2004 Kia Sorento Transmission Service

2004 Kia Sorento Maintenance Schedule

When is it time for 2004 Kia Sorento transmission service or repair?

What’s the Importance of Your 2004 Sorento’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. They're often easy to notice. 2004 Kia Sorento transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds 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 2004 Sorentos

According to Kia, your Sorento’s transmission should be checked regularly 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 2004 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 Kia running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Kia Sorento Transmission Repairs Cost

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 check out your Sorento’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2004 Kia Sorento’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Kia? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Kia Sorento? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. 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? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2004 Sorento’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Kia Sorento Transmission

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