2005 Kia Amanti Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Kia Amanti

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2005 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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2005 Kia Amanti Questions

Multiple problems which may or may not be related re: ESP and steering issues (1 answer)

ESP off light on dashboard staying on majority of time. Steering intermittently felt as though no control. When driving high speed on curve tires did not turn with the wheel turn. Steering wheel no longer horizontally level; when turned right, the wheel remains turned to the right though tires ...

Does this car have spark plug wires or coil on plugs? (1 answer)

I'm wanting to change the plugs. What are the best type of plugs for my money? and does this car have spark plug wires or does it have coil on plugs?

There's a loud clicking or thuding noise only when you driving and it sound like (1 answer)

Its coming from the drivers side front wheel.
Im worried its going to ruin something i need answers to fix fast.

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2005 Kia Amanti Reviews

Last time ( Nov. 2011 ) I was in to YOU "Bill Dodge Kia , Westbrook , Maine" did real bad work on my car Kia Amanti in the shop ! Put in the wrong oil , put on 4 snow tires that wear on Rims but never check the air in them , 1 was 49 lbs. 1 was 30 lbs. 1 was around 40 , should have all been 35 lbs.,. Not sure if I should go back to do my summer tires , and get oil , and now need Brakes al...
Just had service at 63,227 miles on my 05 Amanti back in 01 Jan. 05 , Timing Belt , Transmission Flush , Coolant Flsh , + the Safety insp. for other parts Cost me $750.00 with Labor.. Bill Dodge Kia , Westbrook , Maine did the work thay are the best , The Service Manger is the BEST around , he help's with little things like Lights front & Rear for Free . i hope thay keep him ! R. H. ...
Sooooo Happy with my Amanti. I'm currently driving an 05 Amanti, currently has 58,888 miles on it and I've never had a single problem with the vehicle. I just love it. To keep it running well, I have it serviced regurlarly and use full synthetic 5W30 oil in it. Since it's approaching 60,00 miles, the dealer mentioned to me that I have to replace the timing belt and they wanted $600 to do th...

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