Hybrid Car Maintenance & Repair for 2020 Kia Optima

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.

2020 Kia Optima Maintenance

A little service can go a long way. Select a maintenance service below to learn about properly caring for your 2020 Kia Optima.

FAQs About 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid Systems

  • Are Kia Optima hybrid vehicle systems more expensive to repair? It depends. Some high voltage items are only available as parts of larger units. We also offer promotional financing when you use the Firestone credit card.* (*Subject to credit approval.)
  • Why is my Kia Optima gas mileage 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 2020 Kia Optima

Schedule an appointment for hybrid maintenance and repair. Firestone techs know all about your 2020 Kia Optima! It's true — you don't have to go to the Kia dealership for hybrid vehicle service. From the front suspension to the rear lights, your hybrid Kia Optima is in great hands with us. You can trust our technicians for everyday maintenance for your 2020 Kia Optima, like brake pad/rotor replacement, tire service and repair, cabin air filter replacement, windshield wiper replacement, A/C service, and wheel alignment. Learn all about our hybrid car services here, and book an appointment now for Kia Optima maintenance.

2020 Kia Optima High Voltage Services

There's a lot of variation between hybrid vehicles. 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. Some hybrid models have both a high-voltage battery and a conventional 12-volt battery. With so much variation in hybrid vehicles, your 2020 Kia Optima needs someone who knows it inside and out. We'll help your hybrid run newer, longer. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care location is equipped to provide conventional and low voltage services for all hybrid vehicles, including your 2020 Kia Optima.

Certain stores also provide high voltage services. A high voltage service is one that involves 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 before scheduling an appointment to confirm the high voltage services at your closest location. Some of these high voltage vehicle services may include:

Hybrid vehicle diagnostic: Once we identify the symptoms, a diagnostic comes next so we can identify the root cause of your Kia Optima's troubles. a diagnostic is performed to get to the bottom of the trouble with your 2020 Kia Optima. With more information in hand, your technician can further diagnose any hybrid car problems you're having and determine what tests (if any) are needed. We won't perform any repairs without your approval.

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

High voltage cable inspection: Your technician will visually inspect the outer cable jackets and connectors on your 2020 Kia Optima and test to confirm that high voltage isn't making its way to the chassis. They'll notify you if a new cable is needed.

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 review the electric drive machine(s)/motor(s), power inverter, and/or regenerative braking in your 2020 Kia Optima.

These are only a few of the specialized hybrid car services that could be provided at your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care. We encourage you to call before making an appointment.

Hybrid Maintenance for Your 2020 Kia Optima

Don't wait for unusual smells, leaks, or noises to make an appointment for hybrid vehicle service. Investing in 2020 Kia Optima manufacturer suggested maintenance is one of the best ways to help avoid repairs from the get-go! Our expert technicians know how to perform Optima scheduled maintenance to help keep your vehicle running newer, longer.

All of us at Firestone are working to reimagine the future of hybrid vehicle service. You are, too, just by driving and taking care of your 2020 Kia Optima! Make an appointment today for great quality hybrid vehicle service and repair for your Optima. Tons of locations remain open into the evening and on weekends.