Kia Sephia Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Kia Sephia
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Kia Sephia ProblemsKia Issues New Alternator to Replace Weak One
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.
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.
Kia Sephia QuestionsSpark from block, and ticking sound (1 answer)
Alternated, battery, powersteering hose, spark plugs, spark plug wires, the engine runs fine
Can't get thru DE inspection all new parts I did the repairs