Transmission Damage Due to Low and/or Incorrect Fluid on Kia Amanti

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 60,400 (60,400–60,400)
6 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2009
7 people reported this problem
Get Your Car Fixed at a RepairPal Certified Shop.
We certify shops based on expertise, quality work, and verified customer reviews
Viewing 1 - 1 of 1 comments
Transmission completely failed at just over 60K miles. Tranny fluid was less than 1 qt low. Aside from experiencing the "normal" Amanti issues - that is, freakish acceleration and gutless at top end, I have had no major problems until now.