Kia Power Train Automatic Transmission


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Kia Sephia 1994
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 30, 1994
Location:
San Francisc, CA

shifted into reverse vehicle jerked violently. resulting in vehicle accident. tt

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 10, 1995
Location:
Dallas, TX

the cable line came loose on front the transmission purchase car 12/31/94. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):FA1214S5215. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Vancouver, WA

the transmission linkage was loose and dealer tightened . tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):FA1217S5217. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 01, 1995
Location:
La Canada, CA

transmission failed. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):FA1210S5212. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 23, 1996
Location:
Ashburn, VA

synchronizer for transmission failed. also, wiring harness/vapor hose/air bag light malfunctioned.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1253V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 30, 1997. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SEPHIA 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Kia Sephia 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 23, 1996
Location:
Ashburn, VA

synchronizer for transmission failed. also, wiring harness/vapor hose/air bag light malfunctioned.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1253V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 30, 1997. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SEPHIA 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Kia Kia 1995
Northern
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1996
Location:
Dorado, PR

transmission failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJA7235S5. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 17, 1996
Location:
Hayward, CA

driving at speed of 65mph, vehicle will downshift, stuck in gear and vehicle will not move. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1250T5. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1996 Power Train Automatic Transmission Transmission Type: AUTO.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 28, 1995
Location:
Napa, CA

transmission slips out of overdrive.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1254S5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 02, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 23, 1997
Location:
Miami, FL

the stick rod broke, causing the vehicle to not engage in gears. consumer stated when traveling about 30 to 35 mph the cv joints broke, causing the consumer to lose control of the vehicle. consumer has contacted the dealer. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNASA1254V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sportage 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Martinez, GA

horn malfunctioned twice. in addition, replaced electric windows and door locks and gas gauge. in addition, transmission will not shift out of park and brakes failed. also, replaced muffler. *ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1995. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1995 Drive type:4WD. Kia SPORTAGE 1995 Power Train Automatic Transmission Transmission Type: AUTO.

Kia Sephia 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Vallejo, CA

transmission failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1257T5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SEPHIA 1996 Power Train Automatic Transmission Transmission Type: AUTO.

Kia Sportage 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Morristown, TN

transmission shifts erratically. in addition, noisy rear brakes due to recent brake adjustments/steering wheel column will not lock/ gas gauge failure/ odometer failure/passenger's side sunvisor disconnects from clip when encountering harsh ride or when visor is pulled down and engine often hard to start. *ak

Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1996. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SPORTAGE 1996 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 27, 1997
Location:
Clarkston, GA

electrical short caused wiring harness to melt /overheat. in addition, transmission slipped out of gear, vehicle lost control, resulting in an accident/injuries. also, intermittent stalling. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 4 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA125S52. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 04, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SEPHIA 1995 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SEPHIA 1995 Power Train Automatic Transmission Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.

Kia Sportage 1996
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 13, 1998
Location:
Athens, GA

transmission failure.

Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 27, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1996 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas. Kia SPORTAGE 1996 Power Train Automatic Transmission Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Kia Sportage 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1998
Location:
Wylie, TX

transmission failure.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNDJB7232V5. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 26, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Kia SPORTAGE 1997 Drive type:RWD.

Kia Sephia 1995
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1998
Location:
Albany, OR

automatic transmission stuck in the park position.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA1251S5. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 09, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1995 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Kia Sephia 1998
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 15, 1998
Location:
West Palm Beach, FL

when attempting to accelerate to change lanes the vehicle went in reverse and the gear shift was in drive. consumer also having problems with poor braking, poor braking responds when making a normal stop. consumer has contacted the dealer. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNASB1216W5. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Kia SEPHIA 1998 Power Train Automatic Transmission Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Kia Sephia 1997
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Location:
Philadelph, PA

transmission failed causing transmission to stick into first gear on occasions.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFA125OV5. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 28, 1998. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Kia Sephia 1998
Kia Motors America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 29, 1998
Location:
Altoona, PA

i have had my car in the shop many times just for the rotors and brakes and a new master cylinder and now a new transmision and now the brakes are starting all over again something has to be done before someone gets killed . i have contacted kia and they haven't done nothing for me i went to the dealership and they said they couldn't do any thing but help me refince again i shouldn't have to .i want them to buy back the car it is not safe for the road . please help me tjones5460 thank you.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):KNAFB1216W5. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Kia SEPHIA 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.


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