2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Transmission Service

Why is Your 2018 Grand Cherokee’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Grand Cherokee’s performance. They're often easy to notice. Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Grand Cherokee’s not even driveable.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 2018 Grand Cherokees

Your Grand Cherokee’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Jeep. For example, Jeep recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokees at certain intervals with Jeep-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2018 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 diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 inspect your Grand Cherokee's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Jeep's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for 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. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Grand Cherokee is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • When should I have my Grand Cherokee's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2018 Grand Cherokee’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. 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.