Transmission Services for 1996 Hyundai Sonata

Take Time for Your Hyundai Sonata Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

Why is Your 1996 Sonata’s Transmission So Important?

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. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1996 Hyundai Sonata transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Hyundai Sonata transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Sonata at all.

Hyundai Transmission Recommendations for 1996 Sonatas

According to Hyundai, your Sonata’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, Hyundai recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1996 Hyundai Sonatas at certain intervals with Hyundai-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 Sonata up to Hyundai-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Sonata’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Hyundai Sonata Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Hyundai Sonata transmission repairs and services. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Sonata's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission 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.

1996 Hyundai Sonata Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Hyundai? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Hyundai tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. 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 Sonata transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Hyundai Sonata transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Hyundai. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.