1996 Audi A6 Transmission Service

Why is Your 1996 A6’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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your A6’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 1996 Audi A6 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Audi A6 transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your A6’s not even driveable.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 1996 A6s

Audi recommends having your A6's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your A6 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Audi-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1996  Audi A6 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your A6’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Audi A6 Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Audi A6 transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your A6’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1996 Audi A6’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Audi'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.
  • How much can I tow in a Audi A6? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your A6 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your A6 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my A6's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1996 A6’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 Audi, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Audi A6 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1996 A6, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.