2018 Jeep Compass Transmission Service

Why is Your 2018 Compass’s Transmission So Important?

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 Compass’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Jeep Compass transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Jeep Compass transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Compass at all.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 2018 Compasss

Jeep recommends having your Compass's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Jeep recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Jeep Compasss at certain intervals with Jeep-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2018 Compass services and perform them according to Jeep-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Compass’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Jeep Compass Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Jeep Compass transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Compass a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2018 Jeep Compass Transmission Q&A

  • 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 offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. Defying your Compass towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Compass's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2018 Compass’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Jeep's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Jeep Compass’s Transmission Some TLC

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