1996 Audi Cabriolet Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1996 Cabriolet’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 Cabriolet’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1996 Audi Cabriolet transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Audi Cabriolet transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Cabriolet’s not even driveable.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 1996 Cabriolets

Audi recommends having your Cabriolet's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your Cabriolet differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Audi-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 Cabriolet up to Audi-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.

How Much Do Audi Cabriolet Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Audi Cabriolet transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Cabriolet a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1996 Audi Cabriolet Transmission Q&A

  • 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 my Audi tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. Defying your Cabriolet towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Cabriolet's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1996 Cabriolet’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 Audi's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

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Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.