1996 Acura SLX Transmission Service & Repairs

1996 Acura SLX Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1996 SLX is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your Acura SLX Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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 SLX’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1996 Acura SLX transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Acura SLX transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your SLX at all.

Acura Transmission Recommendations for 1996 SLXs

Acura recommends having your SLX's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your SLX differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Acura-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1996  Acura SLX transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your SLX’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Acura SLX Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Acura SLX 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 SLX a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1996 Acura SLX’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Acura? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Acura tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your SLX towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my SLX transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Acura SLX transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Brake for Acura SLX Transmission Service

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