1998 Kia Sephia Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Kia Sephia

1998 Kia Sephia Problems

Automatic Transmission
If 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.

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1998 Kia Sephia Questions

started to lose power turnig to right when level ran fine just started when you give gas no power go dead

When i come to a Complete stop, then I step on the gas, my vehicle starts to shake violently and the sounds are just horrible. I checked for all the signs for blown head gaskets and checked my tranny fluid. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary.It also has major power loss on take off. and forget ab...

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1998 Kia Sephia Recalls

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