Transmission Services for 1999 Ford Escort

Take Time for Your Ford Escort Transmission

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

What’s the Importance of Your 1999 Escort’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose 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. 1999 Ford Escort transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Ford Escort transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Escort at all.

Ford Transmission Recommendations for 1999 Escorts

Your Escort’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Ford. For example, the transmission fluid in your Escort should be exchanged regularly with Ford-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1999 Escort up to Ford-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Escort’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Ford Escort Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Ford Escort 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 Escort’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1999 Ford Escort Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Ford? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Ford Escort? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Escort’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Escort's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Ford Escort 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 Ford, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.