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2004 Kia Amanti Base 4dr Sedan Auto

2004 Kia Amanti
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Large
17 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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January 3, 2011, 5:03 pm

Andy S

Question: Car shakes during wet days only.

ONLY during wet days do the following symptoms occur. While idle or accelerating, the car shakes badly. Recently there had been a loud banging noise coming from under the hood while accelerating. The car will not go faster than 15 mph up a hill, even if petal is all the way down there is no difference in speed or even in engine sound. We had to replace our catalytic converters because they were crumbled, this may be related. The problems do go away after about 15 minutes of driving.

January 4, 2011, 11:18 pm

Richard W
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You will need to check your ignition system. I would look at the sparp plugs. Then I would inspect the coils and plug wires.

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