Transmission Services for 2018 Lexus LS500

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Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.

What’s the Importance of Your 2018 LS500’s Transmission?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your LS500’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. Lexus LS500 transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Lexus LS500 transmission problems linger and you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your LS500 at all.

Lexus Transmission Recommendations for 2018 LS500s

Lexus recommends having your LS500's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Lexus recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2018 Lexus LS500s at certain intervals with Lexus-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2018 LS500 services and perform them according to Lexus-recommended specifications. If you think there’s something wrong with your LS500’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

Lexus LS500 Transmission Service Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Lexus LS500 transmission repairs and services. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your LS500'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 repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2018 Lexus LS500’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Lexus's brakes? 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 Lexus tow?   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 LS500’s towing capacity. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my LS500's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Lexus LS500 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. 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. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.