2004 Kia Amanti Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Kia Amanti

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2004 Kia Amanti Problems

Accelerator Position Switch May Fail and Cause Sluggish Acceleration

The accelerator position switch may fail intermittently resulting in sluggish acceleration or lack of power.

Software Update Available Which May Correct Transmission Issues

Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light illumination. Software updates are commonly most effective on newer vehicles. Higher mileage vehicles may exhibit a similar symptom caused by a component failure. However, whenever major transmission repairs are performed the transmission software should be checked and updated as necessary.

Engine Misfire Due to Faulty Ignition Coil

An engine misfire may develop due to a failed ignition coil. Our technicians tell us one coil is used for each cylinder. If one fails, often times another is not far behind. It may be worth considering replacing all the coils if a failure is encountered.

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2004 Kia Amanti Questions

Car sometimes won't start but the ignition turns and lights come on (1 answer)

It happens sometimes where it won't start so I keep trying then after like 15 mins or so it starts

after running about 1 hour car sputter and jerks like running out of gas (1 answer)

turn off a/c and engine on restart car runs fine for 5-10 mins car has 97K miles

is 189000 to many miles (1 answer)

im looking at buying a kia amanti for $ 3000 but it have 189000 miles on it is that to many miles

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2004 Kia Amanti Reviews

Talk about sticker shock!!! The Kia Amanti is designed like everyone is a millionaire. I have only owned my Kia since July of 2013. The car is really a beautiful car. Maintaining it is another story. I just took my Amanti in for a tune-up at a local repair shop and was given an estimate of $429.00 for spark plugs and new wires. After my heart started beating again I had no choice but to make an...
Very nice looking car, I would recommend an alarm though because it gets a lot of attention. Very good leather, comparable to my fathers sl500. The brakes are big and powerful. The 5 speed auto tranny makes the most of the v6 with smooth shifting. Electrical system is fine, but instrument brightness setting is iffy as it will flicker all ins. lights if not set well. One slight annoyance is that...

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