2018 Lincoln MKX Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 2018 MKX’s Transmission So Important?

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, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your MKX’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 2018 Lincoln MKX transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Lincoln MKX transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your MKX’s not even driveable.

Lincoln Transmission Recommendations for 2018 MKXs

According to Lincoln, your MKX’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. For example, the transmission fluid in your MKX should be exchanged regularly with Lincoln-approved fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 2018 MKX services and perform them according to Lincoln-recommended specifications. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Lincoln MKX Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Lincoln MKX transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your MKX a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2018 Lincoln MKX’s Transmission

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Lincoln? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Lincoln? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. Defying your MKX 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 MKX's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Lincoln MKX 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 Lincoln, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Lincoln MKX Transmission

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