2017 Kia Sportage Drivetrain Repair & Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2017 Kia Sportage

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Sportage's engine to its wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It's one of the most complex systems in your Sportage and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2017 Kia Sportage drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can minimize repairs by following Kia's recommendations for checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears.

When to Get Kia Sportage Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are not all the same. You don't want to go to any random shop for drivetrain repair. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2017 Kia Sportage drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. 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 hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. 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 2017 Kia Sportage drivetrain repair is expensive. Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, can fall in the more affordable category. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

2017 Kia Sportage Drivetrain Questions

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • Can Kia service save me money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • How do I know if my Kia drivetrain is damaged? 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 will I need Kia Sportage differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

2017 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 2017 Kia Sportage repairs.

Get Kia Sportage Drivetrain Service

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 2017 Kia Sportage drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.