Transmission Services for 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when your 1996 Grand Cherokee is due for its next transmission service?

Why is Your 1996 Grand Cherokee’s Transmission So Important?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. 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 Grand Cherokee’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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. Let Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Grand Cherokee at all.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 1996 Grand Cherokees

Jeep recommends having your Grand Cherokee's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, Jeep recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokees at certain intervals with Jeep-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 Grand Cherokee up to Jeep-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Grand Cherokee’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Jeep Grand Cherokee Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Grand Cherokee a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Jeep's brakes? 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your Grand Cherokee 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.
  • Does my Grand Cherokee's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1996 Grand Cherokee’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. 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 Jeep. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Show Your Jeep Grand Cherokee’s Transmission Some TLC

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