2018 Kia Sportage Drivetrain Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2018 Kia Sportage

Your Sportage’s drivetrain has a very important job. It transmits power from the engine to the wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s a very intricate system of moving parts and is comprised of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2018 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.

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 come see the technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2018 Kia Sportage drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Sportage might need 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. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. 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 2018 Kia Sportage drivetrain repair is expensive. Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, are usually pretty affordable. But bigger repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, require more labor and can therefore be more expensive.

Kia Sportage Drivetrain Q&A

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 2018 Kia Sportage drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • 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.
  • When should I come in for 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.

2018 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 2018 Kia Sportage repairs.

Schedule Kia Sportage Drivetrain Service

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 2018 Kia Sportage drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.