2017 Kia Sorento Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 2017 Sorento’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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Kia Sorento transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Kia Sorento transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Sorento’s not even driveable.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2017 Sorentos

According to Kia, your Sorento’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2017 Kia Sorentos at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2017 Sorento up to Kia-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Sorento’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Kia running for miles and miles.

Kia Sorento Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Kia Sorento 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 Sorento's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2017 Kia Sorento’s Transmission

  • 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. 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 light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Sorento’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Sorento transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Kia Sorento’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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.

Take Time for Your Kia Sorento Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Sorento today.