2012 Kia Forte Koup Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Kia Forte Koup’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Forte Koup today.

What Does Your Kia Forte Koup Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. Kia Forte Koup transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Kia Forte Koup transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Forte Koup at all.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2012 Forte Koups

Kia recommends having your Forte Koup's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your Forte Koup should be exchanged regularly with Kia-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2012  Kia Forte Koup transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Forte Koup’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Kia Forte Koup Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Kia Forte Koup transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Forte Koup's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2012 Kia Forte Koup Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Kia's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Kia tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Forte Koup’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Forte Koup is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my Forte Koup's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Kia Forte Koup’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Kia's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.
  • Can Kia Forte Koup transmission fluid leak? Over time, transmission fluid can leak from your Kia Forte Koup, potentially causing transmission problems. A transmission fluid leak may be caused by a damaged transmission pan, faulty transmission cooler lines, worn-out seals, a cracked transmission housing, or an overfilled transmission.
  • Who can fix my  Kia Forte Koup transmission leak? Look to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for Forte Koup transmission system diagnostics and repairs. Schedule an appointment online today.
  • Is it okay to drive a Forte Koup with a transmission fluid leak? Driving your Forte Koup with a transmission fluid leak is highly discouraged. Transmission fluid is vital to the smooth operation of your transmission system, and a leak can put the entire system at risk. A transmission fluid leak may lead to decreased performance, overheating, and possibly even transmission failure.