2003 Kia Sorento Transmission Service & Repairs

2003 Kia Sorento Maintenance Schedule

When is the best time to get transmission services for your 2003 Kia Sorento?

What Does Your Kia Sorento Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2003 Kia Sorento transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Kia Sorento transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Sorento’s not even driveable.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2003 Sorentos

Kia recommends having your Sorento's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, your Sorento differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Kia-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2003 Sorento up to Kia-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Kia Sorento Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Kia Sorento transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Sorento'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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2003 Kia Sorento Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Kia's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Kia tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Sorento towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Sorento is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Sorento's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Kia Sorento transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Kia Sorento Transmission Service

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