TSB List for the 1997 Kia Sephia

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 Sephia are official communications between Kia & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
  • PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #004

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52442

      SEPHIA FRONT BRAKE PADS - DESIGN CHANGE. *TW Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT

    • TSB #KT-2008082201

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026726

      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 Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #PS539

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133170

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #008

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608137

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

    • TSB #008

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607703

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

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSBTRA046

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091489

      TSB: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID APPLICATION GUIDE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE CORRECT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH KIA MODEL. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #003

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #609808

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

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #KT-2008082201

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026726

      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 Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

    • TSB #KT-2008082201

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026726

      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 Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #027

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000032

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

    • TSB #027

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000033

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

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085R1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109812

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-GEN085

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109777

      TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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