2017 Kia Optima Drivetrain Service

2017 Kia Optima Drivetrain Service

Your Optima drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It runs the full length of your Kia, from the axles to the transmission. It's one of the most complex systems in your Optima and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 2017 Kia Optima drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Kia's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

Kia Optima Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2017 Kia Optima drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. 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 difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. 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 2017 Kia Optima drivetrain? Some smaller differential fixes, like seal or gasket replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. But bigger repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

Kia Optima Drivetrain Q&A

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 2017 Kia Optima drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  • How does Kia drivetrain maintenance help save money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are signs my Kia drivetrain is damaged? Your Kia Optima drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • How often will I need Kia Optima differential service? Differential service frequency varies from car to car. Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. We generally recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

2017 Kia Optima Repair

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 2017 Kia Optima repairs.

Get Kia Optima Drivetrain Service

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 2017 Kia Optima drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.