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1997 KIA Sephia CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT KIA REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1997 KIA Sephia car and truck repair procedures including KIA engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your KIA Sephia automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Kia -> Variable Speed Cooling Fan -> Description
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS

    The cooling fan on the Sportage is a belt driven, thermally modulated fan with eight blades. The fan clutch is activated and deactivated both thermally and by engine speed. The fan clutch engages when radiator temperature exceeds a high temperature threshold. The fan clutch...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Sephia & Spectra -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia LS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Hydraulic brake fluid will damage painted surface...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Kia -> Component Locations -> Sephia & Spectra w/1.8L Engine
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia LS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Refe...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove drain plug and drain transaxle fluid into suitable container.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.
    • Disconnect tie rod end ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.Do not damage dust cover or oil seal.
    • Loosen and remove bolt from knuckle and disconnect ball joint from knuc...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 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 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Kia -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS

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

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
    • Remove hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at water pump inlet.
    • Remove hose from water pump inlet.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning and Power Steering -> Alternator and Water Pump
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 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 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1997 KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    I/P Wiring Harness Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 KIA Sephia LS 1.6 L4 GASI/P Wiring Harness Component & Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 KIA Sephia LS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Rear Window Defroster Relay
  • Combination Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Instrument Cluster
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transaxle Range Switch
  • PRNDL
  • 1997 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Door Switch
  • Left Rear Door Switch
  • Trunk Light
  • Dome Light
  • Right Rear Door Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 KIA Sephia cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Enhanced Dealer Feedback and Digital Camera Requirements to Support Kia Quality Initiatives
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: NEW SST RELEASE AND RETURN OF THE BLACK BREAK OUT BOX MAIN CABLE
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 KIA Sephia AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 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 1997 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 1997 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 1997 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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    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

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    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $70.45

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    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

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