2008 Lexus GS460 Transmission Service & Repairs

Show Your Lexus GS460’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 GS460 today.

2008 Lexus GS460 Service Schedule

Not sure when your 2008 GS460 is due for its next transmission service?

What Does Your Lexus GS460 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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 GS460’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2008 Lexus GS460 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Lexus GS460 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your GS460’s not even driveable.

Lexus Transmission Recommendations for 2008 GS460s

Lexus recommends having your GS460's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Lexus recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2008 Lexus GS460s at certain intervals with Lexus-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2008  Lexus GS460 transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. If you think there’s something wrong with your GS460’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Lexus running for miles and miles.

Lexus GS460 Transmission Service Cost

We do our best to keep Lexus GS460 transmission repairs and services affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your GS460'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 fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2008 Lexus GS460 Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Lexus'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. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Lexus? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your GS460’s towing capacity. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your GS460 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my GS460's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Lexus GS460’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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 Lexus, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.