2006 Kia Rio5 Transmission Service

Why is Your 2006 Rio5’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2006 Kia Rio5 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Kia Rio5 transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Rio5’s not even driveable.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2006 Rio5s

Kia recommends having your Rio5's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2006 Kia Rio5s at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2006  Kia Rio5 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Kia Rio5 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Kia Rio5 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Rio5 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2006 Kia Rio5 Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Kia? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Kia? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my Rio5's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Kia Rio5’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Kia, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Brake for Kia Rio5 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2006 Rio5, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.