Transmission Services for 2018 Buick Encore

Take Time for Your Buick Encore Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 2018 Encore, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What Does Your Buick Encore Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired 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. Buick Encore transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Buick Encore transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Encore’s not even driveable.

Buick Transmission Recommendations for 2018 Encores

Buick recommends having your Encore's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Encore should be exchanged regularly with Buick-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 Encore up to Buick-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Encore’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Buick running for miles and miles.

Buick Encore Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Buick Encore transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Encore a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2018 Buick Encore Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Buick? 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 Buick tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. 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 Encore transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Buick Encore 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 Buick, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.