2003 Lexus ES300 Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Lexus ES300’s Transmission Some TLC

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your ES300 today.

Why is Your 2003 ES300’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your ES300’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2003 Lexus ES300 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Lexus ES300 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your ES300’s not even driveable.

Lexus Transmission Recommendations for 2003 ES300s

Lexus recommends having your ES300's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, your ES300 differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Lexus-approved products. Our expert techs are familiar with 2003 ES300 services and perform them according to Lexus-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your ES300’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Lexus ES300 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Lexus ES300 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 check out your ES300’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2003 Lexus ES300’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Lexus'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 Lexus ES300? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my ES300 transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2003 ES300’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 Lexus'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.