1997 Acura CL Transmission Service & Repairs

Take Time for Your Acura CL Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your CL today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1997 CL’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your CL’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1997 Acura CL transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Acura CL transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that your CL isn’t working at all.

Acura Transmission Recommendations for 1997 CLs

Your CL’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Acura. First off, the transmission fluid in your CL should be exchanged regularly with Acura-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 CL services and perform them according to Acura-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your CL’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Acura running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Acura CL Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Acura CL transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your CL’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Acura CL Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Acura? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Acura CL? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your CL’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your CL is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my CL transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Acura CL’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Acura. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.
  • Can my Acura CL leak transmission fluid? Yes, your Acura CL can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your CL ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Who can fix my  Acura CL transmission leak? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care can troubleshoot and repair CL transmission systems. Book an appointment online today.
  • Can I drive my Acura CL with a transmission fluid leak? Driving your CL with a transmission fluid leak is highly discouraged. Transmission fluid is vital to the smooth operation of your transmission system, and a leak can put the entire system at risk. A transmission fluid leak may lead to decreased performance, overheating, and possibly even transmission failure.