2013 Kia Optima Hybrid Car Maintenance & Repair

Maintain Your Kia Optima

Don’t let unexpected car trouble get the best of you. Stay ahead of potential problems and schedule a routine Kia Optima maintenance appointment today.

2013 Kia Optima Maintenance

A little service can go a long way. Select a maintenance service below to learn about properly caring for your 2013 Kia Optima.

Questions About 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid Systems

  • Are Kia Optima hybrid vehicle systems more expensive to repair? The price tag depends on the issue. Certain high voltage parts are only available as components of larger units. Keep in mind that we also offer promotional financing when you use the Firestone credit card.* (*Subject to credit approval.)
  • Why is the gas mileage on my Kia Optima getting worse? We can check that for you. Poorer gas mileage from your Kia Optima could be due to a failing or bad high voltage battery pack.
  • What does an illuminated check engine light mean on my Kia Optima? Your Kia Optima check engine light is trying to tell you something! It might be because there is a dirty oxygen sensor or a bad fuse. Or, something more serious could be going on, like misfiring. It's a good idea to come in for a diagnostic when you notice an illuminated check engine light.

Everyday Service for Your 2013 Kia Optima

Make an appointment for repair and maintenance for your 2013 Kia Optima at Firestone Complete Auto Care. It's true — you don't have to go to the Kia dealership for hybrid vehicle service. From the front tires to the taillights, your hybrid 2013 Optima is taken care of with us. Our technicians are trained to perform everyday maintenance and more on your 2013 Kia Optima, including tire service and repair, brake pad/rotor replacement, cabin air filter replacement, windshield wiper replacement, A/C service, and wheel alignment. Learn all about our hybrid car services here, and schedule a convenient appointment for Kia Optima maintenance.

High Voltage Services for Your 2013 Kia Optima

Hybrid vehicles can vary — a lot. Some are named "hybrids" because they rely on battery power to propel or assist in propelling the vehicle. A hybrid vehicle might plug-in to charge, and some hybrids have regenerative braking. And did you know? Some hybrid cars come with a traditional 12-volt battery along with a high-voltage battery. With so much variation in hybrid vehicles, your 2013 Kia Optima needs someone who knows it inside and out. We're here for you. Your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care location is ready to provide conventional and low voltage services for all hybrid makes and models, including your 2013 Kia Optima.

Select locations also provide high voltage services. A high voltage service is anything that requires removing the Kia's high voltage safety/service disconnect plug/switch, servicing any high voltage cables, the power inverter, the electric machines/motors, the high voltage battery pack, high voltage A/C compressor, etc. Call ahead before making an appointment to check which high voltage services are offered at your location. Some of these high voltage vehicle services may include:

Hybrid vehicle diagnostic: Once we identify the symptoms, a diagnostic is the next step we take when you bring your 2013 Kia Optima in to identify the root cause. a diagnostic is performed to get to the bottom of the trouble with your 2013 Kia Optima. With the details gathered, your technician can further diagnose any hybrid car problems you're having and determine what tests (if any) are needed. No repairs are performed without your consent.

Hybrid high voltage battery cooling system inspections: The technician will examine your Optima's battery filter (if applicable) and clean up its ducts and other pieces. (This applies to air-cooled high voltage batteries.  Liquid-cooled or refrigerant-cooled high voltage batteries are inspected differently.)

High voltage cable inspection: The technician will inspect the exterior of the cable jackets and connectors on your Kia Optima and test to confirm that high voltage isn't making its way to the chassis. They'll let you know if the cable needs replacement.

Isolation test: During this test, the technician will use a special tool to check for any high voltage components that are "leaking" electric energy to the chassis.

Remove and replace hybrid electric battery: Is your Kia Optima's high voltage battery not as strong as it once was? Let us replace it for you.

Health check for power electronic systems: We'll check the electric drive machine(s)/motor(s), power inverter, and/or regenerative braking in your 2013 Kia Optima.

These are only a few of the specialized hybrid car services that could be provided at your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care. Please call to confirm.

2013 Kia Optima Hybrid Maintenance

You don't have to wait for odd smells, leaks, or noises to come from your hybrid vehicle to make an appointment. Investing in 2013 Kia Optima manufacturer suggested maintenance is one of the best ways to help avoid repairs from the get-go! Your nearby technician can tackle your Optima scheduled maintenance to help keep your vehicle running newer, longer.

We get pretty "charged up" thinking about the future of hybrid car care. You're right there with us, too, whenever you drive and maintain your 2013 Kia Optima! Schedule an appointment now for convenient hybrid vehicle service and repair for your Optima. Tons of locations are open at night and on weekends for your convenience.