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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
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1998 Kia Sephia body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Kia Sephia Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 111999

Sephia

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Driver side weather stripping is coming off of door.

- Portland, OR, USA

problem #2

Jul 051999

Sephia

  • miles
Hard starting up vehicle in the mornings, and gas gauge does not read full tank. Also, passenger's side door is broken at the hinges. Had the panel replaced. This will be the third repair.

- Milton, VT, USA

problem #1

Jul 051999

Sephia

  • miles
Engine stalls, especially when starting up vehicle in the mornings. Gas gauge does not read full, and passenger's side door is broken. This will be the third repair. Replaced door panel. Door hinges were broken.

- Milton, VT, USA

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