2004 Acura RSX Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 2004 RSX’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Acura RSX transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Acura RSX transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your RSX’s not even driveable.

Acura Transmission Recommendations for 2004 RSXs

Acura recommends having your RSX's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Acura recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2004 Acura RSXs at certain intervals with Acura-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2004 RSX services and perform them according to Acura-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your RSX’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Acura RSX Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Acura RSX transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your RSX a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2004 Acura RSX Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Acura? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Acura RSX? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your RSX towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your RSX is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my RSX transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2004 RSX’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Acura, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Acura RSX’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2004 RSX, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.