really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,733 miles

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2006 Kia Amanti suspension problems

suspension problem

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2006 Kia Amanti Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 222014


  • 88,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Kia Amanti. The contact stated the steering wheel violently moved left to right after a complete stop without warning. The contact stated the vehicle was difficult to maneuver and excessive force was required on the steering wheel. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that both control arms needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 13550000 (suspension). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 88,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Rivera, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 082011

Amanti 6-cyl

  • 27,200 miles
Cv axle separated from transmission..updated 11/03/11 the consumer stated she lost control of the vehicle, and it skidded to a stop, crossing into the next lane. There was damage to the front bumper and fender. The dealer found the ball joint and passenger front axle had separated. Updated IVOQ 02/29/12

- Hampstead, NC, USA

problem #1

Sep 222008


  • 37,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Kia Amanti. The contact stated that numerous components have been repeatedly repaired on her vehicle. The front control arm on her tires, which is the suspension on her vehicle, is clicking. The cause of the failure is unknown. The vehicle is unable to be driven and was towed to the dealer for repair. The dealer has replaced the control arm more than once, but the failure persists. The failure mileage was 37,000.

- Okemos, MI, USA

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