1997 KIA Sephia

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 1997 KIA Sephia

Recall Date Component Summary
August 16, 2002 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

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

Remedy:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 20, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 KIA Sephia

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248 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 KIA Sephia

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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10196469
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:A
ODI Number: 534727
AIR BAGS | INTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10202861
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10203109
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10196469
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10186043
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10169738
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 10149273
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10137621
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10133282
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10134181
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10133360
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10131172
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10115860
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10087858
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10082004
SEAT BELTS | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10079704
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10070151
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10050045
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10040743
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10037350
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10037744
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10039524
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10025007
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10020658
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10015823
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10015761
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10018044
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 10011893
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10005638
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10004464
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10003651
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10000854
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10003911
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 9006758
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 8023622
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8023620
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8024106
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 9001216
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8012048
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 8013461
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 8005037
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8000812
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8003112
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 899476
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 883789
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 879963
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 882901
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 883629
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 879923
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 881716
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 878115
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 875454
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 874173
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 876940
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 877964
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 878242
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 871556
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 868995
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 867716
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 870947
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTH
ODI Number: 868570
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 863629
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD | TIRES
ODI Number: 861357
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGG
ODI Number: 863221
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 865276
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 858395
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 858365
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 855788
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 860899
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 858278
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 855665
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 857536
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 859173
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 853162
TIRES
ODI Number: 849993
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 849886
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 851801
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 854041
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM
ODI Number: 854360
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 848515
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 845729
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROT
ODI Number: 847270
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 844363
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 847961
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 846378
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 846354
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 848280
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 842643
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 844960
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 837831
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 835219
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 838504
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 837690
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 836898
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 835744
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 841181
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 837509
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 834229
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 832491
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 830136
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 829954
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 827350
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 825489
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 824086
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 826563
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 826174
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 824746
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 824740
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 826512
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 827909
TIRES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 826821
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 828195
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 826411
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 818568
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 819124
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 819402
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 817359
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 813669
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 813636
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 815219
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 783829
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 780754
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 770337
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
ODI Number: 785373
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 785373
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 785373
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 785373
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | V
ODI Number: 781236
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 784251
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 784251
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 784251
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 784251
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 784251
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 784251
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 784251
AIR BAGS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 759896
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 757001
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 754210
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 752704
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 751327
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 750603
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 749980
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 748950
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 747835
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 746838
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 746123
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743970
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743081
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 739629
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 737190
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 737571
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 735511
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 731610
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 730809
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 726260
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 723866
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 724319
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 722229
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 721421
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 718122
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 718078
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 717970
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 718227
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 716365
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 716048
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 715383
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 713906
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 713905
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 710364
TIRES
ODI Number: 706386
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 705263
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 705530
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 704634
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 704624
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 703389
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 703170
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 701978
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 702326
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 700618
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 563540
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 563540
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 556442
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION) | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 556106
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 556106
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 552369
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 550376
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 550376
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DIFFERENTIAL PROPORTIONAL VALVE
ODI Number: 550376
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 550376
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 549554
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 549554
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 548983
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 548983
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 548983
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
ODI Number: 548983
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 548983
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 548983
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 548135
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 548135
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 547182
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 545217
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 544913
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 544913
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 544913
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 543077
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 543054
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 543054
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 543054
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 543054
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 541440
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 541440
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 541440
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 541440
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 541440
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 541807
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 541807
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 541807
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 540364
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 540521
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 540204
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 540185
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 540184
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 537621
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 537231
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 537231
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 538715
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 538116
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 535289
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 536996
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 536422
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 536303
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 536034
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 536034
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 536034
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 536034
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 536034
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 533178
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | STEERING | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 535057
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIO
ODI Number: 534727
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 534846
TIRES
ODI Number: 534846
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 524291
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 524291
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 524291
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 524291
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 841600
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 705400
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Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

16 Service Alerts for 1997 KIA Sephia

Date Description
September 13, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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September 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR HEADLAMP CONDENSATION AND MOISTURE – This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. New/revised sections of this bulletin are indicated by a black bar in the margin area. This b

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March 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

PITSTOP – ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES – In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

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October 1, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS TECHINICAL SERVICE BULLETIN OUTLINES THE NEW SEPHIA REMANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PROGRAM. *TT

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July 26, 1999 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

RECALL CAMPAGIN ON EVAPORATIVE FUEL VAPOR HOSE REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.8 LITER BPD ENGINES. *TT

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November 4, 2016 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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November 4, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

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January 18, 2017 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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January 18, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE – By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

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July 1, 1999 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

REPLACEMENT REPAIRS OF ALL EVAPORATIVE FUEL VAPOR HOSES AND PIPES AT THE FUEL TANK. *TT

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December 1, 2002 151400 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDED INFORMATION RELATED TO RECALL CAMPAIGN 027 TO REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLES. *TT

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December 6, 2002 151400 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

RECALL CAMPAIGN 027 TO REPLACE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLES. NOTIFICATION LETTER TO DEALERS. *TT

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March 1, 1997 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

SEPHIA FRONT BRAKE PADS – DESIGN CHANGE. *TW

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August 28, 2008 053000 PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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August 28, 2008 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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August 28, 2008 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

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1997 KIA Sephia

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