The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Kia Optima transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Kia Optima transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Optima’s not even driveable.
Your Optima’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Kia. Specifically, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2001 Kia Optimas at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2001 Kia Optima transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your Optima’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.
We work to keep the average cost for Kia Optima transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Optima's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.
Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Optima today.