Transmission Services for 1997 Land Rover Discovery

1997 Land Rover Discovery Maintenance Schedule

When is the best time to get transmission services for your 1997 Land Rover Discovery?

What Does Your Land Rover Discovery Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1997 Land Rover Discovery transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Land Rover Discovery transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Discovery’s not even driveable.

Land Rover Transmission Recommendations for 1997 Discoverys

Your Discovery’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Land Rover. For example, your Discovery differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Land Rover-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 1997 Discovery up to Land Rover-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your Discovery’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Land Rover Discovery Transmission Service Pricing

We do our best to keep Land Rover Discovery transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Discovery’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 count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Land Rover Discovery Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Land Rover? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Land Rover tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your Discovery 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.
  • When should I have my Discovery's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Land Rover Discovery 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 Land Rover, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Land Rover Discovery Transmission

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1997 Discovery, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.