2012 Audi R8 Transmission Service

What Does Your Audi R8 Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2012 Audi R8 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 ignore Audi R8 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your R8 isn’t working at all.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 2012 R8s

Audi recommends having your R8's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your R8 should be exchanged regularly with Audi-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2012 R8 services and perform them according to Audi-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Audi R8 Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Audi R8 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your R8’s major systems and components to help inform your car service 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.

Questions About 2012 Audi R8’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Audi? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Audi R8? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your R8 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.
  • How often does my R8 transmission fluid need to be checked? Caring for your Audi R8’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Audi R8 Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your R8 today.