Transmission Services for 1996 Acura TL

Why is Your 1996 TL’s Transmission So Important?

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 TL’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1996 Acura TL transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Acura TL transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your TL’s not even driveable.

Acura Transmission Recommendations for 1996 TLs

Your TL’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Acura. First off, the transmission fluid in your TL should be exchanged regularly with Acura-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 TL up to Acura-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your TL’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Acura running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Acura TL Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Acura TL 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 give your TL 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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1996 Acura TL Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Acura's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Acura tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your TL’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 TL transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Acura TL’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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Acura TL’s Transmission Some TLC

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