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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks from 1990+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1993-95 -> Evacuating System -> Using Charging Station -> With Vacuum Pump
Vehicle: 1995 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS

With Vacuum Pump

Vacuum pumps suitable for removing air and moisture from A/C systems are commercially available. A specification for system pump down used here is 28-291/2 inches vacuum. This reading can be attained at or near sea level only. For each 1000 feet of altitude this operation is performed, the reading will be 1 inch vacuum higher. For example, at 5000 feet elevation, only 23-241/2 inches of vacuum can be obtained. The system refrigerant must be completely recovered before it can be evacuated. Damage to the vacuum pump will result if pressurized refrige...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Replacement
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.8 L4 GAS

Replacement

  • Remove caliper in numbered sequence, Figs. , , and .
  • R...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Kia -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 1994-97 Sephia -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sephia GS 1.6 L4 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur.

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • Start the engine and allow to idle.
  • Disconnect the fuel pump assembly electrical connector.
  • Let the engine stall, then turn ignition Off.
  • Disconne...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheels and tires.
  • Remove hub nut and disconnect tie-rod end.
  • Do not damage dust cover or oil seal.
  • Remove driveshaft from transaxle with a pry bar.
  • If driveshaft is stuck in front wheel hub, install a miscellan...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors and B+ terminal wire.
  • Loosen alternator pivot bolt and remove drive belt.
  • Remove alternato...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Kia -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.8 L4 GAS

If the Air Bag warning lamp lights and stays on, diagnosis and ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1995 KIA Sephia LS 1.8 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at coolant outlet tube.
  • Remove hose from coolant outlet tube.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning and Power Steering -> Alternator and Water Pump
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia LS 1.8 L4 GAS

Alternator and Water Pump

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Loosen alternator upper lock bolt.
  • Loosen lower mounting nut.
  • Push alternator inward toward engine.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Air Condition...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Automatic Transaxle Component Location Diagram for 1995 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GASAutomatic Transaxle Component Location Diagram for 1995 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Transaxle Range Switch
  • Transaxle Fluid Temperature Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Solenoid Valve
  • Transaxle
  • Body & Chassis Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GASBody & Chassis Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Unit
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Trunk Light
  • Dome Light
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • AC On Indicator
  • 1996 KIA Sephia LS 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 KIA Sephia LS 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Switch
  • Wiper Washer Switch
  • Combination Switch
  • Wiper Motor
  • Washer Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RAPGARD PROTECTIVE FILM REMOVAL - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: KIA REMANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PROGRAM - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1995 KIA Sephia LS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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