2012 Acura TSX Transmission Service

Why is Your 2012 TSX’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. Acura TSX transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. Let Acura TSX transmission problems linger and your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your TSX’s not even driveable.

Acura Transmission Recommendations for 2012 TSXs

According to Acura, your TSX’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Acura recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2012 Acura TSXs at certain intervals with Acura-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2012 TSX up to Acura-recommended standards. 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.

Acura TSX Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Acura TSX 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 inspect your TSX'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 trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2012 Acura TSX’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Acura's brakes? 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.
  • What can I tow in a Acura? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your TSX is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my TSX's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2012 TSX’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.

Take Time for Your Acura TSX Transmission

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