Kia Sephia Archives - Transmission Digest
Another Cross-Connect Scenario

1998 to 2000 Kia Sportage and Sephia have the idle-air-control valve and the throttle-position sensor relatively close to each other. Figures 1 and 2 show the setup in the Sephia, which is similar to that in the Sportage.

A New Way of Looking at Things

If a 1998 or newer Kia enters your shop with code P1624, MIL request signal from TCM to ECM, and/or P1121, TPS signal malfunction from ECM to TCM, here’s a new approach to diagnosing and solving the code.