Transmission Services for 2009 Kia Rio5

What’s the Importance of Your 2009 Rio5’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2009 Kia Rio5 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Kia Rio5 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your Rio5 isn’t working at all.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2009 Rio5s

Your Rio5’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Kia. Specifically, your Rio5 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Kia-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 2009 Rio5 services and perform them according to Kia-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Rio5’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Kia Rio5 Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Kia Rio5 transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Rio5's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2009 Kia Rio5 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Kia's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Kia Rio5? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Rio5’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my Rio5 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Kia Rio5 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Kia's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Kia Rio5’s Transmission Some TLC

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.