1998 Acura SLX Transmission Service & Repairs

1998 Acura SLX Maintenance Schedule

When is it time for 1998 Acura SLX transmission service or repair?

Why is Your 1998 SLX’s Transmission So Important?

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. 1998 Acura SLX transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Acura SLX transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your SLX at all.

Acura Transmission Recommendations for 1998 SLXs

Your SLX’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Acura. Specifically, the transmission fluid in your SLX should be exchanged regularly with Acura-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1998  Acura SLX transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Acura SLX Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Acura SLX transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your SLX's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1998 Acura SLX 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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Acura SLX? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your SLX’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • How often does my SLX transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1998 SLX’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Acura's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Acura SLX Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1998 SLX, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.