1998 Audi Cabriolet Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1998 Cabriolet’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 small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Cabriolet’s performance. They're often easy to notice. Audi Cabriolet transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Audi Cabriolet transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Cabriolet at all.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 1998 Cabriolets

According to Audi, your Cabriolet’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Cabriolet should be exchanged regularly with Audi-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1998 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 work to keep the average cost for Audi Cabriolet transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Cabriolet 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 rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1998 Audi Cabriolet’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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use 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. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my Cabriolet's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Audi Cabriolet transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Audi Cabriolet Transmission

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