1998 Honda Accord Transmission Service & Repairs

What’s the Importance of Your 1998 Accord’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Accord’s performance. They're often easy to notice. Honda Accord transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Honda Accord transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Accord’s not even driveable.

Honda Transmission Recommendations for 1998 Accords

Honda recommends having your Accord's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Honda recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1998 Honda Accords at certain intervals with Honda-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1998  Honda Accord transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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.

Honda Accord Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Honda Accord transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Accord’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1998 Honda Accord’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Honda? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Honda Accord? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Accord’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my Accord's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Honda Accord 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 Honda, 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 Honda Accord Transmission

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