel.s go into tranny.

113,535

Check the radiator, it maybe leaking into the radiator via the internal tranny cooler inside the radiator.

1 people found this helpful.
73,935

Good call T.S didn,t think of that.

Your Answer

Spectra

Looking for a Used Spectra in your area?

CarGurus has 696 nationwide Spectra listings starting at $1,600.

ZIP:

Kia Spectra Experts

  • #1
    Christina Ruggiero
    Reputation
    480
  • #2
    Jeffrey Foster
    Reputation
    430
  • #3
    Todd Warnke
    Reputation
    240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Kia Optima
416 Great Deals out of 30,165 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used Kia Rio
44 Great Deals out of 5,608 listings starting at $2,474
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 70,900 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
571 Great Deals out of 66,738 listings starting at $1,449
Used Kia Sorento
359 Great Deals out of 33,977 listings starting at $2,250
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Kia Sportage
244 Great Deals out of 19,066 listings starting at $1,799
Used Nissan Sentra
457 Great Deals out of 50,801 listings starting at $1,795
Used Nissan Altima
720 Great Deals out of 70,156 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Focus
406 Great Deals out of 76,949 listings starting at $1,195
Used Hyundai Elantra
423 Great Deals out of 48,041 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Versa
245 Great Deals out of 20,437 listings starting at $1,200
Used Hyundai Sonata
365 Great Deals out of 49,687 listings starting at $1,250

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.