Automatic TransmissionIf the engine won't crank or cranks but does not start, the flex plate between the engine and transmission may be cracked. A cracked flex plate will cause an erratic cranking signal to the powertrain computer.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Kia Sephia
1997 Kia Sephia
1997 Kia Sephia Problems
After the vehicle has been operated with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning), a weak alternator can cause starting difficulties. In some cases, the original alternator could not sufficiently charge the battery; Kia released a new alternator to fix the problem.
1997 Kia Sephia Recalls (Recent)
1997 Kia Sephia Questions and Answers
all my fluids are up to level there's gas in the tank starts up fine, after driving less than a yard it sputters and stall out, is the a fuel line, or fuel injector problem?
my car cuts off and shakes when i stop at a light
lights on dashboard not working?
MY CAR SHAKES AND ACT LIKE IT WANTS TO CUT OFF AT STOP LIGHTS AND STOP SIGNS THE IDLE GOES UP AND DOWN WHAT IS THE PROBLEM AND HOW MUCH WOULD IT COST TO GET FIXED
1997 Kia sephia will not turn over. Car basically starts but will not turn over? I have checked all fuses and replaced them. Also checked spark plugs and we have fire there?? Have uplugged and re...