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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Kia Sephia

1998 Kia Sephia

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1998 Kia Sephia Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

1998 Kia Sephia Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 20, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE SAFETY BELT BUCKLE MAY "FALSE LATCH" AND EXPOSE THE DRIVER TO UNRESTRAINED MOVEMENT DURING A CRASH.

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Electrical & Lights, September 6, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH 36,000 MILES OR LESS AS OF JULY 15, 2002, AN ELECTRICAL CONTACT PROBLEM MAY HAVE DEVELOPED IN THE HAZARD SWITCH WHICH COULD RESULT IN INOPERATIVE HAZARD LIGHTS AND/OR INOPERATIVE TURN SIGNALS.

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Engine, November 13, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. MANUFACTURING CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE ORVR SPRING FORCE AND FLOAT WIRE LENGTH REDUCING THE VALVE ANGLE. CERTAIN VALVES CAUSED FUEL SHUT OFF BEFORE THE TANK REACHED 95% OF NOMINAL CAPACITY.

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Engine, December 23, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ELECTRICAL CURRENT TO THE FUEL PUMP PASSES THROUGH THE C304 AND C305 CONNECTORS. IF EXPOSED TO MOISTURE, THESE CONNECTORS COULD CORRODE. OVER TIME, THE FUEL PUMP WILL NOT RECEIVE ENOUGH CURRENT TO OPERATE.

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Engine, December 23, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT FOR THE FUEL PUMP IS GROUNDED AT JUNCTION CONNECTOR G300. IF THE PIN TENSION IS POOR, OR THE BOLT SECURING THE CONNECTOR TO THE VEHICLE FLOOR IS NOT TIGHTENED SUFFICIENTLY, A POOR CONNECTION IS MADE. AS THE FUEL PUMP OPERATES, THE POOR CONNECTION CAN CREATE HEAT WHICH IN TURN INCREASES RESISTANCE. EVENTUALLY THE FUEL PUMP WILL NOT RECEIVE ENOUGH CURRENT TO OPERATE.

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1998 Kia Sephia Questions and Answers

fefe224u, 1998 Kia Sephia, Hot Springs National Park, AR

how do you change an alternator belt?

Lorena Montenegro, 1998 Kia Sephia, Orlando, FL

I cannot pump fuel into my car, it shuts off automatically after around two dollars worth; if I keep trying it spits gas out.
What is wrong with it and how can I fix it?

pben004, 1998 Kia Sephia, Jacksonville Beach, FL

My timing belt snapped and I am trying to figure out if the motor is interference or not?

faithfull77, 1998 Kia Sephia, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Sacramento, CA

we need to know where you put transmission fluid in on a kia sephia 1998 please help we cant find where tp put it

baranyi, 1998 Kia Sephia, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Grove City, OH

is it cable or elec and the location?

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1998 Kia Sephia Reviews

TO ALL THE OWNER OF A KIA SEPHIE GOT MINE IN 1998 NO MAGER PLM
IT IS GOING ON 3000.00 NED I SAY MOERE. WAS TOLE ONCE TO GET A REL CAR CANT AFORD A CAR NOW BUT U BET IT WILL BE A KIA IT CANT GET NO MOERE REL THAN THAT, LOL OIL CHG EVREY 3 MONTHS SPRK PLUGS ONCE A YEAR IT WILL GET YOU TO 3000.00

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