Your Optima drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It spans the full length of your Kia, from back to front. It's one of the most complex systems in your Optima and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. Care for your 2009 Kia Optima to maintain its performance power. Follow Kia's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.
You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2009 Kia Optima drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Kia Optima may need driveshaft attention if you feel clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Kia Optima doesn’t drive like it used to.
How much does it cost to fix your 2009 Kia Optima drivetrain? Minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.
When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 2009 Kia Optima drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.
Nothing lasts forever. Even your Kia Optima's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2009 Kia Optima repairs.
Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2009 Kia Optima drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.