Kia Amanti Repair and Maintenance

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

Kia Amanti Problems

Starting difficulty due to defective anti-theft control module
Difficulty starting the vehicle may be caused by a defective vehicle immobilizer (anti-theft) control module.
Accelerator Position Switch May Fail and Cause Sluggish Acceleration

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

Use Only Kia Approved Transmission Fluid

Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is low on fluid can result in internal transmission damage.

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Kia Amanti Questions

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

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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Kia Amanti Recalls

Brake Light Switch May Fail

The stop lamp switch may fail, affecting many vehicle systems including the brake lights, transmission shift interlock, electronic stability control, and the cruise control. Failure of any of these systems could increase risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the stop lamp switch to correct these issues. This recall is to begin on June 17, 2009. The Kia recall number is SC077.

 

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Kia Amanti Reviews

When I first bought my Kia I fell in love until it crashed into a Bel Air Market Pillar in front of the store at full speed while trying to park and did $5,230.00 worth of damage because of a faulty sensor that causes the car to accelerate on its own. What if I had been at a stop sign and there had been a child in the cross walk. Do you people at Kia know what kind of danger you are putting pe...
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...
I Bought an Amanti here in Brazil. I'm the first buyer. Now after 50.000 km my car is having Engine Noises. And for 3 years I'm trying to solve a problem that we are having with the breaks. Every time we break the car we can feel a click. Do you know does candy cans where you have to press the middle of the lid to open the side? It is just like that click. What I'm really upset is that Kia jus...

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