2010 Kia Optima Maintenance Schedule

2010 Kia Optima Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2010 Kia Optima? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 2010 Kia Optima

How often should I service my 2010 Kia Optima?

Here’s Why 2010 Kia Optima Scheduled Maintenance Matters

Take care of your Kia Optima and it'll take care of you. With the right maintenance at the right time, your Optima has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your Optima, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Just follow your 2010 Kia Optima maintenance schedule!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Kia, your vehicle manufacturer. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your Optima perform better, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and prevent common 2010 Kia Optima problems.

Overview of Essential Kia Optima Maintenance Needs

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 2010 Kia Optima for factory-recommended routine maintenance and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your Optima. We’ll check your head and tail lights, fluid levels, filters, tires (and their alignment!), and windshield wiper blades. We’ll also perform a free battery check to determine your battery’s charge level.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 2010 Kia Optima? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your Optima may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Kia Optima battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty Optima) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Kia Optima won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 2010 Kia Optima engine. To learn how often Kia recommends you have the oil changed in your 2010 Optima, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 2010 Kia Optima? We can help with that, too!

Periodic service to the steering system in your Kia Optima can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide the appropriate Kia Optima steering and suspension services. This can include things like power steering fluid replacement, wheel alignment adjustments, replacement of struts and wheel bearings, and ball joint lubrication. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Kia Optima's steering system with regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended Kia Optima services, you (and your engine) could quickly lose your cool when there's a problem on the road–especially if that problem is an overheated engine or broken A/C. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your Kia Optima’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Need a new Kia Optima radiator? We got it. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 2010 Kia Optima maintenance.

We can help you keep your vehicle (and your life!) running smoothly. Many of our locations have weekend and evening hours for your convenience.

Questions About 2010 Kia Optima Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 2010 Kia Optima. Get answers to common Kia Optima maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Kia Optima? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2010 Optima is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When should I switch my Kia Optima to high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Kia Optima? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can Kia dashboard warning lights wait? Don't ignore dashboard warning lights! Bring your Kia Optima in for a diagnostic code scan as soon as a dashboard warning light flashes on, whether it's your check engine or battery light. Dashboard lights alert you to trouble under the hood.

Get Work Done on Your Kia Optima

Take care of your Kia Optima and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.