Your Sportage’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the full length of your Kia, from back to front. It’s one of your Sportage’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 1997 Kia Sportage drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Kia's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.
Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can help repair all of your 1997 Kia Sportage drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Kia Sportage may need driveshaft attention if you feel heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." So much depends on the climate and your driving style. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Kia Sportage doesn’t drive like it used to.
Is normal to wonder whether or not 1997 Kia Sportage drivetrain repair is expensive. Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. Big repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.
Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 1997 Kia Sportage drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.
Nothing lasts forever. Even your Kia Sportage's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1997 Kia Sportage repairs.
Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1997 Kia Sportage drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.