Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1999 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.

    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 »

    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 #008

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #629469

      AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE DIAGNOSIS. CERTAIN MODELS INCLUDING ALL RIOS. *SLC Read More »

    • 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #007

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #632302

      A LOGIC CHANGE IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM). *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

    • TSB #035R

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005640

      BATTERY CABLE CHAFING INSPECTION, REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT. REVISED TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #035

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005355

      BATTERY CABLE CHAFING INSPECTION, REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT. TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN, LETTERS TO SERVICE MANAGERS AND DEALERS AND OWNERS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #025

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635757

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT POSSIBLE INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE AND THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIPSTICK. *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 »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

    • TSB #001

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #614030

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATED TO THE TURN SIGNAL CIRCUIT IN CERTAIN VEHICLES. IT IS IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THE CIRCUIT WHEN DIAGNOSING A TURN SIGNAL MALFUNCTION. *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 »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #020

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625894

      SUBJECT ON FRONT DOOR LATCH. *ET 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 »