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2012 Kia Forte - Hit Curb/Tranny Leaking

Hit a curb over the weekend that busted both driver side tires. The transmission is leaking. Could I have possible busted the torrent/transmission?

Yes, and if you’re lucky, that’s all you broke.

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Front wheel drive cars don’t do well with curb hits. Between the tires, wheels, suspension, and transmission damage it’s going to be an expensive repair. If you have full coverage you may want to call your insurance company.

Ed B.

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As others have said, if you hit the curb that hard, you very likely damaged some suspension parts and wheels. This car isn’t safe to drive until you have that checked out.

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