1997 Dodge B2500 Transmission Service

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Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1997 B2500, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

What’s the Importance of Your 1997 B2500’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Dodge B2500 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Dodge B2500 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your B2500’s not even driveable.

Dodge Transmission Recommendations for 1997 B2500s

According to Dodge, your B2500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Dodge recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Dodge B2500s at certain intervals with Dodge-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1997 B2500 services and perform them according to Dodge-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your B2500’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Dodge B2500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Dodge B2500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your B2500’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1997 Dodge B2500’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Dodge's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Dodge tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your B2500’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your B2500 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my B2500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Dodge B2500’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Dodge's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.