2006 Kia Sportage Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 2006 Sportage’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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Sportage’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2006 Kia Sportage transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Kia Sportage transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Sportage’s not even driveable.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2006 Sportages

Kia recommends having your Sportage's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your Sportage should be exchanged regularly with Kia-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2006  Kia Sportage transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Sportage’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Kia Sportage Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Kia Sportage transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Sportage a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2006 Kia Sportage’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Kia? 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.
  • What can I tow in a Kia? 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 Sportage’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Sportage is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Sportage transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Kia Sportage’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Kia Sportage Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2006 Sportage, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.