2012 Kia Sportage Drivetrain Repair & Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2012 Kia Sportage

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Sportage's engine to its wheels. It runs the full length of your Kia, from the axles to the transmission. It's one of the most complex systems in your Sportage and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: axles, wheels, driveshafts, differentials, and joints. When you tune into you 2012 Kia Sportage drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Kia's recommendations.

When to Get Kia Sportage Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can help repair all of your 2012 Kia Sportage drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Kia could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice clunks when shifting, vibration as your vehicle accelerates, resistance when turning, or heavy vibrations in your floorboards. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. Your best bet is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice a problem with how your Kia Sportage drives.

How much does it cost to fix your 2012 Kia Sportage drivetrain? Minor differential repairs, like gasket or seal 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.

Questions About 2012 Kia Sportage

Got drivetrain problems? Then you’ve got driving problems. Get answers to everyday 2012 Kia Sportage drivetrain questions, and stop by your neighborhood Firestone Complete Auto Care today.

  • How does Kia drivetrain maintenance help save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Kia drivetrain system? Noises toward the back of your Kia Sportage, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • How often should I come in for Kia Sportage differential service? Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. Differential service frequency varies from car to car. At a minimum, we recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

2012 Kia Sportage Repair

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 2012 Kia Sportage repairs.

Schedule Kia Sportage Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2012 Kia Sportage drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.