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On interstate, engine died, idled, no power
Your 2008 Kia Amanti may have the failed TPS and a reprogram of the ECM, but as far as a recall, there is not one and you cannot just have it claimed as a recall unless there is one for...
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How do I get to the subwoofer to replace it?
The subwoofer on your car is buried underneath a rear cover with four bolts holding it in place. To access the rear subwoofer and the bolts holding it, you will need to move the seats forward and remove the rear...
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differential noise
The most common noise that matches that description would be a worn wheel bearing. Your car is front wheel drive. The differential is built into the transmission at the front. Wheel bearing noise can resonate through metal parts to disguise...
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my car got a new fuel pump in saturday and when i cranked my car it started put putting and immediately cut off... whats the prob?
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2004 Kia Amanti. There are a couple of other things that can cause your symptoms. A failing engine speed sensor like a crankshaft position sensor can cause the vehicle to stall when...
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changed plugs and wires broke the tip off of the egr control sensor car won't run and gets hot
Hey there. The EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) sensor monitors the amount of exhaust gases in your car's engine and helps to keep this recirculating which helps to lower cylinder temperatures and pressure. When this sensor fails, it can cause a...
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Harmonic balancer broke replaced now won't start
There are two main possibilities. Depending on how or why the balancer failed (e.g., did it fail suddenly accompanied by the car engine completely stopping), it is possible the timing belt has slipped or is even broken. It is also...
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My car wont start, doesn't click and will not start with a jump either.
It sounds like your starter has failed. There is also a slight possibility that the alternator is bad but I would say starter first. I would start with a charging system test and figure out what is causing your vehicle...
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My key won't turn on to start car
Hi there. It sounds like you either have a worn key or worn key cylinder. Have a new key cut and see if the new key turns the cylinder to start the car. If that does not work, then the...
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How to fix electrical lost
Trying to diagnose electrical issues remotely is one of the more difficult things to accurately accomplish. Due to the fact that multiple components might be faulty, you should have a professional mobile mechanic complete an electrical problems inspection at your...
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I replaced the brake light switch and still I have the same problem in my car. Also, I checked the stop lamp fuse and it is good.
Hi there. Check the wires from the brake light switch to the brake lights. There could be an open in the circuit making the light short to ground. Also the ground circuit could be loose making the switch not function...
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Sometimes when I shift my car's automatic transmission into Drive it stays in neutral. Reverse works and trans fluid is full.
It is very possible that you could have some internal transmission damage. I would recommend enlisting in the assistance of a qualified transmission professional to inspect your transmission for internal faults. I must warn that this could be a pricy...
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Do i have to remove whole control arm to get bushing off
Hi there. it's much easier to remove the control arm in order to install a new bushing set. If you have not completed this task before, I would highly recommend purchasing a repair and service manual for your 2004 Kia...
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Cost for to replace the rear camshaft seal.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the camshaft seal on a 2005 Kia Amanti with a V6-3.5L engine.
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Oil leak
Oil leaks can be external or internal. Internal oil leaks often occur at the valve stem oil seals and/or the valve guides as well as at worn piston rings. External leaks not already included in your list include the spark...
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Brake, ABS, ESP off and ESP idiot lights on
Hi there. Have you had the battery and alternator properly tested? These are the heart of your electrical system and, if faltering, can produce those lights. Once the hiccup or falter dissipates, the system returns to normal with no codes...
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AC running all the time
Hi There, Depending on whether or not you have attempted to turn the AC off with the switch or not may indicate a couple of different possibilities. If you have tried to turn it off with the switch and it...
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Out of the blue steering wheel started shaking and veering to the right upon acceleration
The first thing I would check is to be sure the wheel lugs are tight That includes checking that the bolts are not stripped so that they seem tight but are not. Then, as you said, give the tires a...
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Why is my car overheating with coolant in the radiator, but not with water? It overheated today when i finally added coolant, why?
First of all the radiator cracks cannot be fixed with the sealer. It may work temporarily only until system pressure builds up and it will start leaking again. You are overheating now due to air pockets in the system and...
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My car only drives in reverse it jerks as soon as i put it in reverse but when i put it in drive it doesnt move
You will either be real low on fluid from a leak or your transmission has major internal problems that will need to be diagnosed by a qualified transmission mechanic like one from YourMechanic.
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My car is accelerating by itself.
Hi Conor. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, the issue of 'self acceleration' is caused by one of the following; a damaged throttle body, vacuum leak, electronic throttle control, or idle control valve issue. This is a rather...

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