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Q: transmission problems on 1998 Kia Sephia

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this is the 2nd transmission put in this car drive 1 2 3 work fine but will not go in reverse back up lights come on but will not ingauge are transmission problems commen with this model?
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Great answer James, the only thing I have to add is Kia as a car manufacturer put a lot of great technical information and work shop manuals on line for free for Kia owners. www.kiatechinfo.com
Here are some things to check for your symptoms:

No-Reverse

1.Improper fluid level.
2.Transmission shift cable broken or misadjusted.
3.Improper band/clutch application pressure.
4.Fluid filter damaged or plugged.
5.Main control assembly gaskets damaged or bolt out of torque.
6.Main control separator plate damaged.
7.Pump assembly bolts out of specifications.
8.Reverse clutch burnt, worn, or leaking.
9.Direct/reverse servo piston seal cut/leaking.
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