Transmission Services for 1983 Jeep J20

Brake for Jeep J20 Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1983 J20, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.

Why is Your 1983 J20’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 J20’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1983 Jeep J20 transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Jeep J20 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your J20’s not even driveable.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 1983 J20s

According to Jeep, your J20’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Jeep recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1983 Jeep J20s at certain intervals with Jeep-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1983 J20 up to Jeep-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your J20’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Jeep running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Jeep J20 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Jeep J20 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your J20’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1983 Jeep J20’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Jeep? 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.
  • What can I tow in a Jeep? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your J20 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your J20 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my J20's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Jeep J20 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 Jeep. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.