Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Optima’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2002 Kia Optima transmission problems can show up 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 Optima transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Optima isn’t working at all.
Kia recommends having your Optima's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2002 Kia Optimas at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2002 Kia Optima transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.
We do our best to keep Kia Optima transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Optima’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.
Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2002 Optima, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.