1986 Jeep CJ7 Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Jeep CJ7 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. 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. They're often easy to notice. 1986 Jeep CJ7 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Jeep CJ7 transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your CJ7’s not even driveable.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 1986 CJ7s

Jeep recommends having your CJ7's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your CJ7 should be exchanged regularly with Jeep-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 CJ7 up to Jeep-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your Jeep running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Jeep CJ7 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Jeep CJ7 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your CJ7’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Jeep CJ7 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Jeep's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Jeep tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your CJ7 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my CJ7's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Jeep CJ7 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 Jeep, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Jeep CJ7 Transmission

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