2012 Jeep Patriot Transmission Service

What’s the Importance of Your 2012 Patriot’s Transmission?

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, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2012 Jeep Patriot transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Jeep Patriot transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Patriot’s not even driveable.

Jeep Transmission Recommendations for 2012 Patriots

Jeep recommends having your Patriot's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your Patriot should be exchanged regularly with Jeep-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2012 Patriot services and perform them according to Jeep-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Patriot’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Jeep Patriot Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Jeep Patriot transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Patriot a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2012 Jeep Patriot Transmission Q&A

  • 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. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Jeep Patriot? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Patriot’s towing capacity. 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 Patriot's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Jeep Patriot 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Jeep Patriot Transmission Service

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